Mission: The department of otolaryngology and head neck surgery works to enhance the quality of life of patients by decreasing morbidity by early diagnosis and treatment of disorders related to head and neck.

Services Available in the department:

Outpatients department

General OPD: Disorders related to infections, tumours and cancers of ear nose throat ,Salivary glands, Thyroid gland and other head neck, Disorders of hearing , smell, speech and voice. Disorders related to allergy. Paediatric breathing and speech disorders. Managing deformities of nose, ear and face, snoring / sleep disordered breathing patients.

Procedures (Diagnostic and/or Therapeutic) offered by the department:

i). Diagnostic Endoscopies including Fibreoptic and RigidNasopharyngolarngoscopy and Otoendoscopy, videostroboscopy, Microscopy and Audiological services

ii). What are they aimed at? Diagnosis, Documentation and treatment of various disorders related to Ear Nose Throat and Head Neck. Early Detection of neonatal deafness and hearing thresholds, Early detection and Management of head neck cancer Patients

iii). Photographs of the instruments during the procedure

Surgeries offered for the surgical departments:

Surgical procedures will include Various ENT and Head neck emergencies like ear, nose foreign body removal, Bronchoscopy and Oesophagoscopy removal of foreign bodies, tracheostomy,

Ear Surgeries(Microscopic and endoscopic) including Myringotomy, tympanoplasty, myringoplasty, ossiculoplasty, mastoidectomy, Stapes surgery, Endolymphatic decompression, Cochlear implants

Nasal surgeries including Septoplasty, SMR, Turbinectomies, Dacryocystorhinostomy Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgeries, Adenoidectomy(Microdebrider assisted and coablation), Orbital &Optic nerve decompression

Throat Surgeries including Tonsillectomies, tongue tie release,

Laryngeal Proceduresincluding microlaryngeal surgeries

Head Neck Cancer Suringgeries

Paediatric upper airway surgeries including congenital deformities

Laser surgical procedures

Skull base Surgeries including trans sphenoidal pituitary surgeries, CSF Rhinorhea

Robotic surgeries including Transoral robotic surgeries, robotic thyroidectomies etc.

Surgery for Sleep Apnea(Snoring) including uvulopalatopharyngoplasty

Facial Plastic surgeryincluding Rhinoplasty

Research in the department: Department is involved in recent advances and research in field of otology, Rhinology, laryngology and head neck cancers through research projects which will open new opportunities for learning for students and enhance the patient care.

Faculty:

Photo Name & Qualifications Designation Contact & Email

More Info.
Dr. Vaibhav Saini
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Associate professor
vaibhav.saini@aiimsbathinda.edu.in

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Dr. Vikasdeep Gupta
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Assistant Professor
vikasdeep.g@aiimsbathinda.edu.in

Services:

OPD Schedule:

Consultants Day of Week
Dr. Vaibhav Saini Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Dr. Vikasdeep Gupta Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

Projects

Title Principal Investigator Co Investigator Collaboration, if any (Department and institute) Funding Agency Projects Status

Expansion planned for the future:

Clinical Services:

- state of art centre of Cochlear ImplantsandHearing and Speech for deaf n mute children
- state of art centre for comprehensive management of head neck cancers with special focus on rehabilitation of such patients

Academics and teaching:

We plan to have a very comprehensive schedule for training undergraduate students and residents in the field of ENT- Head and Neck surgery. The training will include theoretical teaching with main thrust on bedside clinical and surgical training. Besides, there will be a healthy academic atmosphere for free discussion on clinical cases among faculty and residents .Emphasis will be on interactive learning for students
- Surgical skill lab setup for resident training and research
- temporal bone lab setup for residents hands on training
-Head and neck oncology training and fellowships
- BASLP Courses for speech therapists and audiometry’s training
-Training Programmes/ camps for Deafness prevention and screening
-Training programmes / camps for screening and early detection of precancerous lesions