Otorhinolaryngology, more commonly known as Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) is a surgical specialty that encompasses the surgical and medical management of conditions that are related to the ear, nose, throat, head, and neck.
Physicians who specialize in this medical specialty are referred to as otorhinolaryngologists or otolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, or ENT surgeons.
Gleneagles Hospital Penang is home to a comprehensive team of specialists in otorhinolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat – ENT), who are experienced and dedicated in providing the highest quality care for our patients.
Our team of specialists also cover an array of subspecialties, including Head & Neck surgery, Rhinology & Anterior Skull Base surgery; allowing us to treat a vast variety of conditions, as well as cater to the different needs of our patients.
Diagnosis, treatment (medical and surgical), and management of conditions related to the ear that include, but is not limited to:
- Ear infection
- External ear diseases
- Middle ear diseases such as cholesteatoma and cancer
- Hearing loss
- Vertigo/ Dizziness
Diagnosis, treatment (medical and surgical), and management of conditions related to the nose that include, but not limited to:
- Deviated nasal septum (septoplasty, turbinoplasty etc)
- Intranasal tumor and cancer
- Nasal allergies
- Nasal polyps
- Nasal septal surgery including turbinoplasty
- Paranasal sinus diseases
- Smell and taste disorder
Diagnosis, treatment (medical and surgical), and management of conditions related to the throat that include, but is not limited to:
- Throat infections including tonsil surgery
- Swallowing and voice disorders
- Laryngeal diseases
- Throat cancer
Diagnosis, treatment (medical and surgical), and management of conditions related to the head & neck that include, but is not limited to:
- Anterior skull base surgery (minimally invasive) including pituitary surgery
- Adenoid and tonsil diseases
- Endocrine surgery of the head & neck
- Head & neck tumor and cancer
- Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
- Salivary gland diseases
Successful and effective treatment is first preceded by accurate diagnosis and appropriate investigations. It is imperative to properly diagnose a condition in order to determine an efficacious treatment plan for our patients.
With modern facilities including a 3T MRI suite, 640-Slice CT scanner, and various others, we ensure the best possible clinical outcomes for our patients, while striving to make their journey a more comfortable one.
The 3 Tesla (3T) MRI is an advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner that enables a more accurate diagnosis due to its quicker, more detailed scans, as well as clearer images.
A 640-slice Toshiba Aquilion One CT Scanner, one of the most revolutionary and the world’s first dynamic volume CT scanner calls Gleneagles Hospital Penang home.
These revolutionary facilities assist our Ear, Nose Throat (ENT) specialists in their diagnosis, and treatment of various conditions.