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With almost 150 successful surgeries a month, we are pioneers in the below mentioned surgeries and treatments.
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Otosclerosis is a disorder that causes hearing loss due to the ear's inability to amplify sound. Stapedectomy is a surgical procedure of the middle ear performed in order to improve hearing. This surgery was pioneered in South India by professor KK Ramalingam in the early 1970s. Over 15000 of these operations have been performed at the KKR ENT Hospital. The results of this surgery in our Institute is a success rate of more than 98%. Our hospital probably performed the largest number of these operations in India today. More than 400 Stapedotomy surgeries are performed annually at our hospital.


Mastoidectomy and tympanoplasty are surgical procedures of the middle ear performed in order to close a hole in the ear drum, remove the infection in the middle ear and mastoid bone and to improve hearing. The KKR ENT Hospital is the leading hospital in the surgical management of this condition called chronic suppurative otitis media. At our Institute, we excel in the treatment of this condition and successful results approach 100%! Procedures at our hospital also have a very small convalescing time allowing the patient to return home quickly after a successful operation.


The KKR ENT Hospital runs the largest cochlear implant program in India. An average of 250 implantations is done every year. More than 2000 implants have been performed at the KKR ENT Hospital & Research Institute. The cochlear implant is a safe, medical device that replicates the function of the cochlea when it is damaged. In essence what it does is pick up sound with the aid of the microphones in the processor, which then sends it to the implant, which stimulates the auditory nerve directly sending signals to the brain.
The team at the KKR Cochlear Implant Centre is a multi-disciplinary team comprised of surgeons, audiologists, speech pathologists, a social worker, a developmental pediatrician and a psychologist. The surgical team is headed by doctor Ravi Ramalingam and the rehabilitation unit is located at KKR superspecialty hospital at Maduravoyal. We are dedicated to helping deaf children hear, particularly children with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss. Once they have the gift of clear sound, these children can develop the ability to listen, to understand and to speak.


The KKR ENT hospital was one of the earliest centers to introduce functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) in South India. Functional endoscopic sinus surgery is a minimally invasive technique used to restore sinus ventilation and normal function. Rapid growth in this specialty along with the introduction of new technologies such as navigation, microdebrider and better medical management allows for better results in the treatment of sinus ailments at our Institute.


A good night’s sleep is critical to good health and maintaining the circadian rhythm is vital in maintaining the metabolism of the body. This ensures that all bodily functions work in sync. Unfortunately, in today’s highly competitive world, sleep has become a luxury, and in some, lack of sleep becomes a serious problem. It Reduces the enthusiasm in life, makes the day drowsy, and the nights restless. Here, at the sleep Clinic of the KKR ENT Hospital, doctors are well trained to detect these problems and find suitable remedies. They are capable of rectifying the cause and bringing back the zest in your life. We have some of the best facilities and surgical expertise in diagnosing and managing snoring & Obstructive sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) also called obstructive sleep apnea syndrome -- occurs when there are repeated episodes of complete or partial blockage of the upper airway during sleep. Our Sleep apnea management clinic is lead by knowledgeable and skilled panel of specialists lead by Dr U Sanjay who are admired and highly regarded for their surgical management of sleep disorder.


Laryngology is a subspecialty that deals with the vocal apparatus of the human body or the larynx as it is commonly referred to. Typically the conditions that this branch of medicine deals with are HOARSENESS OF VOICE, FOREIGN BODIES IN THE UPPER AIRWAY, TUMOURS and CANCERS affecting the larynx, esophageal reflux and ASPIRATION problems.
KKR ENT uses advanced equipments for examinations of the larynx and for precision surgeries of the vocal cord, uses CO2 lasers. Audiologists and rehabilitation experts are also available for assistance.


Tonsils and adenoids can cause health problems when they become infected or obstruct normal breathing or nasal/sinus drainage. At KKR ENT Hospital, we excel in the treatment of this condition by offering coblation tonsillectomy. Coblation is an advanced technology that combines gentle radiofrequency energy with natural saline — to quickly, and safely removes tonsils. Because traditional procedures, other than cold steel, use high levels of heat to remove the tonsils, damage to surrounding healthy tissue is common which results in severe pain. The innovative approach of Coblation results in minimal pain and rapid recovery for patients.


These are specialized surgeries that are done to deal with TUMORS affecting the head and neck region. Professor K K Ramalingam started out his career as a head and neck surgeon and this aspect of surgery remains his passion. The KKR ENT Hospital treats a wide variety of problems in the head and neck region including tumors affecting the thyroid gland, parotid and submandibular salivary glands. The KKR ENT Hospital, in addition, offers minimally invasive laser treatment for head and neck cancer surgeries where the patient has a very short hospital stay and rapid recovery.


Skull base surgery is an emerging speciality of ENT and deals with conditions deep in the nose such as CSS leaks surgeries, angiofibromas etc. The KKR ENT Hospital offers the latest in this field. We have state-of-the- art operation theatres and the latest equipments to conduct any form of nasal/ anterior skull-based surgeries..


Rhinoplasty, commonly known as a ‘NOSE JOB’ is basically a plastic surgery where the form or shape of the nose is reconstructed. This is done to make it aesthetically better or to correct congenital or structural defects of the nose.

Facial plastic surgery is also another subspecialty that focuses on the general aspects of reconstructing a person’s face following trauma or congenital defects.


There are multiple allergies that are dealt with by our team of specialists. These include - Allergic Rhinitis, Vasomotor Rhinitis, Rhinitis Medicamentosa and other nasal allergies.
Treatments involve a thorough examination by the specialist to determine environmental controls to determine exposure to allergens, to check if infection or actually structural problems are the cause of the symptoms and management plans to take care of the problem.


While vertigo or dizziness as it is commonly referred to, may seem trivial to many, it is far from that. The human body has a very complex BALANCE MAINTENANCE SYSTEM that requires the brain to coordinate and integrate inputs from different parts like the muscles, joints, eyes, ears and more. When there is an imbalance in any of these, then this could mean that body part is UNDER STRESS OR DISEASED which is resulting in a person EXPERIENCING VERTIGO. Considering how complex this is, diagnosing a case of vertigo requires multiple inputs from specialists in different fields, which is where KKR specializes in. Some of the conditions we treat are Meniere’s syndrome, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) and Vestibular Neuritis (labyrinthitis) hat.


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