Center For Otorhinolaryngology

Center For Otorhinolaryngology

Center for Otorhinolaryngology disorders provide the best treatment for ear, nose & throat diseases & disorders at Padiyath Medicity - Hopital Du Cinquantenaire. The comprehensive treatment vertical covers advanced diagnosis & patient centric ENT care through our latest therapeutic programmes like Cochlear Implant & Obstructive sleep clinic and Endoscopic Nasal & Sinus Surgery and Voice Clinic.

Center for Otorhinolaryngology disorders at Padiyath Medicity - Hopital Du Cinquantenaire is renowned across the country for its ultra-modern facilities, amenities and the expert team of ENT surgeons, audiologists and therapists. The department is well equipped with the latest operating microscopes, diagnostic video endoscopes and an up-to-date audiology lab. Advanced procedures in ENT, head and neck surgery such as Cochlear Implantation, various kinds of Endoscopic Surgeries and Paediatric Airway Surgery are conducted here on a regular basis. The department holds the distinction of being the first of its kind in Africa to introduce Radio Frequency Surgery for Somnoplasty (snoring) and Turbinoplasty (nasal obstruction).

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The Voice Clinic provides the perfect solution to all of your Voice and Public Speaking requirements. As the international leader in voice and pronunciation skills training, our excellent training programs are designed for corporate teams and individuals, who need to improve their confidence, pronunciation and accents.

We helps in improving your speech. The Voice Clinic voice coaches are committed to your presentation success.


Our Audio- Vestibular Clinic offers comprehensive diagnostic hearing and balance assessments. At Audio-Vestibular Clinic, our audiologist works with you to improve your hearing with individually prescribed hearing aid fittings and counselling sessions.

Services available to our patients include:

Hearing aids that are fitted properly can make communication easier and therefore results in more social confidence. Hearing aids can enhance the quality of life for a hearing impaired individual.


The Sinus Center provides care for diseases of the sinuses, nose and related structures. This includes sinus infection, tumours of the nose and sinuses, nasal obstruction and allergy. The Sinus Center specializes in minimally invasive endoscopic approaches for treatment of disorders of the nose and sinuses. We emphasize a comprehensive multi-disciplinary approach, using the appropriate specialist to provide complete care.

Sinusitis is a very common problem, with Acute Sinusitis frequently occurring after upper respiratory tract infections. Occasionally, acute sinusitis can develop into a chronic picture - Chronic Rhinosinusitis (CRS). This condition can lead to many days taken off work, with the associated health economics issues. Sinus conditions can also exacerbate pulmonary (lung) problems, eg asthma.

Tumours of the nose and sinuses are uncommon, but do occur, and may present with similar symptoms to sinusitis. They are also managed at the Nose & Sinus Clinic in conjunction with other hospital departments.

Sinus Disease

Patients with symptoms of nasal obstruction, nasal discharge, headaches/facial pain, smell disorders, or 'post-nasal drip' may have sinus problems which can be assessed at the Sinus Clinic.

Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: Frontal recess - mucosal preservation

The key aspect of good sinus surgery is the opening of the sinus drainage pathways, whilst preserving the mucosa (lining) of this pathways as much as possible. This prevents scarring of this area, and narrowing of these openings.

Radial EBUS

Till date we are the only centre in the country with facilities for radial endobronchial ultrasound.Just as linear EBUS helps us to sample lesions which are juxta-bronchial, Radial EBUS aids in diagnosing diseased areas within the lung tissue which were traditionally accessible only surgically. This procedure thus has greatly reduced the cost and morbidity in diagnosis of these lesions which can range from benign lung tumors to lung cancers and infections like Tuberculosis and fungal.


Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is cessation of breath during sleep that lasts for at least 10 seconds, as a result of repetitive episodes of upper airway obstruction that occurs during sleep. This obstruction is usually associated with a fall in blood oxygen or arousal from sleep and may be caused by large tonsils or a large tongue, excess tissue in the upper airway, blocked nasal passages or the structure of the jaw and airway.

Patients with OSA may experience daytime symptoms such as sleepiness, fatigue, and problems with memory and concentration. Additionally, OSA can exacerbate other medical conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart problems, stroke, acid reflux and insomnia. Adequate treatment of sleep apnea can improve both symptoms and associated medical conditions.

A sleep study is used to evaluate how a patient breathes during sleep. A trained technician will connect wires to parts of the patient's head, chest, and legs in order to monitor the patient throughout the night, watching the oxygen level, breathing pattern, and sleep pattern.Sleep physicians, dieticians, bariatric surgeons, endocrinologists, psychologists and prosthodontists form a multidisciplinary team of specialists available for consultation from the clinic.


Considered as the first man-made sensory organ, cochlear implants have helped scores of profoundly deaf people all over the world, especially children, to regain hearing and speech. Padiyath Medicity - Hopital Du Cinquantenaire is the foremost center for Cochlear Implantation in Africa. The surgeons, audiologists and auditory-verbal therapists work as a team to ensure success in both the implantation and the demanding post-operative rehabilitation of these patients.

Center for Otorhinolaryngology disorders is a full-fledged super speciality centre, ready to meet the health care needs associated with Ear, Nose and Throat. Our aim is to make available best ENT care which is accessible and affordable