The Department of ENT provides good care hearing/Voice/Balance (Vertigo) / Allergy. Sound knowledge and well trained surgeries giving the best care to the patients at the expense of well equipped department.

The Department of ENT and Head & Neck surgery provides comprehensive care to patients with diseases of the ear, nose, throat and head and neck, the anatomic limits being the dura above and the pleura below.

Name Designation
Dr. Atul Mukul Bage Professor & Head
Dr. Santhanakrishnan .K Associate Professor
Dr. Poornima S Bhat Assistant Professor
Dr. Lakshman Bhaskar Senior Resident
Dr. Akshaya .A.C Junior Resident
Dr. Pradheep Junior Resident
Dr. Sethu .PL Junior Resident
  • The Department of E.N.T (Otorhinolaryngology) is functioning from the inception of SMVMCH
  • The Department has experienced faculties
  • The outpatient department has
  • 4 consultation rooms
  • Procedure room
  • Minor operation theatre
  • Speech therapy room
  • stroboscopy
  • Audiometry room facilities available
    1. Audiometry
    2. Tympanometry
    3. Speech therapy
    4. BERA
    5. ENG
    6. OAE
    7. Temporal bone lab
  • The inpatient ward has 30 beds and equipped with post operative ward and ICU facility
  • The operation theatre is equipped with operating microscope (zeiss), endoscopes (storz), and microsurgical instruments
  • All surgeries related to E.N.T are performed regularly

Special clinics are conducted on the following days

Day Clinic Time
Monday Tumor clinic 2.00pm to 3.30pm
Tuesday Vertigo clinic 2.00pm to 3.30pm
Thursday Allergic Rhinitis 2.00pm to 3.30pm

Periodical camps are conducted in the rural health center at Thiruvennainallur

Regular theory and clinical classes are conducted and periodic evaluation of the students is done with theory and clinical examinations

Clinical postings

The clinical postings are as scheduled as follows

Semester Weekly
6th Semester 4 Wks
7th Semester 4 Wks

Theory postings

Semester Weekly
6th Semester Tuesday 2.30 to 4.30pm
7th Semester Monday 2.30 to 4.30pm
Thursday 2.30 to 4.30pm

Postgraduate Teaching

The postgraduate students are posted in OPD, ward, major and minor operation theatres for acquiring clinical skills, and regular teaching sessions in the form of lectures, seminars, short discussions and journal club are held.

The departmental library has the latest books required for postgraduate training, and can be utilized for the same. Seminars and other teaching programs are conducted in air conditioned halls.

Teaching Schedule

Day I Week II Week III Week IV Week
Tuesday Case presentation Journal club Case presentation Journal club
Wednesday Seminar Seminar Seminar Seminar
  • Atul M Bage, Anand Karthikeyan D, Nutan N Bage, Vijayasundaram Comparitive study of post-operative hemorrhage between abscess tonsillectomy and interval tonsillectomy – the myth broken?- Odisha Journal of Otorhinolaryngology and HNS – Vol-8, Issue-1, Jan-June – 2014.
  • Shilpika Divakaran, Arun Alexandar, Sabarinath Vijayakumar, Sunil Kumar Saxena Voice outcome following carbon dioxide laser assisted micro laryngeal surgery, (Indian journal of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery; December 2015, Volume 67, Issue 4, PP361-365)
  • Sabarinath Vijayakumar, Shilpa Divakaran, Pradipta Kumar Parida, Suriyanarayanan Gopalakrishnan Potassium titanyl phosphate laser turbinate reduction in the management of allergic inferior turbinate hypertrophy: our experience, (Journal of allergy & rhinology; 2016 spring 7 (1): e29 – e33 doi 10.2500/ar.2016.7.15 ISSN: 2152 – 6575)
  • Sabarinath, M.R. Harish, Shilpa Divakaran Triamcinolone impregnated nasal pack in endoscopic sinus surgery : our experience, (Accepted in Indian journal of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery December 2016)
  • Santhanakrishnan K, Poornima S. Bhat. Various outcomes of pinna abscess management in our experience. International Journal of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery 2017; Sep. 22; 3(4): 939– 42.
  • Santhanakrishnan K, Poornima S Bhat, Harish M.R, Akshaya A.C. Ossicular erosion in mucosal type of chronic suppurative otitis media in our experience. National Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences -Jemds. 2017Feb 27; 6(17): 1379 – 82.
  • Santhanakrishnan K, Poornima S. Bhat. A comparative study of the outcomes of temporalis fascia graft versus tragal perichondrium graft in type 1 tympanoplasty in our experience. International Journal of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery 2017; Dec.22;4(1): 60 – 2.
S.No Date Nature of Programme Topic
1 18.06.16 Workshop MENTCON 2016 – Live Endoscopic Surgery
2 21.10.16 Workshop ESCON 2016 – Temporal Bone Dissection
3 09.10.18 Guest lecture Approach to Otorrhoea
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Year Name Designation Institute E. mail ID
2014-17 Dr. Aswin Mathew Consultant (ENT) Own clinic Kollam, Kerala. draswinptmathew@gmail.com
2015-17 Dr. Muraleedharan Radha Harish Junior consultant DLO, MS, (ENT) General hospital, Adoor, Pathanamthitta, Kerala. drharish08@gmail.com