OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY

About Department

The Department of Otorhinolaryngology provides diagnosis and treatment for problems of the ear, nose and throat, and tumours of the head and neck area. Masters degree (M.S. E.N.T.) was recognized by MCI in 1968. Facilities in the Department include microsurgery of the ear, treatment of hearing loss, and rehabilitation of the hearing-impaired, rhinology and sinus diseases, laryngology and throat diseases and management of vocal disorders. This Department also manages the patients of Head and Neck cancer which is so prevalent in this part of country due to habit of Gutkha chewing and Bidi smoking.

List of Previous Teachers: Dr. M.Shrinivas, Dr. C. B. Patel, Dr. Ruby Udwadaia, Dr. Ravi S. Tiwari, Dr. Archana A. Desai.

PG Intake Capacity  - Total 06

M.S. ENT                – 06 seats

 

Hospital Services

The Department of Otorhinolaryngology at the Sir Sayajirao General Hospital is totally dedicated to serve the poor patients.

 Patients are treated on outdoor and indoor basis. Outdoor patients are treated in OPD 15 and indoor patients in ward 19.
 The department has six working days. It is divided in two teams to run OPD and Operation Theatre simultaneously.
 Emergency services are provided 24hrs and 7days a week including national holidays.

 

Infrastructure

Description

OPD 15

-          Consultant Chamber

-          Outdoor Examination space.

-          Minor Procedure room-       

-      Endoscopic suite

Ward 19

-          Male ward

-          Female ward

-          Isolation room

-          Diphtheria room 

-          Dressing room

-          Speech therapy and Audiology Laboratory

-          Resident room

-          Nursing room-         

E.N.T. Operation Theatre

-          Operation theatre

-          Outdoor procedure room

-          Recovery room

-          Special room    

 

SURGERIES OF THE EAR
 

Microsurgery of the ear is done for otosclerosis, trauma, chronic otitis media, secretary otitis media, cholesteatoma & its complications, tympanoplasties, meatoplasties etc.
 

ENDOSCOPIC SINUS SURGERY AND RHINOLOGY
 

Endoscopic diagnosis and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery for chronic sinusitis, nasal polyposis, orbital decompression, endonasal DCR is being done regularly and all state of art equipments are available( all nasal endoscopes, microdebrider,etc). More than 600 patient of mucormycosis admitted and operated in last 2 years.
 

LARYNGOLOGY AND HEAD-NECK SURGERIES
 

Surgical and medical services are provided to patients having oral cavity, oropharynx, laryngopharynx and laryngeal pathologies. Surgical procedures include tonsillectomy, microlaryngeal surgery, palatoplasty, sleep apnoea surgery, thyroid, branchial apparatus and salivary gland surgeries.
 

HEAD & NECK CANCER
 

Patients with the cancer of the head and neck particularly carcinoma of the upper aero digestive tract, salivary glands and thyroid glands are also managed. A multidisciplinary approach including biopsies, fine needle aspiration cytology to these problems is adopted. Surgical procedures performed are laryngectomy, maxillectomy, neck dissections (radical neck dissections, modified radical neck dissections .), commando-operation. Rehabilitation through surgical reconstruction and speech and voice therapy is also provided.
 

EMERGENCY SERVICES


Life saving procedures on tracheobronchial tree, foreign body removal from air & food passages, trauma and epistaxis are some of the services provided in emergency 24 hrs. Infact many pediatric patients with foreign body bronchus are attended too.
 

NEUROTOLOGY


Neurotology services include diagnosis and treatment of patients with balance problems, facial nerve disorders and hearing loss caused by inner ear damage, nerve problems or tumors of the ear and related structures.

 

AUDIOLOGY & SPEECH-THERAPY
 

Evaluation and treatment services are provided for adults with speech, language, swallowing, balance, tinnitus and hearing problems. Services offered include, but are not limited to basic audiologic testing, hearing aid recommendations and fittings, speech/language assessments and therapy, dysphasia testing with therapy and augmentative alternate communication therapies for those who cannot speak. The audiology and speech rehabilitation services are provided along with ENT OPD services at the centre. Our Department is the district nodal centre for the National Programme for Prevention and Control of Deafness.

 

BRAIN STEM EVOKED RESPONSE AUDIOMETERY

The most objective test to detect hearing loss, as early as three months of age, is also available.

 


Teaching Facilities

This Department has adequate teaching facilities for both undergraduates and postgraduates. It has a seminar room for seminars & lectures.

 

Undergraduate Teaching –

 

This institution has 250 undergraduate admissions every year. It gives a very comprehensive schedule for training undergraduate students in the field of ENT- Head and Neck surgery. The training includes theoretical teaching with main thrust on bedside clinical and surgical training. Besides, there is a healthy academic atmosphere for free discussion on clinical cases among faculty and resident staff.

 

 Integrated lectures in Medical College once a week covering all topics relevant to the curriculum.

 Active participation of Postgraduate students for Undergraduate teaching.

 In 10 weeks of clinical posting students are taught :

 History taking & symptmatology
 Examination of patient.
 Minor procedures like anterior nasal packing, fine needle aspiration cytology, biopsy etc.
 Various surgeries like tracheostomy, tonsillectomy, myringotomy, septal and other nasal surgeries.

 

Postgraduate Teaching –

 

Our institution has six postgraduate admissions every year.

 

 Teachers & Postgraduate students work together in OPD & Operation theatre which provides continuous learning to the students.

 Detailed orientation program, personal touch for student growth and learning especially for surgical techniques. Continuous “top down” learning.

 Seminars, journal article presentation, case presentation and assignments as formal teaching. Use of LCD, OHP and slide projectors by students and teachers.

 There is temporal bone dissection laboratory where postgraduates do their practice for various ear surgeries on cadaveric temporal bone.


Research, consultancy and extension

  • Mandatory submission of dissertation by all PG Masters degree students. Apart from these, paper presentations are done at the state and national conferences.

  • Faculty members and students routinely participate in workshops, conferences and seminars at the state and national level.

  • The senior faculty members are regularly invited as examiners to various universities of India for M.B.B.S. as well as M.S. exams.

  • Clinical trials of various drugs are carried out in Department sponsored by pharmaceutical companies.

  • More than 25 publications have been published in national and international journals .

  • Our department was one of the two centres in india selected for Diplomate of National Board (DNB) Examination in the year 2008.

 


List Of Publications of Otorhinolaryngology

State/ Year of Name of Journal Whether Name of article
National / Publication Journal is
International   Indexed
Journal   (Yes/No)
National Oct-21 Journal of Maxillofcial and Oral Surgery Yes Stenting the Lacrimal System in Modified Denker’s for Mucormycosis: Realy Needed!- A longitudinal Study.
National Jan-21 Indian journal of otolaryngology & head-neck surgery  Yes Endoscopic Excision of Sino Nasal Hemangiopericytoma
Indexed
National Jan-21 Indian journal of otolaryngology & head-neck surgery  Yes Pediatric E.N.T. emergencies during COVID-19 pandemic: our experience
Indexed
National Feb-21 Indian journal of otolaryngology & head-neck surgery Yes Comparative Study of CO2  LASER Assisted and Electrocautery Assisted Tonsillectomy with Conventional Tonsillectomy.
Indexed
Internationallal December An International Journal Clinical Rhinology. Yes A Study of Clinical Profile and Factors Associated with Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea with Outcomes of Various Treatment Modalities at Tertiary Healthcare Center.
2018 Indexed
National March Indian journal of otolaryngology & head-neck surgery Yes Endo-nasal Trans-Sphenoidal Approach for Pituitary Adenomas: A Prospective Study.
2020;72(1): Indexed
36-43.  
National Mar-20 IP Journals of Yes Indexed Our Experience of Kite String Injuries during “Makar Sankranti” Festival
Vol. 9 No.3. Otorhinolaryngology
  and
  allied science,
National JUNE 2020, Indian journal of otolaryngology & head-neck surgery Yes Our Experience in Facial Paralysis, JUNE 2020,
Indexed
International September- Clinical Rhinology Yes Endoscopic septoplasty- A Novel Technique, A case series of 19 cases
December ISSN 0974-4630 Indexed
2009    
volume-2,    
Number-3,    
page no.    
Nov-13    
National Jul-20 Indian journal of otolaryngology & head-neck surgery   Comparative Study
Between Convention l
Curettage Adenoidectomy
Versus
Endoscopic Microdebrider
Assisted Adenoidectomy:
Our
Experience.
National Aug-20 Indian journal of otolaryngology & head-neck surgery   Is Cartilage a Better
Option than Temporalis
Fascia for Grafting in
Type 1
Tympanoplasty?:
An Institutional
Study.
National Dec-20 Indian journal of otolaryngology & head-neck surgery   Comparision of “lenticular process of incus
replacement prosthesis” with “conventional autologus tissue ossiculoplasty techniques” in lenticular process
of incus necrosis
National 2011,Vol. 3-2 World Article in Yes Indexed Comparative study
Ear,Nose,Throat between
ISSN 1948-9579 Endoscopic Septoplasty
  and Conventional   Septoplasty (22Cases of each)
International Vol. 4 Issue 4, Guident Yes Indexed Optical Coherence Tomography
March 2011, International
Pageno.68-70. Journal ISSN No.:
  0976-2248,
National Jan-Feb 2013; National  journal of Yes Indexed Pathological Conditions of Salivary Gland (A Case Series Of 45 Cases),
V l.4 (1), Integrated and
136-139. Research Medicine
  ISSN: 0975-9840 p
  ISSN: 2230-9969,
National 2019 Indian journal of otolaryngology & head-neck surgery   Micronuclei in Exfoliated Oral Epithelial Cells in Tobacco Users and Controls with Various Oral Lesions: A Study from Gujarat, India. Indian
International May-August Clinical Rhinology: Yes Indexed Juvenile Nasopharyngeal 
2015 An International Angiofibroma: Correlating Histology, Surgical Approach & Blood Loss
  Journal  
National Sept.-Oct National Journal of Yes Indexed Our Experience On Clinical Presentations And Surgical Outcomes Of Parotid Gland Tumors
2015; Integrated and
Vol.6(5), Research Medicine
6-10. eISSN: 0975-9840
  pISSN: 2230-9969,
International 2015; 4(2); International Journal of Research in Medicine Yes Indexed Allergic Fungal Rhino Sinusitis in central Gujarat: Under diagnosed entity
17-22. e ISSN:2320-2742 p ISSN: 2320-2734,
   
International 2015; 4(1); International Journal of Research in Medicine Yes Indexed Percutaneous Dilataional Tracheostomy - our Experience.
47-52. e ISSN:2320-2742 p ISSN: 2320-2734,


CME/Conferences Conducted By department:

1) TMJ Arthroscopy Surgical Workshop and CME, 16th October 2021
2) Obstructive sleep apnoea symposium, 21 st . Dec 2019.
3) Cochlear implant training, 7 th & 8 th DEC 2019, Dept. Of E.N.T. and Head-Neck Surgery.
4) Masters of head and neck surgery, Live Head –Neck Oncosurgical workshop,3rd-4th January 2019, Organized by, International federation of head and neck oncologic societies (IFHNOS) , Dept. Of E.N.T. and Head-Neck Surgery.
5) Annual Conference of All india Rhinology Society of India in 2013.
6) Annual State Conference of AOI-GSB (Association of Otolaryngologists of India- Gujarat State Branch) in 2012.

Unitwise Beds:
No. of Units- 2
No. of Total Beds: 60
 

Staff

Sr. No Name Designation Degree E-mail id
1 Dr. Ranjan.G.Aiyer Professor & Head M. S. (ENT) drrgaiyer@hotmail.com
2 Dr. Rahul R. Gupta Associate Professor M. S. (ENT) doctor.rahul25@gmail.com
3 Dr. Jayman B. Raval Assistant Professor M. S. (ENT) dr.jaymanraval11@gmail.com
4 Dr. Hitesh M. Gangani Assistant Professor M. S. (ENT) drhiteshgangani435@gmail.com
5 Dr. Anand Palas Assistant Professor M. S. (ENT) dranandpalas1@gmail.com

Residents

Sr. No Name Designation Degree
1 Dr. Janvi L. Bhavsar Senior Resident Doctor M.S. (ENT)
2 Dr  Yethin Yedukumar Junior Resident Doctor M.B.B.S.
3 Dr. Aishwarya Sunil Ajgaonkar Junior Resident Doctor M.B.B.S.
4 Dr. Anudeep Jain Junior Resident Doctor M.B.B.S.
5 Dr. Gaurav Datta  Junior Resident Doctor M.B.B.S.
6 Dr. Nirali Chauhan Junior Resident Doctor M.B.B.S.
7 Dr. Krutika Sonvane Junior Resident Doctor M.B.B.S.
8 Dr Raj Patel Junior Resident Doctor M.B.B.S.
9 Dr Yogita Singh Junior Resident Doctor M.B.B.S.
10 Dr Nupur Thakkar  Junior Resident Doctor M.B.B.S.
11 Dr Navneet Makwana Junior Resident Doctor M.B.B.S.
12 Dr Yamini Patel Junior Resident Doctor M.B.B.S.
13 Dr Manisha Chaudhary Junior Resident Doctor M.B.B.S.
14 Dr Pruthviraj Bhosle Junior Resident Doctor M.B.B.S.
15 Dr Hardik Patel   Junior Resident Doctor M.B.B.S.
16 Dr Ruchira Desai Junior Resident Doctor M.B.B.S.
17 Dr K. K Dharun Maharaj Junior Resident Doctor M.B.B.S.
18 Dr Paresh Chauhan Junior Resident Doctor M.B.B.S.

 

NON-TEACHING TECHNICAL STAFF

Sl. No.

Name

Post

1

Heenaben Vasava

Record Clerk

2

Ratilal Solanki

Peon

3

--

Audiologist and Speech Therapist

UNITWISE STAFF COMPOSITION (E.N.T. Dept.)
No. Of Units: 2

E.N.T. B

Sl. No.

Name of Staff

Qualification

Designation

1

Dr.R.G.Aiyer

M.S. (E.N.T.)

Professor & Head

2

Dr.Rahul R. Gupta

M.S. (E.N.T.)

Associate Professor

3

Dr. Hitesh Gangani

M.S. (E.N.T.)

Assistant Professor

 

E.N.T. A

Sl. No.

Name of Staff

Qualification

Designation

1

Dr Anand Chaudhari

M.S. (E.N.T.)

Associate Professor

2

Dr. Jayman B Raval

M.S. (E.N.T.)

Assistant Professor

3

Dr. Anand Palas

M.S. (E.N.T.)

Assistant Professor

Awards and Achievements

PG Students

Year

Name of the Student

Event

Programme

Award

Organised By

December 2015

Dr. Kaushal Prajapati

Paper presention on Montgomery T Tube in Post intubation

Laryngotrachal stenosis

State conference

First prize

AOI- GSB of Otorhinolaryngology

December

2014

Dr. Kaushal Prajapati

Poster presentation on Parapharyngeal space tumors

State conference

Third Prize

AOI- GSB of Otorhinolaryngology

Awards / recognitions received at the national and international level by Faculty

Name of the faculty

Name of the Award/ Achievements

 

Academic Year

Organized by

Dr. R. G. Aiyer (Professor and Head)

 

Sound 2010

2010, Ahmedabad

AOI GSB Ahmedabad branch

 

GUEST SPEAKER

2011,TRICHI

E-BOSS 2011

 

GUEST SPEAKER

2011, ENT SURGICAL WORKSHOP :AN UPDATE

PGIMER,CHANDIGARH

 

ORGANISING SECRETARY

2012,VADODARA

36th AOI-GSB ANNUAL SATATE CONFERENCE

 

FACULTY

2012,IFHNOS-WORLD TOUR,AHMEDABAD

IFHNOS

 

GUEST SPEAKER

2013,OMAN

NIZCON

 

PANELIST  AND ORGANISING SECRETARY

2013, VADODARA

RHINOCON-ALL INDIA RHINOLOGY SOCIETY

 

GUEST SPEAKER

2014,MYSORE

AOICON-MYSORE

 

GUEST SPEAKER

2014, ENT MILAN,KARNATAKA

1OTH   SOUTH ZONE AND 32ND  KARNATAKA STATE CONF.

 

GUEST SPEAKER

2015,SHIMLA

RHINOCON

Dr. Jayman B. Raval

Varied Opthalmic Presentations
In Sphenoid Sinus Lesions
 First prize in Junior Consultant Category

December 2010

34th  AOI GSB state conference

Average OPD, IPD & SURGERIES

Average daily workload 2019 2020 2021
Numbers of patients in OPD 43413 (145) 24766 (83) 35688 (119)
Numbers of patients in IPD 1478 680 899
Number of Major Operations 935 404 1173
Number Of Minor Operations 1403 2631 4520
Number of day care operations      
Deaths     12

 

 

 

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