Otorhinolaryngology

DEPARTMENT OF ENT

NAME: Dr. M.K. Sidhdhartharaj,M.S.,D.L.O.

EMAIL: banusiddharth@gmail.com

Contact Number :9442226015

Experience :32 years

Publications :National – 2

Area Of Interest

  • Otology and Head and Neck Surgery

Expertise:

  • Otology

Achievements

  • P. V. Cherian Prize for M.S (ENT)

S.NoNameDesignationQualification DOJ
1Dr. M.K. SidhdhartharajProfessor & HODM.S.,D.L.O.01.09.2016
2Dr. R Madana Gopal ProfessorM.S.07.12.2017
3Dr. B. SundararajanAssociate ProfessorM.S.,D.L.O.12.11.2008
4Dr.Sheetal KAssociate ProfessorM.S.16.06.2014
5Dr. S. Mohana KarthikeyanAssociate ProfessorM.S.02.05.2016
6Dr. M. AjaiyAssistant Professor M.S.02.01.2017
7Dr. Aishwarya SSenior ResidentM.S.07.07.2021
8Dr. G N NikishaJunior  ResidentMBBS31.05.2018
9Dr Deva Sooria NJunior  ResidentMBBS15.05.2020

 

The Department of ENT and Head and Neck surgery was established in the year 2007 to offer services to patients with ENT diseases and to provide training for undergraduates. The department provide operating services for common ENT infections to complex Head and neck cancers and Skull Base disorders. Various services offered in ENT department includes otology and neuro otology, hearing loss assessment and microscopic and Endoscopic surgeries for basic and complex ENT disorders.

 The department comprises of one functional unit offering free ENT consultations and surgeries with affordable cost. Daily average OPD is about 65-70 with 7-11 operations (Major and minor) performed in a day. In otology, surgeries like mastoidectomies, facial nerve decompression, tympanotomy, stapedectomy, myringoplasty, myringotomy using endoscope and microscope are performed. We do free audiological screening for all new burns, Pure tone audiometry, Impedance audiometry, OAE, BERA, VEMP, ECOG and Caloric Test.  In rhinology, free Diagnostic Nasal Endoscopy, Nasopharyngoscopy, Surgeries like Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Septal correction, Endoscopic Skull Base Surgeries, and Maxillectomy are performed. Micro-laryngeal surgeries, vocal cord surgeries, and thyroplasty are also performed. In Head and Neck, we do Laryngectomy, parotidectomy, thyroidectomies and head neck tumour excision with all types of neck dissections and reconstructions.

In the department, sleep study lab is established to evaluate patients for snoring and sleep apnoea. We perform drug induced sleep endoscopy with a Fibre Optic Bronchoscopy and provide OSA surgeries for indicated cases.  There exists an Allergy Clinic where a skin prick test and treatment to the patients with allergy is available.

The department has adequate staff as per MCI norms for guiding undergraduate and postgraduate students.  Postgraduate course in ENT was started in 2016 with annual intake of 1 seat per day and recognized in 2019.

Total number of Publications:     13   

Sl No.

Publication Title

1

The Demographic and Clinical Study of Hoarseness of Voice

2

Iatrogenic bilateral recurrent laryngeal nerve injury: a retrospective study

3

An Observational study of tongue tie release using bipolar diathermy at Vellore

4

Descriptive study on malignant otitis externa in diabetic patients at a tertiary care hospital at Maduranthgam

5

A Study of using fat plug in myringoplasty for small tympanic membrane perforations

6

A Clinical study of age-related hearing loss among diabetes patients

7

Foreign body aspiration – How safe are whistles in toys?

8

A rare case of two rhinoliths in a single nasal cavity in an elderly patient mimicking fungal sinusitis

9

A rare case of polyembolokoilamania of nose in a neuropsychiatry patient

10

Effectiveness of transoral surgical approach in treatment of Eagle’s syndrome

11

Endoscopic assisted Dacryocystorhinostomy: A case series

12

A rare case on meal time syndrome

13

A case report on recurrent nasal rhinosporiodosis



  1. Inpatient and outpatient services for ENT disorders
  2. Audiological evaluation
  3. New born hearing screening
  4. Speciality Clinic: Voice clinic, Vertigo clinic, Allergy clinic
  5. Temporal bone dissection lab
  6. ENT museum with adequate number of specimens

Sl. No

Name of the Event

Date when organized

Total number of participants

1

CME: Snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea

11.12.2019

200

2

CME: Headache and its evaluation

12.12.2018

200

3

CME: Recent trends in rhinosinusitis

26.10.2017

100

4

CME: World deafness day

28.12.2016

150

5

6

CME: updates on recent advances on common ENT ailments

CME on Skull base Surgery

09.07.2014

21.8.2020:

100

150

Sl. No.

Name of the Student

PG Guide

Co-guide

Duration

Year of dissertation acceptance

Year of Course completion

1

Dr Anu Jacob

Prof Dr

M. K. Siddharth

raj

Prof Dr. Sundera

rajan

3 years

2019

2019

2

Dr Thirumalaipriya

Prof Dr

M. K. Siddharth

raj

Prof Dr. Madhana

gopal

3 years

2019

2020

Undergraduates: 

Year

No. of students appeared

No. of students passed

Pass %age

2016

93

90

96.7

2017

97

92

94.8

2018

99

99

100

2019

94

91

96.8

 

Postgraduates:

Year

No. of students appeared

No. of students passed

Pass %age

2019

1

1

100