Dr- Saleena and Dr. P John Mathew

Dr. P John Mathew and Dr. Saleena Cherian

Sensible ENT Care Can Help Students and Seniors

Are your friends or children complaining you have hearing loss?
Do you use your mobile phone a lot? It might be a good idea to get your hearing checked.
Does your child sleep with his or her mouth open?
Is your child watching TV with high volume?
Maybe a hearing check will identify possible solutions.
Does someone in your family complain about ear discharge?

Proper care of the senses, including the Ear and Nose address the functional sensory gateways of the human body. Care of the Thyroid helps regulates the body’s metabolic functioning and is a vital element of personal health. It was in recognition of this fact that the Management of the St Thomas Hospital decided to set up one of the region’s most advanced ENT Centers in service of their patients. The ENT Center works closely with the Maxillofacial Department at St Thomas

Capabilities at the ENT Center in St Thomas Hospital include:

Dr- Saleena and Dr. P John Mathew
  • Micro Ear Surgery to treat conditions like Deafness, Discharging Ear, Nerve Paralysis and Perforation.
  • Advanced Endoscopic Procedures and Sinus Surgery for Nasal Polyposis and CSF Rhinorrhea.

Other available procedures include

  • Optic Nerve Decompression
  • DCR for the treatment of Ephiphora or excessive tearing of the eyes.
  • Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy

In collaboration with the Maxillofacial Department, the ENT Center also participates in Plastic Surgery including Rhinoplasty, Cleft Palate/ Cleft Lip Repair. Hearing loss could sometimes be the reason behind a child doing poorly at school or be a contributor to accidental injury to older loved ones.

Be Sensible; Keep all your senses and Thyroid in good working order. It could save you from a wide variety of downstream health complications.

Various Operations done in the ENT Department

  • Septoplasty
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery(FESS)
  • Nasal Polypectomy for nasal obstruction
  • Sinus problems
  • Runny nose
  • Headache
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Biopsy for vocal cord nodules and tumours

Suspected cases of hoarse voice and neck swelling are also investigated and treated here.