In 2012, the departments has upgraded as a postgraduate training centre and offers MD degree courses in the following departments where we started working on  the research by implementing the latest equipments in various departments Obstretics & Gynaecology, Anaesthesia, Otorhinolaryngology(E.N.T)

  1. E.N.T
  2. Ophthalmology
  3. Radiology
  4. Internal medicine
  5. Psychiatry
  6. Dermatology
  7. Anaesthesiology
  8. Obstretics & gynaecology
  9. Paediatrics
  10. Orthopaedics
  11. Surgery
  12. Dentistry

E.N.T

The Department of Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) is one of the most well equipped departments with experienced faculty and instruments. Otorhinolaryngology, as it stands now, is not merely dependent on routine outdoor evaluation and conservative management as it used to be in the past. The department has adjusted well with the advancement of medical technology. With the advent of modern day telescopes, operating microscopes, the department now handles various ear-nose-throat and neck disorders efficiently and precisely. The department has state-of-the-art microscopes to perform micro ear surgeries. There are nasal and nasopharyngeal endoscopes for diagnostics and video endoscopy facilities for all types of endoscopic sinus surgeries. Microlaryngeal surgeries and voice-improving phonosurgery are also performed.

Services offered

The department offers a wide range of services covering all aspects of ENT.

Otology

Management of all ear diseases in adults and children including offering a wide range of surgical services like tympanoplasty, mastoidectomy,Myringotomy

Management of CSF otorrhea and facial nerve paralysis are also addressed.

Sialology

We treat diseases of the salivary gland both medically and surgically. Surgeries include sialodochotomy, submandibular and parotid gland removal. Aesthetic parotidectomy is also being practiced.
Laryngology

Surgeries like thyroplasty and other microlaryngeal surgeries are routinely performed.  Surgeries for voice disorders are also routinely done.

Paediatric Otolaryngology


Foreign body removal, Endoscopic video assisted adenoidectomy, surgery for choanal atresia, congenital laryngeal problems like laryngomalacia

Rhinology

The department manages most of the rhinological diseases involving sinusitis and benign masses by nasal endoscopy. We routinely perform procedures like FEES, Septoplasty to correct deviation of nasal septum, Apart from this routine surgeries Nasal bone fracture reduction, Cadwell Luc surgeries are also performed

Audiology and Speech Language pathology

Audiology offers wide range of services including PTA (Pure Tone testing), OAE (Otoacoustic Emissions), BERA (Brainstem evoked response audiometry) Tympanometry and auditory rehabilitation. Speech therapy is also provided for patients who requires speech rehabilitation

Procedures performed

Outpatient Clinic Procedures Performed

·         Foreign body removal

·         Ear packing

·         Oto endoscopy

·         Nasal endoscopy

·         Flexible fibre optic nasopharyngolaryngoscopy

·         Microscopy of the ear

·         Epley's Manoeuvre

·         Positional testing

Audiology and speech therapy

·         Pure tone audiometry and special tests

·         Tympanometry

·         Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry (BERA)

·         OAE (Otoacoustic Emissions),

·         Behavioral audiometry

·         Speech assessment and therapy

·         Auditory Verbal Therapy (Post cochlear implantation therapy)

Surgery for deafness and discharging ears

·         Myringoplasty

·         Myringotomy and Grommet insertion

·         Tympanoplasty

·         Middle ear reconstruction

·         Mastoidectomy

·         Stapedotomy

·         Facial nerve decompression

·         Tumours of middle ear / mastoid

Surgery of the Nose and Para-Nasal Sinuses

·         Functional endoscopic sinus surgery

·         Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR)

·         Septoplasty

·         Rhinoplasty

·         Arterial ligations (sphenopalatine, ethmoidal, maxillary and external carotid) for epistaxis

·         Surgery for tumours of the nose and PNS

 Surgery of the Throat and Neck

·         Adenotonsillectomy

·         Surgery for treatment of snoring (OSAS) such as Uvulo Palato Pharyngoplasty (UPPP)

·         Surgery for vocal cord paralysis

·         Tumors of throat and larynx

·         Tumors of the structures of the neck

·         Surgery for salivary glands

·         Primary resection anastomosis for tracheal stenosis

·         Phonosurgery

·         Microlaryngeal surgeries

·         Upper aero-digestive endoscopy for adults and children

Specialty Clinics

Head ache clinic

Vertigo Clinic

Ophthalmology

The teaching programme of the department of Ophthalmology gives the students, a broad comprehensive ophthalmology background, and opportunities to know more in all subspeciality areas such as refraction, glaucoma, retina etc.

The Ophthalmology outpatient clinic provides general ophthalmic care including routine eye examinations, refraction, glaucoma screening, foreign body removal , gonioscopy etc., Sutureless cataract surgeries, phacoemulsification, oculoplasty, surgeries for squint, glaucoma and lacrimal sac are performed routinely.

The department also runs speciality clinics for glaucoma, contact lens, paediatric ophthalmology, neuro-ophthalmology, retinal diseases and community ophthalmology.

Periodic eye camps and mass screening programmes are carried out with local voluntary organizations.

 

Radiology

Apart from sophisticated digital X ray plant, high end ultrasound, computer tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging facilities are also available.
Portable X ray, ultrasound and colour doppler units cater to the needs of the critically ill patients in the wards, trauma centres and intensive care units.  
Several interdepartmental and intradepartmental conferences are held. These include radiology department teaching conferences, neuropathology correlation conferences, neuromedicine and neurosurgery clinical conferences.

 

Internal Medicine

The department of Medicine caters to the medical problems through a busy outpatient service throughout the week. Medical students are trained to acquire basic clinical skills in medicine both through inpatients and outpatients.
Inpatient services include 4 sophisticated intensive care units viz., Medical Intensive Care, Intensive Respiratory Care, Intensive Coronary Care and Intermediate Medical Care. Interns are trained to manage medical problems and perform procedures under supervision. The department also conducts special clinics such as Diabetic clinic and Geriatric clinic with emphasis on life style management.

 

Psychiatry

The  department offers treatment for all types of psychiatric and behavioral problems. It offers treatment for drug and alcohol addictions. Special emphasis is given for the use of psychological methods for treatment such as cognitive therapy, behavioral therapy, child and adolescent counseling, marital counseling and family therapy.
Psychiatric emergencies are attended to, on round-the-clock basis. Education of other clinical colleagues in handling sociopolitical issues is a special aspect of the department activity.

 

Dermatology

The department of Dermatology is engaged in teaching, research and patient care. Various facilities are available for both inpatient and outpatient care.

Highly specialised services include, dermatosurgery in forms of cryosurgery, electrocautery, mesh grafting , chemical peeling and hair transplantation. Prick testing and patch testing are done, routinely. The department is upgraded as a post graduate training centre from 2014.

dermatology

Anaesthesiology

The department is involved in evaluating patients for anaesthetic fitness, maintenance of the sophisticated operation theatre complex, and management of patients in critical care units, apart from academics.The faculty are involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching of anaesthesia, intensive care, preoperative medicine (including acute pain management), chronic pain management, resuscitation, safety and quality in healthcare and related medico legal issues etc.
They also indulge in training the paramedics for the CPR basic & advanced Cardiac life support. They are provided with a manikin where the above training can be implemented and practiced by the staff and students so that effective resuscitative measures can be addressed on receiving a patient in the casualty.

 

Obstretics & Gynaecology

The department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology has an important role in undergraduate and post graduate medical education and training. It is responsible for major clinical contribution to the women's health services in the region.

The Obstetrics division offers antenatal clinic on all days of the week and has a well equipped labour ward which offers routine and emergency services. CCTV is provided for academic purposes. Facilities for management of high risk pregnancies, continuous monitoring of both mother and baby, and intensive care of newborn are available. Painless labour is offered to patients who opt for it.

Special clinics such as family planning clinic, dietary clinic, yoga clinic for prenatal women and weight reduction are conducted on a regular basis.

The Gynaecology section has state-of-the-art diagnostic equipments including high end ultrasound machines , doppler, colposcope, hysteroscope etc and offers conventional as well as laparoscopic surgical facilities.

 Infertility clinic, cancer screening clinic and urogynaecology clinic add vigor to the department.

 

Paediatrics

Paediatric Intensive Care Unit and New born Intensive Care Unit with ventilator facilities are available. Emergency services are offered 24 hours a day. Adequate numbers of warmers, phototherapy units and incubators, together with facilities for central oxygen and suction, cater to common neonatal problems. Immunization, enteral and parenteral nutrition therapy and exchange transfusion services are provided.

 

Orthopaedics

There is a trauma team available round the clock with a full fledged multispeciality support. Special clinics exist for problems related to spine, paediatric orthopaedics and sports medicine. Total hip, knee and other major joint replacement surgeries, closed interlocking nailing, spinal stabilisation and microdisectomy are carried out. The department is ably augmented by a well - equipped Physiotherapy , Occupational therapy and Orthotic & Prosthetic units.

 

Surgery

Regular outpatient and inpatient services are supplemented by special clinic programmes like thyroid clinic, breast clinic and diabetic foot clinic addressing the patient needs more specifically and exhaustively. The surgery ward admits patients needing surgical intervention after appropriate screening.
The students receive their clinical training in IP and OP care . Endoscopic investigations and treatment are carried out in indicated patients.Modern surgical intensive cares with monitoring facilities are available for managing postoperative and critically ill surgical patients.

The operation theatre complex houses adequate equipments to suit all types of surgical procedures from repair of a hernia to head and neck cancer surgery and reconstruction. CCTV is available for the benefit of students for high standard of teaching. Laparoscopic surgeries are done routinely and provide less discomfort to the patient and an earlier discharge. The harmonic scalpel is used widely, to minimize blood loss.

 

Dentistry

The department of Dentistry (Sree Mookambika Institute Of Dental Sciences) offers outpatient, inpatient and, on calls services for dental emergencies. Periodontal treatment, conservative dentistry, endodontics, paediatric dentistry, oral surgery, preventative and community dentistry, and prosthodontic treatment are the key activities of this department for both IP/OP care patients. Surgical dentistry is the active participant from the above in which various maxilla-facial surgeries are undertalen frequently.

 

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