ENT – Ear Nose Throat Specialist – What do they Do and When to Visit
Ear Nose Throat Surgery: An Introduction
ENT, also known as ear, nose and throat conditions, is the branch of medical science that diagnoses and treats a wide range of diseases, abnormalities, and other health problems affecting the areas around the head and neck, including the ear, nose, and throat regions. Specialists in this field are known as otorhinolaryngologists. Aside from providing medical care, they are also trained to perform surgeries that involve the aforementioned body parts, including plastic and reconstructive surgeries.
What Does an ENT Doctor Do?
ENT Doctor treat conditions that affect the senses such as smell and taste problems, hearing and balance disorders, conditions affecting the voice, breathing and swallowing as well as those with neck and head tumors including the skull base and interface with the brain. An ENT Doctor may treat people of all ages ranging from newborn babies to elderly people. ENT Doctors treat a wide range of conditions like:
Ear Conditions Include:
Nose Conditions Include:
Throat Conditions Include:
Head and Neck Conditions Include:
Facial Cosmetic Surgery Includes:
When to Visit An Ear, Nose And Throat Doctor?
Consult a doctor if you notice any of the below symptoms:-
If you are suffering from any of the aforementioned conditions, look for an “ENT specialist near me” and book an appointment.
List of Common ENT Procedures-
Education and Training
To become a certified ENT doctor/specialist, doctors are required to complete a five and a half years M.B.B.S. graduation program from a medical college, followed by specialized training in otolaryngology as a part of their post-graduation. After post-graduation, they can also pursue a fellowship course in Head and Neck Oncology, Rhinoplasty, or Laryngology, to refine and enhance their skills.
Dr. Divaanshu Gupta
Dr. Divaanshu Gupta is a cardiac anaesthesiologist in Manipal Hospital, Jaipur. He has done his M.B.B.S. as well as M.D. Anaesthesia from S.M.S. Medical College. He has a vast experience of working in various critical care units of government as well as corporate hospitals.