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What is Otolaryngology surgery?

Otolaryngology surgery, or more commonly known as ENT surgery is a specialty that focuses on the treatment of conditions associated with the ear, nose, throat (hence the name ENT) and other structures in the face and neck. ENT surgeons may use either one or a combination of treatment methods such as surgery, procedures or medications to treat diseases/ medical conditions. Not all ENT conditions require surgeries. Some could be treated with medication and other less invasive procedures. The ENT specialist may also perform physical examinations, scopes, scans to further evaluate the condition if needed. One is recommended to see an ENT surgeon if you experience or have any of the following:

  • Pain in ear, nose and throat
  • Ear infections
  • Sinus pain
  • Deviated septum
  • Vocal cord disorders
  • Tonsillitis
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Facial injuries
  • Head & neck tumours
  • Snoring
  • Sleep Apnoea
  • Airway Disorders
  • Hearing impairment
  • Velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI)
  • Enlarged Adenoids
  • Microtia
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Dr Somasundran Mutusamy

Consultant ENT Surgeon and Rhinologist

Bahasa Melayu, English, Tamil



Dr Raymond Tan Suan-Kuo

Consultant ENT, Head & Neck Surgeon, Snoring & Sleep Apnea Specialist

Bahasa Melayu, Cantonese, English, Hindustan


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