About Department

The Department of ENT- Head & Neck, Skull Base Surgery at Siu-Ka-Pha Hospital, provides a comprehensive solution to all patients with ear, nose and throat problems. The department is well equipped with state of the art infrastructure providing all the necessary diagnostic and therapeutic solutions. The department has a highly qualified and experienced specialist, who provides diagnostic and therapeutic approaches as per international standards. Most of the surgeries are done on a day care basis and provide minimally invasive surgeries for nose and sinuses, both microscopic and endoscopic ear surgeries that are less painful. The department also offers Minimally Invasive techniques (Endoscopic Approaches) for skull base lesions. Well trained audiologists and speech therapists handle diagnostic audiology and provide speech therapy to pediatric and adult patients. All babies born in the hospital mandatorily undergo test for hearing defects, so that it can be identified and corrected early.

Treatments and Procedures:

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Micro ear surgeries and endoscopic ear surgeries
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Endoscopic sinus surgeries for sinusitis and nasal polypsList
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Rhinoplasty, Septoplasty
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Coblation assissted tonsillectomy
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Head and neck benign and malignant tumor surgery
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Multi-speciality care for skull base tumours, microtia repairs and laryngo tracheal stenosis
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Advanced endoscopic surgeries for CSF Rhinorrhea and anterior skull base tumours
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Micro-laryngeal surgeries for vocal nodules, polyps and thyroplasty for vocal cord palsy
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Surgeries for stapedotomy
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Diagnosis & treatment of snoring and sleep apnoea syndrome
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Multilevel surgeries for Sleep Apnea/Snoring – turbinoplasty , uvulo palato pharyngoplasty (UPPP) surgery
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Full range of audiometry services including speech laboratory, hearing aids, sleep laboratory (Digital Polysomnography)

Doctor's Profile

Dr. Keshavanand Konwar has done Master degree in ENT from Gauhati Medical College in 2007. After Post graduation he was associated with Fortis Hospitals, Delhi and Max Hospitals, Delhi for 8years. He has a vast experience of ENT, Head & Neck and Skull base surgery and has done over 3000 surgeries in this field.

He has been invited as a guest faculty in theNeuroendoscopic Live surgery Workshop held at Manipal Hospitals, Vizag. He has given live surgical demonstration, lectures on various topics on endoscopic sinus surgery and endoscopic anterior skull base surgery. Besides this he has organized various Instructional Courses of Temporal Bone dissection and Cochlear Implant surgery.

He has been invited as a guest faculty for live surgical demonstration by Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh for the first ever Tracheal reconstruction to be done in NE region on January, 2011.

He has been performing Endoscopic Anterior skull base surgeries routinely. He has keen interest in Airway disorders of children and adults, and has been performing various procedures related to airway management.

He has been also working on various modalities of treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome.

Dr. Keshavanand Konwar