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Otorhinolaryngology : Activities

Otorhinolaryngology is a specialized branch of medicine catering the needs of people with communication disorders. It trains the students of B.Sc.,/M.Sc., (Speech & Hearing). Research projects have been taken up and in this field. Surgery of various kinds of Otolaryngology problems particularly related to Speech & Hearing disorders are done at K R Hospital, attached to Mysore Medical College, Mysore. The departmental staff attends camps (public education) organized by Voluntary organizations. Rehabilitation of the Speech & Hearing cases are also being done.

  • To teach bachelors, master degree students of Speech & Hearing in diseases of ENT causing Communication Disorders.
  • To offer Diagnostic, Medical and Surgical treatment to patients suffering from ENT problems causing communication disorders.
  • To carryout need based research activities for diseases of ENT causing communication disorders.
  • To educate the public on ENT diseases causing communication disorders.

1. Clinical Services at AIISH

  • ENT examination
  • Procedures
  • Medical management
  • Special clinics
2.    Services at K.R.Hospital for Institute Patients
  • The Department runs a unit at K.R. Hospital which is attached to Mysore medical college and Research Institute.
  • The department runs an out patients unit (D unit) at K.R. Hospital, Mysore.
  • About 10 beds each in male and female wards are provided for inpatient facility.
  • Major and minor surgical procedures are done in operation theatre.


Vertigo Clinic
  • To develop a test battery and diagnostic protocol for the differential diagnosis of central v/s peripheral vertigo,involving a multi disciplinary team.
  • To develop treatment modules for each type of vertigo.
  • To assess,prognosis and to undertake measures to prevent complications.
  • To compare alternative treatment protocols.
  • To develop high risk registry.

D. Short term training program

EPublic education and Extension services
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