ENT & Head and Neck Surgery

The ENT & Head & Neck Surgery Department offers comprehensive care for all medical conditions related to the ear, nose, throat, head and neck. The department has highly experienced doctors, state of the art operation theatre and latest equipments to provide advanced treatment for the full range of medical and surgical services. Patients suffering from conditions like deafness, ear discharge, giddiness / vertigo, ear infections, nose bleeding, sinus infections, tonsil infections, voice change, diseases of the thyroid and patients with head and neck cancer, as well as those having difficulty swallowing, breathing difficulties, snoring and headaches can get them treated at the hands of efficient professionals here.

Apart from routine ENT surgical services, department provides advanced endoscopic sinus surgeries, optic nerve decompression, endoscopic ear surgeries, coblation surgeries for airway pathologies, thyroid surgeries and skull base surgeries. The Outpatient department is well equipped with latest equipments including transnasal esophagoscope for the early diagnosis of the diseases.

Panel of Doctors

  • Dr. Padmanabhan. K

    Senior Consultant

  • Dr. Jabir Bin Umer K P

    Associate Consultant - ENT

  • Dr. Priyadarsini T

    Junior Consultant

Tab 1

Dr. Padmanabhan. K MBBS, MS (ENT)

Senior Consultant

Dr. Padmanabhan is a Senior ENT Consultant with expertise in several fields in ENT, especially in ear diseases and voice disorders. He has brought to Baby Memorial Hospital his wealth of experience over 24 years, striking a perfect balance between surgical skill and academic qualifications. His experience in treatment is evident in his minimal use of medicines like antibiotics for many ENT conditions. His vast experience brings a level of expertise which is unmatched due to the variety of cases that he has dealt with till now.

Dr Padmanabhan’s range of services include skill sets and expertise which are not seen in other ENT doctors. He is a certified voice specialist, the first such specialist in Kannur, having trained under renowned laryngologist Dr. Jayakumar Menon. A doctor dealing with voice pathologies needs to be particularly skilled in the medical (voice therapy) and surgical treatment of voice, and Dr Padmanabhan is an expert in both of these.

He has received training in ear diseases and ear surgery from Dr. Manoj M P, Kerala’s first Cochlear implant surgeon. This makes him an expert in dealing with complicated ear surgeries like mastoidectomy, stapedectomy and inner ear procedures.

He is an expert in performing surgeries like thyroidectomy, salivary gland surgery and neck surgeries, all routine sinus surgeries including endoscopic surgery for lacrimal gland (Dacryocysto rhinostomy), and endoscopic surgeries to arrest nasal bleeding.

With an excellent academic background, being a gold medalist right from his MBBS days and which has continued through his MS and DNB degrees. A graduate of Trivandrum Medical college and post graduate from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, he is the first ENT specialist in Kerala to be awarded the gold medal in the DNB exam conducted at the ALL-INDIA level. He has the perfect blend of academics and practical knowledge which he has practiced and perfected over the last 24 years having worked in prestigious hospitals like Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Kasturba Medical College.

A regular faculty and speaker at ENT conferences at the National, State and regional level, Dr Padmanabhan is known for his presentation skills. He has published articles in several national and international journals. He is a regular ENT quiz master and blogger.

Qualifications

  • MBBS, Kerala University, University Gold Medal in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • MS (ENT), Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Best ENT graduate of the year.
  • DNB (ENT), National Board of Education (All India Gold Medalist)
  • MNAMS, National Board of Education

Professional Areas of Interest and Focus

  • Treatment of voice disorders.
  • Treatment of deafness
  • Treatment of thyroid disorders
  • Management of patients with swallowing issues

Specialized Procedures

  • Ear - Tympanoplasty, Ossiculoplasty, Mastoidectomy, Stapedectomy, Myringotomy and Grommet insertion, Pre auricular sinus excision
  • Neck - Thyroidectomy, Parotidectomy, Submandibular Salivary Gland surgery, removal of neck swellings like lymph nodes, branchial cysts, sinuses etc.
  • Voice - Micro Laryngeal surgery for removal of vocal cord pathology, Endoscopic Laryngeal surgery, Thyroplasty, Sulcus surgery, Surgeries for vocal cord palsy.
  • Nose - Endoscopic Sinus surgery, Septoplasty, Endoscopic surgery to stop nasal bleeding (ethmoid and sphenopalatine artery ligation), Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Throat - Tonsillectomy, Surgeries for snoring, Palatoplasty, Coblation adenoidectomy and tonsillectomy.

Conference Prizes and Awards

  • Regular faculty on ENT conferences at Regional and State level
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Dr. Padmanabhan. K

Senior Consultant

OP Days and Timings
  • Mon 11:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Tue 11:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Wed 11:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Thu 11:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Fri 11:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Sat 11:30 AM - 03:30 PM

Tab 1

Dr. Jabir Bin Umer K P MBBS, MS (ENT)

Associate Consultant - ENT

Dr. Jabir Bin Umer KP is a highly skilled ENT surgeon with a specialization in Otorhinolaryngology, head and neck surgery, and a strong focus on pediatric and adult sleep disorders, Sino-nasal and skull-based surgeries, as well as thyroid surgeries. Dr. Jabir obtained his Master of Surgery from the renowned Aligarh Muslim University and underwent extensive training in advanced surgical techniques, including microscopic and endoscopic procedures.

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Jabir Bin Umer to our esteemed medical team, where he brings a wealth of expertise in the field of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Jabir’s mentorship under the esteemed Prof. Anish Bava Salim has equipped him with the skills to address complex nasal and sinus conditions, and intricate skull-based issues in the realm of Sino-nasal and Skull-base surgeries.

One of Dr. Jabir’s standout areas of expertise lies in rhinoplasty, where he received comprehensive training under the esteemed Dr. Imtiaz Qazi. He has honed his skills in this delicate and intricate procedure, incorporating the latest techniques and advancements to provide exceptional results that enhance both aesthetics and functionality for his patients.

Dr. Jabir Bin Umer has a vast and successful track record in performing Coblation adenoidectomies and tonsillectomies for pediatric and adult sleep apnea, earning him a solid reputation with numerous satisfied patients across Kerala. His dedication to patient care and surgical excellence sets him apart as a trusted ENT surgeon in the field.

Qualifications

  • MBBS 2009 batch, Kannur Medical College, Anjarakkandy Integrated campus,Kannur. Completed rotatory internship of 1 year in 29-02-2016
  • Joined MS (ENT) in May 2018 at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, AMU, Aligarh, and completed in May 2021.

Work Experience

  • Junior Resident - Department of General Medicine from 01-04-2016 to 31-03-2017
  • Tutor - Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Kannur Medical College, Anjarakkandy, Kannur, Kerala 01-04-2017 to 15-09-2017
  • Resident - Department of ENT & Head & Neck Surgery, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University from 09.05.2021 to 31.10.2021 Associate Consultant- Department of ENT & Head & Neck Surgery, GIMCARE Hospital, Chala 08.11.2021

Specialisation

  • All kind of endoscopic Sino-nasal Surgeries.
  • Endoscopic Septoplasty
  • Rhinoplasty:
    • Open Rhinoplasty
    • Closed Rhinoplasty
    • Preservation Rhinoplasty
  • Skull- base surgeries
  • Coblation surgeries for sleep apnea
  • Coblation adenoidectomy
  • Coblation Tonsillectomy
  • Endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Closed Nasal bone reduction
  • Endoscopic tympanoplasty
  • Mastoid Surgeries
  • Microlaryngal Surgeries
  • Thyroid Surgeries
  • Surgeries for all head and neck benign and malignant conditions
  • Neck, face and airway trauma management
  • Foreign body removal
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Dr. Jabir Bin Umer K P

Associate Consultant - ENT

OP Days and Timings
  • Mon 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Tue 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Wed 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Thu 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Fri 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Sat 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Tab 1

Dr. Priyadarsini T MS (ENT)

Junior Consultant

Dr. Priyadarsini is a young dynamic professional who has done post-graduate training at Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Science in Central Referral Hospital. She has performed multiple ENT procedures like Tonsillectomy, Adenoidectomy, Grommet insertion, Septoplasty, Thyroidectomy, Tracheostomy, Endoscopic surgeries, and other minor and major procedures. Worked as Senior Residency at Calicut Medical College. Dr. Priyadarshini has actively participated in teaching MBBS students and PG students.

Qualifications

  • MBBS, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
  • M. S. (ENT & Head and Neck Surgery), Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences.

Work Experiences

  • One year rotatory internship at Amritha Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
  • Post Graduate Training in Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Science.
  • Fellowship in otology with temporal bone dissection course KKR ENT Hospital Chennai.
  • Senior Residency at Calicut Medical College.

Research and Publications

  • Paper presentation on our experience with tracheal decannulation in tracheostomized patients- an observational study 4th Annual Conference and live surgical workshop AOI and won third prize.
  • Poster presentation on unusual presentation on neglected foreign body neck in a child at 4th Annual Conference and live surgical workshop AOI and won first prize.
  • Published case series as S P Kesari, S.L Manshi, T Priyadarsini, D Mishra. Epistaxis: etiological profile and treatment outcome in a teaching hospital of North Eastern state of Sikkim, India. In Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences 8(28): 2234-2238.
  • Published case series as S Remya, T Priyadarsini, B Umadethan, M K Gopalan. Cheiloscopy- A Study of Lip Prints for Personal Identification in OISR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences 15 (2): 101-103.
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Dr. Priyadarsini T

Junior Consultant

OP Days and Timings
  • Wed 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
  • Fri 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
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Dr. Padmanabhan. K
Senior Consultant

Dr. Padmanabhan is a Senior ENT Consultant with expertise in several fields in ENT, especially in ear diseases and voice disorders. He has brought to Baby Memorial Hospital his wealth of experience over 24 years, striking a perfect balance between surgical skill and academic qualifications. His experience in treatment is evident in his minimal use of medicines like antibiotics for many ENT conditions. His vast experience brings a level of expertise which is unmatched due to the variety of cases that he has dealt with till now.

Dr Padmanabhan’s range of services include skill sets and expertise which are not seen in other ENT doctors. He is a certified voice specialist, the first such specialist in Kannur, having trained under renowned laryngologist Dr. Jayakumar Menon. A doctor dealing with voice pathologies needs to be particularly skilled in the medical (voice therapy) and surgical treatment of voice, and Dr Padmanabhan is an expert in both of these.

He has received training in ear diseases and ear surgery from Dr. Manoj M P, Kerala’s first Cochlear implant surgeon. This makes him an expert in dealing with complicated ear surgeries like mastoidectomy, stapedectomy and inner ear procedures.

He is an expert in performing surgeries like thyroidectomy, salivary gland surgery and neck surgeries, all routine sinus surgeries including endoscopic surgery for lacrimal gland (Dacryocysto rhinostomy), and endoscopic surgeries to arrest nasal bleeding.

With an excellent academic background, being a gold medalist right from his MBBS days and which has continued through his MS and DNB degrees. A graduate of Trivandrum Medical college and post graduate from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, he is the first ENT specialist in Kerala to be awarded the gold medal in the DNB exam conducted at the ALL-INDIA level. He has the perfect blend of academics and practical knowledge which he has practiced and perfected over the last 24 years having worked in prestigious hospitals like Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Kasturba Medical College.

A regular faculty and speaker at ENT conferences at the National, State and regional level, Dr Padmanabhan is known for his presentation skills. He has published articles in several national and international journals. He is a regular ENT quiz master and blogger.

  • MBBS, Kerala University, University Gold Medal in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • MS (ENT), Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Best ENT graduate of the year.
  • DNB (ENT), National Board of Education (All India Gold Medalist)
  • MNAMS, National Board of Education
  • Treatment of voice disorders.
  • Treatment of deafness
  • Treatment of thyroid disorders
  • Management of patients with swallowing issues
  • Ear - Tympanoplasty, Ossiculoplasty, Mastoidectomy, Stapedectomy, Myringotomy and Grommet insertion, Pre auricular sinus excision
  • Neck - Thyroidectomy, Parotidectomy, Submandibular Salivary Gland surgery, removal of neck swellings like lymph nodes, branchial cysts, sinuses etc.
  • Voice - Micro Laryngeal surgery for removal of vocal cord pathology, Endoscopic Laryngeal surgery, Thyroplasty, Sulcus surgery, Surgeries for vocal cord palsy.
  • Nose - Endoscopic Sinus surgery, Septoplasty, Endoscopic surgery to stop nasal bleeding (ethmoid and sphenopalatine artery ligation), Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Throat - Tonsillectomy, Surgeries for snoring, Palatoplasty, Coblation adenoidectomy and tonsillectomy.
  • Regular faculty on ENT conferences at Regional and State level
OP Days and Timings
  • Mon 11:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Tue 11:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Wed 11:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Thu 11:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Fri 11:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Sat 11:30 AM - 03:30 PM
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Dr. Jabir Bin Umer K P
Associate Consultant - ENT

Dr. Jabir Bin Umer KP is a highly skilled ENT surgeon with a specialization in Otorhinolaryngology, head and neck surgery, and a strong focus on pediatric and adult sleep disorders, Sino-nasal and skull-based surgeries, as well as thyroid surgeries. Dr. Jabir obtained his Master of Surgery from the renowned Aligarh Muslim University and underwent extensive training in advanced surgical techniques, including microscopic and endoscopic procedures.

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Jabir Bin Umer to our esteemed medical team, where he brings a wealth of expertise in the field of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Jabir’s mentorship under the esteemed Prof. Anish Bava Salim has equipped him with the skills to address complex nasal and sinus conditions, and intricate skull-based issues in the realm of Sino-nasal and Skull-base surgeries.

One of Dr. Jabir’s standout areas of expertise lies in rhinoplasty, where he received comprehensive training under the esteemed Dr. Imtiaz Qazi. He has honed his skills in this delicate and intricate procedure, incorporating the latest techniques and advancements to provide exceptional results that enhance both aesthetics and functionality for his patients.

Dr. Jabir Bin Umer has a vast and successful track record in performing Coblation adenoidectomies and tonsillectomies for pediatric and adult sleep apnea, earning him a solid reputation with numerous satisfied patients across Kerala. His dedication to patient care and surgical excellence sets him apart as a trusted ENT surgeon in the field.

  • MBBS 2009 batch, Kannur Medical College, Anjarakkandy Integrated campus,Kannur. Completed rotatory internship of 1 year in 29-02-2016
  • Joined MS (ENT) in May 2018 at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, AMU, Aligarh, and completed in May 2021.
  • Junior Resident - Department of General Medicine from 01-04-2016 to 31-03-2017
  • Tutor - Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Kannur Medical College, Anjarakkandy, Kannur, Kerala 01-04-2017 to 15-09-2017
  • Resident - Department of ENT & Head & Neck Surgery, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University from 09.05.2021 to 31.10.2021 Associate Consultant- Department of ENT & Head & Neck Surgery, GIMCARE Hospital, Chala 08.11.2021
  • All kind of endoscopic Sino-nasal Surgeries.
  • Endoscopic Septoplasty
  • Rhinoplasty:
    • Open Rhinoplasty
    • Closed Rhinoplasty
    • Preservation Rhinoplasty
  • Skull- base surgeries
  • Coblation surgeries for sleep apnea
  • Coblation adenoidectomy
  • Coblation Tonsillectomy
  • Endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Closed Nasal bone reduction
  • Endoscopic tympanoplasty
  • Mastoid Surgeries
  • Microlaryngal Surgeries
  • Thyroid Surgeries
  • Surgeries for all head and neck benign and malignant conditions
  • Neck, face and airway trauma management
  • Foreign body removal
OP Days and Timings
  • Mon 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Tue 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Wed 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Thu 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Fri 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Sat 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
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Dr. Priyadarsini T
Junior Consultant

Dr. Priyadarsini is a young dynamic professional who has done post-graduate training at Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Science in Central Referral Hospital. She has performed multiple ENT procedures like Tonsillectomy, Adenoidectomy, Grommet insertion, Septoplasty, Thyroidectomy, Tracheostomy, Endoscopic surgeries, and other minor and major procedures. Worked as Senior Residency at Calicut Medical College. Dr. Priyadarshini has actively participated in teaching MBBS students and PG students.

  • MBBS, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
  • M. S. (ENT & Head and Neck Surgery), Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences.
  • One year rotatory internship at Amritha Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
  • Post Graduate Training in Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Science.
  • Fellowship in otology with temporal bone dissection course KKR ENT Hospital Chennai.
  • Senior Residency at Calicut Medical College.
  • Paper presentation on our experience with tracheal decannulation in tracheostomized patients- an observational study 4th Annual Conference and live surgical workshop AOI and won third prize.
  • Poster presentation on unusual presentation on neglected foreign body neck in a child at 4th Annual Conference and live surgical workshop AOI and won first prize.
  • Published case series as S P Kesari, S.L Manshi, T Priyadarsini, D Mishra. Epistaxis: etiological profile and treatment outcome in a teaching hospital of North Eastern state of Sikkim, India. In Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences 8(28): 2234-2238.
  • Published case series as S Remya, T Priyadarsini, B Umadethan, M K Gopalan. Cheiloscopy- A Study of Lip Prints for Personal Identification in OISR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences 15 (2): 101-103.
OP Days and Timings
  • Wed 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
  • Fri 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM