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What does an ENT specialist do and when to see an ENT specialist?

Who is an ENT Specialist?

    ENT Specialist or an Otolaryngologist is a specialist who treats medical conditions related to the Ear, Nose, Throat, Head and Neck. An ENT specialist also performs surgeries affecting the delicate organs or tissues of the Ear, Nose, and Throat.

What does an ENT specialist treat?

There are many different conditions an Ear, Nose and Throat specialist treats. Let’s look at them:


Our ears help to listen and understand the surrounding sounds. The conditions related to the ear include infections, inflammations, injury, etc.

  • Ear lobule tear
  • Middle ear infections
  • Ear pain
  • Ear infections
  • Ear wax
  • Hearing loss
  • Perforated eardrum (hole in the ear)
  • Tinnitus
  • Otosclerosis
  • Dizziness or vertigo
  • Temporomandibular joint disorders(TMJ)
  •  Pre auricular pits and sinus
  • Vertigo/ dizziness
  • Eustachian tube dysfunction

Our nose helps in breathing and identifying smells. Conditions treated by an ENT doctor are:

  • Sinusitis
  • Deviated Nasal Septum (DNS)
  • Bleeding from nose
  • Nasal polyps
  • Postnasal drip
  • Snoring
  • Smell disorders
  • Rhinitis
  • Enlarged turbinates
  • Nose tumour
  • Headache

The throat helps us speak, communicate with voice, and swallow. It is the major passage for air and food. The conditions related to the throat are:

  • Sore throat
  • Tonsils
  • Adenoids
  • Voice change (hoarseness)
  • Vocal cord disorders
  • Throat tumours
  • Cordectomy & Laryngectomy
  • Swallowing issues

Head and Neck
Addition to Ear, Nose and Throat, an ENT doctor will treat conditions related to the Head and Neck. They are:

  • Endoscopic DCR (Dacryocystorhinostomy)
  • Hemi-thyroidectomy & Total thyroidectomy
  • Superficial, Total parotidectomy and salivary gland surgeries
  • Sinus Surgery (FESS)
  • Neck mass surgery – Branchial
  • sinus/ cyst
  • Head and neck cancer surgery
  • Laryngocele
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Depending on the sub-specialisations in the ENT, ENT doctors are also called :

A Paediatric ENT specialist will treat diseases related to infants and children. Treating children is arduous, and one should have love, patience, and care toward children. In some cases, children can’t express their symptoms and problems carefully. Patience and love towards children will play a significant role in understanding them.
With a kind heart, Dr. Shree Rao stole the hearts of thousands of kids and put a smile on their parents with her results. Dr Shree Rao’s love and care towards children is aberrant. Dr. Shree Rao is one of the best pediatric ent specialists, and she treats paediatric conditions like:

  • Tonsils in children
  • Adenoids in children
  • Tongue tie
  • Glue ear and grommets
  • Pre auricular pits and sinus, etc.

A Rhinologist is a doctor who specialises in treating problems related to nasal and sinus disorders. Otolaryngology is a subspecialty in ENT, and a doctor is called an otolaryngologist. An otolaryngologist will treat conditions like:

  • Nasal masses
  • Complicated sinus surgeries
  • Conditions related to skull

Otorhinolaryngologist treats conditions related to the head and neck like:

  • Sinus surgery (FESS)
  • Laryngocele
  • Head and neck cancer surgery

If you are facing any Ear, Nose, and Throat problems, you must visit the nearest ent doctor in hyderabad.

  • Nasal conditions like running nose, breathing problems, sinus problems
  • Infections related to the middle ear, nasal allergies, strep throat, sore throat
  • Hearing problems or tinnitus (ringing in ears)
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Snoring, sleep apnea, dizziness and vertigo, etc

An ENT doctor will identify the symptoms, guide you perfectly and cure the disease. Whether in an emergency or a normal condition, ensure you carry all your previous medical reports(if available).

How to find the best ENT specialist?

If you are planning to visit an ENT doctor, there are some important factors to consider before booking an appointment.

  • If you plan to make an online appointment, ensure the doctor is available online/ virtually before making your appointment at your required time.
  • The experience of the ENT doctor will help in diagnosing the disease quickly.
  • Make sure you disclose all the symptoms and necessary reports without hesitation because communication is the key.
    Consider a doctor who speaks in a friendly manner and treats you well.
  • Testimonials of previous patients will help you to find the best ent doctor.
  • Ensure that the hospital has a well-equipped laboratory.

The best ent surgeon will treat you well and you’ll recover fastly.


About Dr. Shree Rao:

Dr. Shree Cuddapah Rao, an ENT (Ear-Nose-Throat) surgeon, is a superspecialist microsurgeon in Otology and Cochlear implant surgeries. With 10 years of deep domain experience in medical and surgical ENT, she is quite fittingly, the Head of the Cochlear Implant team at Dr. Rao’s ENT, Hyderabad’s leading ENT superspecialty hospital.

Her emphasis on patient-first, positive outcomes and empathetic approach endear Dr. Shree Rao to both careseekers and their families. Dr. Shree Rao is one of the best ent doctor in hyderabad, to book an appointment click here.

About Dr. Shree C Rao


Dr. Shree Cuddapah Rao, an ENT (Ear-Nose-Throat) surgeon, is a superspecialist microsurgeon in Otology and Cochlear implant surgeries. With 10+ years of deep domain experience in medical and surgical ENT, she is quite fittingly, the Head of the Cochlear Implant team at Dr. Rao’s ENT

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