Acibadem Healthcare Group Istanbul
Department of Otolaryngology (302414)
Specialized in: otolaryngology
The Department of Otolaryngology at Acibadem Healthcare Group, led by Prof. Dr. Levent Erişen, successfully performs all procedures to treat ear, nose and throat disorders. The physicians of the Department are highly trained and provide first-class and comprehensive treatment in the state-of-the-art rooms of the clinic. There is also the Cochlear Implant Center ranking among the best worldwide.
The Department of Otolaryngology at Acibadem focuses on the treatment of both benign and malignant tumors of the ear, nose, throat, oral cavity, nasal fossae, larynx, salivary gland, thyroid etc. In the field of rhinology, the Department under the direction of Prof. Dr. Levent Erişen successfully treats nasal congestion, allergies, sinus conditions, as well as congenital problems of the nose, such as choanal atresia. The Department uses the most developed and most recent surgical navigation system, which reduces the risk of complications resulting from surgery. In this way, potential side effects are reduced to an extremely low level.
The Department of Otolaryngology at Acibadem Healthcare Group under the direction of Prof. Dr. Levent Erişen also specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of voice and swallowing disorders, such as dysphonia (loss of voice), voice disorders, difficulty in swallowing and sialorrhea (excessive salivation). The experienced specialists use the Lumenis CO2 laser, which is currently available at few medical institutions around the world. It is very helpful in the treatment of disorders of the vocal cords (polyps, lesions), tracheal stenosis (tumors), diseases of the throat, mouth, nose tumors and skin lesions.
In addition, the Department of Otolaryngology at Acibadem deals with the diagnosis and treatment of snoring and sleeping disorders.
Cochlear implant surgery is a perfect option to restore hearing. It is usually performed as an outpatient procedure under general anesthesia. This operation can be performed in the Department of Otolaryngology at Acibadem in individuals older than 12 months who do not benefit from hearing aids. A hearing aid only amplifies an incoming sound, while a cochlear implant changes sound waves into electrical signals.
It is worth noting that Acibadem treats pediatric ear, nose and throat diseases as well and they are not restricted to tonsil or adenoid surgeries, but also include the treatment of congenital anomalies (babies born without ears or nose, cleft palate), breathing disorders related to congenital throat anomalies and congenital cysts and masses.
The Department of Otolaryngology at Acibadem Healthcare Group, led by Prof. Dr. Levent Erişen, offers the following:
- Tinnitus treatment
- Dizziness treatment
- Surgery for disorders of the ear drum and middle ear
- Otosclerosis surgery
- Diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss
- Surgical implantation of cochlear implants (bionic ears)
- Rehabilitation with hearing devices
- Diagnosis and treatment of both benign and malignant tumors of the ear, nose, throat, oral cavity, nasal fossae, larynx, salivary gland, thyroid
- Diagnosis and treatment of voice and swallowing disorders
- Diagnosis and treatment of snoring and sleeping disorders
- Cochlear implant surgery
- Diagnosis and treatment of pediatric ear, nose and throat diseases
- Istanbul, Turkey