An ENT specialist is a doctor who specializes in the treating of ear, nose and throat. This is referred to as Otolaryngology in the medicine field. ENT specialists are typically professionals who are sometimes called otolaryngologist where they can treat patients with these problems while some are able to carry out certain surgery procedures as well.
As such, a person with any symptoms of hearing loss, sinus infections and even cancers around these body parts will seek treatment from ENT specialists while children with such conditions would require long term medication and treatment.
Among the procedures carried out by ENT specialists include Head and Neck Oncologic surgery, Laryngology and Voice Disorders, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Surgical Oncology, Sinustitis treatment and Cleft Lip and Palate, among others.
Dr. John Tan Hong Guan
Dr John Tan specializes in Otolaryngology and is attached with the Subang Jaya Medical Centre where he has treated patients with sinusitis, and others. Dr John has carried out procedures like head and neck surgery and endoscopic sinus surgery, among others.
Dr. Sushil Brito-Mutunayagam
Dr Sushil is attached with the ParkCity Medical Centre and is perhaps one of the most experienced ENT doctors in Malaysia. He has treated patients with all kinds of problems including deafness, head and neck disorders, head and neck cancer, salivary gland diseases, sinusitis, throat disorders and vertigo, among others. Besides that, he has carried out procedures like ear drum repairs, balloon sinuplasty, Ear surgery (Otoplasty), Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS), Laryngoscopy, Microlaryngealscopy, Nasal obstructions and Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) procedures and many more. He was the former chief of Otorhinolaryngology at Hospital Ampang between 2008 and 2014.
Dr Megat Shiraz Megat Abdul Rahman
Dr Megat Shiraz is a consultant ENT surgeon and the chief of medical staff attached with Columbia Asia Hospital. He is a renowned ENT specialist who graduated from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
Dr. Hj Md Husain Hj Said
Like Dr John Tan, Dr Hj Md Husain is attached with the Subang Jaya Medical Centre where he specializes in Otolaryngology as well. He is renowned in this medical field and has carried out procedures like Balloon sinuplasty, Otologic diseases and surgery and Percutaneous tracheostomy. He is a member of the Academy of Medicine in Malaysia and is with the postgraduate study of otorhinolaryngology board with the Ministry of Health of Malaysia.
Datuk Dr. Kuljit Singh
One of the renowned Malaysian ENT specialist is Datuk Dr. Kuljit Singh who holds a Master in Otorhinolarygology from the University of Malaya. He is an experienced doctor who has served at Hospital Kuala Lumpur and Hospital Kangar while he has lectured at University Malaya as well. His area of expertise is in Rhinology, allergy, hearing rehabilitation and in vertigo management and is one of the main people who set up the allergy centre at University Malaya Medical Centre.
Dr. Shailendra Sivalingam
Attached with the Sunway Medical Centre, Dr Shailendra specializes in Otolaryngology (ENT) where he can converse in Bahasa Malaysia, English and Italian. Dr Shailendra has treated patients with nasal disorders, sinusitis, nasal disorders, balanced disorders and vertigo, Tracheal disorders, Meniere’s disease, Vestibular disorders and many others while having preformed procedures including Cochlear and BAHA Implants, Otologic diseases and surgery, Balloon sinuplasty, Diagnostic nasal endoscopy, Ear surgery (Otoplasty), Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS), Endoscopy and many more.
Dato’ Dr. Sangara Kandiah
Dato’ Dr Sangara is an ENT specialist in Otolaryngology where he is attached with Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur. He has treated patients with conditions like OSA (Obtrusive Sleep Apnea) and has carried out procedures like basic ear, nose and throat surgery, Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS), Laser assisted uvulopalatoplasty (LAUP) for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), and Myringoplasty (tympanic membrane repair), among others.