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Ears Nose & Throat (ENT)

ENT GibraltarOtolaryngology (ENT Surgery) is the branch of medicine that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose, throat and head and neck disorders. The full name of the specialty is otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. Practitioners are called otorhinolaryngologists (ORL). The term comes from the Greek oto for ear, rhino for nose, laryngo for larynx/throat and –logy for study), and it literally means the study of ear, nose and neck.

Diseases of the Ear, Nose and Throat affect many of us. Dysfunction of the air passages around the mouth and nose can cause significant discomfort and therefore prompt and appropriate treatment is essential. At the Specialist Medical Clinic our specialist, Dr Keith Farrell is able to manage all aspects of these diseases (including allergies, hearing problems, balance disorders, deafness, tonsil problems and tinnitus (ringing in the ears). Services available at the Specialist Medical Clinic include:

  • Management of Nasal allergy, sinusitis and blocked nose
  • Assessment and management of Vertigo and balance disorders
  • Hearing tests, Ear pain, deafness, tinnitus
  • Removal of wax / foreign bodies from ears
  • Evaluation of snoring issues and sleep apnoea
  • Evaluation of voice abnormalities, throat pain, swallowing difficulties
  • Endoscopic examination of the larynx and pharynx (Throat)
  • Surgical treatment of ENT conditions