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Laryngology Specialists in Asia

Hospitals and medical centers in Asia who have Laryngology specialists.

Gleneagles Global Hospitals

Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai offers world class and advanced facilities and services in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and international patients. This 2000-bedded facility which is Halal and NABH certified, is one of India's top healthcare destination.

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Laryngology is available at Global Hospitals Chennai

Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

This multi-specialty tertiary hospital offers various medical services as well as dental procedures to local and overseas patients. It serves over 100,000 international patients every year.

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Laryngology is available at Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

11 listed ENT specialists:

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Dr. Apinan Na Nakorn

Hearing, Speech, Balance Tinnitus

Rambam Medical Center

The Department of ENT carries out the entire range of surgical procedures for these areas using the most advanced and innovative techniques available.

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Laryngology is available at Rambam Medical Center

Listed ENT specialist:

Prof. Gil Ziv

Director, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Senior Member Clinical Research Institute

Sourasky Medical Center

A major medical center in Tel Aviv operating three hospitals under its lead, and serves as a teaching and research center as well.

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Laryngology is available at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

Listed ENT specialist:

Prof. Dan M. Fliss

Head of tolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

Chaophya Hospital

The Chaophya Hospital is a JCI accredited, tertiary private hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, which has been in operation since 1991. It has an international department which offers a comprehensive range of supporting services to foreign patients.

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Laryngology is available at Chaophya Hospital

Global Hospitals & Health City Chennai

The flagship hospital of the Global Hospitals Group, which operates eight hospitals throughout India. The modern 500 bed hospital was opened in 2009, and offers advanced medical and surgical treatment, including organ transplantation, cardiac surgey and neurosurgy.

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Laryngology is available at Global Hospitals & Health City Chennai

Sevenhills Hospital

SevenHills Group of Hospitals (SHHL) has been delivering Healthcare services at the highest level, since past 25 years. SevenHills Hospital, Mumbai, is a world class integrated Healthcare Delivery System, that provides comprehensive Healthcare...

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Laryngology is available at Sevenhills Hospital

Listed ENT specialists:

Dr. Ashwini Kumar Mehta

Consultant in ENT

Dr. Sangeet Poddar

Consultant in ENT

Fortis Malar Hospital

One of the largest private hospitals in Chennai, containining five specialty centres: Heart Institute, Institute for Renal Sciences, Specialty Centre for Joints, OBG and Gynecology centre and a Diabetes centre.

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Laryngology is available at Fortis Malar Hospital

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BNH Hospital

A JCI accredited hospital with a 225 in-patient bed capacity which offers a wide range of medical services. Services for international patients include aesthetic procedures and cosmetic surgery.

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Laryngology is available at BNH Hospital

13 listed ENT specialists:

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Assoc. Prof. Chanchai Charakorn

General ENT,Allergy, Head & Neck Surgery,FESS

Dr. Amnuay Cutchavaree

Otolaryngology

Fortis Vasant Kunj

Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital is a Centre of Excellence for Cardiac Sciences, Renal Sciences, Diabetology, Pulmonology and Thoracic Sciences and a specialty center for Joint Replacement, Genito-urinary, Cosmetic Surgery and Dental care.

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Laryngology is available at Fortis Vasant Kunj

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About Laryngology

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.


What is Laryngology?

Laryngology is a branch of medicine which involves injuries and sicknesses of the larynx, often referred to as the voice box. Laryngology as well addresses voice disorders and treatments. The larynx is located in the neck and houses the vocal cords. The larynx is essential in the body's generation of sound.


What does a laryngologist do?

A laryngologist is a doctor with a specific interest in illnesses of the larynx and voice disorders. Laryngology is a subspecialty of otolaryngology that relates to the treatment of the throat, ears, and nose. Laryngologists, and Otolaryngologists are usually known as ENT (ear, nose, and throat), doctors.


What are some of the illnesses that affecting the larynx?

Many disorders of the larynx may be due to injury or strain to the vocal cords by way of speaking too low or too loudly, smoking, throat clearing, singing, excessive talking, screaming, or coughing. Finally, regular vocal misuse and abuse vocal can lead to lasting changes in vocal function and probably the loss of voice.


Disorders due to overuse, abuse, or misuse are:
  • Laryngitis 
  • Vocal cord polyps
  • Vocal cord hemorrhage
  • Expert voice disorders
  • Laryngeal papillomatosis
  • Spasmodic dysphonia
  • Vocal cord paralysis
  • Laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPRD)
  • Laryngeal cancer
  • Laryngeal stenosis
  • Dysphagia
  • Vocal cord nodules

How are illnesses of the larynx diagnosed?
  • Illnesses of the larynx are often by an otolaryngologist or laryngologist. The person will first carry out a physical examination that includes a scope test to visualize the larynx throat and larynx. Based on your symptoms, other examinations will likely be required. These are an additional endoscopic test, X-rays, or a biopsy (if cancer is suspected). In certain scenarios, they might as well order a laryngeal electromyography (LEMG), to assess the nerve input to the laryngeal muscles and may offer prognostic and diagnostic information about the recovery of vocal fold function.
  • To diagnose conditions of vocal misuse like nodules, polyps, or cyst a laryngologist will even inspect the vocal cords using a scope. Further tests which may be carried out to diagnose issues with the larynx are MRIs and CT scans.

How are illnesses of the larynx treated?
  • Treatments for illnesses that affect the larynx differ based on your diagnosis. Treatment for illnesses brought about by vocal overuse, abuse, or misuse, might be as easy as resting the voice. Singing or voice therapy may also be advised. This is done by a speech-language pathologist.
  • Chemotherapy, radiation therapy or surgery or a combination of them can be used to cure laryngeal cancer. Surgery may be needed to treat a cyst, nodules, or polyps.
  • Treatment for illnesses of the larynx vocal cords and larynx vocal cords are highly personal, based on a profession, condition, and age. Your doctor will take all these into considerations to make a personal treatment plan.

What can be done to prevent illnesses of the larynx?
  • Stopping smoking and reducing alcohol consumption might help prevent laryngeal cancer.
  • Taking proper care not to strain the voice by way of too much misuse or use may prevent illnesses like nodules and polyps. This is particularly vital for singers or people like lawyers and teachers, who spend most of their day talking. Maintaining physical fitness, taking the time to rest your voice, and manage irritating factors like reflux or allergy may help a lot in preventing these illnesses.
  • It is essential to remember that many conditions affecting the larynx are curable if you seek medical attention once you first detect your symptoms. Failing to do so might imply lasting damage to the larynx and voice.

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