Surgeries

Ear

  • Grommets
  • Myringoplasty (closing of hole in ear drum)
  • Examination under anaesthesia (because we all know that sometimes kids don’t tolerate a real look and clean out)
  • Mastoidectomy (for very bad, chronic infections or cholesteatomas)

 

Nose

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Sinus wash-out
  • FESS (to open drainage of sinuses)
  • Removal of dermoids
  • Removal of foreign bodies
  • Turbinectomies (bad allergies/hayfever)
  • Drainage of abscesses
  • Cautery (burning of blood vessels for ongoing epistaxis)

 

Throat

  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tongue tie release
  • Pharyngoscopy (looking in the throat to source an infection/foreign body/reason for choking)
  • Drainage of abscesses

“I hope that we can develop a relationship that keeps your child’s best interest at heart, in an environment, which can often be daunting.”

Breathing

  • Microlaryngobronchoscopy (look down the airway to find the cause of illness)
  • Placement of nasopharyngeal airways
  • Balloon dilatation
  • Reconstructions
  • Removal of lesions of voice box
  • Tracheostomy
  • Cricoid split
  • Laryngotracheal reconstruction
  • CTR
  • Removal of foreign bodies

 

Neck

  • Removal of cysts and growths
  • Tracheostomy
  • Biopsies
  • Difficult intubations