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E.N.T(Otorhinolaryngology + Head + Neck Surgery )

Overview of the Department:

In our illustrious ENT Department at Holy Cross Hospital, our unwavering dedication to your well-being shines brilliantly, guiding every aspect of our refined services. With unwavering dedication, our team of experts specializes in a myriad of intricate procedures, from the precision of Micro Surgeries to the transformative power of Stapedectomy, Tympanoplasty, and Ossiculoplasty, all aimed at restoring the beauty of sound and comfort in your life. We pride ourselves on our ability to handle complex cases with precision and care, ensuring that our patients receive the best possible treatment. With advanced technology and a team of qualified experts, we can stay at the forefront of medical advancements with intricate surgeries like Facial nerve surgery, Petrosectomy, Glomus Jugulare Excision, and Brain Hernia Repair, demonstrating our commitment to comprehensive patient care. Our holistic approach extends to Bronchoscopy, Petrous Apex Surgery, and the finesse of Endolaryngeal Microsurgery. With Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery, we embrace advanced techniques for your ultimate comfort, while our Head and Neck Surgery services deliver comprehensive care. At Holy Cross Hospital, we strive to create a comfortable and healing environment for all our patients, Experiencing healthcare with a personal touch. Your journey towards better health starts here.


Micro Surgeries

Our esteemed ENT department specializes in micro-surgeries, utilizing advanced precision instruments to provide minimally invasive solutions for various ear, nose, and throat conditions. These procedures minimize discomfort and expedite recovery, ensuring the highest level of care and precision.


Stapedectomy is a highly specialized procedure we offer to restore hearing impairment by otosclerosis, providing patients with a transformative solution for their hearing difficulties. Our experienced surgeons meticulously replace the fixed stapes bone in the middle ear with a prosthesis, resulting in significant hearing improvement.


Our commitment to excellence is exemplified through tympanoplasty, a surgical intervention that not only restores the integrity of the eardrum but also rejuvenates the sheer joy of crystal-clear sound. This procedure shields against infections and enhances overall hearing health, providing relief and improved quality of life for our patients.


Our Ossiculoplasty procedures epitomize precision and expertise as we delicately reconstruct the intricate ear bones. This approach effectively addresses conductive hearing loss, ultimately bestowing the gift of sound clarity upon our patients, ensuring a life enriched by the joy of hearing.


Atticoantrostomy is a vital surgical intervention within our repertoire, dedicated to fostering healing by enhancing middle ear drainage. This procedure expertly addresses chronic ear infections and the accompanying discomfort, providing our patients with enduring relief and well-being.

Obliteration and Cavity Reconstruction Procedures

In pursuit of patient comfort and long-term health, our highly skilled team specializes in precision reconstruction procedures, that correct structural defects within the ear and sinus cavities, ensuring long-term comfort and health for our patients.

Facial Nerve Surgery

We, At Holy Cross Hospital understand the profound impact of facial nerve-related issues on our patients' lives, and our experienced surgeons skillfully perform facial nerve surgery to restore facial movement, offering hope and an enhanced quality of life for patients dealing with similar issues.


Petrosectomy represents our surgical prowess in addressing complex conditions involving the temporal bone. This procedure involves the meticulous removal of a portion of the temporal bone, granting access to intricate ear and skull base conditions and ensuring comprehensive care and effective treatment.

Glomus Jugulare Excision

Our distinguished proficiency in Glomus Jugulare Excision procedures ensures the effective removal of tumours that develop in the Glomus Jugulare region of the skull base, providing relief and healing for our patients.

Brain Hernia Repair

Brain hernia repair is a critical procedure within our scope of services, designed to correct cerebrospinal fluid leaks and herniation of brain tissue through the skull base. This procedure safeguards the safety and function of this vital area, underscoring our dedication to comprehensive care.

Petrous Apex Surgery

Our expertise extends to the complex realm of Petrous Apex Surgery related to the petrous apex, a challenging area within the skull base. Our commitment to providing specialized care and expertise ensures optimal outcomes for our patients.

Endolaryngeal Microsurgery

Our minimally invasive endolaryngeal microsurgery emerges as a beacon of hope to patients in need. This advanced approach ensures the resolution of voice-related issues and the meticulous removal of lesions from the larynx, ultimately safeguarding optimal vocal health and function.

Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

Chronic sinusitis and nasal polyps find expert management within our Endoscopic Sinus Surgery services. This procedure, characterized by its precision, offers relief by removing obstructions and enhancing sinus drainage, leading to improved quality of life for our patients.

Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

Our skilled team employs advanced techniques in Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery to treat conditions affecting the base of the skull, such as pituitary tumours. Our commitment to precision and care ensures optimal outcomes and faster recovery for our patients.

Head and Neck Surgery

Our comprehensive Head and Neck Surgery services encompass a diverse array of conditions, including tumours, infections, and deformities within the head and neck region, ensuring holistic patient care, recovery, and well-being.


Our Bronchoscopy procedures represent a pinnacle of accuracy and care in the realm of respiratory health. We provide a precise diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of respiratory conditions, ensuring optimal lung health and peace of mind for our patients.

Treatments we are specialized in

  • Restoration of hearing impairment by otosclerosis
  • Benign growths, cysts, and obstructions
  • Repair of perforated eardrums due to injury or chronic infections
  • Structural defects within the ear
  • Sinus cavities
  • Conductive hearing loss
  • Chronic ear infections
  • Structural defects
  • Facial nerve-related issues
  • Complex ear and skull base conditions
  • Tumors
  • Cerebrospinal fluid leaks
  • herniation of brain tissue
  • Voice disorders
  • Chronic sinusitis
  • Nasal polyps
  • Sinus obstructions
  • Conditions related to the petrous apex
  • Vocal cord lesions
  • Laryngeal tumors
  • pituitary tumors
  • Respiratory conditions (lung infections, tumors, and obstructions in the airways)

Our Doctors

Dr. N.K. Kanakarajan, (MBBS, DLO, MS, DNB)

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Dr. Prakash Cherian. MBBS, DLO

Consultant otolaryngologist

Dr. Prakash Cherian. MBBS, DLO

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Dr. Sheeba Mathew. MBBS, MS(E.N.T)

Consultant Otorhinolaryngologist

Dr. Sheeba Mathew. MBBS, MS(E.N.T)

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Dr Rasmika Kanakarajan. MBBS, MS(Otorhinolaryngology), DNB(Otorhinolaryngology)

Dr Rasmika Kanakarajan stands as an eminent Otorhinolaryngologist celebrated for her remarkable proficiency and tireless dedication to the field of medicine. Possessing an M.S. in Otorhinolaryngology from Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Puducherry, and an esteemed M.B.B.S. from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, she embodies a seamless blend of scholarly brilliance and practical expertise.

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