Otolaryngology Department | Ichilov Clinic

Otolaryngology and pathology of the head and neck

The Department of Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) - Head and Neck Surgery at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center treats a wide range of patients who need surgical or conservative treatments for the nasal passages, sinuses, ears, mouth, pharynx, throat, head and neck regions, or the base of the brain.

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Ear, Nose, Throat, Head and Neck Surgery Department

Medical proficiency and experience

Doctors in the department perform complex surgical procedures to remove benign and malignant tumors in the skull base, head, neck, and trachea, as well as reconstructive surgery. The department offers various types of hearing impairment surgeries, including procedures to improve auditory function; endoscopic surgery of the nose, nasal passages, and upper pharynx; vocal cord and speech improvement surgery; snoring reduction surgery; nose reconstruction; and pediatric surgery.

The department clinic provides diagnostic, consulting, and treatment for dizziness, hearing loss, and a wide array of ENT illnesses in adults and children.

Leading edge care

Patients treated by the department receive the full range of care necessary, with progressive methods and advanced state-of-the-art optical instruments and digital imaging equipment. Multidisciplinary procedures are conducted in conjunction with the departments of neurosurgery and plastic surgery.


The following are typical procedures performed by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center specialists:

    • Baha implant for treatment of hearing loss
    • Cochlear implant surgery
    • Digital evaluation of vocal cords
    • Ear injections to treat dizziness
    • Endoscopic ear, nose and throat surgery
    • Endoscopic endonasal approach (EEA) surgery for removing tumors in the pituitary gland
    • Endoscopic evaluation of vocal cords in children
    • Endoscopic nose and sinus surgery using navigator technology
    • Endoscopic surgery for speech rehabilitation under local anesthetic
    • Endoscopic surgery of the salivary gland
    • Endoscopic surgery to remove tumors from the anterior skull base
    • Endoscopic surgery to treat Zenker’s pharynx diverticulum
    • Functional and aesthetic nose surgery
    • Mastoidectomy
    • Modular surgery for growth removal and reconstruction of the frontal and side base of the skull
    • Myringotomy with tube insertion
    • Non-surgical treatment of salivary gland stones and other salivary gland disorders
    • Parathyroid surgery including hormonal monitoring during surgery
    • Paratracheal neck dissection/Neck dissection/Selective neck dissection
    • Radio wave treatment for snoring and breathing disturbances
    • Radio wave treatment of the nasal concha
    • Removal of jaw tumors (maxillectomy)
    • Surgery for the rehabilitation of hearing with synthetic implants
    • Surgery to rehabilitate the larynx and trachea in adults and children
    • Surgery to resect and restore facial bones and soft tissue of the face and neck with free-form implants
    • Surgery to restore speech with the aid of prosthetics
    • Swallowing diagnostic procedures
    • Thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy
    • Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
    • Treatment of vocal cord paralysis or weakness
    • Tympanoplasty (eardrum reconstruction)

Specialty units and clinics

The ENT Department units and clinics offer care in the following areas:

    • Head and neck oncology
    • Ear, nose and throat – general clinic
    • Pediatric ear, nose and throat
    • Nose and face/Facial system
    • Thyroid and parathyroid gland
    • Laboratory for applied cancer research
    • Voice and swallowing disturbances
    • Salivary gland conditions
    • Pre-surgery care: ear, nose, throat, head and neck
    • Surgery and ear diseases
    • Skull base surgery
    • Head and neck surgery
    • Mouth and jaw surgery
    • Dizziness and hearing problems
    • Sinuses, mouth and jaw
    • Head and neck reconstruction
    • Functional and aesthetic nose rehabilitation
    • Hearing and speech
    • Cochlear implants
    • Sleep apnea and snoring

Research and education

The department is affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University, where its doctors hold academic positions. The department’s widespread academic activities include classes for medical students, interns, and specialists in various fields of ENT surgery and intensive research programs in cancer, hearing, genetics, advanced surgery methods, pediatric diseases, and speech-organ diseases.

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