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Otorhinolaryngology(ENT) Department

The Department of Otorhinolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat) in Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Osogbo started in the year 2000 with Dr J.E Tobih as the pioneer consultant and Head of the department. It is an academic unit of the department of Surgery in the College of Health Sciences, Faculty of Clinical Sciences of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology. The department is involved in the training of students and resident doctors, researches and provision of care to patients. Residents from other subspecialties such as Family Medicine and Ophthalmology on rotation are also trained in the department. The department had partial accreditations for postgraduate training of doctors by both the West African College of Surgeons and the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria. Recently, the department was re-accredited by both colleges.

Objectives and Functions of Department

  • Ear, Nose and Throat consultations.
  • Ear, Nose and Throat Surgical procedures.
  • Speech therapy services.
  • Audiological Services.
  • Teaching and Research.
  • Hearing Screening Services.
  • Assessment of balance disorders.
  • Adult ear surgery (Otology).
  • Laryngology (Voice Disorders).
  • Swallowing Disorders.
  • Head and Neck Cancer and Tumors.
  • Nose Allergy.
  • Nose, breathing (cosmetic and functional surgery).
  • Paediatric ear, nose and throat disorders.
  • Salivary disorders - tumors and infections.
  • Sinusitis (medical and surgical treatment).
  • Skull Base Surgery.
  • Sleep Disorders.
  • Speech and Hearing.
  • Thyroid Surgery.
  • Aural syringing.
  • Adenoidectomy.
  • Tonsillectomy.
  • Tracheostomy & Decannulation.
  • Micro laryngoscop
  • Oesophagoscopy.
  • Total Laryngectomy.
  • Maxilectomy etc.
Clinico-pathology/Clinico-Radiology seminars
TuesdayWard round
Grand Round
WednesdayOtology/Vertigo/head and neck clinic
General ENT/Rhinology clinic
Temporal bone dissection/Journal club
FridayPaediatric ENT/Tinnitus/General ENT clinic
General ENT/Allergy/clinic
Two ENT Consoles/Walk Stations, Two ENT/patient chairs, Three operating microscopes, Flexible naso-laryngoscope,Video Otoscope, Two diagnostic audiometers, One sound proof booth, One functional tympanometer, One Barrany noise box, One African talking drum, One auditory trainer, One set of television with DVD player (Speech Therapy),Multiple toys, Micro laryngoscopy sets, (Adult and Paediatric), Oesophagoscopy sets (Adult and Paediatric),Adeno-tonsillectomy sets, Rhinology sets,Electronystamography machine, Rigid laryngoscopy sets (Adult and Paediatric),Middle ear surgical sets,Myringotomy sets.

    Dr J.E Tobih
    HOD ENT Department.