Sheikh Zayed Hospital was established in 1950 as District Hospital and Department of ENT was started 1987 as one of sub-specialty of General Surgery. After the establishment of Sheikh Zayed Medical College in March 2004, Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery (ENT) was affiliated with the College.
Our faculty members consist of highly qualified and experienced teachers and surgeons. We have seven fellows, one senior medical officer and six medical officers with good surgical experience along with two audiologists. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Fahim Awan, Head of ENT Department joined Sheikh Zayed Medical College as Professor of ENT on 2nd November 2018.
Our department is well equipped with latest diagnostic and surgical instruments. We have audiology section containing Impedance and Pure tone Audiometer along with BERA and Otoacoustic Emission for the diagnosis of problems related to ear. Latest Operating Microscope furnished with Video Camera and monitor is present in operation theatre. All types of major and minor operations related to Nose, Throat, Ears, Head and Neck regions including Maxillo-facial surgery are performed. All types of rigid endoscopes and flexible bronchoscope with video camera and monitor are present in our department. Recently functional endoscopic sinus surgery with endovision has been installed in ENT operation theatre.
Moreover we have conference room/demonstration room for the purpose of departmental conferences, demonstrations, discussions, teaching of postgraduate and undergraduate students.
We have a departmental library containing important international and national journals of Ears, Nose and Throat and reference books. We have facility of multimedia and internet connection ENT Department.
Our department is rapidly progressing and expanding under the full guidance and support of the Professor Dr. Muhammad Fahim Awan, who takes keen interest in the working of the Department.
Our medical officers examine the patients in OPD six days a week and emergency cover is round the clock throughout the week. Consultants also visit ENT, OPD six days a week.