ENT Specialist Services For Ear, Nose,
Throat Concerns

Otorhinolaryngology

Otorhinolaryngology is a surgical subspeciality within medicine that deals with the surgical and medical management of conditions of the head and neck. Patients with conditions such as sinus, sleeping disorders (snoring, sleep apnoea, etc.) and frequent and persistent dizziness would need to see an ENT specialist to diagnose the root cause.

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Ear conditions and treatments

Procedures that we perform:

● Grommet tube insertion
Myringoplasty
Intratympanic injection
Tympanoplasty
Ossicular chain reconstruction
Tympanomastoidectomy
Stapedectomy
Cochlear implant surgery
Preauricular sinus excision
Ear keratosis obturans excision
Impacted ear wax removal under microscope
Ear foreign body removal
Balloon dilation of eustachian tube

For conditions:

Ear blockage
Ear pain
Glue ear
Ear keratosis obturans
Cholesteatoma
Eustachian tube dysfunction
Hearing loss
Foreign bodies in the ear
Protruding ears
Perforated ear drums
Preauricular sinus infection
Tinnitus
Vertigo/dizziness
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
Meniere’s disease

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Nose conditions and treatments

Procedures that we perform:

Nasendoscopy
Endoscopic sinus surgery
Septoplasty
Turbinate reduction
Septoplasty
Septorhinoplasty
Antral washout
Nasal fracture reduction
Nasal polypectomy
Nasal cauterisation

For conditions:

Nasal allergies/allergic rhinitis
Sinusitis
Nasal infection
Blocked nose
Deviated septum
Nosebleeds (epistaxis)
Nasal polyps
Nasal fracture

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    Throat conditions and treatments

    Procedures that we perform:

    Tonsillectomy
    Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty(U3P)
    RFIT to soft palate and tongue base
    Tracheostomy
    Removal of foreign bodies
    Sleep nasendoscopy
    Laryngectomy
    Microlaryngoscopy with biopsy
    Transcutaneous injection of larynx
    Esophagoscopy
    Pharyngoscopy

    For conditions:

    Head and neck cancer
    Snoring
    Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA)
    Swallowing difficulties
    Voice disorders
    Vocal fold paralysis
    Vocal nodules, polyps, cysts, and tumours
    Hoarseness, choking, swallowing difficulties

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    Neck conditions and treatments

    Procedures that we perform:

    ● Neck Lump Biopsy
    ● Parotid surgery
    ● Submandibular gland surgery
    ● Thyroglossal cyst removal
    ● Thyroid & Parathyroid surgery

    For conditions:

    Neck lump
    Branchial cyst
    Thyroid nodules
    Thyroid cancer
    Infection, tumour, or blocked salivary duct
    Thyroglossal cysts

      Our ENT Specialists

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      Dr Vyas M N Prasad

      Visiting Consultant

      (1998) MB BCh BAO BA, Dublin
      (2002) DLO, England
      (2002) MRCS, Edinburgh
      (2006) MSc DIC, London
      (2010) FRCS (ORL – HNS), Edinburgh
      (2018) FICS

      More about Dr Vyas M N Prasad

      Dr Vyas Prasad is a senior consultant Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck surgeon. His speciality interests are: Voice & Swallowing Disorders, Paediatric Otolaryngology, Oncology (Thyroid and Salivary Gland Surgery).

      He read medicine at Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland. After completing a Masters in Surgical Sciences from Imperial College, University of London, he pursued surgical training in ENT in the Oxford and London Training Programmes, and trained extensively at The Royal Marsden, Royal Free, Royal National Throat Nose and Ear
      Hospitals. While in the UK, he also focused considerably on paediatric ENT including head and neck and airway surgery.

      After returning to Singapore, he joined Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, where he was lead laryngologist and single-handedly developed and ran the service with a team of speech and language therapists. Here, he specialised in voice and swallowing disorders as well as head and neck surgery performing minimally invasive surgery utilising lasers, sialendoscopy and open oncological procedures for cancers of the head and neck, thyroid and salivary glands.

      He is a member of the American Broncho-Esophagological Association, British Laryngological Association, Asia-Pacific Laryngology Association; affiliate of National University Cancer Institute (Singapore), and fellow of American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

      He is married with three children. He speaks English, Malay, Mandarin, Hindi, Tamil, French, and Hokkien.

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      Dr Rebecca Heywood

      Visiting Consultant

      (1998) MBChB, Manchester
      (2006) MRCS, Edinburgh
      (2006) DOHNS, England
      (2012) FRCS, Edinburgh

      More about Dr Rebecca Heywood

      Dr Rebecca Heywood is a British ENT surgeon with over 18 years of experience. She treats all ENT conditions in  adults and children. She specialises in otology, cochlear implants, as well as disorders of the ear, hearing, balance, facial nerve and skull base.

      Dr Heywood has worked in public hospitals in the UK, Australia and, since 2015, Singapore. After graduating from the University of Manchester (UK), she pursued postgraduate surgical training in London at world-renowned institutions such as Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Royal Marsden Hospital, St Mary’s Hospital, and Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital. At Ear Science Institute Australia, where Dr Heywood undertook subspecialty  fellowship training, she performed many middle ear, cochlear and other hearing implant and acoustic neuroma operations. 

      A key opinion leader in the ear and hearing, Dr Heywood co-founded the hearing implant programmes at Ng Teng fong and Sengkang General Hospitals and has been an expert advisor on the provision of cochlear, middle ear and bone conduction implants. She also volunteers her time and surgical expertise to charitable causes, such as Children’s
      Surgical Hospital in Cambodia.

      Dr Heywood has a strong track record in research. In 2016 she received grant funding to investigate hearing loss and dementia in the ageing population in Singapore. She was also the organising chairman of the inaugural World Hearing Day Research Symposium in 2017.

      A mother of two young children, she also enjoys swimming and cooking.

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