Center Description

Starting with an initial bed strength of a mere 6 beds, MERF has grown into one of the biggest ENT hospitals in the country today. More than the quantitative growth, the qualitative growth has been particularly gratifying. The institution has facilities today which are the envy of many ENT centers in the most advanced countries. Thus, MERF has been at the forefront of the cochlear implant scene in India and today has one of the largest Cochlear Implant Clinics not only in India but the whole of South Asia. It has also been active in introducing lasers in the field of Otorhinolaryngology.

We offer state-of-the-art facilities in the field of Ear, Nose, Throat and Head & Neck Surgeries, available to one and all at affordable costs.

Our Facilities and Services:

  • Auditory Habilitation Unit
  • Audiology
  • Electrophysiology
  • Clinical Laboratory
  • Operation theatre Complex
  • Laser
  • Anesthesia Department
  • Post-operative Intensive Care Unit
  • Mobile ENT Intensive Care Unit

Madras ENT Research Foundation also plays host to various scientific workshops and conferences on a regular basis. The hands-on temporal bone workshops conducted three times a year are immensely popular amongst young ENT surgeons across the country and abroad. Other workshops regularly conducted are laser workshops, audiology workshops, and cochlear implant workshops. All this has given the institution the respectability that it enjoys in the academic world. The culmination of its academic achievement was the recognition by the National Board of Examinations as a post-graduate center for training post-graduate students in the field of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck surgery. The department is headed by Dr. R.S. Anand Kumar.

The institution is also recognized as a higher training center for specialists by the Armed Forces.

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