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Department of E.N.T-Head and Neck Surgery

The Department of ENT-Head and Neck Surgery at Liaquat National Hospital has been providing excellent services since its establishment. It has continuously evolved and flourished with the aim of providing quality care to patients and their families. Now, it is one of the major tertiary referral units in Pakistan. The department comprises of highly qualified consultants. Excellent out-patient, in-patient, emergency and operative services are provided along with diagnostic facilities for common ENT and head and neck diseases.

Patients are managed in a systematic manner with emphasis on quick diagnosis and early treatment. OPD is well equipped for detailed evaluation of patients. Also, included in OPD is a Procedure room for minor procedures, wound management and microscopic ear examination. Diagnostic fiberoptic / rigid endoscopic facilities are also available. Emergency cover is provided round the clock.


Prof. Dr. Shakil Aqil
Head of Department

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Dr. Ahmad Nawaz
Associate Professor

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Dr. Saeed Akhtar
Assistant Professor

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Audiology Services (Hearing Tests)

Hearing assessment is an integral part of audiology clinic. We provide audiology services by a trained audiology technician. Children and handicapped persons require special testing (BERA), conducted in Neurology Department. Neonatal hearing screening is done for all children born at Liaquat National Hospital to diagnose congenital hearing loss.

Cochlear Implant Program

Liaquat National Hospital has started a Cochlear Implant Program for severe to profoundly deaf children who do not benefit from the most powerful hearing aid. These children are able to hear with a cochlear implant... Read more

Operative Services

Operative facilities for all common and advanced ENT & Head and Neck diseases are available. This includes:

  • Ear surgery
  • Nose surgery including Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base surgeries, including:
    • Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
    • Endoscopic DCR
    • Endoscopic removal of Tumors
    • Endoscopic removal of Angiofibroma
    • Endoscopic repair of CSF Rhinorrhea
    • Endoscopic ligation of Sphenopalatine artery for Epistaxis
  • Throat and laryngeal surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Head & Neck oncologic and reconstructive surgery
  • LASER surgery facility

Childhood deafness and Cochlear implant clinic

This clinic is led by ENT surgeons and assisted by audiologists and speech therapists. Those with mild to moderate degree of hearing or sensorineural hearing loss benefit from hearing aid and speech therapy. Those with severe to profound degree of hearing loss may be candidates for Cochlear implantation.

Head and Neck Cancer Services

A multidisciplinary team of ENT surgeons, oncologists, radiation oncologists and pathologists work together to make quick diagnosis and offer comprehensive management plans to patients suffering from cancers of the head and neck.

Education and Training

The ENT department provides both undergraduate and post graduate training. The goal is to train medical students and residents in clinical, diagnostic, surgical management and communication skills and to make them responsible, dedicated and caring doctors. The department encourages students and residents to participate in research and academic activities.

Contact information

Please call us on 021-34412363 , 021-34412263 & 021-34412792.