- The department’s library that includes various up-to-date ORL-HNS textbooks and
several subscribed international journals.
- This is also provided with wireless internet access.
The Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University is staffed by 41 Faculty members (21 professors, 10 assistant professors and 10 lecturers) divided into 6 specialized units, 14 assistant lecturers & demonstrators and 15 residents as well as more than 80 nurses, secretaries, workers and technicians.
Faculty Members (No.)
|Otology & Neurotology||
|Head & Neck Surgery||
|Facial Plastic Surgery||
The AlexORL department’s main objectives include: providing state-of-the-art patient care, teaching of fourth year undergraduate medical students as well as advanced postgraduate teaching and medical research.
I. ORL Outpatient Facilities:
II. ORL Inpatient Facilities:
Operative suite that includes:
The AlexORL department provides to patients from Alexandria and its nearby governorates all basic minor ENT surgeries (as adenotonsillectomy, septoplasty, myringotomy with ventilation tubes, direct laryngoscopy …etc) as well as state-of-the-art surgical procedures in all aspects of Otorhinolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery modern practice via its specialized sub-units including:
Otology & Neurotology:
Tympanoplasty, mastoidectomy & cholesteatoma surgery, stapedectomy, middle ear reconstructive surgery, facial nerve decompression & grafting, Meniere’s disease surgery, cochlear implant surgery, acoustic neuroma and various other lateral skull base surgeries.
Head & Neck Surgery:
Microlaryngosurgery & other phonosurgery procedures, partial & total laryngeal oncological resections, neck dissections, microvascular and rotational flap reconstructions, thyroid and salivary gland surgery, surgery for snoring & obstructive sleep apnea, bronchoscopy and tracheal surgery.
Functional endoscopic sinus surgery, endoscopic CSF repair, choanal atresia repair, endoscopic DCR, open as well as endoscopic sinonasal tumor resections, advanced anterior skull base and craniofacial resections.
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery:
Rhinoplasty & nasal reconstruction, otoplasty & auricular reconstruction, reanimation of the paralyzed face, surgery for congenital facial anomalies, Head & Neck scar revisions, facial rejuvenation surgery, hair restoration surgery and oculoplastic surgery.
The audiology unit is located in a separate building overlooking the eastern harbor in an area of 286 sq. meters. Outpatient clinics and lecture rooms are present in the first floor and the second floor houses faculty rooms, library, research areas and the cochlear implant rehabilitation centre.
Comprehensive updated techniques for evaluation of auditory disorders, otological diseases and neuro-otologic problems are provided.
Audiologic rehabilitation programs with hearing aids, cochlear implants and auditory training programs are available and utilize the most updated management procedures for hearing impaired infants, children, adults and elderly. Approximately 6300 patients are served annually.
The services provided include :
Our phoniatrics & communication disorders unit provides its services for about 3000 patients annually with over 20000 training sessions being performed each year. The spectrum of disorders being managed by this unit includes:
|I. Voice Disorders:||II. Speech Disorders:||III. Language Disorders:|
| – Organic & Functional.
– Post-laryngectomy rehabilitation.
– Swallowing Problems.
| – Dyslalia.
– Nasality problems.
| – Language Delay: hearing impairment, mental subnormality, autistic spectrum disorders, and cerebral palsy.
– Dysphasia & post-stroke problems.
– Learning problems & Dyslexia.
The unit has a modern voice lab that utilizes the latest equipment including :
– Digital video stroboscope system.
– Acoustic analysis systems:
– Phonatory Aerodynamic System (PAS).
I. Lecture rooms
This 2500 Sq. meter facility located in the Mezzanine floor of the new Faculty of Medicine outpatient building will include:
New outpatient clinics: with modern waiting area and nine brand new fully equipped ENT examination rooms for better patient service.
New teaching facility area that includes:
Area for reallocation of both the audiology unit and the phoniatrics & communication disorders unit.