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Otorhinolaryngology

The Otorhinolaryngology Residency Program at SingHealth is a five-year program built on the premise of progressive responsibility to equip you with the knowledge, skills and attitudes of a proficient otorhinolaryngologist. Critical areas of knowledge and clinical decision-making will be an integral part of your training, with specific surgical procedures outlined on a year-to-year basis. Cumulatively, these form a list of core procedures that a resident is expected to perform independently on completion of training.

You will have the benefit of a comprehensive curriculum with a proven track record, learning from experienced teachers, as well as exposure to a wide-ranging case load. This, coupled with supervised training as well as ongoing assessments and evaluation, will empower you to reach for greater heights as an otorhinolaryngologist.

Our Subspecialty Areas

  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laryngology
  • Otology/Neuro-otology
  • Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
  • Rhinology/Allergy
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery

Our Strengths

Depth and Breadth of Clinical Case-mix

SingHealth has a wide span of combined patient load with clinical cases ranging from the simplest to the most complex. This offers immense teaching and research material for training. Exposure to such an extensive spread of clinical material allows you to gain different perspectives, develop your confidence and cultivate your mindset as a physician.

Renowned Faculty, Dedicated Mentors

The teacher talent pool includes many otorhinolaryngologists who are renowned nationally and internationally. Many of them have been involved in the national ENT program since 1998 and are dedicated to the nurturing of the next generation of ENT specialists.

Academic Activities

We have a comprehensive list of educational activities to enhance your training. This includes weekly didactic teaching sessions, teaching rounds, clinical conferences, workshops, courses and research opportunities.

Rigor of Training

You will receive regular feedback from your mentors who will teach, encourage and appraise. Ongoing assessments will include evaluation of clinical and surgical skills as well as residency core competencies. Didactic teaching will be interspersed with hands-on sessions and balanced with your personal participation in research activities and conferences.

Last Modified Date :04 Jun 2012