The specialty of
Otorhinolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery is a diverse surgical discipline
that deals with diseases afflicting the Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), and Head
and Neck region. In the past few decades, this specialty has grown in scope and
depth, mainly fuelled by the expansion of knowledge, and advances in biomedical
Otolaryngology or ENT in Singapore
had a modest beginning in the late 1920s and the first full-fledged Department
of ENT was established in 1957 in SGH. Since its humble beginnings, the
department has grown steadily in size and stature, expanding its scope and
depth of services, and has contributed much to better patient care.
In 2019, the department officially changed its name to Department of
Otorhinolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery to reflect its’ full subspecialties
Empathy - Integrity - Resilience - Respect - Collaboration - Service
To be the Centre of choice for ENT - Head and Neck Surgery care, innovation, education, and work.
To provide sustainable quality patient-centered care, through our commitment to research and education.