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Arvin

Dr Arvin Balachandran

Designation:

Consultant ENT, Head & Neck Surgeon, Rhinologist

Specialty:

ENT, Head & Neck Surgery

Qualification:

MBBS (Malaya), Master of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Malaya), Fellowship in Rhinology (Singapore)

License Number:

MMC No: 37405, NSR No: 130471

Languages:

English, Bahasa Melayu, Tamil

Clinic:

Bukit Tinggi Medical Centre (BTMC)

Address:

Lot 83211, Persiaran Batu Nilam/ K6, Bandar Bukit Tinggi 1, 41200 Klang, Selangor Darul Ehsan

Profile

Procedure Focus:

  • Myringoplasty (ear drum repair) 
  • Nasal and sinus surgery
  • Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy 
  • Foreign body removal from ear, nose and throat 
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Parotidectomy and submandibular salivary gland excision
  • Vocal cord microsurgery 
  • Cautery of nasal bleeding 
  • Endoscopic nasal CSF leak repair 
  • Excision of facial and neck lumps 
  • Tracheostomy 
  • Functional endoscopic evaluation of swallowing

Conditions treated:

  • Ear infections Sinusitis 
  • Tonsillitis 
  • Ear, nose or throat bleeding 
  • Snoring and sleep apnoea 
  • Foreign bodies in ear, nose or throat 
  • Neck lumps 
  • Hearing loss 
  • Vertigo 
  • Voice disorders

Memberships & Associations:

  • Malaysian Medical Association 
  • Academy of Medicine Malaysia  

Post Graduate Clinical Training:

  • Basic ENT training (Hospital Kuala Lumpur and Universiti Malaya Medical Centre) 
  • Advanced ENT training (Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kota Kinabalu) 
  • Rhinology training (Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore)

Post Graduate Qualifications:

  • Master of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Fellowship in Rhinology

Medical School:

MBBS University of Malaya

Awards:

  • Excellent Service Award (Ministry of Health Malaysia) 2002, 2009, 2012

Media & Publications:

  • "High Frequency Presbycusis''-Is There an Earlier Onset? Published: Dec 2013 in Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery DOI: 10.1007/S12070-011-0356-X 
  • Lidocaine/Phenylephrine Nasal Spray versus Nebulization Prior to Nasoendoscopy: A Randomized Controlled Trial Published: Oct 2018 in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery DOI: 10.1177/0194599818795852 
  • Feasibility of a bilateral regional sternocleidomastoid muscular flap in the closure of a persistent acquired tracheopharyngeal fistula Published: Aug 2016 in BMJ Case Reports DOI: 10.1136/BCR-2016-216676

Special privilege:

All ENT procedures and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation

Clinic Hours

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