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Dr. ALAA GAAFAR

Consultant, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

 

Languages spoken: Arabic and English

Specialized in:

Laryngeal and Head & Neck Surgery.

Pediatric airway surgery.

 

Training:

Research Fellowship at ENT department, University of Antwerp, Belgium

Upper airway Laser surgery training, Cliniques Universitaires UCL Mont-Godinne, Belgium

Master of Ear, Nose, and Throat, Alexandria University, Egypt

Doctorate of Ear, Nose, and Throat, Alexandria University, Egypt.

Professor of Ear, Nose & Throat, Head & Neck Surgery unit, Alexandria University, Egypt.

 

Scope of services:

Emergency procedures including tracheostomy, control of epistaxis, extraction of FB from the nose, ears and throat, surgical drainage of pharyngeal suppurations, Tracheal dilatation (endoscopic, balloon and laser dilatation) for acute airway obstruction.

General ENT procedures including adenotonsillectomy, myringotomy and ventilation tube insertion, turbinate reduction surgery and pan endoscopy for the aero-digestive tract.

Surgery for snoring and sleep apnea including UVPPP, LAUP, tongue base surgery and mandibular advancement.

Endoscopic nasal and sinus surgery for inflammatory and benign neoplastic lesions.

Laser microlaryngeal endoscopic surgery for congenital, neurological, benign and early malignant laryngeal lesions.

Pediatric Otolaryngology with special interest in airway reconstruction either via external approach (laryngotracheoplasty, laryngotracheal split) or endoscopic approach (bronchoscopic dilatation, laser dilatation and airway stenting).

Head and neck surgery including benign and malignant neck masses excision, all laryngeal and hypopharyngeal lesions, Thyroid and parathyroid gland surgery, salivary glands surgery, surgery for tracheal stenosis (tracheoplasty, resection anastomosis), endobronchial tracheal surgery, head & neck reconstruction using local and regional pedicle flaps, and different types of neck dissection.

Insertion of tracheal metallic stents as a palliative treatment of benign and malignant tracheal stenosis.

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