Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, the No.1 hospital in Kolkata, launched a unique Voice Clinic on 30th April 2013. This all inclusive service, a pioneer of sorts in Eastern India offers a 360 degree solution for treating all kinds of voice disorders. The Voice Clinic was launched by Dr Rupali Basu, Chief Executive Officer- Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata and Chief Executive Officer - Eastern Region, Apollo Hospitals along with Dr Shantanu Panja, Chief Consultant, ENT/Head & Neck Surgery, Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals.
The Voice Clinic is a wholesome amalgamation of superior quality services such as diagnosis, consultation, surgery and rehabilitation. It is combined with the experience and expertise of well-renowned Voice and Laser surgeons. The department also has a full-fledged Speech and Rehabilitation team and nursing staff all under a single roof. The Speech and Rehabilitation team comprises seasoned voice and speech therapists and also offers voice analysis therapy.
In keeping with their commitment of providing quality healthcare to the patients, Apollo Gleneagles Voice Clinic is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment such as Fibre Optic Laryngoscope, Video Stroboscope and Voice Analysis software (PRAAT). Apart from the basic voice disorder, the clinic also offers other advanced treatment namely, Laser surgery, Phono micro surgery, Thyroplasty and Injection Laryngoplasty.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Rupali Basu, Chief Executive Officer - Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals and Eastern Region, Apollo Hospitals said, "Voice disorder is a condition that can affect people across all age groups from different walks of life. The treatment for this has to be a combination of therapy and surgery. The Apollo Gleneagles Voice Clinic is aimed at curing such disorders by offering a bouquet of superior services under a single roof. At Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, it has always been our aim to provide treatment for disorders which are not widely known to the common people and their subsequent treatment. The introduction of the Voice Clinic is also a step towards the same".
Dr Shantanu Panja, Chief Consultant, ENT/Head & Neck Surgery, Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals further added, "Voice disorder is a very common phenomenon these days and the awareness about the same is very low. Since the occurrence of this disease hampers one's voice, it also affects the communication skills of a person and acts as a blow to one's confidence. Patients suffering from voice disorders go through tremendous physical and mental ordeal. The Apollo Gleneagles Voice Clinic will act as a complete destination providing solutions for any kind of voice disorder. The treatment of voice disorder is a delicate art and requires distinctive equipment and technology. We have designed our voice clinic based on these parameters to ensure world class treatment for our patients".