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Madras ENT Research Foundation

Madras ENT Research Foundation

Chennai, India   |   Accreditation: none listed 

 No-1, I Cross Street, Off. II Main Road

Raja Annamalaipuram, Chennai ? 600 028.





Madras ENT Research Foundation is a tertiary referral center catering to patients from all over India and abroad. This institute, which is the brainchild of Prof. Mohan Kameswaran, was started in the year 1996 and has now moved into a more spacious new building, located at Raja Annamalaipuram, Chennai, India.

Madras ENT Research Foundation (MERF) has facilities, which are the envy of many an ENT center in the most advanced countries. MERF has been in the forefront of the Cochlear Implant scenario in India and today has one of the largest Cochlear Implant clinics not only in India but the whole of South Asia.

Auditory brain stem implantation was first performed in South Asia at this institute. It has also been active in introducing lasers in the field of Otorhinolaryngology.

MERF is one of the first centers in India to introduce the KTP/532 laser, the most advanced ENT laser system in the world. Today, MERF has one of the largest series of laser operations any where in the world. This institute has at its disposal, state- of- the- art facilities in the field of Ear, Nose, Throat & Head and Neck Surgery.

INPatient Rooms

There are 25 air-conditioned single rooms. Of these, 4 are deluxe rooms. There are also separate air-conditioned general wards for male & female patients.

Dr.Mohan Kameswaran, MS, FRCS, FAMS, DLO, a leading ENT surgeon in India is the recipient of the prestigious ?Padmashri? award from the President, Government of India in 2006. For his contribution to society he was also conferred ?Indo-Australian Award for Meritorious Service? by Indo-Australian Association, Chennai and ?For the Sake of Honour Award? by Esplanade Branch, Rotary Club of Madras, Chennai in 2006.


Surgeries performed:

Cochlear Implant
Brainstem Implant
Laser assisted Uvulopaltoplasty
Usher’s Syndrome
Auditory Habilitation
Tracheal Stenosis
Microdebrider Surgery