Care at NUH

Otology and Neuro-otology


The Otology team is dedicated to the medical and surgical management of a broad range of otological afflictions, ranging from hearing loss, vertigo, ear infections to tumours of the ear and skull base.  The team practices with advanced techniques, including microsurgery, endoscopic surgery and implantable hearing devices. Working alongside Audiologists and Speech Therapists, we lead the comprehensive management of patients facing complex hearing and vestibular challenges.

Ear Conditions
  • Ear infections
  • Ear wax
  • Chloesteatoma
  • Ear drum perforation
  • Chronic suppurative otitis media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Mastoiditis
  • Hearing loss
  • Tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Dizziness and vertigo
  • Facial nerve disorder
Treatment Options
  • Endoscopic ear surgery
  • Hearing loss evaluation
  • Hearing screening (mobile hearing clinic)
  • Hearing aids, Cochlear implants, bone anchored hearing aid surgery
  • Aural toilet, myringotomyand grommet tube insertion
  • Myringoplasty
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Skull base surgery
  • Stapedotomy
  • Canalplasty
  • Ossicular chain reconstruction
  • Eustachian tube balloon dilatation
  • Facial nerve decompression surgery
  • Tinnitus retraining
  • Vestibular rehabilitation
Common Surgical Procedures
  • Myringoplasty
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Stapedotomy
  • Ossicular chain reconstruction
  • Skull base resection
  • Cochlear implant
  • Middle ear implant surgery
  • Bone anchored hearing aid surgery
  • Facial nerve decompression
  • Myringotomy and grommet tube insertion
A/Prof Raymond Ngo

A/Prof Raymond Ngo
Senior Consultant

Dr Goh Xueying

Dr Goh Xueying

Dr Eunice Kwa

Dr Eunice Kwa

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