Department of Otorhinolaryngology

  The department of Otolaryngology(E.N.T.) of Daping Hospital was established in 1959. Having been founded for nearly 50 years and under the leadership of director Linghan He, Rui GuZhaohua LiuChangyou JiJichuan Chen, the E.N.T. Department has always been one of the superior subjects of the Third Military Medical University and Chongqing. In 1983, it was entitled the first group of national disciplines awarding the master¨s degrees. In March 1993, Daping Hospital took the lead to set up ^Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery ̄ in the military. In 2001, ^Institute of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery of Chongqing ̄ approved by Chongqing¨s Science and Technology Commission was established. Also in 2001, it became the experimental institute of the nationally professional drug agency^ Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery ̄ approved by the State Food and Drug Administration. In 2002, it was approved as a ^ star nursing station  ̄by Chongqing¨s Municipal Health Bureau. In 2004, the otolaryngology-head and neck surgery was authorized ^PhD subject and the post-doctoral mobile station ̄. In the same year, it was approved as an ^Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Center ̄ by the Third Military Medical University. In 2005, it was approved as ^the diagnosises and treatments center of inner ear disease of the entire army ̄ by the General Logistics Department.
  There are 50 professionals, including 4 professors and chief physicians, 5 associate professors and physicians, 4 doctors awarded PhD and 1 awarded post-doctoral. There are more than 2,000 patients are received per year. The entire equipments are valued at 18 million RMB. The center is made up of teaching and researching section, ward, outpatient department and laboratory. The outpatient department receives about 45,000 patients per year. It has otology department, laryngology department, rhinology department, dizziness department and otoneurosurgery department. All these departments are equipped with qualified staff. On the other side, We carry out difficult operations, such as round window membrane repair surgery, artificial lens bone surgery, facial nerve decompression, resection of translabyrinthine approach cerebellopontine and the internal auditory canal nerve, the excision of carotid body tumor, glomus jugulare tumor resection, the excision of combined craniofacial approach, anterior cranial base resection, resection of giant hemangioma of hypopharynx, electronic cochlear implantation, neck-like - the recurrent laryngeal nerve anastomosis for traumatic vocal cord paralysis, residual defects after hypopharyngeal repair half-throat, nose Endoscopic optic nerve decompression, endoscopic treatment of isolated sphenoid sinus disease.
  We have 140 m2experimental area and set hearing upgrade, vestibular function examination room, endoscopy room, computer room, the dissection room, pathology room and electrophysiological chamber. We bring in many advanced medical equipments for caring , teaching and researching, such as multi-functional surgical microscope, microsurgical drill, the rotating device for stimulating, ENG( electronystagmograph ) recording device, instrument of pure tone audiometry, auditory brainstem evoked potential tester , photo-optical microscopy, laser navigation systems and so on. In 2003, we invested 4.5 million to set up a hearing medical center and updated the equipments, becoming a new growth point of the discipline. Since 1995, we have received 13 research projects, 2 national projects,2 military projects, 6 projects of Chongqing which included one essential project and 3 projects of Third Military Medical University. We have published 5 monographs and more than 200 dissertations. We recruit 5 doctors awarded PhDs and 40 masters. Our discipline adheres to the teaching-oriented, medical care-based on, research and science-piloted for development direction. We will accelerate the pace of development and exert ourselves to ceate the first-class discipline with characteristics of the whole army.

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