ENT Specialist

ENT Doctor


Minimum MD/MS (ENT)/MBBS

Minimum 6 months of internship required

The tasks an Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist is expected to perform include:

Diagnosing and conducting treatment of diseases and disorders of ear, nose and throat

Conducting examination of ear, nose and throat for observable defects/symptoms

Relating disorder and disease to infection in other parts of body

Conducting clinical tests and histo-pathological examination of diseased parts

Prescribing medicines and treating patients by medicinal or surgical methods, as required

Skilled in surgical treatment

Skilled in carrying out physical examinations and other tests

Knowledge of common infections associated with ear, nose and throat

Knowledge of biology and other sciencesubjects

Knowledge of relevant equipment and instruments

Knowledge of medical practices

Desire to keep up-to-date with any advances in the diagnosis and treatment of patients

Not applicable





Good communication skills

Team player

Excellent analytical skills

Attention to detail

It is a desk job

The candidate will supervise a team of Nurses and other Medical Staff

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option may be available

Working hours

Hospitals/clinics usually work for 6/7 days a week and 9/10 hours everyday. This may varydepending upon the hospital/clinic

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

The job is considered mildly hazardous

Health risks include infections by direct contact

Occupational hazards include mental stress and pain in joints, etc., if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 20,000 to INR 40,000 per monthFor candidates with experience - INR 40,000 to INR 1,20,000 per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Healthcare Sector in India

According to IBEF, healthcare has become one of India's largest sectors - both in terms of revenue and employment. The Indian healthcare industry is growing at a tremendous pace due to its strengthening coverage, services and increasing expenditure by public as well private players. The Indian Healthcare sector grew from $45 billion in 2008 to $81 billion in 2014 and is projected to continue its rapid expansion, with an estimated market value of US$ 280 billion by 2020.

Ear, nose and throat problems are a common occurrence in every part of the world but in India, there is a lack of Ear, Nose and Throat SpecialistsTherefore, they are in high demand and can generate good income. This career option is very viable for future as people in India are becoming more and more health conscious and their increasing spending capacity enables them to consult a specialist for their health problems.

Government hospitals and dispensaries

Private hospitals and clinics


Medical colleges

Cities and towns across India