Otolaryngology (ENT)

Dr. Redwan Kalash

Designation: Specialist Otolaryngology
Specialty: Otolaryngology (ENT)
Languages: English & Arabic

Contact Info

Designation: Specialist Otolaryngology
Specialty: Otolaryngology (ENT)
Languages: English & Arabic

Core Competencies

Voice box related diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including:

  • Laryngoscopy
  • Stroboscopy of vocal cords
  • Diagnostic procedures for voice and swallowing diseases: video laryngoscopy (including early detection of cancers by NBI), video stroboscope, voice analysis, flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES), and L-EMG
  • Injection of fillers or medications into vocal cords (guided by video-laryngoscopy and/or electromyography)
  • Vocal cords disorders
  • Hoarseness of voice
  • EMG of vocal cords muscles
  • Office-based surgery of larynx (under local anesthesia) (minimum invasive surgery)
  • Benign and malignant tumors of larynx
  • Change of voice
  • Neurological and systemic disorders of larynx
  • All diseases related to the voice box (strain voice, abnormal voice pitch, vocal cords weakness and paralysis, vocal cord benign lesions (polyps, cysts, singer’s nodules)
  • All kinds of surgeries related to the larynx, micro phonosurgery (classic, laser) & open laryngeal framework surgery (including laryngeal cancer, laryngeal trauma)
  • Care of professional voice users (Singers, Speakers, Teachers, Imams, and more)
  • Common ENT surgical procedures like tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy, septoplasty

Brief Profile

Dr. Redwan Kalash has the distinction of operating office based vocal folds injection on an SD patient, which was done for the first time in the UAE. He has extensive experience of teaching and training many doctors and colleagues. He was also a teaching staff member (head & neck anatomy), at the Damascus University, Damascus, Syria.

He is licensed by the DHA, HAAD (DOH), DHCC, Kuwait Ministry of Health, and Syria Ministry of Health.
He is experienced in laryngeal organ preservation oncologic surgery, assessment of voice and swallowing patients (at a tertiary medical center), office-based procedures (related to laryngology) such as vocal fold augmentation with fillers, EMG guided vocal fold injection with Botox, biopsies and F.B. removal (directed by pharyngo-laryngoscopy).

He is the member of:

  • Syrian Society of Otolaryngology, since 2005, Syria
  • The Voice Foundation (professional member), 2008 and 2009, USA
  • Indian Voice Association, since 2007, India
  • European Laryngology Society, 2014

Qualifications

  • Fellowship in Laryngology (Voice and Swallowing), Dr. James P. Thomas, Portland, OR (2007)
  • M.S. in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. Damascus University (1993 – 1997)
  • M.D., Damascus University (1987 – 1993)

Nationality: Syrian

Number of Years of Experience: 24 years