DR CARL SWANEPOEL - EAR, NOSE & THROAT SPECIALIST, CENTURION & ZAMBEZI
Dr. Carl Swanepoel qualified as an Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist from the University of Pretoria at the end of 1998 and started his professional career in private practice at the Secunda Mediclinic and Highveld Mediclinic in Secunda in 1999.
He left Secunda at the end of 2004 to establish an Ear, Nose & Throat practice in Pretoria at the Little Company of Mary Hospital (Life Groenkloof Hospital). Apart from having a general Ear, Nose & Throat practice, he has a special interest in patients with voice problems. He has attended several international courses, workshops and visited a few hospitals to gain more knowledge on voice problems and other ear, nose and throat related conditions.
He has soon realized that patients with voice problems need a professional voice team approach and has initialized the Pretoria Voice Clinic. www.pretoriavoiceclinic.co.za.
The Pretoria Voice Clinic is a multi-disciplinary team, consisting of an Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist with special interest in voice problems, a Speech Therapist with special interest in voice problems and singers, a Singing Teacher and a Neurologist.
He has special interest in:
General Ear, Nose and Throat problems.
Paediatric Ear, Nose and Throat conditions:
· Childhood allergies and sinus related problems.
· Tonsil, Adenoid problems (Chronic tonsillitis with tonsillar and adenoidal hypertrophy)
· Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy.
Acute and chronic outer, middle and inner ear conditions,
Middle ear and mastoid surgery, Cholesteatoma surgery, Ossiculoplasty and Stapes surgery (Stapedotomy)
General Sinus problems and Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery,
Anterior skull base surgery, including Endoscopic Hypophysectomy, Frontal Sinus Drill out procedures (Draf 1, 2 and 3) for refractory chronic frontal sinusitis, endoscopic closure of CSF (Cerebrospinal Fluid) leaks and Endoscopic Dacro-Cysto-Rhynostomy (DCR).
Voice problems, hoarseness, professional voice users, teachers and singers,
Video Stroboscopic examination of the vocal cords,
Comprehensive Voice Evaluation,
Medical treatment such as treatment for allergies and reflux,
Behavioural voice therapy (indirect and direct),
Developing a singer's full pitch and dynamic range, artistic quality and vocal endurance,
Developing optimum resonance, range, clarity, expressiveness, and endurance for various styles of vocal performance, public address, and teaching,
Botox treatment for Spasmodic Dysphonia and Laryngeal Tremor,
Surgical treatment includes vocal fold medialisation procedures and vocal fold injections for vocal fold insufficiency, micro-endoscopic surgery for benign and malignant vocal fold lesions.
Life Groenkloof Hospital (Little Company of Mary Hospital)
50 George Storrar Drive,