ENT Doctor Stark in Munich
- Micro-surgical procedures for rehabilitation and hearing improvement, in particular stirrup operations, cochlear implants and implantable hearing systems
- Endo-nasal video-endoscopic operations on the nasal sinuses
- Operations on the salivary glands with facial surgery
- Functional-aesthetic nasal surgery
- Tumour surgery on the larynx, throat, mouth, nose, and nasal sinuses as well as salivary glands
- Laryngeal surgery for benign and malignant neoplasms
Range of Diagnostic Services
- State-of-the-art diagnosis of all head and neck disorders
- Audiology with vestibular diagnosis (vestibular nerve = nerve used for balance)
- Interdisciplinary tumour treatment
Range of Therapeutic services
- Operative and conservative therapy in the entire field of ear, nose, and throat medicine
- If medically possible, outpatient procedures too
- Microsurgery on the ear
- Rehabilitating and hearing-enhancing ear surgery, stirrup operations
- Cochlear implants, implantable hearing systems
- Surgery on the nasal cavity and the base of the skull (endo-nasal video-endoscopy)
- Surgery on facial and cranial trauma
- Tumour surgery on the larynx, throat, mouth, nose, and nasal sinuses as well as the salivary glands
- Operations on the salivary glands with facial nerve surgery (facial nerve = the part of the cranial nerve which innervates the facial muscles)
- Functional-aesthetic as well as plastic surgery and adjustment of the ears, nose, and face
- Treatment of voice, speech, and swallowing disorders
About Dr Thomas Stark
Dr Thomas Stark is a specialist in ear, nose, and throat medicine (ENT) and a senior consultant at the ear, nose, and throat clinic in the Helios Clinic in Munich West.
Comprehensive Ear, Nose, and Throat Medicine (ENT), Provided by Specialists
Ear, nose, and throat medicine (ENT) is a sub-section of medicine that deals with changes, injuries, and disorders of the upper airways including the nose and nasal sinuses, the pharynx, the larynx, the oral cavity, the ears, and the oesophagus. Dr Stark is the right person to treat any problems in the entire head and neck region. The complete field of ear, nose, and throat medicine is covered at the Helios Clinic in Munich West under the leadership of Dr Thomas Stark – especially large tumour surgery, surgery of the middle ear, surgery of the endo-nasal cervical cavity, and the appropriate elements of maxillary surgery as well as aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery to the head and neck region.
One of Germany’s Leaders in Operative Hearing-Enhancement Therapies
In particular, Dr Stark specialises in diseases of the middle and inner ear. His team therefore focuses on microsurgery of the middle ear and the adjacent cranial base. When it comes to hearing rehabilitation (the best possible recovery of hearing) with implantable hearing aids and cochlear implants (CI), Dr Stark can rely on many years of experience. He has personally performed over 1000 cochlear implant surgeries. The cochlear implant, which has been under continuous development since the 1960s, is an auditory prosthesis that can help deaf and hearing impaired persons who have an impaired function of the hair cells (sensory cells in the auditory canal) to regain some hearing function. Not every hearing impaired patient will benefit from a hearing prosthesis. This depends on the time of onset of deafness, the duration of deafness, the speech ability of the hearing impaired individual, the condition of the auditory nerves, and the patient's motivation to learn auditory impressions and speech that he or she will not be used to. Please arrange a consultation with Dr Stark to discuss whether you are a suitable candidate for a cochlear implant.
Interdisciplinary Tumour Boards
Malignancy in the field of ear, nose, and throat medicine is always discussed individually for each patient by an interdisciplinary tumour board. This ensures that treatment is planned and implemented in the best possible way. Dr Stark also treats cancers, especially of the throat and larynx. Depending on the options available, individualised strategies involving radiation, chemotherapy and surgery will be drawn up.
Disorders of the large salivary glands (e.g. parotid glands) are also a speciality of Dr Stark’s. For example, chronic inflammation of the salivary glands (sialadenitis) may occur or benign and/or malignant tumours may form. If necessary, Dr Stark and his team will remove the affected salivary glands while preserving nerves and tissue to the best extent possible.
Dr Stark’s website can be found here.
|1988||A-levels in Pforzheim|
|1989–1995||Degree in human medicine at the Ruhr University of Bochum with a period abroad at the University of Western Ontario|
|1995–1997||Intern at the ear, nose, and throat clinic at the Ruhr University of Bochum (St Elisabeth Hospital)|
|1997||Licence to practice medicine|
|1997–2001||Research assistant at the ear, nose, and throat clinic at the Ruhr University of Bochum|
|2001||Ear, nose, and throat specialist|
|2001–2008||Senior consultant at the ear, nose, and throat clinic at the Ruhr University of Bochum, St Elisabeth Hospital|
|2003||Additional qualification in plastic surgery|
|2005||Optional training in special neck, nose, and ear surgery|
|2006||Appointment as an Executive consultant|
|2008–2016||Consultant at the ear, nose, and throat clinic and polyclinics at the Rechts der Isar Clinic of the Technical University of Munich. During this, Consultant, Deputy Clinic Director, and Head of the Hearing Implants Centre|
|Since 2016||Consultant at the clinic for ear, nose, and throat medicine and head and neck surgery at the Helios Clinic in Munich West|
|2000||International Diploma in Mountain Medicine|
|2010||Higher Certificate in Medical Education (TUM)|
|2010||Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP)|
|2013||GCP – clinical testing with medical products|
|2015||Prize of the German ENT Media Library 2015 (Medtronic sponsorship award)|
- German Society of Ear, Nose, and Throat Medicine, Head and Neck Surgery
- German Society for Sports Medicine
- The Politzer Society
- Mediterranean Society of Otology and Audiology
- Dr Peter Fessler
Executive consultant, specialist in nose and throat surgery, special ENT surgery, plastic surgery
- Dr Denys J. Loeffelbein
Section head of oral, jaw, and plastic facial surgery
- Dr Peter Breinl
Consultant, specialist in nose and throat surgery, special ENT surgery, plastic surgery
- Dr Nadine Vahedi
Consultant, specialist in ear, nose, and throat medicine, plastic surgery
- Dr Ioana Herisanu
Consultant, specialist in ear, nose, and throat medicine
|Munich central station||9 km|
|Munich airport||43 km|
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Dr Thomas Stark
Helios Clinic Munich West
Clinic for ear, nose, and throat medicine, head and neck surgery, and plastic surgery
Steinerweg 5, D-81241 Munich
T: +49 89 8967 4044
F: +49 89 8892 2423
Senior consultant consultation hours:
Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays: 2:00–3:30 pm
Ear aftercare consultation hours:
Mondays and Thursdays: 1:30–3:30 pm
Consultation hours for implantable hearing systems:
Fridays: 2:30–3:30 pm
Rhinoplasty consultation hours:
Tuesdays: 1:00–2:30 pm
Tumour consultation hours:
Tuesdays: 8:00–9:30 am
Speech therapy consultation hours: