Dr. Giedrius Gylys

ENT Specialist - ENT Surgeon

  , Kaunas, Lithuania

  20 Years of experience

   120 USD for Video Consultation


Qualification and Experience

Dr. Giedrius Gylys is a reputed and respected Otorhinolaryngologist in Lithuania. Dr. Giedrius Gylys has over 18 years of experience as an ENT surgeon in Lithuania. His areas of expertise include chronic otitis surgery,  hearing restoration surgeries, cochlear implantations, auditory ossicles‘ reconstruction, the base of skull tumour removal surgeries, plastic reconstructive nasal corrections. He graduated from the  Kaunas University of Medicine. He completed several internships from reputed hospitals in Germany, Poland, France, and Austria. Currently, He is a consultant Otorhinolaryngologist at Kardiolita Hospital, Lithuania. 

Contribution to Medical Science

Dr. Giedrius Gylys is known for his passion for healing especially cases of deafness with implantation. Several articles have been written about him recognizing his work. He has attended several National and international conferences. He is a member of Lithuanian ORL Society.

Past Experience

  • 2001 - 2002 primary residency at Kaunas County Hospital
  • 2002 - 2005 secondary residency at Kaunas Medical University Clinics and Universite Francois Rabelais (Tours), France
  • Since 2005 works at Kaunas Medical University Clinics, ENT (ear, nose, throat) diseases‘ department
  • Since 2019 Kardiolitos Clinics doctor otorhinolaryngologist For eight years has been performing auditory ossicles‘ reconstruction, base of skull tumor removal surgeries;


  • Universitatsklinikum Wurzburg (2005), Germany
  • Universite Francois Rabelais (Tours) (2005), France
  • St. Polten Universitat Klinik. University Hospital fur Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (2009), Austria
  • TILAK University Hospital Innsbruck (2010), Austria
  • Warszawski Uniwersytet Medyczny (2010), Poland
  • 10th Tympanoplasty Course, Cologne (2013), Germany
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  • Since 2009 has been performing cochlear implantations
  • Since 2010 BAHA implantations
  • A method for determining three-dimensional vibration in the ear.
Cochlear Implant

Cochlear implant is one of the several ways to treat hearing loss. It is an electronic device, a part of which lies on the cochlea (inner ear) and behind the ear that helps stimulate the nerve.

A cochlear implant is advised to a person suffering from complete deafness or partial hearing loss in one or both the ears. The device is used to bypass the usual or normal mechanism by which a person is able to hear external sounds.

Who requires cochlear implant?

Cochlear implant is typically suggested to patient with sensorineural hearing loss. This condition may arise when there is a damage to the tiny hair that are present on cochlea. These tiny hears catch the vibration of an external sound and transfer it to the auditory nerve, which then sends the signal to the part of brain responsible for hearing.

In cases of damaged cochlear hair, the vibrations are not picked up and no signal is sent to the auditory nerve. In such patients, a cochlear implant can help transmit the signal directly to the auditory nerve.

Components of Cochlear Implant

A typical cochlear implant consists of two parts – one is the stimulator, while the other one is a processor.

  • Stimulator: The receiver-stimulator component of the cochlear implant is placed under the skin with the help of a surgery. It helps stimulate the auditory nerve, which then sends signals to the brain.
  • Processor:The processor part is fixed behind the ear, just like a hearing aid. However, it is a bit larger than a typical hearing aid. This component helps process surrounding sounds and speech.
Ear Surgery (Pinnaplasty)

Pinnaplasty is a type of a surgical procedure used for the correction of prominent ears. This procedure is also known as otoplasty or ear pinning. This ear plastic surgery is conducted on people of both the sexes and of all ages, who wish to correct their ears that tend to stick out.

Some people may not bother about the “bat” shape of their ears, but, for others, continuous comments from others can lead to distress, particularly during school years. Pinnaplasty is the best and simple procedure that can solve the problem safely and quickly.

Ear pinning surgery involves making an incision just behind the ear in the natural fold where the ear joins the head. This lets the surgeon reshape the year by removing some part of the cartilage. The surgeon can then use permanent internal stitches to keep the ears in their new place.

Who are the best candidates for pinnaplasty?

The best candidates for pinnaplasty include both children and teenagers, although adults may choose to undergo the surgery as well. This surgery is not recommended for children younger than five as their ears will still be growing and developing.

You can go for pinnaplasty if your ears are protruding or sticking out at a prominent angle from your head. Pinnaplasty is typically carried out in people who have one ear that sticks out much more than the other. In such cases, pinnaplasty can restore the symmetry of ears.

Nasal Polyp Surgery

Nasal polyps are fleshy swellings or polypoidal, benign/non-cancerous masses that develop in the lining of the nose and paranasal sinuses. They usually occur in both nostrils, though unilateral polyps rarely occur. Polyp formation in the nasal cavity is due to chronic allergic rhinitis, chronic sinusitis, and, less commonly due to underlying disease such as cystic fibrosis.

Patients with large polyps present with nasal obstruction (breathing difficulty), persistent nasal discharge (rhinorrhea), sinus infection, and loss of the sense of smell (anosmia) for a prolonged duration.


People from all age groups can get affected by ear disorders and hearing impairment problems. In the United States, a survey revealed that under the age of 65, over 60 per cent of the population suffers from problems related to hearing loss. However, almost 25 per cent of people aged above 65 experience a significant loss of hearing. Thankfully, different types of ENT surgeries are available to treat problems related to the ear.

Most often, people are diagnosed with problems related to the eardrum, or tympanum, and the infection in the cells of the mastoid bone. The tympanum is the thin membranous structure present between the outer and the middle ear. It vibrates when sound waves hit on it and this enables us to hear.

A repair surgery called tympanoplasty is required to treat a perforation or hole in the eardrum. The middle ear is sterile but due to rupture of the eardrum, an infection can also occur. It may also be required for repairing of tiny bones present behind the eardrum or ossicles in the mastoid bone. This repair is known as mastoidectomy.

Tympanoplasty and mastoidectomy are therefore conducted together in many cases. This procedure is known as tympano-mastoidectomy.

Causes of Hearing Loss

There are several reasons that may cause loss of hearing, including the following:

  • Birth defect

  • An ear infection that has grown very severe and left untreated for long

  • The injury suffered by the ear

  • Ear subjected to excessive levels of noise

  • Hearing loss as a result of age

  • Other reasons

Symptoms of Hole in Eardrum

Some of the common symptoms of a puncture in eardrum include the following:

  • Sharp pain in the ear that disappears abruptly

  • Excessive pressure, which will suddenly disappear with the rupture and pus formation in the ear

  • Loss of hearing

  • Dizziness

Types of Tympanoplasty

Type 1 tympanoplasty or myringoplasty is the surgery that ensures restoration of the eardrum that got perforated with drafting

Type II tympanoplasty addresses membrane perforations with erosion in the bone malleus. Grafting is done on the incus bone or in the remains of the malleus.

Type III tympanoplasty is meant for destruction of two ossicles and intact and mobile stapes bone. A graft is placed on the stapes and it provides protection for the total assembly.

Type IV tympanoplasty is useful for cases of ossicular destruction, which has all or part of the arch of stapes included. A graft is placed around the mobile stapes footplate

Type V tympanoplasty is useful when the footplate of the stapes bone is fixed. 

For treating Cholesteatoma, tympanoplasty can be combined with stapedectomy and mastoidectomy and in many cases, a second operation is required to ensure the infection is totally eradicated.

Frequently Asked Questions
How many years of experience does Dr. Giedrius Gylys have being an ENT surgeon in Lithuania?

Dr. Giedrius Gylys has over 18 years of experience as an ENT surgeon in Lithuania.

What are the primary treatments and surgeries does Dr. Giedrius Gylys as an ENT surgeon?

Dr. Giedrius Gylys’s primary treatment and procedures include chronic otitis surgery, hearing restoration surgeries, cochlear implantations, auditory ossicles‘ reconstruction, the base of skull tumour removal surgeries, plastic reconstructive nasal corrections.

Does Dr. Giedrius Gylys provide Online Consultation?

Yes, Dr. Giedrius Gylys provides online consultation via MediGence.

How much does it cost to consult online with Dr. Giedrius Gylys?

It costs 120USD to consult online with the expert.

What associations is Dr. Giedrius Gylys part of?

Dr. Giedrius Gylys is a member of Lithuanian ORL Society.

When do you need to see an ENT surgeon such as Dr Giedrius Gylys?

We need to consult an ENT surgeon such as  Dr. Giedrius Gylys for queries regarding cochlear implants, deafness treatment options, rhinoplasty, nasal corrective surgeries, and skull base tumours.

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