The First Private Teaching Hospital in South Africa, Johannesburg

Dr Ashen Nanan

Dr Ashen Nanan


I am an Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon in full time Private Practice. My special interests include developing the Cochlear Implant Programme at WDGMC as we also are home to the Johannesburg Cochlear Implant Centre. I am an operating surgeon for the 94.7 Hear for Life Foundation where these surgeries are performed on indigent patients free of charge. Paediatric Airway Surgery and Endolaryngeal Surgery are also performed regularly as is Sinus Surgery.

Clinical Focus

  • General ENT With Special Interest In Cochlear Implant Surgery
  • Middle Ear Reconstructive Surgery
  • Endoscopic Laryngeal Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery And Paediatric Airway Problems


  • Cochlear Implant Surgery
  • Middle Ear Reconstructive Surgery
  • Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endolaryngeal Surgery
  • Paediatric Airway Surgery


  • ENT Surgeon