Mr David Gatland: Ear, nose and throat surgery

Mr David Gatland

Ear, nose and throat surgery

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About me

After registrar and senior registrar training at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London I was appointed Consultant ENT surgeon at Bart’s in 1989. In 1992 I moved to the coast as Consultant ENT surgeon at Southend Hospital NHS Trust, where I practice as a rhinologist and otologist. I retired from full time nhs work in July 21015 but carry out operating sessions ad hoc.

I provide a service in extended applications in rhinology including endoscopic surgery of the sinuses and orbit/lacrimal system and closed and open structure surgery for functional nasal deformity. I do not carry out cosmetic surgery.

I am on the teaching faculty of the national courses in endoscopic sinus anatomy and surgery and in advanced skills in open structure Rhinoplasty in Dundee. I am also on the teaching faculty of the Bristol course in endoscopic sinus anatomy and surgery.

I also provide a service in otology e.g. grommets, myringoplasty / tympanoplasty.

We regularly audit our results against published national and international standards.

Areas of interest

General ENT disorders; tonsil problems; globus sensation; tonsillectomy; adenoidectomy
Paediatric ENT disorders; tonsil problems; adenoids; deafness; glue ear; earache and discharge; grommets;
Otology; deafness; ear discharge; vertigo; tonsillitis; otitis externa; lesions of the external auditory canal; meatoplasty; ostomas; lesions of the external ear (pinna); micro suction ear and middle ear; otitis media; perforated ear drum; myringoplasty; glue ear; grommets; facial nerve palsy.
Rhinology; rhinitis; sinusitis; facial pain; nasal obstruction; septoplasty; turbinates for septal perforation; epistaxis; ligation of internal nasal arteries; sinus surgery; endoscopic and external (FESS); nasal obstruction with deformity; septoplasty; watery eye surgery; Dacryocystorhinostomy

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Procedures completed

  • 20210

    Pure tone audiogram (air conduction) - including masking - (5-50)

  • 20230

    Impedance audiogram - (5-50)

  • D0702

    Aural toilet (including microsuction and/or suction of exteriorised mastoid cavity) including bilateral - (5-50)


  • E1780

    Diagnostic endoscopy of sinus and bilateral (as sole procedure) - (5-50)


  • E2500

    Diagnostic nasolaryngopharyngoscopy +/- biopsy as sole procedure - (5-50)


  • E2501

    Fibre optic examination of the pharynx +/- biopsy/removal of foreign body - (1-5)

  • E2010

    Adenoidectomy - (1-5)


  • D1510

    Myringotomy and insertion of tube through tympanic membrane (and bilateral) - (1-5)


  • F3480

    Adenotonsillectomy (and bilateral) - (1-5)


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