Professor Iain Bruce: Ear, nose and throat surgery

Professor Iain Bruce

Ear, nose and throat surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Adult
  • Paediatric

About me

Professor Bruce provides specialist Paediatric ENT and Adult & Paediatric Otology services.

1. Paediatric ENT
Professor Bruce completed a Paediatric ENT Fellowship at the Evelina Children's Hospital, St Thomas' Hospital, London. He completed the remainder of his ENT training in Manchester. As a specialist Paediatric ENT surgeon he manages all aspects of ear, nose and throat disorders in children at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital. He is regularly asked to deliver invited lectures at major international medical conferences reflecting his reputation as a leading Paediatric ENT surgeon. He is a member of the Standing Scientific Committee of the European Society for Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology (

2. Adult & Paediatric Otology
Professor Bruce provides a service for adults and children with hearing loss, imbalance, ear infections and other ear problems. He provides a comprehensive hearing implant service, including Cochlear Implants and Bone Conduction Implants/Bone Anchored Hearing Aids. He is the deputy editor of the Cochlear Implants International journal (

Areas of interest

Tonsilitis & recurrent throat infections; ear infections & other ear disorders; tongue tie release; snoring; hearing loss; bone anchored hearing aids & bone conduction hearing devices; cochlear implants; nasal obstruction; nasal allergy; chronic nasal discharge; correction of prominent ears; voice disorders; airway problems (noisy breathing); neck lumps; drooling of saliva.

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Procedures completed

  • D1520

    Suction clearance of middle ear (as sole procedure) - (5-50)

    Spire Manchester Hospital (5-50)

  • E3680

    Endoscopic laryngo-pharyngoscopy as sole outpatient procedure +/- stroboscopy - (5-50)

    Spire Manchester Hospital (1-5)

  • D1510

    Myringotomy and insertion of tube through tympanic membrane (and bilateral) - (5-50)

    Spire Manchester Hospital (1-5)

  • F3400

    Tonsillectomy - child (and bilateral) - (5-50)

    Spire Manchester Hospital (1-5)

  • F2620

    Frenotomy /frenectomy of tongue - (1-5)

    Spire Manchester Hospital (1-5)

  • D2822

    Examination of ear under general anaesthetic (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    Spire Manchester Hospital (1-5)

  • D1440

    Combined approach tympanoplasty - intact canal wall tympanoplasty - (1-5)

  • D1420

    Myringoplasty - (1-5)

  • E2500

    Diagnostic nasolaryngopharyngoscopy +/- biopsy as sole procedure - (1-5)

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