Professor Carl Philpott: Ear, nose and throat surgery
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Professor Carl Philpott

Ear, nose and throat surgery

 

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About me

I was appointed as an academic surgeon to the University of East Anglia in 2010, funded in part by the Anthony Long Trust. As Professor of Rhinology and Olfactology at UEA, I am involved in a number of research projects including leading a national study to understand risk factors that contribute to chronic sinusitis. Other research roles include being ENT Lead for the Eastern Local Clinical Research Network and Chair of the British Rhinological Society Research Group where I have helped to shape the national research priorities for nose and sinuses diseases.

I am a graduate of Leicester University Medical School and completed my basic surgical training in the University Hospitals of Leicester before undertaking a period of research into developing apparatus for testing the sense of smell, which culminated in my MD Thesis. My specialist training was completed in East Anglia, during which time I spent a year at the St Paul’s Sinus Centre in Vancouver, Canada learning advanced skills in endoscopic sinus surgery for inflammatory diseases of the nose and sinuses as well as tumours of the sinuses and anterior skull base. My main clinical interests include the medical and surgical treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis, allergic fungal rhinosinusitis and other sino-nasal disorders. I established the first dedicated ENT image guided sinus surgery facility in East Anglia and now run a regular sinus surgery course at UEA/Cambridge.

I have also spent time at the Dresden University Smell & Taste Clinic learning techniques for assessing and researching the sense of smell and am now the Director of the first British Smell & Taste Clinic and receive referrals from around the UK. This provides the opportunity to research the impact of olfactory disorders on sufferers and I am currently running a trial for a potential new treatment for a reduced sense of smell. Furthermore I have helped advise on the establishment of a patient support charity, Fifth Sense, which now has some 2000 members around the UK.

Areas of interest

Advanced Sinus procedures incl. image guided endoscopic sinus surgery - all sinuses - frontal, sphenoid, ethmoid and maxillary; endoscopic endonasal surgery for watery eyes (DCR), brain fluid leaks (CSF leak repairs) and thyroid eye disease (orbital decompression); balloon sinuplasty, Smell & Taste Disorders; Allergies; Rhinology (nasal disorders); Paediatric otolaryngology; Facial pain; Nosebleeds; Voice disorders; Laryngology; Throat disorders

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Procedures completed

  • E1780

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

    Spire Norwich Hospital (5-50)

  • D1520

    Suction clearance of middle ear (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    Spire Norwich Hospital (1-5)

  • E3680

    Endoscopic laryngo-pharyngoscopy as sole outpatient procedure +/- stroboscopy - (1-5)

  • D2030

    Removal of grommets - (1-5)

    Spire Norwich Hospital (1-5)

  • D1510

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

  • E1432

    FESS: excision uncinate process and anterior ethmoid bulla, antrostomy/antral puncture, simple polypectomy and attention to turbinates (bilateral) - (1-5)

    Spire Norwich Hospital (1-5)

  • E1480

    Endoscopic exploration frontal sinus beyond frontoethmoid recess and bilateral - (1-5)

  • E2500

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

    Spire Norwich Hospital (1-5)

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