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Last updated: 29 Jun 2020
Following surgical training, Rupert Obholzer trained as an ENT specialist in London.
He was awarded the prestigious TWJ fellowship in 2007, and spent a year in Sydney, Australia where he further developed skills in ear, cochlear implant and skull base surgery under the tutelage of renowned experts.
When Rupert returned to London, he undertook a further period of training at Guy's in the management of the ear, skull base and parotid disease under Professor Mike Gleeson. He has since succeeded Professor Gleeson as lead of the Skull Base service at Guys hospital. He has also instituted a dedicated facial palsy and facial nerve clinic at Guys, and is part of the Auditory implant team using the latest technology to restore lost hearing.
Whilst Rupert was a student, he was a member of the British Olympic Rowing team. His crew won several world championships and an Olympic medal.
Areas of interest
Otology (ears); Vestibular medicine; Hearing loss; Hearing implant surgery; Cochlear implants; Acoustic neuroma surgery; Vestibular Schwannoma; Skull base surgery; CSF leak repair; Facial Palsy; Facial Nerve surgery; Parotid Surgery
- Hayley Hanson
- London Bridge Hospital 27 Tooley Street LONDON SE1 2PR
- 020 3457 6255
- 020 3002 7232
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Sally R Wilson Fee Assured
- Dr Serena Bourke Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant ENT and Skull Base Surgeon at Guys, St Thomas' and Kings College Hospitals, and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Skull Base Surgery, Otology, Quality of Life assessment.
Editor of the Journal of Neurological Surgery Reports, widely published in Otology and Skull Base Surgery.
Reference number 4418056
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Council member British Skull Base Society 2017
Details of entry to specialist register
- Otorhinolaryngology, 2009
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Skull Base Society (Council Member)
Post treatment communication
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