Professor Claire Hopkins: Ear, nose and throat surgery
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Professor Claire Hopkins

Ear, nose and throat surgery

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About me

Claire Hopkins in a Consultant ENT Surgeon and Professor of Rhinology (diseases of the nose and sinuses). She manages all conditions relating to the nose, including inflammatory (e.g. sinusitis and rhinitis, or hayfever), structural problems (deviated septum or nasal deformity), cosmetic rhinoplasty, anterior skull base lesions and sinonasal tumours. After graduating from Oxford University Medical School with a First Class Degree in Physiology and Distinctions in Medicine, she undertook specialist ENT training in London. She undertook a Fellowship in Advanced Rhinology at Guy's and St Thomas', where she was appointed as an NHS Consultant.
She has an extensive research portfolio, and was recently appointed as a Professor of Rhinology at King's College, London. Claire lectures nationally and internationally, and teaches on the faculty of sinus surgery, anterior skull base and many other courses.
She is the President of the British Rhinological Society, and on the Council of the European Rhinologic Society, and the Rhinology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine. She represents ENT-UK on a patient safety panel at the Royal College of Surgeons, and Chaired the UK Commissioning Guidance Group for Sinusitis. She has written international guidelines on the management of sinusitis and nasal polyps.
Claire has been awarded a National Clinical Excellence Award in recognition of her contribution to NHS work

Areas of interest

Rhinology (nasal disorders); Medical management of acute and chronic sinusitis including nasal polyps; Sinus procedures incl. endoscopic sinus surgery, balloon sinuplasty,
Inflammatory conditions of the nose (GPA and eGPA)
Management of nasal obstruction and deformity including Rhinoplasty / nose surgery and septal surgery; turbinoplasty, septal perforation
Rhinitis and nasal allergy;
Anterior skull base surgery; sinonasal tumours
Management of nasal trauma
Epistaxis (nose bleeds)
General ENT; tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy

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Procedures completed

  • E1780

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

    London Bridge Hospital (>50) BMI Chelsfield Park Hospital (1-5)

  • E2501

    Fibre optic examination of the pharynx +/- biopsy/removal of foreign body - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (5-50)

  • E0360

    Septoplasty of nose (including attention to turbinates) - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (5-50) BMI Chelsfield Park Hospital (1-5)

  • E0420

    Reduction turbinates of nose (trim, radical excision) - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • E1480

    Endoscopic exploration frontal sinus beyond frontoethmoid recess and bilateral - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • E1500

    Operation(s) on sphenoid sinus (including endoscopic) and bilateral - (5-50)

  • E1380

    Endoscopic balloon dilation spheniod sinuplasty and bilateral - (1-5)

    BMI Chelsfield Park Hospital (1-5)

  • F3440

    Tonsillectomy - adult (and bilateral) - (1-5)

  • E0820

    Excision of lesion of internal nose - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • E0340

    Closure of perforation of septum of nose - (1-5)

  • E2500

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

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