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Ram Dhillon qualified from University College London Hospital Medical School, London in 1978. He was an ENT trainee in London and was appointed Consultant ENT to Northwick Park Hospital in 1989. He is registered with the General Medical Council in Otolaryngology
(GMC No: 244 1292)
He has trained in all aspects of ENT Head & Neck Surgery but now focuses his interests on snoring, voice disorders, rhinology and otology. His NHS Voice Clinic, which has been recipient of the Steinberg Prize, provides a secondary and tertiary referral service. His service is offered with dedicated ENT Speech Therapists as core members of the team.
Professor Dhillon also has a major interest in Snoring and Sleep disorders having initiated such a service for patients at Northwick Park in 1990. He offers, with Mr Michael Oko, his ENT consultant colleague, the full range of expertise from consultation, investigations, including non-surgical and surgical treatments.
His other interests are general ENT but particularly nasal allergy, endoscopic sinus surgery and middle ear disease.
He was one of six National Clinical Leads in the UK Department of Health Modernisation Agency looking at new ways of delivering NHS healthcare. He has been a member of several regional committees e.g. North West Thames Strategic Health Authority, GPs with Special Interests. Lectured and presented for numerous organisations e.g. Dept of Health collaborative in CHD & Emergency Care, for the National Association for Primary Care and Primary Care Trusts and Practice Based Commissioning groups
Ram Dhillon was awarded an Honorary Professorship at Middlesex University, London, in 2001, as recognition of his work in medical education, particularly in the development of GPs with Special Interests. Under his guidance the University and its collaborative partner, Rila Institute of health Sciences have, over a period of 12 years, trained over 800 doctors to successfully gain a postgraduate medical qualification. He is also Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College Science, Technology and Medicine, London, since 2000.
Areas of interest
Ear disorders including hearing loss and tinnitus;
Voice problems including hoarseness and poor volume;
Nasal symptoms - obstruction, bleeding etc;
Facial discomfort and pain
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant ENT & Head and Neck Surgeon, Northwick Park Hospital (North West London Hospitals NHS Trust)
Hon. Senior Lecturer, Imperial College, London
Hon. Professor, Middlesex University, London
Snoring (Depart of Health Advisor on Snoring and Sleep Apnoea)
GP and Primary Care medical education
Shifting care from secondary to primary care
Supporting charities(Trustee of British Cardiac Research Trust and Fight for Sight), usually by performing long distance cycling events.
Sternberg Prize: College of Speech and Language Therapy
English, Punjab, Hind, Urdu, French
Editor: Clinical Focus-Primary Care
Author: Illustrated Colour Text in ENT & Head and Neck Surgery (4th Edition)
Courses offered to GPs
Provides regular teaching, workshops and conferences for GPs. Please contact Prof Dhillon's office to discuss your needs.
- MBBS University College London (University of London) 1978
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 1983
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Hon Senior Lecturer Imperail College, London 1997
- Special Advisor Department of Health panel on Sleep Apnoea 2012
- Examiner for Postgraduate Diploma in ENT Middlesex University, London 1990
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Medical Council, Otolaryngology, 1996
Affiliations / memberships
Member of ENT UK
- 114a Harley Street LONDON W1G 7JL
- 06:00 - 06:30
- 020 7580 6970
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
020 7580 6970