Mr Paul O'Flynn: Ear, nose and throat surgery

Mr Paul O'Flynn

Ear, nose and throat surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Head & neck oncology

About me

Paul O'Flynn FRCS, qualified in medicine from University College London in 1982. After training in London and the Midlands he was appointed Consultant ENT/Head and Neck Surgeon at The Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital and subsequently at London's University College Hospital.

In a Consultant career spanning more than 20 years,he has been ENT Head and Neck lead At UCLH, Chair of the Head and Neck Multi-Disciplinary Team and Chair of the North London Cancer Network, Head & Neck tumour board.

He is Honorary Professor at the Deenanath Mangeskhar Hospital and Research Centre, Pune, India.

He was elected to the Council of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2012 he is the RCS Council lead for surgical commissioning and QA and accreditation both domestically and globally.

He is an Intercollegiate FRCS examiner and Board member for the FRCS examination in Otolaryngology.

He was 2013-14 President of the Laryngology and Rhinology section at the Royal Society of Medicine and now sits on the Academic Board.

He was a member of the Medical Advisory Committee of the HCA Wellington Hospital in London.

Currently he is a medical advisor to the International Hospital Group and recently was appointed Academic advisor to Laryngology and Voice Association.

Paul’s main interests are head and neck surgery, particularly laryngeal,thyroid, parotid and airway management.

He holds a National Bronze Clinical excellence award.

Paul has an extensive international practise, regularly travelling to lecture and operate.

Areas of interest

Head and neck surgery ; Airways (difficult); Salivary gland disease;thyroid

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Procedures completed

  • D0702

    Aural toilet (including microsuction and/or suction of exteriorised mastoid cavity) including bilateral - (5-50)


  • E2500

    Diagnostic nasolaryngopharyngoscopy +/- biopsy as sole procedure - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • B0830

    Total thyroid lobectomy & isthmectomy - (1-5)

  • E0380

    Nasal septum cauterisation (and bilateral) - (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)


  • E2010

    Adenoidectomy - (1-5)

  • F4430

    Partial excision of parotid gland and preservation of facial nerve - (1-5)

  • F3440

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

  • B0850

    Isthmectomy of thyroid gland - (1-5)

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