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Martyn completed his basic medical training at St Bartholomew's hospital, London.
He obtained an MSc in Evidence based medicine at Oxford, and an MD by research in nasal (and lung) airway disease in Dundee.
He went on to an ENT training in Scotland, then undertook sub-specialist fellowships in Auckland and Amsterdam.
In both fellowships he trained with world leaders - Advanced sinonasal and skullbase surgery in Auckland, and Facial Plastic Surgery in Amsterdam.
He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, chairman to SurgTech (see SurgTech.net; non-profit surgical education), a keen educator, and regular contributor to international meetings in his speciality.
Areas of interest
Rhinology; Advanced Sinus Surgery; Nasal Airway Surgery, Nasal Reconstruction, Lacrimal (tear duct) Surgery
- NHS Consultants Page
- Baddow Consultants Page
- SurgTech Authors Page
- Open Access Surgical Educational Materials
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Rhinologist, Southend Hospital NHS Trust
Martyn has been awarded two higher degrees for his research into nasal outcome evaluations and the combined allergic airway (the coexistence of asthma and sinus / nasal disease).
Martyn spends his spare time working with the non-profit association he founded to further open access surgical education - see SurgTech.net
First Prize Oral presentation, Scottish Otolaryngology Society
First Prize Poster presentation, British Rhinologic Society
First Prize Poster presentation, British Ass’n of Head & Neck Oncologists
Double Distinction, MSc Evidence Based Healthcare Statistics
Teacher of the Month, Oxford University Medical College
Nasal Endoscopy. In Scott-Brown's Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. 8th ed.
Allergic Rhinitis. In Logan Turner's Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear. 11th ed.
Rhinosinusitis. InnovAiT: Education and inspiration for general practice (2013)
Controversies in the Specialist Management of Adult Epistaxis: An Evidence-based Review. Clin Otolaryngol (2012)
Epistaxis: A Contemporary Evidence Based Approach. Otolaryngol Clin North Am (2012)
Consultant-based Otolaryngology Emergency Service: A Five-year Experience. J Laryngol Otol (2011)
Treatment of Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyposis with Oral Steroids Followed by Topical Steroids: A Randomized Trial. Ann Intern Med. (2011)
Combined Oral and Intranasal Corticosteroid Therapy for Nasal Polyps. Ann Intern Med (2011)
Airway Dysfunction in Nasal Polyposis: A Spectrum of Asthmatic Disease? Clin Exp Allergy (2011)
The Minimal Clinically Important Difference in Allergic Rhinitis. Clin Exp Allergy (2010)
Influence of Aspirin Sensitivity and Asthma on Steroid Response in Nasal Polyposis. Thorax (2008)
Airway Dysfunction in Nasal Polyposis: No Evidence of the "Non-allergic Unified Airway”. Thorax (2008)
Removing Nasal Valve Obstruction in Peak Nasal Inspiratory Flow Measurement. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol (2007)
Refining the Use of Intranasal Corticosteroids in Allergic Rhinitis. Rhinology (2007)
Decongestant Effects of Nasal Xylometazoline and Mometasone Furoate in Persistent Allergic Rhinitis. J Laryngol Otol (2006)
Effects of Levocetirizine As Add-on Therapy to Fluticasone in Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis. Clin Exp Allergy (2006)
Decongestant Effects of Nasal Xylometazoline and Mometasone Furoate in Persistent Allergic Rhinitis. (2005)
Courses offered to GPs
If you would like to know more about any aspect of rhinology, just ask. I am very happy to provide an evening of specialist education, and usually ask any representative sponsor to simply make a contribution to SurgTech.net.
- Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2010
- MD - Therapeutics in Allergology University of Dundee 2009
- MSc - Evidence Based Healthcare Oxford University 2007
- MBBS and BSc University of London 1999
- Fellowship in Advanced Sinonasal and Skullbase Surgery Auckland University 2014
- Fellowship in Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Amsterdam Medical Centre 2013
- Otorhinolaryngology Higher Surgical Training East of Scotland Training Rotation 2012
Reference number 4652126
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Founder and Chair SurgTech.net 2013
Details of entry to specialist register
- Specialist Practitioner - Otorhinolaryngology, 2012
Affiliations / memberships
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
The Scottish Otolaryngology Society
The British, European, American, and International Rhinologic Societies
The Royal Society of Medicine
The European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery
The British Medical Association
- Baddow Hospital, CM2 8HN
- 08:00 - 18:00
- 01245 474070
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
Within hospital hours call 01245 474070
Outside hospital hours call 07591 977965