Miss Ekpemi Irune

Ear, nose and throat surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Adult
  • Head & neck oncology
  • Paediatric

About me

Miss Ekpemi Irune -

Miss Ekpemi Irune is currently Consultant Otolaryngology, Head & Neck and Thyroid surgeon at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge. Her practice includes some paediatric and adult general ENT, nose and sinus related problems, though the majority of her work centres around benign and malignant Head and Neck surgery. She undertakes LASER surgery to the airways and upper digestive tract, Salivary gland surgery, Thyroid surgery as well as major Head and Neck cancer operations with or without reconstruction. Her private practice also includes a Facial - Plastic service which includes rhinoplasty, scar revision and skin lesions. She also undertakes rejuvenation procedures such a Botox and dermal fillers.

She graduated from the University of Dundee Medical School in Scotland and went on to complete Higher Specialist Surgical Training in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery in major teaching hospitals in England. She also completed an MSc in Surgical Science at Imperial College, London. During her training, she undertook clinical research at the Institute of Cancer Research and the Royal Marsden Hospital in London, studying functional outcomes following treatment in Head and Neck cancer. In 2013, she completed the European Academy Fellowship in Facial - Plastic Surgery at the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam. In addition to this International Fellowship, she undertook the National Training Interface Group Fellowship in Aesthetic and Reconstructive surgery, working with surgeons in the fields of Plastic surgery, Rhinoplasty surgery, and Craniofacial surgery in London. Furthermore, she was appointed as the Royal College of Surgeons of England Post-CCT Fellow in Advanced Head and Neck Surgical Oncology at Imperial Hospitals NHS Trust and was based at Charing Cross hospital. She has published in peer reviewed journals in the fields of Ear, Nose and Throat, Head and Neck Oncology and continues to pursue research interests in the latter.

Miss Irune is actively involved in Higher Specialist Surgical Training of doctors and participates in regional and national teaching courses. She is a member of the British Association of Head & Neck Oncologists, the European Academy of Facial - Plastic Surgeons and the British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons.

Areas of interest

General ENT problems in children

General ENT (including sinus) problems in adults

Head & Neck -
Salivary gland disease and surgery
Swallowing problems
Thyroid surgery
Voice problems
Cancer of the Head & Neck

Facial plastics -
Scar revision
Septoplasty and Rhinoplasty
Skin lesions
Wrinkle management - Botox and filler treatments

Out-Patient procedures -
Aural Microscopy
Flexible Nasal Laryngoscopy
Rigid Nasal Endoscopy
Trans-Nasal Oesophagoscopy (TNO)
Botox and Filler treatments

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Procedures completed

  • E2501

    Fibre optic examination of the pharynx +/- biopsy/removal of foreign body - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • D1520

    Suction clearance of middle ear (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • F4440

    Excision of submandibular gland - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

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