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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
- Head & neck oncology
Miss Ekpemi Irune -
MBChB MSc DOHNS FRCS (ORL-HNS)
Miss Ekpemi Irune is currently Consultant Otolaryngology, Head & Neck and Thyroid surgeon at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge. 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 adults
Head & Neck -
Salivary gland disease and surgery
Cancer of the Head & Neck
Facial plastics -
Septoplasty and Rhinoplasty
Wrinkle management - Botox and filler treatments
Out-Patient procedures -
Flexible Nasal Laryngoscopy
Rigid Nasal Endoscopy
Trans-Nasal Oesophagoscopy (TNO)
Botox and Filler treatments
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Sunil Wijetilleka Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Ear Nose & Throat, Head & Neck, Thyroid and Rhinoplasty surgeon at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge.
Head & Neck Oncology
Outcomes following Head & Neck oncological treatment
Courses offered to GPs
Talks to GP:
1. "A feeling of a lump in my throat..." and the role of Trans-Nasal Oesophagoscopy.
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