Mr Irfan Syed: Ear, nose and throat surgery
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Mr Irfan Syed

Ear, nose and throat surgery

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Specialises in

  • Adult
  • Paediatric

About me

Mr Syed is a Consultant ENT Surgeon at University Hospital Lewisham treating all aspects of general and paediatric ENT conditions and has a specialist interest in rhinology (nose & sinuses) & facial plastic surgery (nasal reconstruction and management of skin lesions). He gained fellowship sub-specialty training in Rhinology & Facial Plastic surgery at St George’s Hospital, London.

He was awarded the British Rhinological Society Bursary Award for training at the Sino-Nasal Institute of Florida, USA and the European Rhinological Society Award for training at the Amsterdam Medical Centre. His international training has also taken him to Paris and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Mr Syed is well recognized for his role in post-graduate surgical teaching and is course director for The London Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Course, The London Facial Plastic Surgery Course, The London ST3 Course & The London FRCS (ORL-HNS) Viva Course. He has been invited to teach on the East Anglian Sinus, Orbit & Skull Base Course and the London Facial Aesthetic Cosmetic Training Course.
He is the author of a number of textbooks in medicine and surgery. He has published extensively in the peer-reviewed literature and presented his work internationally.

In addition to his clinical work he is currently a specialist advisor to the Care Quality Commission (CQC). He is an active committee member for ENT-UK working to improve the training of future ENT surgeons.

Areas of interest

Adult & paediatric ENT; tonsillitis; glue ear;snoring/obstructive sleep apnoea;nose & sinus problems; skin lesions/lumps of face & neck

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Procedures completed

  • E1780

    Diagnostic endoscopy of sinus and bilateral (as sole procedure) - (>50)

    (5-50) (5-50)

  • E2500

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

    (5-50) (5-50)

  • D1520

    Suction clearance of middle ear (as sole procedure) - (5-50)

    (5-50) (5-50)

  • E0360

    Septoplasty of nose (including attention to turbinates) - (5-50)

    (5-50) (5-50)

  • E1432

    FESS: excision uncinate process and anterior ethmoid bulla, antrostomy/antral puncture, simple polypectomy and attention to turbinates (bilateral) - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • D0730

    Removal of foreign body from external auditory canal (and bilateral) - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • F3440

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

    (1-5)

  • E2010

    Adenoidectomy - (1-5)

  • S0654

    Removal of benign lesion on head and neck (excluding scalp) which is closed by primary closure or advancement flap (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • E1480

    Endoscopic exploration frontal sinus beyond frontoethmoid recess and bilateral - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • F3480

    Adenotonsillectomy (and bilateral) - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • E1370

    Endoscopic balloon dilation maxillary sinuplasty and bilateral - (1-5)

    (1-5)

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