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I am a Consultant in Adult and Paediatric Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery. I was appointed as a consultant in Bristol in 2014. I undertook my medical training at the University of Oxford before completing my surgical training in the Southwest.
In addition to general ENT surgery, I have a specialist interest in adult and paediatric otology (conditions of the ear), including; hearing loss, vertigo and dizziness, tinnitus, hearing implants and lateral skull base surgery.
As part of my advanced specialist training, I undertook a clinical and research fellowship in Melbourne, Australia. This focused on the management of complex ear disease, cochlear implantation and lateral skull base surgery. The University of Melbourne and Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital are world renown for the development of cochlear implants. I completed research projects on the effect of hearing implantation on cochlear mechanics and novel bone-anchored hearing aids technology.
In 2016, I was elected to the council of the British Society of Otology.
In addition to my clinical work, I have an interest in ENT research and Teaching. I am an Honorary Lecturer and Research Fellow at the University of Bristol, School of Social and Community Medicine.
Areas of interest
Hearing loss; tinnitus; ear infections; vertigo; dizziness; major ear surgery; neurotology; skull base surgery; acoustic neuroma; paediatric ENT; glue ear; obstructive sleep apnoea; nasal congestion; sinus surgery; sore throat; nasal allergy; tonsillitis; voice disorders.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant in ENT Surgery - St Michaels Hospital, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, Bristol Royal Infirmary.
Consultant in ENT and Skull Base Surgery - Southmead Hospital.
Lecturer and Research Fellow - University of Bristol, School of Social and Community Medicine.
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- BMBCh University of Oxford 2001
- MA (Oxon) - Physiological Sciences University of Oxford 2006
- DOHNS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2006
- FRCS (ORL-HNS) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2012
- Fellowship in Otology and Neurotology Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital / University of Melbourne, Australia 2013
Reference number 6030057
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Council member British Society of Otology 2016
Details of entry to specialist register
- Otolaryngology, 2014
Affiliations / memberships
British Society of Otology (council member)
Royal Society of Medicine, Section of Otology (council member)
Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Association for Paediatric Otolaryngology
British Balance Network
British Skull Base Society
British Cochlear Implant Group
British Medical Association
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