Mr Philip Robinson: Ear, nose and throat surgery
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Mr Philip Robinson

Ear, nose and throat surgery

 

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Specialises in

  • Adult
  • Paediatric

About me

I am a Consultant Adult and Paediatric Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon based at University Hospitals Bristol working at St Michaels hospital, Bristol Royal Infirmary and the Royal Hospital for Children in Bristol, as well as working privately at the Spire Bristol Hospital.

I work with both adults and children, and I have sub-specialty interests in the management and surgery of ear diseases and nose and sinuses surgery. In addition I have sub-specialty experience in Paediatric ENT and regularly look after very young children. I am the Director and Founder of the West of England Cochlear Implant Programme, and also established the Tinnitus Clinic at Southmead Hospital. I have recently been elected President Elect of the British Society of Otologists (Ear Surgeons).

I have developed very close links with a group of other professionals, such as a Hearing Therapist, Voice Therapists, dedicated theatre nurses and very experienced adult and paediatric Anaesthetists, as well as other Consultants, to provide a multi-disciplinary team approach to my patients’ care. I have worked with Fiona Watts, the Hearing Therapist since 1994 and she supports all my day time clinics. All my clinics have audiological support for hearing tests.

I come from a medical family and I qualified in medicine from the University of Bristol in 1981. After House jobs in Bristol, I spent a year teaching anatomy at the University of Bristol. I completed my basic surgical training at the Bristol Royal Infirmary and the Bristol Children’s Hospital.

My specialist surgical training in ENT was carried out at University College Hospital and the Middlesex Hospitals, London, as well as Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.

I had additional sub-specialist training with a Fellowship in Paediatric ENT at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, a Fellowship in Otology and Cochlear Research at the University of Michigan in the USA, and a Fellowship in Rhinoplasty, Facial Plastic Surgery and Sinus Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas.

I was appointed as a Consultant in 1994, and I have developed a specialist practice in complex ear disease and deafness, receiving many tertiary referrals from other Consultants. I have also developed a specialist practice in nose and sinus surgery and all aspects of paediatric ENT. I continue to carry out general ear, nose and throat clinics and surgery as well.

I have been very involved in the training of ENT Surgeons, and I am now a member of the Royal College of Surgeons Specialist advisory committee for training registrars in Otolaryngology. I was previously the Chairman of the Regional Specialist Training Committee. I continue to be active in clinical research, particularly related to cochlear implants and regularly lecture, both nationally, and internationally.

I am a family man and an enthusiastic skier, sailor and mountain walker.

Areas of interest

Adult ENT;
Paediatric ENT;
Ear, nose and throat disorders;
Ear (Otology : disease of ears, deafness, tinnitus, vertigo, complex ear surgery);
Nose ( Rhinology: nasal and sinus disorders, nose and sinus surgery);
Endoscopic sinus surgery procedures; Septorhinoplasty;
Throat disorders ( Tonsillectomy, swallowing problems, hoarseness);
Paediatric ENT especially ear / hearing problems;
Cochlear implantation;
General Adult ENT conditions;
Snoring;
Tonsillectomy;
Disorders of voice;
Medicolegal reports.
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Procedures completed

  • E3680

    Endoscopic laryngo-pharyngoscopy as sole outpatient procedure +/- stroboscopy - (>50)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (5-50)

  • D0702

    Aural toilet (including microsuction and/or suction of exteriorised mastoid cavity) including bilateral - (5-50)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (5-50)

  • E0360

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

    Spire Bristol Hospital (5-50)

  • E1432

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

    Spire Bristol Hospital (5-50)

  • D1510

    Myringotomy and insertion of tube through tympanic membrane (and bilateral) - (5-50)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • F3480

    Adenotonsillectomy (and bilateral) - (5-50)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • E0230

    Septorhinoplasty including graft/implant following trauma or excision of tumour (including attention to turbinates) - (1-5)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • E3520

    Microlaryngoscopy/laryngoscopy +/- endoscopic excision of lesion of larynx - (1-5)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • D1710

    Stapedectomy (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

  • D1440

    Combined approach tympanoplasty - intact canal wall tympanoplasty - (1-5)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • D1240

    Exploration of facial nerve, mastoid segment - (1-5)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • D1060

    Revision of mastoidectomy (including meatoplasty) - (1-5)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • D0340

    Soft tissue meatoplasty of external auditory canal - (1-5)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • D2822

    Examination of ear under general anaesthetic (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

  • E0412

    Reduction turbinates of nose (laser, diathermy, out fracture etc) - (1-5)

  • E1360

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

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

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