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Last updated: 2 Mar 2021
- Head & neck oncology
Mr Zaid Awad an ENT Surgeon trained in London and works as a full time consultant in the NHS and has a busy private practice. He is highly experienced in managing all Ear Nose and Throat conditions affecting adults and children. He has an excellent track record and patient feedback.
He spent a year as a head and neck surgery fellow in Adelaide, Australia, to gain advanced skills in head and neck cancer surgery and robotics. He visited many renowned international units to further enhance his knowledge and skills in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery.
He is an expert in managing all adult and children ear, nose and throat (ENT) related conditions and has a special interest in treating head and neck cancer and its impact on quality of life.
Mr Awad was elected president of the Association of Otolaryngologists in Training in the UK from 2013 to 2015, as well as being the Specialty Training Committee trainee representative in North Thames from 2012 to 2014.
He served as a member of the Specialty Advisory Committee in Otolaryngology, ENT-UK Council, National Selection Committee for higher surgical training, the Intercollegiate Examination Board and the Joint Committee of Surgical Training simulation work group.
Areas of interest
Head and neck surgery; head and neck cancer; robotics; laser surgery; voice disorders; swallowing disorders; neck lumps; ear nose and throat infections; thyroid disorders; hearing loss; ear infection; epistaxis; sinusitis; nasal obstruction; snoring; obstructive sleep apnoea; Thyroid; ear infection; sinusitis
- Rosie Ansah
- Clinic-All Services LTD Kemp House 152-160 City Road London EC1V 2NX
- 020 3151 0100
- 07517 105509
- 020 3004 1118
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Otolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgeon.
Imperial College Healthcare
Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF
St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY
West Middlesex University Hospital, Isleworth TW7 6AF
Mr Awad completed a PhD at Imperial College London which focused on skill acquisition and assessment in otolaryngology training. He was awarded the prestigious research fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England for his PhD studies in simulation and assessment in ENT training. Research interests include quality of life, health service, patient safety, advances in operative technology, robotics, scar cosmesis, surgical training and education. Academic contributions include over 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals, contribution to three books and over 120 national and international presentations. He has been awarded 22 prizes for his work including research funding grants. He is a reviewer for leading journals including Clinical Otolaryngology and Laryngoscope. He is the lead ENT surgeon for clinical trials recruitment at Imperial Healthcare.
I have an interest in mathematics, statistics and surgical training.
I also an interest in functional as well as cosmetic outcomes of surgical procedures including post operative scars.
I am a licenced diver and regular swimmer. I like cycling, reading and travelling.
FUNDING GRANTS AND AWARDS
Most recent only
Nan Blofeld Travelling Fellowship. University College London Hospitals Charity. 24 Feb 2015
HCA International Traveling Fellowship Grant. HCA International Foundation. 29 Oct 2014
Best multidisciplinary research proposal award. Research Skills Development, Imperial College, London. 17 Jan 2014
Inspiring young scientists award. Research Skills Development, Imperial College, London. 17 Jan 2014
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Arabic - Fluent
A full list is available at https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=v-aHWzgAAAAJ&view_op=list_works&sortby=pubdate
Transoral Robotic Surgery for Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Improving Function While Maintaining Oncologic Outcome. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery 162(3):019459982090204. Daniel W. Scholfield, Dorothy Gujral, Zaid Awad
Non-clinical demands are pushing experienced UK surgeons out of the NHS.
Walker A, Awad Z, Tolley NS, Bradley P, Narula AA. International Journal of Healthcare Management. Accepted Oct 15. DOI 10.1080/20479700.2015.1125081
Ventilation tube insertion simulation: A literature review and validity assessment of five training models.
Mahalingam S, Awad Z, Tolley NS, Khemani S. Clin Otolaryngol. Sep 2015. DOI: 10.1111/coa.12543
Construct Validity of cadaveric temporal bones for training and assessment in mastoidectomy
Awad Z, Tornanri C, Ahmed S, Tolley NS. Laryngoscope. 2015 Oct;125(10):2376-81
Utilisation, reliability and validity of Clinical Evaluation Exercise in otolaryngology training.
Awad Z, Hayden L, Muthuswamy K, Tolley NS. Clin Otolaryngol. 2015 Oct, 40, 456–461
Simulation in laryngology training; what should we invest in? Our experience with 64 porcine larynges and a literature review.
Awad Z, Patel B, Hayden L, Sandhu G, Tolley NS. Clin Otolaryngol. 2015 Jun; 40: 269–273
Utilisation and outcomes of Case-based discussion in otolaryngology training
Awad Z, Hayden L, Muthuswamy K, Ziprin P, Darzi A, Tolley NS. Clin Otolaryngol. 2015;40:86-92
Reliability and Validity of Procedure Based Assessments in Otolaryngology Training
Awad Z, et al. Laryngoscope. 2015 Jun;125(6):1328-35.
Construct Validity of the Ovine Model in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Training
Awad Z, et al. Laryngoscope. 2015 Mar;125(3):539-43
Clinical applicability of the Thy3a cytological category in thyroid nodules aspirates. Our experience in one hundred and fifty seven patients with Thy3 cytology.
Wong G, Awad Z, Phui Yee Wong, Wood S, Farrell R. Clin Otolaryngol, 2014 Dec;39(6):393-6
Patient Expectations In Day Surgery Unit
Virk JS, Awad Z, Singh A, Khalil S. Clin Otolaryngol, 2014 Dec;39(6):379-84
Feasibility of a synthetic temporal bone for training in mastoidectomy; face, content and concurrent validity
Awad Z, Ahmad S, Taghi A, Ghufoor K, Wareing MJ, Patel N, Tolley NS. Otology and Neurotology. 2014 Dec;35(10):1813–1818
Courses offered to GPs
I meet with CCGs regularly. I provide teaching to GPs locally and centrally.
I supervise GP trainees in my clinics regularly
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- PhD Imperial College London 2015
- Certificate of Completion of Higher Surgical Training Joint Committee on Higher Surgical Training 2016
- FRCS ORL-HNS Intercollegiate Examination board 2012
- MFSTEd Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2014
- DOHNS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2005
- CCBST Intercollegiate Committee for Basic Surgical Training 2006
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and England 2005
- Head and Neck Fellowship Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia 2016
Reference number 5207490
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Committee Member Specialist Training Committee (North London Local Education and Training Board) - London School of Surgery 2016
- President Association of Otolaryngologists in Training (AOT) 2012
- Committee Member Specialty Advisory Committee (Otolaryngology - Joint Committee on Higher Surgical Training) 2013
- Council member ENT UK (British Associations of Otolaryngologists, Head and Neck Surgeons) 2013
Details of entry to specialist register
- Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, 2016
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England
American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Otolaryngology Research Society
The Cochrane Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders Group
British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists
European Head and Neck Society
British Rhinological Society
British Laryngology Association
Faculty of Surgical Trainers RCSEd
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Post treatment communication
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