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Offering world class ear surgery
Acquiring new technical skills and understanding new technologies
Excellence in paediatric ENT surgery
Experience of managing complex and challenging ear cases
LASER Cholesteatoma surgery
Cholesteatoma is a non-cancer cyst of the ear which can lead to a complication like deafness, paralysis of the nerve of the face ( Facial nerve weakness) and meningitis (brain infection). Mr Kumar is highly skilled ear surgeon who can perform such kind of ear surgery using KTP LASER when required in the case. He takes referral from across the county for all complex and previously failed ear cases.
He has a large experience of managing complicated cholesteatoma in children.
Mr Kumar believes in dry, safe ears and aims to achieve good functional ear in all his cases. He reconstructs the ear structures in a way so that his patients can still go swimming after ear has healed.
Endoscopic ear surgery
Mr Kumar is performing endoscopic ear surgery for complex ear cases to improve outcome and avoiding scar of surgery in these cases. Uses of endoscopic ear surgery in both routine and complex ear cases improves recovery in post operative period. Mr Kumar will discuss if your case can be performed solely by the endoscopic approach and avoid scars.
Mr Kumar takes a referral for stapes surgery, which is surgery on the third bone of hearing. Stapes can get fixed due to otosclerosis and lead to deafness. Mr Kumar performs this most delicate procedure using LASER which reflects in his excellent hearing restoration results.
Areas of interest
Cholesteatoma Surgery in Children; Chronic mastoid disease; Tympanoplasty; Stapes surgery; Ear Drum perforation; Stapedectomy; LASER ear surgery; Meniere's disease; Intratympanic injections; Sudden hearing loss; Dizziness; Balance disorder; Vertigo; Tinnitus; Endoscopic grommet; Endoscopic Ear surgery; Eustachian tube dysfunction; Ear Nose Throat disorder both Adult and Children; Pinnaplasty; Rhinoplasty; Sinus surgery including FESS; Balloon Sinuplasty; Deviated nasal septum; nasal valve surgery; Septoplasty; Nasal Polyps; Sinusitis; Tonsil and Adenoid Surgery; tonsillectomy; Parotid surgery; Neck lumps; Voice disorder; Voice clinic
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
Barking Havering Redbridge NHS Trust
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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Reference number 5189526
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons
The European Academy Of Facial Plastic Surgeon
Healthcare Financial Management Association
British Association of Otorhinolaryngologists
British Society of Otology
General Medical Council
Medical Defence Union
Difficult Airway Society
Facial Plastic Surgery Society UK
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.