Mr Raj Lakhani: Ear, nose and throat surgery

Mr Raj Lakhani

Ear, nose and throat surgery

  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Adult
  • Head & neck oncology

About me

Mr Raj Lakhani is a Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon (adult and paediatric) with a specialist interest in Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgery. He is appointed to St George's, Epsom & St Helier Hospitals and is a Honorary Senior Lecturer at St George’s Medical School, University of London.

Mr Lakhani completed his undergraduate medical training at St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry. He was awarded the Drapers Company Prize for academic achievement and the Research Advisory Board Award for his intercalated Bachelors degree in Sports & Exercise Medicine.

Mr Lakhani has developed advanced skills in the care of complex nasal, sinus and facial pain disorders. This supra-specialist interest also includes rhinoplasty and facial plastic surgery. To further his skills he trained in specialist tertiary and quaternary rhinology centres including Guy’s & St Thomas’ and St George's Hospitals. Further specialist training was undertaken through observerships at the world-renowned Hirslanden Klink, Zurich and the Clinica del Viso in Milan. Mr Lakhani further enhanced his skills through an additional year of dedicated specialist training in rhinology and facial plastic surgery at St George's Hospital.

He is well trained in the breadth of general adult and paediatric ENT having completed higher surgical training in South London. Mr Lakhani has a wealth of experience in paediatric ENT having trained in specialist units such as Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and the Evelina Childrens Hospital.

Mr Lakhani has developed a strong interest in clinical research. He has published almost 30 peer-reviewed articles and has given 50 scientific presentations worldwide. He has been awarded prizes for his clinical research including the ‘Best Short Paper’ prize from the Royal Society of Medicine. In 2016 he was shortlisted for the Royal Society of Medicine national ‘Trainee of the Year’ award. To further his skills in research and to enable him to provide the very best in evidence based care to his patients, Mr Lakhani completed a Masters course in Evidence Base Healthcare from University College London.

He also has a passion for teaching and training. During his basic surgical training he was an anatomy demonstrator to Oxford University Medical School. He is currently a member of the faculty on a number of surgical training courses and is a fully trained supervisor to surgical trainees.

Mr Lakhani strives to deliver the highest standards of patient care. He regularly receives positive feedback from patients regarding his excellent communication and listening skills. This, in combination with his clinical acumen allows him to provide care of the very highest standard.

Areas of interest

Nasal blockage and sinus conditions including facial pain
Rhinoplasty (nose reshaping)
Snoring and sleep apnoea
General Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery (adult and children)
Paediatric ENT (tonsil problems, snoring, sleep apnoea, glue ear, adenoids)
Hearing loss, Dizziness, Tinnitus, Ear Wax, Ear discharge
Facial plastic surgery

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Procedures completed

  • E3680

    Endoscopic laryngo-pharyngoscopy as sole outpatient procedure +/- stroboscopy - (5-50)

  • F3620

    Drainage of peritonsillar abscess ("quinsy") - (1-5)

    9 Harley Street (1-5)

  • D0702

    Aural toilet (including microsuction and/or suction of exteriorised mastoid cavity) including bilateral - (1-5)

    Spire St Anthony's Hospital (1-5)

  • W2620

    Manipulation under anaesthesia of fractured nose (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

  • E2501

    Fibre optic examination of the pharynx +/- biopsy/removal of foreign body - (1-5)

    Spire St Anthony's Hospital (1-5)

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