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Mr James Rainsbury graduated from University of Nottingham Medical School and completed his ENT higher surgical training on the West Midlands training programme including Paediatric ENT surgery at Birmingham Childrens' Hospital.
James is a consultant ENT surgeon at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth treating all aspects of general and paediatric ENT conditions and has specialist interests in paediatric ENT, disorders of the ear and Eustachian tube. He gained fellowship sub-specialty training in Otology at Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
He was awarded the Intercollegiate Gold Medal for the best performance in that diet of the FRCS ORL-HNS examination. His international training has also taken him to the Causse Ear Clinic, Beziers, France, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, and the IWK paediatric hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia. He has published extensively in the peer-reviewed literature and presented his work internationally.
In addition to his clinical work he is currently Training Programme Director for Peninsula ENT trainees.
Areas of interest
Adult ENT; Paediatric ENT; hearing loss; dizziness and balance; ear surgery; Eustachian tube; obstructive sleep apnoea in children; tonsillectomy; adenoidectomy; glue ear and grommets; exostoses (surfer's ear); ear wax; ear infections
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.