Mr Florian Bast

Mr Florian Bast

Ear, nose and throat surgery 07381518


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About me

Florian is a fully licensed substantive consultant ENT surgeon at Guy´s and St. Thomas´ Hospital, London, with a specialist interest in rhinology and facial plastic surgery. Previous to this he was an ENT Consultant at the University of Berlin, Germany.

During training he studied at: University of Heidelberg, Germany; NYU, New York, USA; University of Sydney, Australia; and University of Zurich, Switzerland. He completed his higher surgical training at the University of Heidelberg and University of Berlin, Germany. He received the German Board Certification as Specialist in Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (UK CCT equivalent) in 2011, and the German Board Certification for Sub-specialisation in Facial Aesthetic and Reconstructive Operations in 2015.

In 2014 he spent 18-months doing the highly prestigious craniofacial and facial-plastic fellowship at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London.

His main focus is on rhinology and facial plastic surgery which includes medical and surgical treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis including balloon sinuplasty, functional and aesthetic septo-rhinoplasties, as well as surgery for patients with snoring problems and obstructive sleep apnoea. He has also extensive experience in the use of Botulinum Toxin (Botox) and Dermal Fillers, and is one of the most experienced surgeons in the UK in performing endoscopic balloon dilatation of the Eustachian Tube.
He is registered with the General Medical Council as a specialist for Otolaryngology (GMC No 7381518) and is a member in the following professional medical specialist societies: Royal College of Surgeons of England, the Rhinoplasty Society of Europe, the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, ENT UK, FPS UK, the German ENT Society, and the German Society for Aesthetic use of Botulinum Toxin. He is the founder and Director of 'The Aesthetic and Functional Use of Botulinum Toxin Course for Doctors' in Berlin, Germany, which is held twice a year.

As part of his academic work, he lectures at national and international conferences, and has published extensively in his field of expertise. He is also an editorial reviewer of major scientific papers in the field of Otolaryngology and Facial plastic surgery.

Areas of interest

Functional and aesthetic Septorhinoplasties; Rhinology; medical and surgical treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis; Balloon Sinuplasty; Septoplasty; Turbinate reduction; Endoscopic Eustachian Tube Dilatation; Facial Plastic Surgery; Surgery for patients with snoring problems and obstructive sleep apnoea

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Anaesthetists worked with

  • Mr Florian Bast has worked with Dr Magnus Fraser Dunsire at the following hospitals:

    • Cromwell Hospital (1-5)
    • Weymouth Street Hospital (1-5)
  • Mr Florian Bast has worked with Dr James Poncia at the following hospitals:

    • Cromwell Hospital (1-5)
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Procedures completed

  • E2501

    Fibre optic examination of the pharynx +/- biopsy/removal of foreign body - (5-50)

    9 Harley Street (5-50) Cromwell Hospital (1-5)

  • E0360

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

    Cromwell Hospital (1-5) Weymouth Street Hospital (1-5)

  • E0230

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

    Cromwell Hospital (1-5)

  • D0702

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

    9 Harley Street (1-5)

  • E0240

    Revision/secondary open structure septorhinoplasty +/- graft implant following prior surgery from trauma or excision of tumour (including attention to turbinates) - (1-5)

    Cromwell Hospital (1-5)

  • E0390

    Extracorporeal septoplasty - (1-5)

    Cromwell Hospital (1-5)

  • E0412

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

    Weymouth Street Hospital (1-5)

  • E1780

    Diagnostic endoscopy of sinus and bilateral (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    9 Harley Street (1-5)

  • E1432

    FESS: excision uncinate process and anterior ethmoid bulla, antrostomy/antral puncture, simple polypectomy and attention to turbinates (bilateral) - (1-5)

    Weymouth Street Hospital (1-5)

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