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Last updated: 25 May 2020
- Head & neck oncology
Mr Dwivedi is a central London Consultant ENT & Head and Neck surgeon. He offers a complete range of adult and paediatric general and specialist ENT care. His specialist interests include management and surgical treatment of all aspects of benign and malignant head neck conditions including thyroid/ parathyroid, salivary glands and larynx.
His training included rotations through major teaching hospitals in London, South East of England and East Scotland where he gained a wide range of experience in treating all aspects of general adult and paediatric ENT disorders. After gaining a national training number in the UK, he went on to be awarded the certificate of completion of higher surgical training for the UK, in addition to a vast experience of high volume training in India where he initially graduated. He also completed two advanced fellowships in head & neck surgery at Cambridge University Hospitals and Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth.
He gained further experience by visiting centers of excellence in the USA and Canada, including Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre-New York, Mount Sinai Hospital-Toronto, University of Alberta and University of Western Ontario, Canada. This brings an international outlook to his current clinical practice.
Following a consultant appointment at QEUH Glasgow, he was appointed as a consultant ENT/ head and neck surgeon at prestigious University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and was also conferred an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at the University College London in 2019. He is a core member of UCLH Head Neck and Thyroid Multidisciplinary Teams.
He is very prolific in research, academics, teaching and training and has successfully led several research projects within the UK and overseas. He completed a multi-award winning PhD in “Head & Neck Surgery” from the prestigious Royal Marsden Hospital and Institute of Cancer Research, London. He has won over 15 national and international awards.
Mr Dwivedi’s academic record stands out amongst his peers. He has published over 80 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and contributed more than 20 chapters in major Head Neck and ENT books, including the well-known textbooks “Scott-Brown’s Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery” and “Principles and practice of Head Neck Surgery and Oncology”. He has also co-edited two Head Neck Surgery books and is co-founder and series-editor of the book series “Head and Neck Cancer Clinics”.
He serves on the editorial board of several specialty journals and has been scientific reviewer for more than 40 peer-reviewed journals including BMJ, JNCI, Cancer, Head Neck, Laryngoscope, Oral Oncology and Surgical Oncology.
Mr Dwivedi is on the faculty of various national and international ENT & head and neck courses and meetings and has delivered over 50 lectures globally. He is a member of over 20 professional & scientific bodies within the in UK and abroad. He is also an accredited trainer and regularly mentors trainees and medical students. He has co-supervised several MS/MSc and PhD students.
Above all, Mr Dwivedi’s colleagues would testify to his kind, personably and diligent nature that characterise his consultation style.
Areas of interest
Paediatric ENT; Tonsillectomy; Adenoidectomy; Glue ear; Grommets; Nosebleed; Snoring
Neck lumps; Head and Neck Cancer;
Thyroid lump; Goiter; Cancer; Parathyroid; lesions; Thyroid & Parathyroid surgery,
Minimal access Thyroid & Parathyroid surgery;
Salivary gland conditions; Parotid & Submandibular gland surgery
Skin lesions; Moles; Skin Cancer
Tonsillitis; Enlarged Tonsils; Tonsil stones; Tonsillectomy; Oral lesions
Sore throat; Throat irritation; Throat clearing; Cough; Globus Pharyngeus; Reflux
Voice & Swallowing problems
Hoarse voice; Vocal nodule; LASER surgery
Nasal congestion; Post nasal drip; Allergy; Nosebleeds; Nasal injury
Nasal blockage; Deviated Nasal Septum; Septoplasty
Sinusitis; Sinus problems; Nasal polyps; Endoscopic Sinus Surgery; FESS
Snoring; Sleep apnoea surgery
Smell & Taste disturbances
Ear blockage; Wax; Hearing loss; Deafness; Tinnitus
Ear Ache; Ear Pain; Infection; Ear discharge; Perforated Ear Drum
Dizziness; Balance problems; Facial Palsy
- NHS Profile: https://www.uclh.nhs.uk/OurServices/Consultants/Pages/RaghavDwivedi.aspx
- Linkedin Profile: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/raghav-dwivedi
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat / Head and Neck / Thyroid Surgeon, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trusts
Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, Head and Neck Academic Centre, Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, University College London
Head Neck Oncology, Head Neck Surgery, Neck lumps, Thyroid / Parathyroid, Salivary glands, Voice/ Swallowing problems, Minimally Invasive Surgery, LASER Surgery, Airway management, General ENT conditions
Photography, trekking, football and hobby farming
IFHNOS Young Investigator Award 2010
American Head and Neck Society & University of Pittsburgh Fellowship 2010
Outstanding Clinician-Scientist Award 2010, CARF, India
European Society of Surgical Oncology Fellowships 2010 & 2012
Research Fellowship from the Head Neck Cancer Research Trust/ Royal Marsden Hospital, London, 2007-10
JLO Best paper prize 2011
Tatum Best Dissector Prize at London Head and Neck Dissection Course, 2018
Certificate of Appreciation by the Impact India Foundation 2006
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Hindi - Fluent
- Urdu - Fluent
Mr Dwivedi has published over 80 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and contributed more than 20 chapters in major head & neck and ENT books, including “Scott-Brown’s Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery” and “Principles and Practice of Head Neck Surgery and Oncology”. He has co-edited two head & neck surgery books and is co-founder of a book series “Head and Neck Cancer Clinics”. Please visit following links for details,
Courses offered to GPs
I have organised various ENT, Head and neck courses in past for GPs. I am happy to visit local practices to talk about topics on general ENT, head and neck, thyroid and parathyroid conditions.
I also welcome and encourage GPs to attend/ observe clinics and discuss ENT, head and neck topics.
My outcomes are audited through the NHS governance structure and are equivalent or better than the national average WRT re admission rate, infection and mortality.
- Certificate of Completion of Higher Surgical Training in ENT Medical Council of India 2005
- MS (ENT) King George’s Medical University, India 2005
- Certificate of Completion of Higher Surgical Training in ORL-HNS Joint Committee on Surgical Training, UK 2018
- MBBS King George’s Medical College, India 1999
- FRCS (ORL-HNS) The Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, UK 2016
- PhD (Head and Neck Surgery) University of London, UK 2011
- DOHNS The Royal College of Surgeons of England, UK 2009
- MRCS The Royal College of Surgeons of England, UK 2009
- Advanced Head & Neck Fellowship training Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge University Hospital NHS Trust, UK 2013
- Advanced Head & Neck Fellowship training Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College, London 2016
- Advanced Head & Neck Fellowship training QA Hospital NHS Trust, Portsmouth, UK 2015
Reference number 6168194
Details of entry to specialist register
- Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, UK, 2018
- Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, India, 2005
Affiliations / memberships
The Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists (BAHNO)
British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons (BAETS)
Otorhinolaryngological Research Society (ORS), UK
American Academy of Otolaryngology & Head-Neck Surgery (AAOHNS)
International College of Surgeons (ICS)
European Head-Neck Society (EHNS)
European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)
Foundation for Head & Neck Oncology (FHNO), India
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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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Kayleigh Spittles and team- 0203 997 7230
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: ENTclinic1