Mr Duncan McRae: Ear, nose and throat surgery

Mr Duncan McRae

Ear, nose and throat surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Adult
  • Paediatric

About me

Married with two sons.
Trained at Barts Medical College.
Qualified 1984 MB;BS.
Anatomy Demonstrator Cambridge University;
ENT training at Barts (Senior House Officer);
ENT Registrar at The Royal London Hospital;
ENT Senior Registrar at The Royal Liverpool Hospital (Head and Neck Surgery Lecturer) and Alder Hey Childrens Hospital.
Two Otology Fellowships (see below)
Appointed as a Consultant ENT Surgeon October 1995.
Among the first wave of surgeons to be trained in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and have been a teacher (faculty member) on the Cambridge Sinus Surgery Course since 1998.
Lead Clinician Head and Neck Cancer Surgery 1998-2005
Lead Clinician ENT Dept Colchester since 2009.

Areas of interest

Paediatric ENT; paediatric otolaryngology; otitis media (glue ear); adult ENT; salivary gland disease; otology (ear problems); hearing loss; rhinology (nose problems); head and neck surgery (oral-maxillo-facial); sinus problems including sinusitis and endoscopic sinus surgery; thyroid disorders; throat and voice problems; tonsillitis; tonsillectomy.

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Procedures completed

  • E2500

    Diagnostic nasolaryngopharyngoscopy +/- biopsy as sole procedure - (>50)


  • D0702

    Aural toilet (including microsuction and/or suction of exteriorised mastoid cavity) including bilateral - (5-50)


  • E1780

    Diagnostic endoscopy of sinus and bilateral (as sole procedure) - (5-50)


  • G1900

    Rigid oesophagoscopy (including biopsy, laser or diathermy destruction of lesions) - (5-50)

  • E3520

    Microlaryngoscopy/laryngoscopy +/- endoscopic excision of lesion of larynx - (5-50)

  • F3440

    Tonsillectomy - adult (and bilateral) - (1-5)

  • D1510

    Myringotomy and insertion of tube through tympanic membrane (and bilateral) - (1-5)


  • E1432

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


  • D1520

    Suction clearance of middle ear (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

  • B1230

    Core biopsy of thyroid gland - (1-5)


  • T8610

    Biopsy/sampling of cervical lymph nodes - (1-5)

  • D0210

    Excision of lesion of pinna - (1-5)

  • E3680

    Endoscopic laryngo-pharyngoscopy as sole outpatient procedure +/- stroboscopy - (1-5)


  • C2540

    Dacryocystorhinostomy including insertion and later removal of tube - (1-5)


  • D1040

    Simple mastoidectomy - (1-5)

  • E0520

    Ligation of artery of internal nose (including endoscopic, as sole procedure) - (1-5)

  • W2620

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

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