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Last updated: 24 Jun 2020
Mr Al-Hussaini is a Consultant ENT Surgeon at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. He qualified in 2009 with Distinctions in Basic Sciences and Clinical Practice from Imperial College London. He has undertaken all of his surgical training in the United Kingdom and was a specialist registrar on the All Wales ENT training programme.
He has a wide range of clinical expertise and is fully proficient in all aspects of Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery with a specialist interest in Paediatric ENT surgery and facial plastic surgery. He has expertise in snoring, swallowing and voice disorders, and has delivered international Keynote Lectures on these topics at the ENT World Congress (Paris, 2017). He is passionate about promoting excellence in rhinoplasty and pinnaplasty surgery and is also an expert in non-surgical rhinoplasty.
Mr Al-Hussaini has acquired multiple prominent awards including The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Surgeon in Training Medal in 2011 and The International ENT Masterclass Gold Medal in 2017. He was awarded the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of England Surgical Research Fellowship in 2016 for pioneering research on immune responses.
Areas of interest
Adult and Children’s ENT; Glue ear; Hearing loss; Tinnitus; Dizziness; Ear pinning surgery (pinnaplasty); Ear infections; Bone anchored hearing aids; Myringoplasty; Nasal obstruction; Sinusitis; Endoscopic sinus surgery; Polypectomy; Snoring; Paediatric and adult obstructive sleep apnoea; Adenoidectomy; Nose bleeds; Nasal cautery;Facial pain; Smell disorders; Functional and aesthetic rhinoplasty/ septorhinoplasty; Throat symptoms; Silent reflux; Recurrent tonsillitis;Tonsillectomy; Swallowing disorders; Difficulty swallowing; Voice disorders; Hoarse voice; Laryngeal microsurgery; Neck lumps diagnosis and management; Salivary gland disorders
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant ENT Surgeon and Research Lead
University Hospital of Wales
Mr Al-Hussaini is extremely passionate about high-quality research with the fundamental belief that excellence in research directly leads to better care and outcomes for patients. He remains very active in pursuing research including basic science and clinical research with 34 peer-reviewed publications to date and a strong international ENT research portfolio.
Mr Al-Hussaini has multiple international keynote lectures and received multiple awards and grants for outstanding research including the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of England Saven Research and Development Grant. He is the Principal Investigator for multiple clinical studies including the National Airway Intervention Registry and the OptiNose 3205 study, an international multi-centre randomised controlled trial assessing the efficacy of a novel nasal spray system in chronic rhinosinusitis.
Mr Al-Hussaini enjoys running and undertook the London Marathon in 2016 to raise money for The Royal College of Surgeons of England Surgical Research Fund. He is also a keen tennis player.
Distinction in Clinical Practice (2009)
Distinction in Medical Sciences (2005)
The Royal Society of Medicine Laryngology and Rhinology Section Short Papers Prize
International ENT Masterclass Trainee’s Gold Medal (2017)
ENT Wales Senior Academic Prize (2016)
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh President’s Meeting ‘Surgical
Oncology’ Best Oral Presentation (2015)
ENT Wales Senior Academic Prize (2014)
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Surgeon in Training Medal (201
- Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) with Distinction in Medical Sciences and Distinction in Clinical Practice Imperial College London 2009
- Bachelor of Science (BSc) Medical Sciences with Cardiovascular Sciences University of London 2007
- Diploma of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (DOHNS) The Royal College of Surgeons of England 2012
- MSc in Medical Education (MSc Med Ed.) Cardiff University 2014
- Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MRCS) The Royal College of Surgeons of England 2012
- Surgical Research Fellowship The Royal College of Surgeons of England 2016
- Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) The Royal College of Surgeons of England 2018
- Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in Otolaryngology General Medical Council 2019
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