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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
I qualified in Medicine in 1985 and have been a Teaching Hospital consultant in Leeds since 1995.
My training included periods of acaedemic research studying nasal disease at the famous Common Cold and Nasal Research Center (Cardiff) and the prestigous International TWJ Fellowship at the University of California San Francisco, studying ear disease.
I have a wealth of experience with over 30 years spent practising ENT diagnosis and surgery in adults and children.
I also have a specific interest in paediatric ENT problems and deal with all the difficult referrals into Leeds. I am particularly interested in all forms of nasal / sinus surgery. What I do best however is listen and diagnose then explain the various treatment options available.
Private appointments can be booked via Spire Hospital Leeds, my secretary or via the Doctify website Doctify.co.uk/specialist/mr_lindsey_knight
Areas of interest
Otology (ear disease); ear infection; pain; earache; deafness; hearing loss; tinnitus; discharge; otits; otitis media; otitis externa; itchy ear; swimmers ear); Laryngology; voice loss; lump in throat; swallowing problems; choking; neck swelling; Tonsil stone; Tonsillitis; Adenoids
Rhinology (nasal disorders medical & surgical); rhinoplasty; nose job; septorhinoplasty; septoplasty; nasal blockage; deviated nasal septum; rhinitis; sinusitis; sinusitis acute & chronic sinusitis; facial pain; polyps; nasal polyps; FESS; nasal allergy; allergic rhinitis; epistaxis; nose bleeds; snoring; sinus pain; reduction of turbinates
Paediatric ENT both general and specialised tertiary surgery; glue ear; hearing loss; deafness; speech delay; adenoids; tonsils; tonsillitis; sleep apnoea; sleep disordered breathing; stridor; laryngomalacia; neck swellings; tongue tie;
Sinus procedures including, endoscopic sinus surgery; FESS; functional endoscopic sinus surgery: sinuplasty; Snoring advice and surgery
- Tracey Horne
- Spire Leeds Hospital Jackson Avenue LEEDS LS8 1NT
- 0113 218 5940
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant ENT Surgeon Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer University of Leeds
Paediatric ENT problems with the airway
Adult Nasal disease
All things practical, DIY, car mechanics, woodwork and wood turning.
Sailing, both racing and cruising, I have competed in the 2009 Fastnet offshore race and regularly compete in the Round the Island yacht race and other races in my own yacht.
Family and dog
Over 30 scientific publications
The vast majority of my private surgery is undertaken as day case surgery.
Complication rates are extremely low. I have a wealth of experience.
I audit my results and participate in continual further training to maintain skills and to ensure my advice represents best practice and is up to date
- MBBCH Cardiff 1985
- MPhil Cardiff 1989
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 1989
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 1989
- FRCS.ORL Combined Royal Colleges of Surgery 1994
Reference number 3079991
Details of entry to specialist register
- ENT Surgery, 1994
- Spire Leeds Hospital
- 18:00 - 22:00
- 0113 269 3939
- Spire Leeds Hospital
- 14:00 - 17:00
- 0113 218 5908
- Spire Leeds Hospital, LS8 1NT
- 14:00 - 18:00
- 0113 218 5908
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
Initially myself via Spire Hospital Leeds
If unavailable my consultant colleagues via Spire Hospital.( 0113 2693939)
If problems persist support from the ENT department of Leeds General Infirmary via the NHS is always available as is attendance at Leeds General Infirmary A/E department