Mr Velauthapillai Nandapalan: Ear, nose and throat surgery

Mr Velauthapillai Nandapalan

Ear, nose and throat surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Adult
  • Head & neck oncology
  • Paediatric

About me

Appointed as a substantive consultant in January 2000 to St.Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust.
I was trained in all aspects of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery in the Merseyside training rotation.
Did my Skull base Fellowship in Zurich, Switzerland and Neuro-otology fellowship in Copenhagan, Denmark
I am the Surgical Tutor in the Royal College of Surgeons
Honorary lecturer to university of Liverpool
I am also member of the Merseyside Specialist Training and Education Committee.
I have number of peer reviewed publications in International Journals.
Regularly give presentations in local, international meetings.
Lead clinician for Head and Neck lump services
Clinical Director ENT and Head and Neck services

Areas of interest

Ear discharge; hearing reconstruction; dizziness; Cholesteatoma; Voice disorders; Head and neck surgery ; Neck Lumps; Laryngology; Chronic sinusitis; Sinus procedures incl. endoscopic sinus surgery; Nasal Polyps; Allergic rhinitis; Neurotology; Thyroid disorders / surgery; Paediatric ENT disorders; Cosmetic nasal and ear surgery; Lump in the throat; Watering of eyes; Snoring; Sleep apnoea.

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Procedures completed

  • E2500

    Diagnostic nasolaryngopharyngoscopy +/- biopsy as sole procedure - (5-50)

    (5-50) (1-5)

  • D1520

    Suction clearance of middle ear (as sole procedure) - (5-50)


  • E1780

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

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • E3680

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


  • E1432

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

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • E3520

    Microlaryngoscopy/laryngoscopy +/- endoscopic excision of lesion of larynx - (1-5)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • E0380

    Nasal septum cauterisation (and bilateral) - (1-5)


  • E0810

    Polypectomy of internal nose (and bilateral, including endoscopic) - (1-5)


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