Mr Ajay Nigam: Ear, nose and throat surgery

Mr Ajay Nigam

Ear, nose and throat surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Adult
  • Head & neck oncology

About me

I trained as an ENT surgeon with experience in Cambridge, Birmingham and Newcastle as a trainee. I was awarded the TWJ Fellowship to work at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town. I have worked at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals since 1996 and am the Chairman Of the Head & Neck Cancer NSSG for Lancashire and South Cumbria. I have been awarded the Lifetime achievement Award by Swallows Charity and took part in the Blackpool Medics BBC TV series.

Areas of interest

Ear,Nose and throat;Head and neck;Carcinoma;paediatric;Snoring or sleep problems;Ear wax;Balance problems;Hearing problems;Noises in ears (tinnitus);voice problems;lumps in neck;swallowing problems;feeling of something in throat;hole in ear drum;dizziness;painful ears;discharging ears;skin lesions of the head,neck and face;persistent cough;throat cancers;cancer of head and neck;thyroid lumps;thyroid problems;pain and discomfort in head and neck;blocked or runny nose;sinus problems;cosmetic surgery of nose and ears;salivary gland lumps

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Procedures completed

  • E2500

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

    (>50) (1-5)

  • D0702

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

    (5-50) (1-5)

  • E3680

    Endoscopic laryngo-pharyngoscopy as sole outpatient procedure +/- stroboscopy - (5-50)


  • 20210

    Pure tone audiogram (air conduction) - including masking - (5-50)

  • E0850

    Removal of foreign body from cavity of nose - (5-50)

    (5-50) (1-5)

  • E2501

    Fibre optic examination of the pharynx +/- biopsy/removal of foreign body - (5-50)


  • E1432

    FESS: excision uncinate process and anterior ethmoid bulla, antrostomy/antral puncture, simple polypectomy and attention to turbinates (bilateral) - (5-50)


  • S4760

    Fine needle aspiration cytology - (5-50)


  • F3440

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


  • F3400

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


  • E0380

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


  • E1380

    Endoscopic balloon dilation spheniod sinuplasty and bilateral - (1-5)

  • AC100

    Local anaesthetic by main operator - (1-5)

  • F4430

    Partial excision of parotid gland and preservation of facial nerve - (1-5)

  • 20150

    Patch testing (inclusive of application, reading and reporting) - (1-5)

  • F4400

    Excision of parotid gland (other than F4410/F4430) - (1-5)


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