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- Head & neck oncology
An ENT specialist with expertise in all aspects of adult and paediatric Otolaryngology and a particular interest in cancer surgery, thyroid and salivary gland surgery, and endoscopic sinus surgery.
Mr Prad Murthy MBBS, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (ORL) is a Consultant ENT & Head and Neck Surgeon at North Manchester General Hospital, Pennine Acute NHS Trust and Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Trust. He has undertaken postgraduate training in centres of excellence in both the United Kingdom and United States of America. He has a special interest and expertise in head and neck cancer, neck lumps including thyroid and salivary gland conditions and sinonasal disorders.
Mr Murthy initially embarked on basic surgical training in Otolaryngology (head and neck) and general surgery in various teaching hospitals in London. After obtaining his Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons in Otolaryngology, he commenced higher surgical training in Otolaryngology in East Anglia for two years. During this time Mr Murthy received intensive training in all aspects of otology and rhinology. He then commenced a training rotation in the North of Scotland which supplemented his experience in advanced head and neck surgery including free flap and microvascular reconstruction.
In his final year of training, Mr Murthy undertook a clinical Fellowship in head and neck oncology and reconstructive surgery at the University of Miami, Florida. During this tenure, he obtained extensive clinical experience in the outpatient and surgical treatment of patients with head and neck cancer and neck lumps.
Since his appointment as a consultant in 1999, Mr Murthy has continued to develop expertise in all aspects of adult and paediatric Otolaryngology with particular interest in cancer surgery, thyroid and salivary gland surgery, and endoscopic sinus surgery.
Mr Murthy is also actively involved in audit, research and teaching of undergraduates, postgraduates and GPs (general practitioners). He is an invited speaker for several national conferences and courses for GPs and ENT trainees and has had 25 peer reviewed papers published. He has featured in TIME magazine and a medical documentary on the Discovery Health Channel for his involvement in the complex surgical treatment of a patient with a severe blast injury to the face sustained in the Kosovan war.
Areas of interest
Thyroid surgery; Head and neck cancer diagnosis and surgery; Sinus procedures incl. endoscopic sinus surgery; Head and neck surgery ; Salivary gland surgery; Pinnaplasty; Paediatric ENT; Otology (ears); Rhinology (nasal disorders); Endoscopic procedures; Parathyroid surgery; Neck lumps; Blocked nose; Sinus headaches; Sore throat; Swallowing problems; Voice change; Tonsillitis; Tonsil surgery; Ear infections; Deafness; Tinnitus; Nosebleeds; Grommets; Ear Wax buildup; Septum correction; Turbinate reduction
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Otolaryngologist - Head & Neck Surgeon
Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust, Manchester
Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester
Head and Neck Oncology
Cricket, tennis, travel, music
Level 5 Clinical Excellence Award
Over 30 publications in peer reviewed journals
Courses offered to GPs
Any ENT related talks in GP surgeries by mutual agreement
- FRCSEd Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1991
- FRCS (ORL) Intercollegiate Examination of the Royal Colleges 1997
- FMGEMS ECFMG, USA 1990
- Fellowship in Head and Neck Oncology The University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, USA 1998
Reference number 3602450
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- British Medical Association BMA London 1991
- ENT-UK ENT-UK 1991
- European Thyroid Association ETA 2013
- British Head and Neck Society Imaging BHNSI 2014
Details of entry to specialist register
- Specialist Training Authority of the Medical Royal Colleges, 1998
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.