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I am a Consultant Paediatric ENT surgeon with over 15 years of experience of working in both 'general' paediatric ENT and also with complex airway problems in children. I also have a practice in ear reconstruction and surgery to the outer ear.
My practice is devoted entirely to Paediatric ENT and I do not see adult patients either privately or on the NHS.
Areas of interest
Paediatric ENT. I have an interest in all aspects of paediatric ENT including ear infections, hearing loss, glue ear, tonsillitis, snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea.
I have a particular interest in intracapsular tonsillectomy and chair the international training courses run in the UK to train surgeons in this technique.
My NHS practice incorporates ear reconstruction and surgery to the outer ear and I am therefore in an ideal position to offer surgery for prominent ears.
Procedures carried out:
Pinnaplasty and prominent ear surgery
Tongue tie division
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Otolaryngologist, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital.
Quality Improvement in healthcare, patient safety
Cycling, running, triathlon
(Additional) Languages spoken
- French - Conversational
Associate Editor and Chapter author- Scott Brown's Otorhinolaryngology
I have over 40 published articles and book chapters
I have written for the Daily Telegraph on ENT related health matters
Post-tonsillectomy bleed rate (return to theatre) 1.5% using extra capsular coblation technique
Post-tonsillectomy bleed rate (return to theatre) 0% using intracapsular coblation technique (based on 100 consecutive patients)
This is in line with the reported national figures
Reference number 4020132
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Hon Secretary British Association for Paediatric Otolaryngology 2017
Details of entry to specialist register
- ORL-HNS, 2003
Affiliations / memberships
British Association for Paediatric Otolaryngology
Global Tracheostomy Collaborative
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.