Professor Hisham Mehanna: Ear, nose and throat surgery

Professor Hisham Mehanna

Ear, nose and throat surgery

  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Adult
  • Head & neck oncology

About me

Hisham graduated from Glasgow Medical School with honours in 1994. He went on to complete his ear nose and throat surgery specialist training in the West of Scotland, before undertaking a specialist training fellowship in thyroid and parathyroid surgery at Auckland Regional Head and Neck Unit in New Zealand. Hisham became a consultant in head and neck surgery at the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, as well as at Birmingham Heart of England Foundation Trust, in 1994.
He then joined the University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham in November 2012 as the Professor of Head and Neck Surgery and Director of the Institute of Head and Neck Studies and Education.

Clinical Interests
Hisham is one of only a few surgeons in the UK who perform endoscopic (keyhole) surgery of the thyroid and parathyroids, and his other interests are cancer of the head and neck including voice box (larynx) and mouth (oral).

His clinical interests include:

Keyhole (endoscopic and minimal access) thyroid and parathyroid surgery
Difficult/complex head and neck cancers,
salivary and thyroid surgery including overactive thyroid (thyrotoxicosis) and retro-sternal goitre (thyroid extending in to the chest)
Voice and laser surgery
Swallowing problems
Salivary and parotid surgery

Areas of interest

Thyroid lumps; Thyroid disorders / surgery; Parathyroid surgery; Minimal access thyroid and parathyroid surgery; Neck lumps - benign; Neck lumps - malignant; Voice disorders; Globus hystericus; Salivary lumps: Parotid Lumps; Allergies; Head and neck surgery;

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Procedures completed

  • E2500

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


  • E3520

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


  • G1900

    Rigid oesophagoscopy (including biopsy, laser or diathermy destruction of lesions) - (1-5)


  • B0830

    Total thyroid lobectomy & isthmectomy - (1-5)


  • D1520

    Suction clearance of middle ear (as sole procedure) - (1-5)


  • B0900

    Operations on aberrant thyroid tissue (including excision/removal of retrosternal goitre) - (1-5)


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