- Fee assured
- Verified this account
- Head & neck oncology
I was appointed as ENT consultant with a specialist interest in Head and Neck surgery at Southend Hospital in 2006 , having completed specialist registrar training at the Royal Marsden and Charing Cross hospital.
My scope of NHS practice covers treating all aspects of general adult and paediatric ENT Conditions , I routinely operate on children over 2 years old who require Tonsillectomy, Adenoidectomy, and insertion of grommets. My specialist interest is head and neck cancer and thyroid surgery. I am the Lead Clinician for the Essex Head and Neck Cancer network.
Areas of interest
Thyroid disorders / surgery; Paediatric ENT; Head and neck cancer; Rhinology (nasal disorders)
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Ishow Youkhana Not Fee Assured
- Dr N L L Chanaka Karunaratne Not Fee Assured
- Dr Giridhara Bhat Fee Assured
- Dr Neal Samuels Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
ENT CONSULTANT Southend University Hospital NHS Trust and Mid Essex Hospitals
I have NHS clinics in Brentwood, Southend and Broomfield Hospitals. I operate at Broomfield and Southend hospitals.
I am the LEAD Clinician for the Essex Head and Neck Cancer service
Dysphagia (swallowing difficulties)
HPV related head and neck cancer
I was born and brought up in Essex and currently live in Brentwood with my wife and three children. I have a keen interest in renovating houses. I enjoy watching cricket , playing squash and keeping fit. We have been fortunate enough to follow our children around the world to watch them play cricket.
I record all my thyroid surgical data on the British Association of Endocrine Thyroid national database. My laryngeal nerve palsy rate in benign ( non cancer) thyroid and parathyroid surgery is 1%.
My head and neck cancer surgery complication rate is recorded nationally.
- MBBS London University 1994
- FRCS(General Surgery) Royal college of surgeons of England 1998
- FRCS CCST OTOLARYNGOLOGY Royal college of surgeons of England 2006
Reference number 4102638
Details of entry to specialist register
- Otolaryngology, 2006
Affiliations / memberships
British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons
British Laryngology Association
Medical Defence Union
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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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
In the event of an emergency post operatively please contact switchboard at your treating hospital and they will contact me directly.
Spire Wellesley 01702 462944
Spire Hartswood 01277 232525