Mr Richard M Adamson: Ear, nose and throat surgery

Mr Richard M Adamson

Ear, nose and throat surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Adult
  • Head & neck oncology

About me

Mr Adamson is a consultant ENT surgeon working in Edinburgh. His clinical practice is in head and neck surgery and he is an expert in thyroid disorders, the diagnosis and management of neck lumps and voice and swallowing problems.
He is the only consultant in the private sector in Edinburgh who has a specialist benign laryngology/voice practice and the only ENT surgeon regularly undertaking thyroid surgery in the private sector.

Areas of interest

Throat disorders; Voice disorders; Laryngology; Head and neck cancer; Salivary gland disease; Thyroid tumours / thyroma; Thyroid disorders / surgery; Neck lumps - benign; Cancer diagnosis; Throat; Neck; Oral cancer; Speech disorders; Neck lumps; Swallowing problems

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Procedures completed

  • E2500

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


  • E2501

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


  • E3520

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


  • F3440

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


  • B0830

    Total thyroid lobectomy & isthmectomy - (1-5)

  • E0380

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

  • D0702

    Aural toilet (including microsuction and/or suction of exteriorised mastoid cavity) including bilateral - (1-5)

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