Mr Yakubu Karagama 04784524

Ear, nose and throat surgery

  • is fee assuredFee assured

Specialises in

  • Adult
  • Head & neck oncology

About me

Mr Yakubu Karagama is a highly experienced, qualified and caring Ear, Nose and Throat Consultant and Laryngologist at the Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital London. He leads the multidisciplinary specialist voice clinic at Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital London

Mr Karagama specialises in general adult and children Ear, Nose and Throat problems but in addition he has a special interest in professional voice problems and nasal and sinus problems.

He is a very experienced ENT Surgeon with high international professional recognition due to his role in lecturing and training young surgeons. He has been invited as key note speaker internationally on so many occasion.

He is a frontier in promoting and developing new surgical techniques to help patients

He is the founder and course director for Manchester Phonosurgery course, is keen in voice research and obtained an MSc in Advance Voice Research at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 2005. Mr Karagama has presented his research and won prizes at national and international conferences, including the North of England Otolaryngological Society, the Royal Society of Medicine and the British Association Conference of Otolaryngologists (BACO). He has authored and co-authored over 50 publications, is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at both University of Manchester and Edge Hill Universities and a council member of the British Laryngological Association and British Voice Association and an Honorary Fellow at the Royal Northern College of Music Manchester. He was the first Secretary of the British Laryngological Society established in 2011

Areas of interest

• Hoarse voice
• Laryngitis
• Vocal cord nodules
• Vocal cord polyps
• vocal cord paralysis
• vocal cord haemorrhage
• Vocal cord cyst
• Thyroplasty
• Puberphonia
• Pitch voice problems
• Functional dysphonia
• Vocal cord injection
• Spasmodic dysphonia
• Botox injection vocal cords
• Laryngeal papilloma
• Airway

• Polypvac surgery
• Nasal polyps
• Septoplasty
• Septorhinoplasty
• Blocked Nose
• Sinus Problems
• Snoring
• Laser UVPP
• Sleep Disorder
• Smell & Taste
• Facial pain & Headache

• Ear infection
• Dizziness
• Ear Drum Perforations
• Ear Infections
• Wax
• Hearing Loss
• Tinnitus /Noise in the ear
• Myringoplasty
• Mastoidectomy

• Tonsillitis
• Tonsillectomy
• Lump in Throat
• SoreThroat
• Swallowing Difficulties
• Transnasal oesophagoscopy
• Reflux

• Tonsillectomy
• Adenoids
• Myringoplasty

Medical secretaries

Anaesthetists worked with

  • Mr Yakubu Karagama has worked with Dr Senthil K Kanniah at the following hospitals:

    • BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)
  • Mr Yakubu Karagama has worked with Dr Swinda Esprit at the following hospitals:

    • BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)
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Procedures completed

  • E2400

    Therapeutic endoscopic operation on pharynx - (5-50)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • E3810

    Injection into larynx - (5-50)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • E1780

    Diagnostic endoscopy of sinus and bilateral (as sole procedure) - (5-50)

  • E2501

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

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • D1520

    Suction clearance of middle ear (as sole procedure) - (5-50)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • F3440

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

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • E1370

    Endoscopic balloon dilation maxillary sinuplasty and bilateral - (1-5)

  • E1432

    FESS: excision uncinate process and anterior ethmoid bulla, antrostomy/antral puncture, simple polypectomy and attention to turbinates (bilateral) - (1-5)

  • E0380

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

  • E0360

    Septoplasty of nose (including attention to turbinates) - (1-5)

  • E3410

    Laser surgery to vocal cord (including microlaryngoscopy) - (1-5)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

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