Mr Yakubu Karagama

Ear, nose and throat surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Head & neck oncology
  • Paediatric

About me

Mr Yakubu Karagama is a highly experienced, qualified and caring Ear, Nose and Throat Consultant and Laryngologist at the Central Manchester University Hospital Department of Otolaryngology and Tameside Hospital. He leads the multidisciplinary specialist voice clinic at Central Manchester University Department of Otolaryngology, Manchester Royal Infirmary and Tameside Hospital.

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 the Secretary of the British Laryngological 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

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Procedures completed

  • E2501

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

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • E1780

    Diagnostic endoscopy of sinus and bilateral (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • D1520

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

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • E3410

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

  • D1510

    Myringotomy and insertion of tube through tympanic membrane (and bilateral) - (1-5)

  • E4991

    Therapeutic Panendoscopy +/- excision biopsy, excision or destruction of lesions - (1-5)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

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