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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 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 29 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.
Areas of interest
Tonsil / adenoid disorders; Ears; Throat disorders; Voice disorders; Laryngology; Facial plastic surgery; Neck lumps - benign; Snoring; Hearing loss; Rhinology (nasal disorders); Salivary gland disease; blocked nose; Sinusitis.
- Honorary Fellow Royal Northern College of Music Manchester
- Voice disorders-Voice Doctor
- Ears Nose and Throat
- Manchester Royal Infirmary
- British Laryngological Association
Current NHS consultant posts held
Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford, Manchester Oxford Road.
Tameside Foubdation Hospital, Ashton under Lyne
North England Otolaryngological Society Research & Paper presentation
British Rhinological Society Meeting Paper Presentation
Munro Black best research presentation Northeast ENT meeting
1.An isolated mid-facial swelling: KN, RJ, Karagama
BrJHosp Med 2014
2. Chin lift: a simple but effective novel method of fibreoptic laryngoscopy in the clinic.ER, Karagama
Clin Otolaryngol. 2013
3.Hoarseness secondary to haemodialysis: case report and literature review. SM, PQ, Karagama JLO 2012
4. Sequential cohort study comparing chlorine dioxide wipes with automated washing for decontamination of flexible nasendoscopes. PQ, MY, Karagama. JLO 2012
5. An unusual case of a tonsillolith. CJ, RM, Karagama
Case Rep Med 2012
6.Study of microbial spread when using multiple-use nasal anaesthetic spray. RM, Karagama Rhinology. 2011
7. Intranasal delivery of drugs to eustachian tube orifice.
Karagama, Rashid, Lancaster, Karkanevatos, William. J Laryngol Otol. 2011
8. Inflation of Foley catheters for postnasal packing. Rashid M, Karagama Y. JLO 2010
9.Short-term voice quality results following percutaneous medialisation of the paralysed vocal cord under local anaesthesia using calcium hydroxyapatite gel: Karagama Y, Hurren , Carding, Lindsey. Clin Otolaryngol. 2008
10. Observational study of bone-anchored hearing aid infection rates using different post-operative dressings. Doshi J, Karagama Y, Buckley D, Johnson I. J Laryngol Otol. 2006
11. Avoiding alar necrosis with post-nasal packs. Thomas L, Karagama YG, Watson C.
J Laryngol Otol. 2005
12. Conservative management of epistaxis: are we putting patients at risk of developing venous thromboembolic complications? Karagama YG, Anari S, Lancaster JL, Karkanevatos A, Jones TM, Sherman IW. Rhinology. 2005 .
13. Angioleiomyoma of the internal auditory meatus: a rare occurrence in the internal auditory canal. Karagama YG, Bridges LR, van Hille PT. Ear Nose Throat J. 2005
14. Neonatal disseminated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus presenting as orbital cellulitis. Anari S, Karagama YG, Fulton B, Wilson JA. J Laryngol Otol. 2005.
15. Massive recurrent epistaxis from non-traumatic bilateral intracavernous carotid artery aneurysms.
Karkanevatos A, Karkos PD, Karagama YG, Foy P.
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2005 Jul;262(7):546-9.
16. Recurrent periorbital cellulitis in a child. A random event or an underlying anatomical abnormality? Karkos PD, Karagama Y, Karkanevatos A, Srinivasan V. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2004
Courses offered to GPs
Management of sinusitis
- FRCS (ORL-H&N) Royal College of Surgeons, England 2007
- MSc advance voice Research University of Newcastle UK 2005
Reference number 4784524
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Honorary Secretary British Laryngological Association 2012
Details of entry to specialist register
- GMC, 2007
Affiliations / memberships
British Laryngological Association
British Rhinological Society
British Voice Association
British Facial Plastic Association
European Laryngological Society
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.
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