Dr Richard Sim: Ear, nose and throat surgery

Dr Richard Sim

Ear, nose and throat surgery


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About me

Richard Sim is an ENT specialist working in Bath & the south-west. His general training was undertaken in the southwest region & during this time he worked in most of the major regional hospitals including Bristol Children's Hospital. He was subsequently awarded the TWJ Fellowship in Otology & Neurotology with Professor Paul Fagan in Sydney undertaking further training in complex ear surgery.
Mr Sim's NHS practice covers all aspects of ENT surgery including a "one-stop" neck lump clinic & dedicated paediatric clinic. His research undertaken at the Institute for Molecular Medicine at Oxford University has been recognised for the award of MD.

Areas of interest

Parotid gland surgery; Tonsil / adenoid disorders; Orofacial lesions; Sinus procedures incl. endoscopic sinus surgery; Throat disorders; Voice disorders; Laryngology; Pinnaplasty / otoplasty; Ear infections; Dysphagia; Balance disorders; Otitis media ('glue ear'); Hearing loss; Neck lumps - benign; Middle ear disease / surgery; Snoring; Inner ear disorders; Thyroid disorders / surgery; Otology (ears); Rhinology (nasal disorders); Paediatric ENT; Salivary gland disease

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Procedures completed

  • E2500

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

    (5-50) (1-5) (5-50)

  • D0702

    Aural toilet (including microsuction and/or suction of exteriorised mastoid cavity) including bilateral - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • E2501

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

    (1-5) (1-5) (1-5)

  • F3440

    Tonsillectomy - adult (and bilateral) - (5-50)


  • E1432

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


  • B0812

    Total thyroidectomy/near total thyroidectomy - (1-5)

  • S0656

    Removal of lipoma - (1-5)

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