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***Please note that Mr Siou no longer carries out clinics at the Nuffield Hospital and instead exclusively carries out private PAEDIATRIC surgical cases at the Great North Children’s Hospital usually on cases referred to him from other colleagues***
Mr Siou is originally from the North East and was appointed Consultant surgeon within the Ear, Nose and Throat Department in 2008. Prior to this he completed his specialist training within the Tyne and Wear area. During this time Mr Siou also undertook a 2 year period of full-time research at the Newcastle University Medical School therby attaining a doctor of medicine degree. He sees and treats children for all general ear, nose and throat conditions at the Freeman Hospital, but also jointly provides a specialist paediatric airway service with other Consultant colleagues based at the Great North Children's Hospital in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. He also provides a weekly ENT service in Corbridge.
Mr Siou has a keen interest in training. He is a member of the Northern Deanery Specialist Training Committee for ENT and is involved in annual trainee appraisals. He is clinical lead for the ENT core and specialist surgical training program within the Newcastle Surgical Training Centre based at the Freeman Hospital, and joint course director for both the Temporal Bone Course and the Intercollegiate ENT Revision Course.
Areas of interest
Mr Siou’s scope of practice has changed. He now does not carry out any Consultations at the Nuffield Hospital nor at any other facility. His private practice only includes PAEDIATRIC surgical procedures performed at the Great North Children’s Hospital, receiving referrals from other Consultant colleagues. Operating lists are carried out on a Friday only.
- Angela Curtin
- Great North Children¿s Hospital Royal Victoria Infirmary Queen Victoria Road Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4LP
- 0191 233 6161
Anaesthetists worked with
Mr Gerard Siou has worked with Dr David Crawford at the following hospitals:
- Royal Victoria Infirmary (1-5)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant ENT Surgeon
Great North Children’s Hospital
Smith-Kline & French Anatomy Prize winner 1990
Distinction in Neurobiology & Neuroanatomy 1991
Medical Research Council Research Scholarship 1991
Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellowship 2002
University of Newcastle Postgraduate Research Poster Prize 2003
General ENT Free Paper Prize (Joint ENTUK/RSM meeting, Liverpool) 2004
Munro Black ENT Prize (Darlington Memorial Hospital) 2004
(Additional) Languages spoken
- French - Conversational
1. Group A Streptococcus / human epithelial cell interaction: an in vitro model if tonsil epithelial infection? Clin Oto 2004.
2. Antimicrobial peptide expression in human tonsils. Clin Oto 2004.
3. Expression and immunolocalisation of antimicrobial peptides within human palatine tonsils. J Laryngol Otol 2007.
4. Pili mediate specific adhesion of streptococcus pyogenes to human tonsil and skin . Cell Microb 2007
5. Review of decannulation experience and duration of tracheostomy within the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust . European Respiratory Society Submission 2010
6. Contributor to the Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics. Chapter 16. 2nd Edition 2011
7. Chapter author in Principles and Practice of Lasers in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Chap 17: Paediatric laryngo-tracheal airway, 2012
- BSC(Hons) London University 1993
- MBBS London University 1995
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 1998
- MD Newcastle University Medical School 2005
- FRCS(ORL-HNS) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2006
- Wellcome Research Training Fellowship Newcastle Medical School 2006
Reference number 4201207
Details of entry to specialist register
- Otorhinolaryngology, 2008
Affiliations / memberships
British Association of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngologists
- Queen Victoria RoadNEWCASTLE UPON TYNENE1 4LP
- 09:00 - 17:00
- 0191 281 6131
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