All services I provide

Ear wax build up

Ear infections including otitis externa and otitis media

Otitis media with effusion (glue ear)

Eustachian tube dysfunction

Sudden (sensorineural) hearing loss

Hearing loss and tinnitus (ringing in the ears)

Balance and vertigo disorders such as labyrinthitis, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), vestibular neuritis and Meniere’s disease

Ear drum perforation

Facial weakness

Nose blockage


Addressing deviated nasal septum and enlarged turbinates

Adenoid enlargement and infection

Rhinitis (nasal inflammation, runny nose, post nasal drip)

Allergic rhinitis (hay fever, dust mite allergy and other allergic conditions)

Acute and chronic sinusitis (sinus infection and inflammation)

Nasal polyps

Nasal and sinus tumours

Smell disorders including after COVID-19 infection

Nose bleed (epistaxis) treatment

Correction of a broken nose

Noisy breathing (stridor and stertor)

Comprehensive treatment of complex upper airway obstruction (from mouth, voice box and windpipe)

Voice (vocal cord) disorders including managing the professional voice

Throat pain including laryngitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, oral thrush, throat allergy and other benign conditions

Chronic cough including throat irritation/ hypersensitivity.

Tonsil stones, bad breath (halitosis)

Swallowing disorders (dysphagia)

Pharyngeal pouch

Cricopharyngeal hypertrophy

Inability to burb

Globus pharyngeus

Gastro-oesophageal reflux/ laryngopharyngeal reflux

Head and neck cancer: comprehensive treatment of cancers of the tongue, tonsil, pharynx (throat), larynx (voice box) and upper oesophagus (gullet)

Rapid diagnosis of neck lumps

Neck lymph node enlargement (cervical lymphadenopathy)

Thyroid enlargement, thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer treatment

Surgical treatment of overactive thyroid gland (thyrotoxicosis)

Snoring and sleep disordered breathing (SDB): including upper airways resistance syndrome (UARS) to obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA)

Sleep disordered breathing and OSA that is resistant to CPAP therapy or previous surgery performed elsewhere  

Salivary gland conditions including stones and lumps in the parotid, submandibular gland and sublingual glands and/ or their ducts

Ranula (leakage of saliva from a major salivary gland into the floor of mouth or neck)

Other neck lumps including branchial cyst, thyroglossal duct cyst and laryngocele

Operations I am skilled at

Sleep nasendoscopy (drug induced sleep endoscopy)

Transoral laser surgery to the larynx (voice box), pharynx (throat) and tongue base

Standard adenoidectomy and tonsillectomy 

Laser tonsillectomy

Laser palatoplasty

Palatal repositioning

Palatal reconstruction

Expansion sphincter-pharyngo-palatoplasty 

Transoral robotic surgery to the: tonsils, lateral pharynx (throat), posterior pharynx, base of tongue and larynx (voice box)

Hyoid suspension

Transoral (through the mouth examination) endoscopy of the larynx (voice box), pharynx (throat), oesophagus (gullet) and windpipe with biopsy or excision of suspicious lesions

Transoral laser surgical resection of lesions in the: tonsil, larynx (voice box), pharynx (throat), tongue and upper oesophagus (gullet) 

Transoral robotic surgical resection of lesions in the: tonsil, lateral pharynx (throat), posterior pharynx, base of tongue and larynx (voice box)

Laryngectomy (excision of the voice box)/ pharyngectomy (excision of part of the throat) for cancer and function

Regional myocutaneous (muscle and/ or skin) flap reconstruction (for example deltopectoral or pectoralis major flaps – these involve chest skin and muscle transfer)

Split skin grafts

I work closely with experienced plastic and specialist maxillofacial surgeons to help reconstruct defects with free tissue flap transfer where functionally appropriate

Submandibular gland excision


Sublingual gland excision 

Ranula excision 

Lymph node excision biopsy 

Selective neck dissection

Modified radical neck dissection

Radical neck dissection


Total thyroidectomy

Level 6 neck dissection

Thyroglossal duct cyst excision (modified Sistrunk’s procedure)

Excision of benign lesions of the larynx  (voice box) such as vocal cord nodules and cysts

Excision of early cancer or precancer, with laser if required

Management of the paralysed vocal cord: injection, implant or open approach (Ishiki – thyroplasty for example)

Larynx (voice box) and tracheal (windpipe) reconstruction after infection, inflammation, trauma or tracheostomy (including COVID-19 related complications)

Management of subglottic stenosis (narrowing in the voice box and/ or windpipe): laser assisted dilation (stretching) of the larynx and/ or trachea

Botox to the larynx (voice box) to treat various neurological conditions such as spasmodic dysphonia as well as conditions such as vocal cord granulomas

Botox to the cricopharyngeus and upper oesophagus (gullet)

Transoral (through the mouth) endoscopic pharyngeal pouch stapling or laser assisted cricopharyngeus muscle division and excision

External (open neck approach) pharyngeal pouch excision

Balloon dilation (stretch) of pharynx (throat) and oesophagus 

Open or percutaneous (through a skin puncture) tracheostomy 

Neck exploration following trauma

Repair of tracheal/ pharyngo-oesophageal defects

Septoplasty (straightening of a deviated nasal septum)

Inferior turbinate reduction including laser assisted and endoscopic turbinoplasty

Fractured nose reduction

Examination under general anaesthesia of the nose and the post nasal space including biopsy of suspicious lesions

Anterior FESS (uncinectomy, middle meatal antrostomy, anterior ethmoidectomy)

Posterior FESS (posterior ethmoidectomy, sphenoidotomy)

Frontal sinus procedures including balloon sinuplasty, Draf’s 1 to 3 (modified endoscopic Lothrop – an advanced endoscopic surgical procedure to widely open the drainage of the frontal sinuses)  

Surgery to manage nose bleeds including endoscopic sphenopalatine artery ligation and anterior ethmoidal artery ligation

Adenoidectomy and tonsillectomy for recurrent tonsillitis, tonsil stones, snoring and both adult and childhood obstructive sleep apnoea

Ear microsuction to clear wax or infective debris

Examination under anaesthetic of ears including suction clearance of wax, skin build up, infection and to perform diagnostic biopsy 

Myringotomy (making a hole in the ear drum) and Grommet/ T tube insertion for glue ear and infection

Intratympanic injection of steroid or antibiotic

Repair of a perforated ear drum (type 1 tympanoplasty/ myringoplasty)

Balloon tuboplasty for eustachian tube dysfunction