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Ear, nose and throat

Our highly experienced ear, nose and throat (ENT) service is a consultant-led service at Charing Cross and St Mary’s hospitals.

Here, you will experience a broad and efficient service, and benefit from fast access to comprehensive diagnostic and clinical facilities, in state-of-the-art rooms and theatres. In addition, our consultants are based within major teaching hospitals and so have back-up support from a wealth of experts.

Our services

The unit covers the full range of problems affecting the ear, nose and throat. Common and specialist issues diagnosed and treated include:

  • cancer of the head and neck
  • dizziness
  • infections, including ear and sinus infections
  • cosmetic rhinoplasty (including resolving nasal deformity after trauma)
  • rhinology ­– nasal blockage or chronic infections (sinusitis)
  • tonsillitis
  • voice disorders

Our modern facilities include a dedicated treatment room at the Lindo Wing, and all the necessary high-tech equipment, including an operating microscope and imaging systems for endoscopic examinations of the nose, throat and voicebox. Minor procedures can be carried out in the treatment rooms, with more complex operations taking place in the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital or Charing Cross.

An expert team

Our ENT specialists are supported by colleagues in a number of disciplines, including experts in: