Consultant Profile

Dr Mary-Louise Montague

Dr Mary-Louise Montague MBChB (Honours), FRCS (ORL-HNS), PG Dip Clin Ed
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals, Spire Shawfair Park Hospital
  • Ear, nose and throat
    • Allergy
    • Balance disorders
    • Head and neck pathology
    • Head and neck surgery
    • Hearing loss
    • Laryngology
    • Otology
    • Paediatric otolaryngology
    • Rhinology
    • Sleep disorders / snoring
    • Voice disorders
Special clinical interests:

Dr Montague is committed to providing the very best care to children with ear, nose and throat problems with a family-centred approach. She has expertise in all aspects of Paediatric ENT including glue ear and childhood hearing loss, wax management, middle ear infections, adenoid and tonsil problems, snoring and sleep apnoea, allergy and blocked runny noses, neck lumps, nose bleeds, voice and airway disorders, tongue tie, saliva control as well as ear, nose and throat trauma and foreign bodies.

Research interests:

Dr Montague is widely published in peer-reviewed scientific journals and has presented her research nationally and internationally. Her current research interests include: 

- Recurrent childhood ear infections
- Recurrent nosebleeds in children
- Glue ear and hearing loss in children
- Sleep disordered breathing in children

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant ENT Surgeon with a specialist interest in Paediatric Otolaryngology, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh (NHS Lothian)
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, School of Medicine, University of Edinburgh

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
General Medical Council (Specialist Registration)
British Association of Otolaryngologists – Head & Neck Surgeons (ENT-UK)
Scottish Otolaryngological Society (ENT-Scotland)
British Association for Paediatric Otolaryngology (BAPO)
European Society of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology (ESPO)
Otorhinolaryngological Society (ORS)
British Medical Association (BMA)
Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland (MDDUS)

Contact Details 
Personal email address:
Shawfair: Alternate Thursdays 0930-1230
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Montague graduated  in 1996 with honours from the University of Glasgow Medical School where she received the prestigious Brunton Memorial Prize as the most distinguished graduate of the year. She was also awarded the Hall Prize for Paediatrics and the Cullen Medal for Surgery. 

She completed advanced specialty training in Ear, Nose and Throat, Head and Neck Surgery in Dundee and Edinburgh. She undertook a one year fellowship in Paediatric Otolaryngology at Yorkhill Children's Hospital, Glasgow. She was appointed to the University Department of Otolaryngology in Edinburgh as a Consultant ENT Surgeon with a specialist interest in Paediatric Otolaryngology in 2007.

She enjoys all aspects of her current Paediatric ENT practice at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh where she is currently lead clinician for Paediatric ENT services. She makes a significant contribution to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training as well as acting as an examiner in the Final MB examinations at the University of Edinburgh School of Medicine.

She serves as a council member for the British Association for Paediatric Otolaryngology promoting excellence in the field and is a member of the teaching faculty of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Personal profile:

Mary-Louise is married with two young sons. She enjoys music of most genres and plays the piano and flute. She is also a keen gardener.

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Dr Mary-Louise Montague

Dr Mary-Louise Montague Ear, nose and throat Consultant, Edinburgh, private hospital specialist.

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