Consultant Profile

Mr Alun Williams

Mr Alun Williams BSc MB BS FRCS
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals, Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh
  • Ear, nose and throat
    • Rhinology
    • Sinus Surgery
Special clinical interests:

General ENT
Subspecialist rhinology:
- Rhinoplasty
- Septorhinoplasty
- Sinus surgery, endoscopic and advanced techniques
- Balloon sinuplasty
- Endoscopic orbital and lacrimal surgery
- Nasal and sinus tumours

Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant ENT Surgeon University Of Edinburgh Department
Consultant ENT Surgeon NHS Lothian
Consultant ENT Surgeon St John’s Hospital Livingston
Honorary senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
GMC Specialist Register No.3339545
Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Rhinological Society
European Rhinological Society
Scottish Otolaryngological Society
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0131 316 2530 or 07519-070640
Private secretary telephone number:
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Alternate Mondays amTuesday am
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Williams has been a consultant in the Edinburgh ENT department since 2005 and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer of the University of Edinburgh.

He is the lead trainer for higher surgical training in ENT in Edinburgh and also leads the undergraduate ENT curriculum and course for the University of Edinburgh.

I addition to training in general ENT to consultant level he has specialist training in advanced rhinology and whilst providing a comprehensive service for the medical and surgical management of all nasal and sinus conditions also provides advanced care for complex nasal reconstruction, extended applications of endoscopic sinus surgery, including tumour management and combined endoscopic and neurosurgical approaches to the skull base.

Mr Williams undertook his undergraduate medical training at St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School, London and qualified BSc. MB.BS in 1989.

Following general surgical training in London and the South East of England Mr Williams trained in ENT in London, Southampton and Edinburgh acquiring CCST in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery in 2003.

From 2003 to 2004 Mr Williams obtained a year of post certification subspecialist training in advanced rhinology as an Honorary Senior Lecturer to the University of Otago Department of Otolaryngology, Christchurch New Zealand.

In 2005 Mr Williams was appointed to his current position as ENT Consultant with a special interest in advanced rhinology in the Edinburgh department of Otolaryngolgy.

Personal profile:

Mr Williams lives in Edinburgh and enjoys outdoor sports and travel in his spare time.

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Mr Alun Williams

Mr Alun Williams Ear, nose and throat Consultant, Edinburgh, private hospital specialist.

Specialist services

Ear wax removal service

Mr Alun Williams provides a specialist ear wax removal service at Spire Murrayfield Hospital. Click here to find out how to make an appointment.

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