Consultant Profile

Mr Andrew Evans

Mr Andrew Evans MB ChB FRCS (ORLHNS) (Edin) DLO
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals and Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh, Spire Shawfair Park Hospital
  • Ear, nose and throat
    • Allergy
    • Head and neck surgery
    • Laryngology
    • Otology
    • Rhinology
    • Sleep disorders / snoring
    • Thyroid disease
    • Voice disorders
Special clinical interests:

All general ear, nose and throat conditions
Benign and malignant head and neck conditions
Salivary gland disease
Thyroid disease
Voice disorders and laryngology
Assessment and surgical treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea

Research interests:

Progression of pre-cancerous laryngeal lesion
Voice rehabilitation after laryngectomy
Assessment and surgical treatment for patients with snoring and abstructive sleep apnoea

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Otolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgeon, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh Department of Otolaryngology

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

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
ENT UK (British Association of Otolaryngologists, Head and Neck Surgeons)
Scottish Otolaryngology Society
British Medical Association

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0131 316 2530
Personal email address:
Saturday am or evenings by prior arrangement
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I am a consultant in the Edinburgh department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck surgery.  I am fully trained in all aspects of ear, nose and throat surgery although my main practice is surgery for benign and cancerous conditions of the head and neck including thyroid, nasal and sinus tumours and skin cancers.  I have experience in the diagnosis and treatment of salivary gland disease, as well as laser surgery for benign and malignant head and neck lesions.  I am the only subspecialty trained surgeon in Scotland with experience in upper airways reconstructive surgery for snoring and sleep apnoea.

An Edinburgh graduate, I undertook training in Edinburgh and Aberdeen.  I undertook sub-speciality fellowship training in head and neck surgery and surgery for snoring and sleep apnoea in Adelaide, South Australia under the instruction of the late Dr Sam Robinson, Australia’s most experienced upper airways reconstructive surgeon.

I have active research interests in pre-cancerous lesions of larynx as well as the surgical treatment of snoring and sleep apnoea.

Personal profile:

I live in central Edinburgh with my wife and two daughters.  I enjoy food and golf and follow Edinburgh Rugby when possible.

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Mr Andrew Evans

Mr Andrew Evans

Specialist services

Ear wax removal service

Mr Andrew Evans 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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