Consultant Profile

Mr Michael O'Connell

Mr Michael O'Connell MB, BS, BSc, FRCS, MPhil
Practicing at:
Spire Gatwick Park Hospital
  • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Ears
    • Nose
  • Ear, nose and throat
    • Allergy
    • Balance disorders
    • Hearing loss
    • Laryngology
    • Paediatric otolaryngology
    • Sinus Surgery
Special clinical interests:
  • Nasal conditions:

Nasal blockage, deviated septum, allergic nose conditions, loss of smell, nose bleeding, nasal polyps, nasal discharge and drip, snoring.

  • Diseases and problems of the sinuses:

Sinusitis, facial congestion and pain, headache, nasal drip, endoscopic sinus surgery and balloon sinuplasty.

  • Cosmetic Nose and ear surgery:

Rhinoplasty, pinnaplasty, ear reshaping.

  • Childrens’ ear, nose and throat problems:

Hearing loss, glue ear, ear infections, perforated ear drum, ear discharge, tonsillitis, neck lumps

  • Diseases and problems of the ear:

Hearing loss, balance disturbance/vertigo, tinnitus, ear infections/discharge/pain, blocked ears, perforated ear drum.

  • Neck lumps and throat problems
Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Otorhinolaryngologist & Facial Plastic Surgeon, Brighton & Sussex Universtity Hospitals

Senior Lecturer Brighton & Sussex Medical School

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • ENT UK
  • British Association of Paediatric Otolaryngologists
  • European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgeons
  • British Rhinology Society
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
Insured - 01293 778 919; Self funding - 01293 778 906
Monday morning and Thursday evening
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Michael O’Connell is a Consultant ENT Surgeon with over 16 years experience in Brighton, Sussex and Surrey and brings an expert, modern and professional approach to his patients. His aim is to make your consultation comprehensive, straightforward and as easy as possible to resolve your problems and quickly return you to health.

Training at centres of excellence in London in both Ear Nose and Throat and Plastic surgery he then complimented this extensive training by winning scholarships to work and learn with leading surgeons in France, Germany and America. He undertook his research thesis at the University of Sussex and was subsequently awarded the Royal Society of Medicine prize for this body of work. Since then he has published on a number of topics including rhinoplasty, facial surgery and ear disease.

He performs a wide range of ear, nose, throat and neck procedures and treats all general ENT conditions in adults and children. Michael has a special interest in nose disease and nasal reconstruction. His private practice mainly involves cosmetic nose and ear surgery, sinusitis, nasal problems, ear conditions and paediatric ENT care.

Mr O’Connell maintains a keen interest in surgical innovation and travels internationally to learn new techniques. He is currently at the forefront of balloon sinuplasty in the UK, the latest development in sinus surgery, which has significantly advanced our surgical ability to manage sinusitis.

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Mr Michael O'Connell

Mr Michael O'Connell Cosmetic Surgery & Ear, nose and throat Consultant, Horley, Surrey, private hospital specialist.

ENT - ear, nose and throat

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To book an appointment: 

Self-funding: 01293 778 906

Insured: 01293 778 919

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"Dear Doc, I have had sinus problems for many years and have had two operations. The problem seems to be with the sinuses in my forehead where I get repeated infections, please help...

Read Mr O'Connell's response, which was featured in the local newspaper

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