Consultant Profile

Mr Prasad Kothari

Practicing at:
Spire Harpenden Hospital
  • Ear, nose and throat
    • Head and neck pathology
    • Head and neck surgery
    • Laryngology
    • Otology
    • Paediatric otolaryngology
    • Parathyroid disease
    • Rhinology
    • Sinus Surgery
    • Thyroid disease
    • Voice disorders
Special clinical interests:

Head and neck surgery, paediatric ENT, sinus surgery, otology

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant ENT and Head & Neck Surgeon - Luton and Dunstable NHS Foundation Trust

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

British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0800 585 112
Private secretary:
Pauline Costello
Private secretary telephone number:
01582 513920 / 07754428429
Private secretary fax:
01582 647 787
Private secretary email address:
Tuesday afternoons & evenings, as well as every other saturday morning
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Prasad Kothari works at Spire Harpenden Hospital and is able to see patients from Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, and Buckinghamshire.

Mr Prasad Kothari qualified as a medical graduate from the University of London in 1998 at St. Bartholomew's and Royal London Hospital. Prior to this, he trained as a dentist and was awarded a Masters degree and fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He then finished his surgical training and embarked on his higher surgical training in ENT and head and neck surgery. He has a general training in ENT and also received specialist head and neck cancer training in Holland and India.

He is accredited by the Specialist Advisory Committee in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and has been awarded his certificate of completion of specialist training by the training authority of the Surgical Royal Colleges. He has published many scientific papers and presented at national and international meetings.

Mr Kothari provides a comprehensive service for all paediatric and adult ENT conditions. His special interests are head and neck cancer, thyroid surgery and salivary gland disease. His dual training in dentistry and ENT, gives him a unique advantage in understanding and dealing with problems related to mouth and face. He also has an interest in the treatment of swallowing disorders. He works closely with a speech therapist and dieticians to provide a fully comprehensive solution for this problem. His other clinical interests are the treatment of snoring and sleep apnoea and works with consultants from other specialities to provide a truly multi-disciplinary team approach for the treatment. 

Personal profile:

In addition to his clinical work, Mr Kothari is actively involved with research and teaching. He is a caring individual and takes pride in his work. His aim is a good clinical outcome and patient satisfaction.

In his spare time, he enjoys listening to Indian classical music and plays badminton.

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Mr Prasad Kothari

Mr Prasad Kothari Ear, nose and throat Consultant, Harpenden, Herts, private hospital specialist.

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