Consultant Profile

Mr Simione Lew-Gor

Mr Simione Lew-Gor MB ChB DLO FRCS Ed (ORL-HNS)
Practicing at:
The Montefiore Hospital
  • Ear, nose and throat
    • Balance disorders
    • Head and neck pathology
    • Hearing loss
    • Laryngology
    • Parathyroid disease
    • Sinus Surgery
    • Sleep disorders / snoring
    • Thyroid disease
    • Voice disorders
Special clinical interests:

Endoscopic sinus surgery
Grommet insertion
Laryngoscopy and pharyngoscopy
Lymph node biopsy
Minimal access thyroid surgery
Nasal polypectomy
Salivary gland excision
Septoplasty and submucous resection
Sleep studies/snoring clinic
Thyroidectomy (for Goitre)
Thyroidectomy (for Nodule)
Tonsillectomy (adult)
Total thyroidectomy  

The following conditions are regularly treated but all disorders affecting the ear, nose and throat are managed.

Voice problems
Snoring or sleep problems
Lumps in the head
Lumps in the neck
Swallowing problems
Feeling of something in the throat
Pain and discomfort in the head or neck
Thyroid lumps
Thyroid cancer
Tonsil problems
Halitosis or bad breath
Acid reflux
Throat Cancers
Cancer of the head and neck
Skin lesions of the head, neck and face
Persistent cough
Saliva problems
Problems within the mouth
Discharging ears
Painful ears
Hearing problems
Balance problems

Research interests:

Mr Sim Lew-Gor has an active interest in research to provide the very latest technology and knowledge to his practice but to also constantly search for improvements in the quality of care to his patients. He has an international fellow that works with him for a year prior to gaining a consultant post which is a highly competitive position which is testament to his endeavors to provide the very best ENT management.

He has a research portfolio including papers in peer-reviewed journals and a published book chapter. On-going academic work includes multicentre national and international collaborative research and, consequently, invited to lecture and teach nationally and internationally. He has developed and organised a national course to teach ENT surgeons that are soon to become consultants in their own right.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant ENT Surgeon Royal Sussex County Hospital (Brighton),

Princess Royal Hospital (Haywards Heath). 

Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead

Clinical Lead for Sussex Thyroid Cancer Network

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists
  • Royal Society of Medicine - Laryngology and Rhinology Section, Otology Section
  • ENT UK
  • British Medical Association
  • British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons
  • British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
  • British Association of Skull Base Surgeons
  • Medical Protection Society
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • General Medical Council
  • The head and neck optical diagnostics society
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Sim Lew-Gor offers expertise in all areas of ear, nose and throat disorders, caring for all aspects of the specialty including both adults and children.

He enjoys seeing a broad range of ENT conditions, for example, hearing loss, ear infections and nose bleeds, but has a particular specialisation in thyroid problems, lumps in the head and neck, snoring issues, swallowing concerns, nose and sinus complaints.

Personal profile:

Personal Interests: rugby, hockey, cricket, running and free-heel ski-ing,
theatre, jazz music, classical music, pop music, restaurants and travel.

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Mr Simione Lew-Gor

Mr Simione Lew-Gor Ear, nose and throat Consultant, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, private hospital specialist.

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