Mr Selvadurai was appointed to his NHS consultant post in August 2004. His special interests are diseases of the ear (otology) and ENT problems in children, but he also provides a general ENT service to adults.
Mr Selvadurai began his medical career in London, qualifying from St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School (London University) with Distinction in Surgery in 1992. He then moved to the Midlands where he trained in general surgery before specialising in ENT. His ENT specialist training was undertaken at The Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham and the Royal Infirmary in Leicester and Derby.
During his training Mr Selvadurai completed an otology research thesis, and was awarded several prizes for this work. He was awarded the Graham Fraser Memorial fellowship in 2004 and he spent 6 months in Sydney Australia, where he was trained by the famous ear surgeon and pioneer in cochlear implantation, Professor Bill Gibson. Mr Selvadurai was also awarded funding to act as a clinical observer at the Boston Children’s Hospital, which is the main paediatric facility of the Harvard Medical School.
Mr Selvadurai provides an otology service to adults and children through his work at St Georges Hospital in Tooting and provides a general paediatric service at The Queen Mary Children’s Hospital in Carshalton.