Dr Martin O'Driscoll

Dr Martin O'Driscoll

Consultant Audiologist, Clinical Scientist

BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, HCPC registered Clinical Scientist and Hearing Aid Dispenser

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I am a Consultant Clinical Scientist and Head of Audiology at Manchester Royal Infirmary and Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital and have over 25 years’ experience in the field of audiology and hearing implants for children and adults.

I specialise in hearing assessments for adults and children and the provision of advanced and specialist hearing aids and devices to help with all levels and types of hearing loss. I lead the busiest hearing implant service in the UK at Manchester Royal Infirmary and have a wealth of experience in fitting and rehabilitation for all types of hearing implants including cochlear implants and bone anchored hearing aids for adults and children.

My aim is to ensure that you or your family are able to hear well in all listening situations and I am able to offer a full range of hearing aids and hearing implants that can be tailored to meet your hearing needs.

I am an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Manchester, a national assessor for the Association of Clinical Scientists and an elected trustee of the British Cochlear Implant Group (BCIG). In addition, I am a technical expert in auditory implantation for the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) and an examiner for the National School of Healthcare Science.

I seek to be at the forefront of developments in hearing science and publish in leading peer reviewed journals and am invited to speak at national and international scientific meetings in audiology and hearing related conditions.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Martin O'Driscoll at Spire include:

Audiology and hearing therapy

Other treatments

  • Audiology
  • Hearing assessment in adults and children
  • Hearing implants and hearing aids
  • Auditory processing disorders

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Additional information

Hearing loss

Special clinical interests: Advanced hearing aids and devices, Auditory Processing Disorders in children and adults, Hearing Implants:-cochlear implants; Carina implantable hearing aid; bone anchored hearing aids, Specialist hearing assessment in adults and children.

BSc Hons / University of Warwick / 1985
Bachelor of Science

MSc / University of Leeds / 1989
Master of Science - Physics

MSc / University of Southampton / 1992
Master of Science - Audiology

PhD / University of Manchester / 2012
Post graduate degree - Audiology

Professional memberships

British Academy of Audiology

British Society of Audiology

British Cochlear Implant Group

Professional leadership

Elected Trustee of the British Cochlear Implant Group
Technical Expert in Auditory Implantation for the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS)
National Assessor for the Association of Clinical Scientists

Head of Audiology and Hearing Implants at Manchester Royal Infirmary and Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.