Mr Harish Viswanathan

Consultant ENT Surgeon


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I am a Consultant Surgeon at the Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth and St Richards Hospital, Chichester.

My practice covers patients with general ear, nose and throat disorders with a special interest in nose or rhinological disorders. I graduated in 1995 from University of Calicut, India. I have extensive experience in ENT disorders having trained in India and UK.

My surgical training in the UK was initially at West Midlands followed by advanced training in ENT in the Northern deanery. I have a doctoral degree in research, investigating chronic sinusitis from Newcastle University.

I am the current Clinical Director of the ENT Department, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth. I regularly perform FESS (including advanced FESS), advanced septoplasty and rhinoplasty surgery, ear and throat surgery. I am one of the few surgeons in the UK who uses image navigation equipment for complex sinus surgery.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Harish Viswanathan at Spire include:

Ear Nose and Throat (ENT)

Other treatments

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Nose polypectomy
  • Otology
  • Smell disorders
  • Throat or tonsil problems
  • Turbinoplasty

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Additional information

Sinus surgery

FRCS / Edinburgh / 2002
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

FRCS (ORL-HNS) / Edinburgh / 2008
Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery

MD / Newcastle University / 2008
Doctor of Medicine

Professional memberships


British Rhinological Society

British Society of Facial Plastic Surgery

Clinical Director and Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Private secretary Josie Robson
Private secretary telephone 023 9245 6075
Private secretary fax 07936 959 735
Private secretary email