Mr Jonathan Hobson

Mr Jonathan Hobson

Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon

BM BCh FRCS (Otol-HNS) PG Cert Med Ed

Specialises in

  • Specialist thyroid and parathyroid surgery
  • Neck lumps
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Nasal obstruction
  • Sees adults and children

Also available for:

Virtual consultations:

I am an ENT / Thyroid Surgeon with an NHS practice at Wythenshawe Hospital. I am also the Clinical Director for theatres at Manchester Foundation Trust.

I have performed over 5,000 operations and regularly contribute to national audits with excellent outcomes.

I graduated from the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford and commenced my surgical training in London, moving to Manchester as an ENT registrar from 2004 - 2011. I spent a year in 2010 in Adelaide, Australia on a prestigious international fellowship with Professor Simon Carney and Dr Sam Robinson where I was able to devote time to advanced rhinology training and developed my expertise in the surgical treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea.

I am passionate about teaching. I participate in regular audit and I regularly evaluate the outcome of my surgery. Every facet of my clinical work is underpinned by the desire to provide high-quality, safe healthcare and I hugely appreciate the feedback and testimonials that my patients provide.

I believe in conservative management ahead of surgery and in formulating a unique treatment plan for every patient based on both their disease and individual wishes and circumstances.


General Medical Council Number: 4642961

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Jonathan Hobson at Spire include:

Ear Nose and Throat (ENT)

Other treatments

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antral washout
  • Hearing loss 
  • Nasal polypectomy
  • Swallowing difficulties (dysphagia) treatment
  • Specialist thyroid and parathyroid surgery

Q & A

Tinnitus: symptoms, causes and treatment

Mr Jonathan Hobson, Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, says tinnitus is a noise that a sufferer can hear but no one else can. Tinnitus can last for minutes or up to several weeks, and some people suffer from it permanently. Mr Hobson recommends seeing a specialist for tinnitus management and treatment if it is affecting your sleep, affecting your job and generally causing you significant problems.

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Additional information

Ear, nose and throat
Head and neck pathology
Head and neck surgery
Paediatric otolaryngology
Sinus surgery
Sleep disorders
Thyroid surgery
Voice disorders

- Specialist thyroid and parathyroid surgery

BM BCh / Oxford / 1999
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS (Otol-HNS) / London / 2008
The Diploma in Otolaryngology – head and neck surgery

PGCert Med Ed / Dundee / 2010
Postgraduate certificate in medical education

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

British Medical Association


British Rhinology Society

Medical Protection Society

The British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons (BAETS)

Professional leadership

Clinical Director of Specialist Surgery

Consultant ENT surgeon, University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

Outside of work, I enjoy travelling, cooking, skiing, fencing and badminton. But I spend most weekends vicariously reliving my childhood sporting glories through my children.

Telephone Spire Cheshire - 01925 215 087; Spire Manchester - 0161 885 5284
Private secretary Laura Hudson
Private secretary telephone 07380 979 171
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