Professor Chitta Chowdhury

Professor Chitta Chowdhury

Consultant ENT/ Head and Neck Surgeon


"Excellent working environment, supporting managerial and admin staff, easy access to all relevant departments."

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I have been a Consultant ENT/Head and Neck Surgeon for the last 35 years, including serving HM Forces as Command Consultant in Hong King (Far East Command), Germany (BAOR, taken pre-mature voluntary retirement in the rank of LT.COL in 1994) and returned to the NHS as a Consultant ENT/Head and Neck Surgeon.

I undertake outpatient consultations only, any surgical treatment will be onward referred.

Apart from carrying out clinical duties, I have dedicated myself to the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students. I have been examiner for Inter Collegiate FRES (ENT), MRCS (general surgery) & DOHNS of all Royal Colleges of Surgeons of British Isles and Ireland; also for European Board for OPL based in Vienna.

I am an active worker for Help the Poor Trust as directed by Mother Teresa of Calcutta and raise funds to help the poor and various charitable organisations. I do voluntary work (Medical Charity) in the remote villages in south eastern countries. I am a keen traveller and gardener.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Chitta Chowdhury at Spire include:

Ear Nose and Throat (ENT)

Other treatments

  • Audiogram
  • Cautery to the nose
  • Endoscopy
  • General ENT disorders
  • Outpatients consultations, procedures and investigations only, surgical treatment will be onward referred
  • Suction clearance of ears
  • Thyroid disease
  • Voice disorders

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Additional information

Balance disorders
Hearing loss
Paediatric otolaryngology
Sleep disorders
Thyroid disease
Voice disorders

MBBS / Dhaka University / 1970
Batchelor of Medicine, Batchelor of Surgery

FRCS Ed / Edinburgh / 1979
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

FCSHK / Hong Kong / 1984
Fellow of the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong

FICS / West German Section / 1990
Fellow of the International College of Surgeons

FRCS / England / 2003
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Professional memberships

British Association of Paediatric Otolaryngology

British Medical Association

East London Ethical & Research Committee

European Association of Paediatric ENT

Hong Kong International College of Surgeons

Membership/Fellowship of Learned Societies

Military Surgical Society

National Cancer Peer Review Group

Royal Society of Medicine (ENT) & Editorial Representative Laryngology

Royal College of Surgeons (England and Edinburgh)

Professional leadership

Editorial Board RSM Journal
Member Opportunities in Surgery Committee RCS England
Senior Member Committee for Overseas Sponsored Doctors RCS England
Vice Chairman Research & Ethical Committee North East London

I am published in various medical journals. Research work on nasopharyngeal carcinoma management and various other articles in peer reviewed journals. I have been on the editorial board of Journal of Royal Society of Medicine.

I am married with three daughters. My two eldest daughters are both doctors, practising in London and the third daughter is finishing her A-Levels. My future plan is to continue with my charity work (Help The Poor Trust) and the other charities as instructed by Mother Teresa of Calcutta when I met her on one of my visits. I plan to continue to serve the community in the UK and Europe through medical television education programmes. I enjoy collecting antiques and gardening, including farming vegetables and travelling.