Mr Oliver Dale

Mr Oliver Dale

Consultant ENT & Thyroid Surgeon


Specialises in

  • Sinusitis
  • Nasal blockage
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Salivary gland problems
  • Head and neck cancer

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I am a Consultant ENT and Thyroid Surgeon in Bristol, with experience in treating a wide range of ear, nose and throat disorders in adults and children. My specialist interests include the treatment of sinus disease and nasal blockage, thyroid and salivary gland disorders, voice and swallowing problems and head and neck (throat) cancer.

I completed my training in ENT surgery in Oxford and Bristol, and was appointed as a consultant at University Hospitals Bristol in 2019. I have a strong interest in research and gained a PhD for my work in to head and neck cancer in 2016.

In 2018, I undertook a Fellowship in advanced head and neck oncology surgery and robotics in Adelaide, Australia.

I am a core member of the Thyroid and Head and Neck multidisciplinary teams at University Hospitals Bristol, and work with colleagues in other specialties including paediatrics and neurosurgery to provide a tertiary referral service for complex cases from across the South West.

I have won several national awards including the Margaret Witt Scholarship for Clinical Excellence and the Modi Research Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons.


General Medical Council Number: 6147388

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Oliver Dale at Spire include:

Ear Nose and Throat (ENT)

Other treatments

  • Nasal blockage
  • Salivary gland disorders
  • Sinusitis, sore throat
  • Snoring and sleep apnoea

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Additional information

Head and neck pathology
Head and neck surgery
Hearing loss
Sinus surgery
Sleep disorders
Thyroid surgery
Voice disorders

MBBS / University of Nottingham / 2006
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England

British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists

University Hospitals Bristol

Private secretary Margaret Burke
Private secretary telephone 0117 287 0148
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