Mr Andrew Evans

Mr Andrew Evans

Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Andrew Evans at Spire include:

Ear Nose and Throat (ENT)

Other treatments

  • Benign and malignant head and neck conditions
  • Salivary gland disease
  • Voice disorders and laryngology
  • Assessment and surgical treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea

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Professional profile

I am a consultant in the Edinburgh department of otolaryngology, head and neck surgery. I am fully trained in all aspects of ear, nose and throat surgery although my main practice is surgery for benign and cancerous conditions of the head and neck including thyroid, nasal and sinus tumours and skin cancers. I have experience in the diagnosis and treatment of salivary gland disease, as well as laser surgery for benign and malignant head and neck lesions. I am the only sub-specialty trained surgeon in Scotland with experience in upper airways reconstructive surgery for snoring and sleep apnoea.

An Edinburgh graduate, I undertook training in Edinburgh and Aberdeen. I undertook sub-speciality fellowship training in head and neck surgery and surgery for snoring and sleep apnoea in Adelaide, South Australia under the instruction of the late Dr Sam Robinson, Australia's most experienced upper airways reconstructive surgeon.

I have active research interests in pre-cancerous lesions of larynx as well as the surgical treatment of snoring and sleep apnoea.

Clinical Interests

Ear, nose and throat
Head and neck surgery
Sleep disorders
Thyroid surgery
Voice disorders

Special clinical interests: All general ear, nose and throat conditions. Benign and malignant head and neck conditions. Salivary gland disease. Thyroid disease. Voice disorders and laryngology. Assessment and surgical treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
ENT UK (British Association of Otolaryngologists, Head and Neck Surgeons)
Scottish Otolaryngology Society
British Medical Association

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Otolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgeon, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh Department of Otolaryngology

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Personal Profile

I live in central Edinburgh with my wife and two daughters. I enjoy food and golf and follow Edinburgh Rugby when possible.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0131 334 0363