Mr Michael Armstrong

Mr Michael Armstrong

Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon

MBChB, FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Lon), FRCS-ORL (Ed), FRCS-ORL (Lon)

I graduated from Edinburgh University Medical School in 1986. My pre-registration year was completed in general surgery under the Queen's Surgeon in Edinburgh and in respiratory medicine. Thereafter I qualified in general surgery before resuming my training in ENT Surgery at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital in London.

I returned to Edinburgh to complete my training. As a Registrar I developed a service for the diagnosis and treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea. I also trained in New York under Professor Blitzer to set up a national clinic in the treatment of head and neck movement disorders with Botox, which was the first of its kind in Scotland and second in the UK.

I was subsequently appointed as a Consultant Otorhinolaryngologist in 2000 and practice in the Borders and Edinburgh.

I have provided an ENT private practice for adults at Spire Murrayfield Hospital since 2001.


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Ear, nose and throat
Sleep disorders
Voice disorders

Special clinical interests: Sleep studies, Nasal obstruction / deformity, Rhinitis, Allergy testing, Sinus surgery, All aspects of botox therapy of laryngeal dystonia, blepharospasm, palatal myoclonus, Frey's Syndrome and facial spasm.

Rhinology. Snoring / Obstructive sleep apnoea. Laryngeal dystonia. Head and neck movement disorders.

I enjoy people. I enjoy meeting patients and providing them with the information that they need to allow them to make the right decisions about the most appropriate treatment for them. I have a wife and four young children, which occupy my free time and are a source of joy.