Mr Nicholas Clifton

Mr Nicholas Clifton

ENT Consultant

Practising at

Spire Harpenden Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Nicholas Clifton at Spire include:

Other treatments

Rhinology, Laryngology, Head and neck pathology, Sleep disorders / snoring, Allergy,

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Professional profile

I am a Consultant adult and paediatric ENT surgeon seeing patients with the full spectrum of ENT disorders. I qualified in medicine from the University of Sheffield in 2000 and was a specialist registrar in ENT in the East Midlands Deanery for six years. I then completed two additional years of advanced fellowship training in Rhinology (disorders of the nose and sinuses). I specialise in nasal allergy, facial pain, endoscopic sinus surgery, balloon sinuplasty and both functional and cosmetic septorhinoplasty (unblocking and reshaping the nose). My private work is based in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, with regular clinics at Spire Harpenden. I am a member of both the British and European rhinological societies. Additional advanced fellowship training. Fellowship in Rhinology Derriford University Hospital, Plymouth 2010 (12 months). Fellowship in Rhinology and Anterior Skull Base Surgery Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia 2011 (12 months).

Clinical Interests

Ear, nose and throat
Head and neck pathology
Paediatric otolaryngology

Facial pain, nasal allergy, sinusitis, rhinoplasty (nose reshaping), snoring, Paediatric ENT.

Private contact details

Telephone 0800 585 112
Private secretary Yasmin Ahmed-Jora
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

BSc / Sheffield University / 1994
Bachelor of Science: Anatomy and Cell Biology

MBChB / Sheffield University / 2000
Undergraduate Medical Degree

FRCS (ORL/HNS) / Royal College Of Surgeons of England / 2009
Intercollegiate Fellowship Examination

FHEA / Higher Education Academy / 2011
Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

PGCCE / Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry / 2011
Post-graduate certificate of clinical education

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons (Eng)
British Rhinological Society
European Rhinological Society
Higher Education Academy

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Current NHS posts

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust, Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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Personal Profile

I am married to a paediatric nurse and have two young children who take up most of my spare time. When I do find the time I enjoy fly fishing and cycling.

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