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Mr  Gaurav Kumar

Mr Gaurav Kumar

ENT Consultant Head and Neck surgeon
MBBS, MS (ENT), FRCS (Ed), FRCS (ORL-HNS), Diploma in Hospital Finance

Practising at

Spire Roding Hospital

Spire Hartswood Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Gaurav Kumar at Spire include:

Ear Nose and Throat (ENT)

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Professional profile

Availability at Spire Roding Hospital: Mondays 2.00 pm - 4.30 pm and Fridays 6.00 pm - 8.00 pm I am a Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon with expertise in all aspects of adults and children ear, nose and throat conditions. My clinical NHS practice at Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust.

My main passion is to provide care to patients with complex ear problems. My immense wealth of experience comes from my initial training in busy ENT centre in India and then further training in the UK. I have experience of performing more than 500 cases of cholesteatoma. I use laser in-ear surgery to improve surgical outcome. I get referrals from GPs and colleagues from my NHS trust and neighbouring NHS trust hospitals. I perform stapes surgery for patients with otosclerosis.

I have done my advanced training in voice disorders from University College London. I have subspecialist interest in managing patients with voice and swallowing disorders. I also offer rhinoplasty procedure for both functional and nasal valve problems.

I have undertaken postgraduate training in centres of excellence in the India and was awarded Masters Degree. After completing my further training in the UK, I was awarded Fellowship (FRCS) from the Royal Colleges of Surgeons. I have publications in peer-reviewed journals. I regularly present my work at international and national conferences.

I am a tutor on “Front of Neck Access course” and revised tracheostomy guidelines for our NHS trust. I have also introduced “Airway alert pathway”.


Clinical Interests

Allergy
Balance disorders
Ear, nose and throat
ENT
Head and neck pathology
Head and neck surgery
Hearing loss
Laryngology
Non-surgical cosmetic treatment
Non-surgical procedures
Neurotology
Otology
Paediatric otolaryngology
Rhinology
Sinus surgery
Sleep disorders
Snoring
Thyroid surgery
Voice disorders


Private contact details

Telephone Spire Roding 020 8709 7817 Spire Hartswood 01277 266 761
Website http://entsurgeonclinic.co.uk/
Private secretary Jacqueline Blundell
Private secretary email jacqueline.blundell@nhs.net
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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS, MS (ENT), FRCS( Ed), FRCS (ORL-HNS), Diploma in Hospital Finance / Royal College Of Surgeons / 2013
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons


Professional memberships

British Association of Otorhinolaryngologists ( ENT UK)
British Society of Otology (BSO)
European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (EAFPS)
British Medical Association (BMA)
Medical Defence Union (MDU) General Medical Council (GMC) Difficult Airway Society (DAS)

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Current NHS posts

Barking Havering Redbridge NHS Trust

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Personal Profile

I enjoy spending time with family and travelling with friends.

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Financial Interests

None.

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