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Mr Mark Simmons

Mr Mark Simmons

Consultant ENT & Rhinoplasty Surgeon
BM BCh, MA (Oxon), FRCS (ORL-HNS), IBCFPRS

Practising at

Spire Little Aston Hospital

Spire Parkway Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Mark Simmons at Spire include:

Ear Nose and Throat (ENT)

Cosmetic surgery

Paediatrics - ENT

Other treatments

I offer a general Ear Nose Throat (ENT) service for both adults and children. My specialist interests are diseases of the nose and globus (the feeling of a lump in the throat). I offer cosmetic surgery procedures for the nose and ear.

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Professional profile

Having graduated from the University of Oxford Medical School, I trained in ENT surgery in the Northwest, spending time in the three Manchester Teaching Hospitals and a year at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital. In addition to my training in general ENT for both adults and children, I have sub-specialised into the fields of rhinology (diseases of the nose) and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. To further develop my training in these disciplines I spent additional training time in North America and Europe. I won the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery Fellowship in 2005 after which I successfully sat the American Board Exams in Facial Plastic Surgery. Since then I have become internationally board certified in this field.

I have now been working as a consultant for over 11 years and during that time have gained a large experience in diagnosing and treating all diseased of the nose including blocked nose, nasal polyps, nasal allergy and sinusitis. I have become very experienced in nasal reconstruction and rhinoplasty surgery and my excellent results have been presented at both national and international academic surgical meetings.

I offer a general ENT service for all types of ENT conditions in both adults and children. I specialise in diseases of the nose and offer cosmetic procedures for the nose and ear. In addition to more standard ENT procedures I offer lower pain coblation tonsillectomy, balloon sinuplasty and image guided endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS).

I strive to promote a high quality, personalised service, tailored to your needs. Good communication is paramount and I will allow adequate time to thoroughly assess your condition, to explain my findings in language you understand and to fully discuss your various treatment options.

In addition to my clinical work I have interests in medical education. I sit on the higher ENT surgical training committee in the West Midlands and am educational supervisor to two Specialist Registrars in the NHS. I am an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer for the University of Birmingham and am an examiner for the medical school. I am a member of the court of examiners at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and regularly sit as an examiner for the Intercollegiate DOHNS exams in ENT surgery nationally.

I also offer cosmetic surgery procedures for the nose and ear.


Clinical Interests

Allergy
Balance disorders
Ears
Ear, nose and throat
Head and neck pathology
Hearing loss
Laryngology
Nose
Paediatric otolaryngology
Rhinology
Sinus surgery
Voice disorders

Special Clinical Interests: Diseases of the nose; Sinusitis; Septal surgery; Globus (feeling of a lump in the throat).

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Qualification and professional memberships

BM BCh; MA(oxon); FRCS(ORL-HNS); International Board Certification in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery / University of Oxford / 1993
Medical degree


Professional memberships

Midlands Institute of Otology ( I am the Hon. Treasurer)
ENT.UK
BMA
British Rhinology Society
European Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery


Professional leadership

I sit on the West Midlands Higher Surgical Training Committee in ENT Surgery
I am a Senior Honorary Clinical Lecturer at The University of Birmingham.
I am a Medical School examiner for the University of Birmingham
I sit on the Court of Examiners at The Royal College of Surgeons of England

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Current NHS posts

Walsall Manor Hospital
Good Hope Hospital
Birmingham Heartlands Hospital
Solihull Hospital

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Personal Profile

I am married with two children.  Outside work I like to spend time with my family. I enjoy cooking and food/wine appreciation.  I like to support my son's sporting endeavours and regularly support them from the touch line at their rugby and hockey matches. I help support the local Sutton Coldfield hockey club. I am an enthusiastic (but not very expert) skier and enjoy sailing and cycling. We like to travel as a family and explore new countries and cultures. When time permits I enjoy learning about medical and military history.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0121 704 5530