Mr Erik Nilssen

Consultant ENT Surgeon


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I have a general ENT practice with a special emphasis on medical and surgical conditions of the nose. My practice includes Nasal Reconstructive Surgery of the nose as well as Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (ESS) and extended applications thereof, including. nasal and sinus treatments as well as lacrimal conditions in both adults and children.

I graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1987. I completed ENT training programmes both in South Africa and Scotland with a special interest in Rhinology. I was appointed as a Consultant ENT Surgeon in Portsmouth in 2000.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Erik Nilssen at Spire include:

Ear Nose and Throat (ENT)

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Additional information

Ear, nose and throat
Thyroid surgery

Chronic facial pain. Congestion and nasal blockage. Disorders of smell. and taste. Epistaxis (Nose bleeds). Endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS). Extended applications of endoscopic surgery for nasal and lacrimal disorders. Nasal polyposis. Nasal skin lesions. Rhinoplastic surgery. Sinusitis. Wide experience with Advanced open (external) and closed rhinoplasty approaches.

Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

I am married with two daughters. I regularly play badminton and enjoy personal fitness. My outside interests include cycling and following cricket and rugby as a spectator. I am also an enthusiastic cook.

Holds less than 0.1% of shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc.
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