Mr Erik Nilssen

Mr Erik Nilssen

Consultant ENT Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Portsmouth Hospital

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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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Professional profile

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.

Clinical Interests

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.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Member of the British and European Rhinological Societies
Member of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery
Member of the British Association of Otolaryngologists and Head and Neck Surgeons
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
European Rhinoplasty Association

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Current NHS posts

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

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Personal Profile

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.

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Financial Interests

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

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Private contact details

Private secretary Carol Longland
Private secretary telephone 02392 456 050
Private secretary email