Mr Rohit Kumar

Mr Rohit Kumar

Consultant Otolaryngologist & Head and Neck Surgeon (ENT)


Specialises in

  • Allergy
  • Head and neck surgery
  • Hearing loss
  • Sinus surgery
  • Thyroid surgery

Also available for:

Virtual consultations:

I am a Consultant Adult and Children’s Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon with my NHS practice based at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and the Christie NHS Foundation Trust. I completed my training in the North West of England followed by advanced fellowship training in Paediatric ENT at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead in Sydney, Australia.

Having worked in ENT surgery since 2004 and through my comprehensive training I am able to support and manage a wide range of conditions including nasal symptoms, voice disorders, swallowing problems, balance disturbance and hearing loss.

I have particular interests in Paediatric ENT disorders and also tumours of the head and neck region including thyroids. I am the Clinical Lead for Head and Neck cancer for South Manchester and the Christie Hospital. I also work closely with Greater Manchester Cancer where I am currently leading on improving the patient journey for those referred with suspected head and neck cancer.

My paediatric training allows me to care for all age groups, starting from newborns. I am a recognised Advanced Paediatric Life Support trainer and regularly teach this around the country. I run regular children’s clinics and operating lists, treating problems such as tongue-ties, hearing loss, snoring and neck lumps.

I am also able to offer early morning appointments to help avoid time off from work and school.


General Medical Council Number: C6102582

Treatment information

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

Ear Nose and Throat (ENT)

Other treatments

  • Dizziness
  • Endonasal DCR (surgery for watery eyes)
  • Excision of lesions of ear
  • Excision of lesions of nose internal and external
  • Excision of pre-auricular sinuses
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Nasal cauterisation, obstruction and polyps treatment
  • Parotidectomy
  • Rigid oesophagoscopy
  • Salivary gland disorders and treatment
  • Skin cancers of the head/neck region
  • Smell disturbances
  • Submandibular gland removal
  • Surgery for pharyngeal pouch (endoscopic stapling and open approach)
  • Surgery for vocal cord palsy
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Turbinate reduction surgery
  • Tympanoplasty/Myringoplasty (repair of ear drum)

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Additional information

Balance disorders
Ear, nose and throat
Head and neck surgery
Hearing loss
Paediatric otolaryngology
Sinus surgery
Sleep disorders
Thyroid surgery
Voice disorders

Special clinical interests: Children with hearing loss, head and neck cancer, salivary gland disease, thyroid lumps.

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England

British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists

British Association of Paediatric Otolaryngologists


Professional leadership

I am the lead for Clinical Audit and Governance at the University Hospital of South Manchester

Consultant Otolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgeon, University Hospital of South Manchester

Consultant Otolaryngologist, Macclesfield District General Hospital

Consultant Otolaryngologist, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

I am married and have three young boys. I enjoy hill walking, cooking and spending time with my family.

Telephone For appointments at Spire Manchester 0161 825 8496 or Spire Regency 01625 505412
Private secretary Dawn Dale
Private secretary telephone 01625 505427
Private secretary fax 01625 501800
Private secretary email