ENT London is a partnership of four Consultant ENT Surgeons with different areas of special interest and expertise, able to offer a comprehensive service to private patients at the very highest level. ENT London are on the specialist lists of all the major health-care insurers, and can assure you of easy communication, fast responses, and a highly personalised service utilising the very latest technology all based within 9 Harley Street.
Minor Surgical Procedures
We are able to undertake a number of minor surgical procedures under local anaesthesia in a dedicated Treatment Room with nurse assistance.
- Ear microsuction
- Grommet insertion (in adults)
- Nasal cautery
- Nasal/sinus endoscopy
- Flexible laryngoscopy
- Removal of sutures
- Minor skin and oral cavity biopsies
Minor Video Endoscopy
We have state-of-the-art Xion high-resolution end-chip camera flexible fibreoptic system, which enables us to look into the nose and throat with a thin flexible endoscope and visualise the larynx (voice box), while making a video recording which can be played back and reviewed later. Both voice production (laryngostroboscopy) and swallowing (flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing – ‘FEES’) can be studied with this system.
Ultrasound– We have on-site Ultrasound facilities which allow imaging of swellings in the head and neck.
Plain X-ray examinations can be done on-site, usually at the same time as the consultation.
CT- Computerised Tomography is a technique using x-rays which permits cross-sectional images of the body to be obtained and reconstructed in different planes. We have a modern CT scanner on-site.
MRI– Magnetic Resonance Imaging enables cross-sectional images of the body to be obtained in different planes without the use of X-rays. It shows soft tissues particularly well, but unlike CT does not show bone. We have a modern MRI scanner on site.
Audiometry– We are able to undertake hearing tests in a sound-proof environment on-site at the time of consultation. Our Audiometrician is able to tailor-make swim moulds and musicians’ ear plugs. We also supply hearing aids.
To arrange an appointment
T: +44 (0)20 7580 2426
F: +44 (0)20 7436 1645
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Mr Robert Quiney qualified from Charing Cross Hospital Medical School, London, UK in 1980. He trained in otolaryngology at the Royal Ear Hospital (University College Hospital), London; the Royal National Throat, Nose & Ear Hospital, London; Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London; and at the Sussex Throat & Ear Hospital in Brighton. His principal interest has been in otology and neuro-otology but he continues to have a broad base of ENT surgical experience, covering general NHS clinics not only at the Royal Free Hospital but also at Barnet General Hospital and Edgware Community Hospital on a weekly basis.
His interest in skull base surgery, and in particular acoustic neuroma surgery, has been supported by the establishment of a joint Acoustic Neuroma Clinic which is held every month at the Royal Free Hospital with his neurosurgery and radiotherapy colleagues. Fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy is available through the Radiotherapy Department at the Royal Free Hospital as one of the possible modes of treatment for acoustic neuroma patients, as well as surgery and conservative monitoring of small neuromas. His interest in middle ear surgery involves using combined approach tympanoplasty to treat cholesteatoma which results in an intact canal wall and avoids the need for a mastoid cavity in many patients. His interest in otosclerosis and stapedectomy involves performing approximately 25 stapedectomies per year, ideally using a KTP laser for the footplate and superstructure work.
Mr Khalid Ghufoor qualified from the Royal London Hospital School of Medicine, London, UK in 1990. He initially trained in General Surgery, achieving his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1995. He trained in otolaryngology on the North Thames ENT Training Programme, working in several ENT departments in North London including St. Mary’s Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital, The Royal National Throat Nose & Ear Hospital, and St. Bartholomew’s Hospital. During his training he developed specialist skills in minimal access surgery for cancers of the larynx, pharynx and oral cavity. His principal interest lies in Head and Neck Cancer Surgery but he continues to maintain a general adult and paediatric ENT practice. He is currently Lead Clinician and Head of the ENT, Head & Neck Surgery Department at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital.
He specialises in throat problems, sleep apnoea and snoring, voice disorders and in tumours of the pharynx, larynx, thyroid and salivary glands. He is part of the multidisciplinary team at the Head and Neck Unit, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital. Conventional surgical techniques for tumours are supplemented by the endoscopic transoral laser technique, in which the carbon dioxide laser is used to extirpate cancers and a variety of other pathologies without needing to incise the neck. He has recently set up a specialised multidisciplinary team and service to deal with both professional voice and swallowing disorders, with state of the art diagnostics and treatment for the benefit of private patients.
Mr Richard Hewitt qualified from Guys’ and St. Thomas’ Medical School, London (MB, BS 1994-2000) & Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA (2000). He completed his basic surgical training in London and entered specialty training in ENT, completing the six year programme in the North Thames Region. Following higher surgical training he undertook the Great Ormond Street Hospital Fellowship in Paediatric Otolaryngology. His practice encompasses all types of ear, nose and throat problems in children. He has special interests in the management of airway obstruction in children (including laryngotracheal reconstructive surgery), and in middle ear and mastoid surgery. His practice also includes the management of routine ENT conditions in children with other complex medical problems. In 2012, He was appointed to the Consultant Staff of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London where he conducts his NHS practice.
His practice encompasses all types of ear, nose and throat problems in children and their surgical and non-surgical treatment options. These include common children’s ENT conditions such as tonsil and adenoid problems – recurrent tonsillitis, obstructive sleep apnoea, blocked nose and snoring; hearing problems; recurrent ear infections and ‘glue ear’. Areas of sub-specialist interest and experience include children’s airway and laryngeal problems (including laryngotracheal reconstructive surgery, cricotracheal resection, tracheal resection and slide tracheoplasty surgery), children’s voice disorders, neck lumps, thyroglossal cysts, branchial cysts and sinuses; the treatment of haemangiomas, cystic hygromas and vascular malformations; and middle ear and mastoid surgery including cochlear implantation.
Mr Martin Bailey qualified from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London, UK. He trained in otolaryngology at the Royal National Throat, Nose & Ear Hospital and at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London, and at the Sussex Throat & Ear Hospital in Brighton. He was appointed to the Consultant Staff of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, becoming Senior Consultant and Head of the Department of Paediatric Otolaryngology before leaving the NHS in 2009 to concentrate upon his independent practice in Harley Street and at the Portland Hospital. He was also Consultant Otolaryngologist at the Royal National Throat, Nose & Ear Hospital for 15 years, before relinquishing his adult practice there in order to focus entirely upon paediatric otolaryngology. He remains an Honorary Consultant at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, as well as Honorary Consultant Otolaryngologist to St. Luke’s Healthcare for the Clergy.
His practice encompasses all types of ear, nose and throat problems in children. He has special interests in the management of airway obstruction in children (including laryngotracheal reconstructive surgery), and in middle ear and mastoid surgery. His practice also includes the management of routine ENT conditions in children with other complex medical problems.