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ENT (Ear, nose and throat)

Otorhinolaryngology

Our skilled consultants diagnose and treat many health conditions related to the ear, nose and throat

When should I see an ENT specialist?

An ENT consultant is experienced in investigating ear, nose and throat problems to help diagnose and treat a range of ENT conditions.

ENT conditions include:

The Ears  - including the outer, middle and inner ear:

  • Infections
  • Hearing loss
  • Tinnitus
  • Swimmer's ear
  • Meniere's disease
  • Balance and dizziness issues

The Nose - including:

  • Sinusitis
  • Deviated septum
  • Nasal & Sinus Polyps
  • Smell and taste disorders
  • Allergies

The Throat - including:

  • Recurring throat infections such as tonsillitis
  • Conditions that affect eating
  • Thyroid problems including Thyrotoxicosis
  • Swallowing difficulties (Dysphagia)
  • Conditions that affect digestion
  • Speech problems
  • Swollen glands and conditions such as Toxoplasmosis

Conditions of Head and Neck - such as:

  • Head and neck trauma
  • Tumours
  • Diseases
  • Cancer, including Squamous Cell Neck Cancer and Soft tissue sarcoma
  • Deformities in the head, neck or face such as Neck Lumps

ENT consultations

When you come for an appointment with one of our highly skilled ear, nose and throat consultants you'll start with a detailed consultation to address any concerns or symptoms you might have. At HCA UK they have on-site diagnostic imaging services such as ultrasound, and organise investigative tests quickly. If you need treatment with us, you can rest assured that our specialised ENT team manage all types of ENT conditions providing support and surgery where needed.

Our ENT expertise

We have the expertise needed to carry out advanced treatments for a range of ear, nose and throat conditions.

  • Tonsil removal

    Need to know

    Tonsils are part of the immune system and help to protect the body against illness and bacteria. However, if you suffer from recurrent infections, persistent discomfort, sleep apnoea or other associated complaints, tonsil removal may be recommended.

  • Adenoid and tonsil removal

    Need to know

    If your child suffers from acute or chronic tonsillitis or other symptoms including sleep apnoea or glue ear, your consultant may recommend having your child's adenoids and tonsils removed. This combined procedure is commonly performed by our paediatric ear, nose and throat surgeons.  In...

  • Adenoid removal

    Need to know

    Adenoids are part of the immune system in children. They begin to shrink around the age of seven and usually disappear by adulthood. Adenoids can become inflamed due to frequent infections or allergies. They can cause uncomfortable symptoms for your child, such as breathing problems or ear infections.

  • Ear pinning surgery

    Need to know

    Also called pinnaplasty and otoplasty, ear pinning surgery is often carried out on adults, children and teenagers. ​Your ear is made up of folded cartilage, which is covered by thin skin. If you have prominent ears, you have a lack of these cartilage folds in your ear.​

  • Frenectomy

    Need to know

    Frenulums in the mouth are thin bands of tissue, usually at the underside of the tongue, which can sometimes make it difficult for your child to nurse, eat or speak properly. A quick procedure can release or remove this tissue.

  • Grommets for glue ear

    Need to know

    A grommet is a tiny plastic tube with a hole in the centre which can be inserted into the eardrum to help with glue ear. Glue ear is a build-up of fluid behind the eardrum. Glue ear can make it hard to hear and may have an impact your child’s speech development, or can be a sign of more serious...

  • Perforated eardrum repair

    Need to know

    A perforated eardrum is usually caused by infection. It can also be caused by sudden changes in air pressure, trauma, or sudden very loud noises. Usually it will heal on its own but if it won't, you may need surgery. The main reasons for surgery are repeated infections or hearing loss.

 Our ENT consultants

Our consultant ENT specialists investigate and diagnose conditions of the head and neck including the Ear, Nose and Throat and are dedicated to providing the very highest quality of care, whatever your condition.
Mr JP Jeannon, Consultant Head & Neck Surgeon

Our locations

From complex ear, nose and throat surgery to tests and diagnostic procedures, we provide exceptional ENT care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Request an appointment

Our booking teams can help you make an appointment with one of our experienced consultants.

020 7079 4344
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