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Ear, Nose and Throat consultants

Mr James Daniel Ramsden (Lead clinician)

Consultant Otolaryngologist and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer

  • Principal hospital: West Wing, John Radcliffe
  • Specialties: Paediatric otolaryngology; otology; childhood hearing loss; sleep disorders / sleep apnoea in children; otitis media; bone anchored hearing aids; cochlear implants
  • Biography: Trained in Oxford, with Fellowships at the Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney (2005) and the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto (2007). Principal surgeon on the Oxford Cochlear Implant Programme. Involved in research on Otitis Media, and outcomes of cochlear implantation. Works with Prof Rob MacLaren on the Oxford Bionic Eye Research Programme. Member of the British Cochlear Implant Group, British Association of Paediatric Otolaryngology and the British Society of Otology. Director of Teaching for ENT in Oxford Medical School.
  • Tel: 01865 223235
  • Email: katie.palmer@ouh.nhs.uk

Mr Ian D Bottrill

  • Principal hospital: West Wing, John Radcliffe; Stoke Mandeville Hospital
  • Specialties: Ear, nose and throat (ENT)
  • Special interests: General adult and paediatric ENT disorders with particular sub-specialist interest in: otology, including the treatment of complex middle ear and mastoid infections; surgical reconstruction of the middle ear including ossiculoplasty and stapedectomy; bone anchored hearing aids; Meniere's disease.
  • Biography: Trained at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital in London; Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge and Tufts University Medical Centre, Boston, USA.
  • Tel: 01865 231064
  • Email: jasmine.watt@ouh.nhs.uk

Mr Martin Burton

  • Principal hospital: West Wing, John Radcliffe
  • Specialties: Ear, nose and throat (ENT)
  • Special interests: Ear, nose and throat disorders in adults and children, especially ear disorders, including chronic middle ear and mastoid disease, cholesteatoma, deafness, tinnitus and vertigo.
  • Biography: Consultant Otolaryngologist. Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Oxford. Co-ordinating Editor of Cochrane Ear, Nose and Throat Group. Clinical Lead, ENT and Audiology Library, National Library for Health. Trained in Oxford, University of Michigan, USA, University of Melbourne, Australia, University College Hospital, London and Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA.
  • Tel: 01865 231054
  • Email: kathleen.brock@ouh.nhs.uk

Mr Konstantinos Chaidas

  • Principal hospital: West Wing, John Radcliffe; Horton General Hospital
  • Specialties: Ear, nose and throat (ENT)
  • Special interests: General adult and paediatric ENT disorders with particular sub-specialist interest in sleep disordered breathing.
  • Biography: Undertook fellowship training in robotic ENT surgery for sleep apnoea and thyroid/parathyroid disease at St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College in London. Awarded a PhD in sleep apnoea in 2010. Member of ENT UK and International Surgical Sleep Society.
  • Tel: 01865 231024
  • Email: kathleen.brock@ouh.nhs.uk

Ms Lisa Fraser

Ms Abigail Lamyman

  • Principal hospitals: John Radcliffe; High Wycombe Hospital
  • Specialties: General ENT practice as well as subspecialty interests in problems of the nose and sinuses. This includes endoscopic sinus surgery and rhinoplasty surgery
  • Biography: Studied medicine at the University of Nottingham and qualified in 2002. Her postgraduate training was in Oxford and she obtained membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2005. After completing her degree she went onto do Specialist Registrar training in Oxford and then gained Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (ORL) in 2011. Subsequently, she undertook the Oxford Rhinology Fellowship and was appointed as a Consultant in 2014, practicing at both Buckinghamshire and Oxford University Hospitals.
  • Tel: 01865 231060
  • Email: jasmine.watt@ouh.nhs.uk

Miss Penny A Lennox

  • Principal hospital: West Wing, John Radcliffe
  • Specialties: Ear, nose and throat (ENT)
  • Special interests: Paediatric airways and adult and paediatric voice
  • Biography: Appointed consultant 2003. Trained at The Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children and St Mary's Hospital, London. Member British Paediatric Otolaryngology Association and British Voice Association. Educational Supervisor.
  • Tel: 01865 231062 Option 3
  • Email: jade.holland@ouh.nhs.uk

Mr Samuel Mackeith

  • Principal hospitals: John Radcliffe
  • Specialties: General ENT adult and paediatric. Otology including ear infections, ear drum perforation, hearing loss, ear wax, tinnitus, dizziness, vertigo. Skull base problems including CSF leak, acoustic neuromas (vestibular schwannomas) and glomus tumours.
  • Biography: Qualified from Bristol Medical School in 2002. His postgraduate surgical training was undertaken in the South West of England and in the Oxford Deanery. He undertook additional sub-specialist fellowship training over three years, initially as the Oxford Regional Otology Fellow, a further year spent abroad gaining experience in neurotology in Buenos Aires, Argentina as well as an observership at the House Ear Clinic, Los Angeles, USA. His third year of specialist fellowship training was at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge as the neurotology skull base fellow, where he also obtained an MPhil. He was appointed a consultant ENT surgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital in 2015. In his NHS practice he is a core member of the Oxford Auditory Implant MDT, Skull Base MDT and the Neurofibromatosis Type 2 MDT.
  • Tel: 01865 231064
  • Email: lucy.cross@ouh.nhs.uk

Mr Pablo Martinez-Devesa

  • Specialties: Adult and Paediatric General ENT, Rhinology (nose and sinuses, functional rhinoplasty) Otology (chronic ear disease, cholesteatoma, hearing loss, tinnitus, balance disorders) and Salivary Gland Disease
  • Biography: He completed his initial surgical training in London (Royal Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital) and Cambridge (Addenbroke's Hospital). He then completed his specialty training in ENT in Oxford. Between 2004 and 2006 he expanded his subspecialty experience in Otology and Rhinology / Skull Base in various centres in Europe (Denmark, Austria, Holland and France). He was appointed Consultant in Ear Nose and Throat Surgery in Oxford in 2007. He is a member of the Specialist Training Programme in Oxford and also of the British Rhinology and Otology Societies. Since 2014 he is a core member of the Skull Base Multidisciplinary Team in Oxford, the Joint Craniofacial Trauma Team and the Rhino-Orbital MDT. He teaches in National and International courses training surgeons in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Anterior Skull Base Surgery.
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  • Tel: 01865 231062
  • Email: isabel.coleman@ouh.nhs.uk

Mr Ricky Pal

  • Principal hospital: West Wing, John Radcliffe Hospital
  • Specialties: Ear, nose and throat (ENT)
  • Special interests: Paediatric otolaryngology including tertiary airway disease; otology and chronic ear disease; sleep disorders / sleep apnoea in children; otitis media in cleft palate children; general adult disorders.
  • Biography: Graduated at the University of Cambridge (2003) prior to higher surgical training in Oxford, London and Manchester. Completed a research doctorate (M.D, 2015) at the University of Manchester investigating syndromic airway pathology prior to a fellowship in Paediatric Otolaryngology at BC Children's Hospital, Vancouver, Canada (2017). Currently regional ENT lead for the Spires Cleft Centre and departmental educational lead. Member of the British and European Association of Paediatric Otolaryngology and the British Society of Otology.
  • Tel: 01865 230164
  • Email: louisa.dixon@ouh.nhs.uk

Miss Ciba Paul

Mr Ali Qureishi

  • Principal hospital: West Wing, John Radcliffe
  • Specialties: General adult and paediatric ENT with subspecialist interest in rhinology and anterior skull base surgery, performing complex and revision septorhinoplasty and nasal septal reconstruction alongside advanced open and endoscopic sinonasal surgery.
  • Biography: Mr Qureishi graduated from Kings College London in 2009 and completed his surgical training in the East Midlands and Oxford deaneries. He has completed an NIHR academic fellowship resulting in the award of a MD(Res) for his work title 'Molecular Targets in Head and Neck Cancer'. He has also completed fellowships in Medical Education at the University of Oxford and Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery in the Thames Valley region. He is Anatomy Lead for Head and Neck at the University of Oxford, has authored over 30 peer review publications and book chapters and received numerous national prizes including the ENT Masterclass Gold Medal and consecutive awards at the Royal Society of Medicine. He also works at Stoke Mandeville Hospital.
  • Tel: 01865 231062 Option 3
  • Email: rebecca.long@ouh.nhs.uk

Mr Priy Silva

Consultant Otolaryngologist / Head and Neck Surgeon

  • Principal hospitals: John Radcliffe; Churchill
  • Specialties: Otolaryngology; Head and Neck Surgery
  • Special interests: General ENT problems with subspecialist interests in benign and malignant tumours of the head and neck and skullbase.
  • Biography: Priy completed his higher surgical training in the Manchester region. He then undertook a two year interface fellowship programme in head and neck surgery in Oxford, followed by a further year in the Royal Brisbane Hospital, Australia. He is chair of the regional Head and Neck Cancer network group.
  • Tel: 01865 231061
  • Email: natasha.binks@ouh.nhs.uk

Mr James D Snelling

  • Principal hospital: West Wing, John Radcliffe; High Wycombe General Hospital; Stoke Mandeville Hospital
  • Specialties: Ear, nose and throat (ENT)
  • Special interests: General adult and paediatric ENT disorders with an interest in otology, particularly the treatment of cholesteatoma and middle ear disorders.
  • Biography: Graduated from the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford. Trained at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital in London and then in Oxford with Otology Fellowships at St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, Australia and Oxford.
  • Tel: 01865 231064
  • Email: jasmine.watt@ouh.nhs.uk

Mr Stuart C Winter

  • Principal hospital: West Wing, John Radcliffe; Oxford Cancer Centre, Churchill Hospital
  • Specialties: Ear, nose and throat (ENT); head and neck surgery
  • Special interests: General ENT disorders with particular sub-specialist interest in benign and malignant tumours of the head and neck, salivary gland disorders, voice and swallowing problems.
  • Biography: Graduated from the University of Bristol. Clinical training in the South West and Oxford. Fellowship training in head and neck surgery at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia. Previous appointment as Consultant Otorhinolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgeon and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Swansea.
  • Tel: 01865 231061
  • Email: natasha.binks@ouh.nhs.uk