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Mr. Abir Bhattacharyya was appointed as a Consultant ENT Surgeon at Whipps Cross University Hospital (Barts Health) in 1997. He has been Associate DME since 2009 and Royal College Surgical Tutor at Whipps Cross University Hospital since 2010. He has been appointed the Training Programme Director (Core Surgery) for London (North East) by London Deanery/UCL (2015) and as the Deputy Director of Medical Education from January 2017. He has won numerous academic prizes during his undergraduate and postgraduate years and was awarded the Royal College Travelling Fellowship and other awards during his residency. He has also won recognition for his academic, clinical excellence and educational contributions as a consultant.

He has edited three postgraduate textbooks of Head and Neck Surgery and written a book for undergraduates and GPs (Highly commended and selected in the BMA Medical Book Awards 2012). In addition he has numerous publications in peer reviewed journals and is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Laryngology and Otology. He is a member of the court of examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Intercollegiate Board in Otoloaryngology.

Mr Bhattacharyya has a special interest in treating otological (ear) conditions for both adults and children and has extensive experience in management of complex otological diseases. This includes surgical management of hearing loss, e.g. stapedectomy for otosclerosis, ossiculoplasty, bone anchored hearing aids and surgery for cholesteatoma. His other interests in ENT are management of sinus disease and surgical treatment with functional endoscopic sinus surgery.

He has a particular interest in management of Voice Disorders and runs multidisciplinary Voice clinics at Whipps Cross Hospital and in the independent sector. He has carried out a number of laryngeal framework procedures to improve vocal function.

Mr Bhattacharyya completed his Master of Surgery in Otolaryngology at King Edward Memorial Hospital, Bombay and higher surgical training in the United Kingdom, during which he worked at centres of excellence including Institute of Laryngology and Otology, Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital.

In recognition of his contribution to the specialty he was awarded the Fellowship of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) in 2007. He has been a guest speaker at a number of international conferences and is a faculty member, course tutor/organizer of postgraduate courses in otolaryngology in UK and abroad.

Areas of interest
Otology (ears); Voice disorders; Rhinology (nasal disorders); Middle ear disease; Middle ear surgery; Deafness; Vertigo ; Dizziness; Laryngology; Sinus procedures including endoscopic sinus surgery; Sinusitis; Paediatric ENT; Hearing Loss; Hearing assessment in adults and children; Otosclerosis & Stapedectomy surgery; Closure of ear perforations; Mastoid surgery and Tympanoplasty; Glue Ear; Hoarseness; Voice Clinic

Current NHS consultant posts held

Consultant ENT Surgeon & Royal College Surgical Tutor
Deputy Director of Medical Education
Training Programme Director - Core Surgery London (NE)
Whipps Cross University Hospital
Barts Health NHS Trust

Research interests

My research interests include vocal fold biomechanics and ossicular implant materials. I am involved in clinical research projects on Otosclerosis and Voice Disorders

Awards received

1. National Talent Search Scholarship 1980
2. National Merit Scholarship 1982
3. Postgraduate Merit Scholarship,1991
4. Best Resident Paper Award 1991
5. Royal College Travelling Fellowship 1994
6. Travelling Scholarship ENT News & Royal Society of Medicine, 1997
7. Educational & Travel Grant - Section of Laryngology & Rhinology, Royal Society of Medicine 1997
8. YCOHNS Registrars Prize for Innovation 1997
9. TWJ Travelling Fellowship for Consultants 2007


Text Books
1. Pocket Tutor in Otolaryngology (BMA Medical Book Awards 2012 - Highly Commended), Year: 2011 Author(s): A Bhattacharyya & N Patel, J P Medical Publishers, London ISSN 978-1-907816-11-6
2. Laryngology, Volume 3 of Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery (6 volume series) Editor: A. Bhattacharyya, Thieme Publishers, New York (2014) ISBN 978-93-82076-02-5
3. Textbook of Head and Neck Surgery
Jaypee Publishers (2008) ISBN 978-81—8448-679-7 (2nd Edition to be published 2016
Over 30 Publications in Peer reviewed journals


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