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Claire Hopkins

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Introduction

Claire Hopkins in a Consultant ENT Surgeon and Professor of Rhinology (diseases of the nose and sinuses). She manages all conditions relating to the nose, including inflammatory (e.g. sinusitis and rhinitis, or hayfever), structural problems (deviated septum or nasal deformity), cosmetic rhinoplasty, anterior skull base lesions and sinonasal tumours. After graduating from Oxford University Medical School with a First Class Degree in Physiology and Distinctions in Medicine, she undertook specialist ENT training in London. She undertook a Fellowship in Advanced Rhinology at Guy's and St Thomas', where she was appointed as an NHS Consultant.
She has an extensive research portfolio, and was recently appointed as a Professor of Rhinology at King's College, London. Claire lectures nationally and internationally, and teaches on the faculty of sinus surgery, anterior skull base and many other courses.
She is the President of the British Rhinological Society, and on the Council of the European Rhinologic Society, and the Rhinology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine. She represents ENT-UK on a patient safety panel at the Royal College of Surgeons, and Chaired the UK Commissioning Guidance Group for Sinusitis. She has written international guidelines on the management of sinusitis and nasal polyps.
Claire has been awarded a National Clinical Excellence Award in recognition of her contribution to NHS work

Areas of interest
Rhinology (nasal disorders); Medical management of acute and chronic sinusitis including nasal polyps; Sinus procedures incl. endoscopic sinus surgery, balloon sinuplasty,
Inflammatory conditions of the nose (GPA and eGPA)
Management of nasal obstruction and deformity including Rhinoplasty / nose surgery and septal surgery; turbinoplasty, septal perforation
Rhinitis and nasal allergy;
Anterior skull base surgery; sinonasal tumours
Management of nasal trauma
Epistaxis (nose bleeds)
General ENT; tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy

Research interests

Doctorate awarded for research 'Improving outcomes from endoscopic sinus surgery'
Extensive research portfolio across rhinology, with specialist interest in sinusitis, and outcome measurement.

Personal interests

Claire is a member of Orpington Road Runners Club, and is a keen photographer.

Awards received

Martin Wronker Prize for Medicine, Oxford University Hobson Memorial Clinical Scholarship, Oxford University
European Rhinological Society Fellowship
Karl Storz Fellowship (RSM Short Papers Prize)
RSM Section of Laryngology & Rhinology Research
Hiscox / RSM Trainee of the Year Award
Cochrane Collaboration / Clinical Otolaryngology Prize
Royal College of Surgeons Pump Priming Award
Cochrane Collaboration Incentive Award

 

Languages

  • English

Amenities and Features

  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Family/Kids Friendly
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