Mr Abir Bhattacharyya Consultant ENT Surgeon
ENT (Ear, Nose & Throat)
Base Hospital
Whipps Cross University Hospital
Other Specialities
ENT (Ear, Nose & Throat) Surgery
Paediatric ENT
Mr. Bhattacharyya was appointed as a Consultant ENT Surgeon at Whipps Cross University Hospital (Barts Health) in 1997. Since 2008 he has been the Associate Director of Medical Education, a London Deanery appointment. He was appointed as the Royal College Surgical Tutor at Whipps Cross University Hospital in 2010.

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 a special interest in management of Voice Disorders and runs multidisciplinary Voice clinics at Whipps Cross Hospital. He has carried out a number of laryngeal framework and other phonosurgical procedures.

He has a special interest in otology and has extensive experience in management of complex otological conditions. 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 pharyngeal pouch surgery and endoscopic sinus surgery. His research interests include vocal fold biomechanics and ossicular implant materials.

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. He visited House Ear Institute, Los Angeles and other centres of excellence in Boston and New York in USA as part of his fellowship year.

In recognition of his contribution to the speciality 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 and organiser of postgraduate courses in otolaryngology in UK and abroad.