He undertook his ENT training in hospitals including the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London and Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.
He was appointed as an ENT consultant at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary in 2007 and works at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital, Jubilee Hospital in Huntly and Gilbert Bain Hospital in Shetland.
He has a special interest in ear conditions (otology) and in children’s conditions (paediatrics).
In the ear he has a special interest in symptoms including deafness (hearing loss), noises in the ears (tinnitus), dizziness and balance (vertigo), pain in the ears (otalgia), discharge from the ears (otorrhoea); conditions including otitis externa, otitis media, perforated ear drum, benign positional vertigo, Ménière’s disease, vestibular migraine, labyrinthitis, vestibular neuritis, Eustachian tube dysfunction and patulous Eustachian tube; and in procedures including myringoplasty, ossiculoplasty, tympanoplasty, meatoplasty, bone anchored hearing aid, grommets, intratympanic dexamethasone/gentamicin, Epley’s manoeuvre and microsuction. In children he has a special interest in recurrent tonsillitis / sore throats, snoring / sleep apnoea and glue ear.
He is Clinical Lead of the ENT Department at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.