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Ms Codruta Neumann

Consultant Ear Nose & Throat Surgeon

Practices at: The Chaucer Hospital

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Ms Codruta Neumann's additional treatments

  • Ear and mastoid cavity dewaxing (micro suction)
  • Transtympanic injection of steroids for Meniere’s
  • Tinnitus management
  • Grommets (adults and children)
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Tonsillectomy (adults and children)
  • Myringoplasty
  • Stapedotomy (surgery for otosclerosis)
  • Combined approach tympanoplasty (surgery for chronic ear disease)
  • Ossiculoplasty (hearing restoration)
  • BAHA (bone anchored hearing aid)
  • Bonebridge (completely implantable bone anchored hearing aid)
  • Soundbridge (middle ear implant)
  • Mastoid reconstruction and obliteration
  • FESS (functional endoscopic sinus surgery)
  • Tongue tie division
  • Excision of lesions on the skin of head and neck

Ms Codruta Neumann is an ENT Consultant in East Kent since June 2014, working at William Harvey Hospital and Kent and Canterbury Hospital. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and trained on the South Coast and East Anglia.

During her otology fellowship in Cambridge she trained in advanced techniques for hearing preserving cholesteatoma surgery, hearing reconstruction, surgery for discharging mastoid cavities, cochlear implants and BAHA, endoscopic ear surgery and laser.

She has Master degree in Evidence Based Medicine and Health Technology assessment and is committed to using the most up-to-date treatment in all ENT conditions. She is part of the ENT Masterclass Faculty, a charity delivering ENT training for specialists in the UK and internationally.

Membership Interests

Clinical Interests

Adult Ear, Nose and Throat conditions. Specialist interest in Adult Otology including chronic otitis media with or without cholesteatoma (discharging ears),  hearing restoration (ossiculoplasty and stapedotomy), Surgery for problematic mastoid cavities, BAHA, tinnitus and dizziness.


Research Interests

Ms Codruta Neumann was the principal investigator of a multinational trial for a novel transtympanic treatment for Meniere’s disease. She published on results of surgery for chronic otitis media, risk of bleeding post-tonsillectomy, assessment of smell disorders and chronic rhinusinusitis. She worked on genomic of age related hearing loss at the Sanger Institute in Cambridge. She currently works on a study of genetics of cholesteatoma.

Ear conditions


  • Ear Infections
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Hearing problems
  • Tinnitus
  • Dizziness (vertigo)

Nasal conditions
  • Blocked / runny nose
  • Allergy and rhinosinusitis

Throat conditions


  • Recurrent tonsillitis / Sore throats/Tonsil stones
  • Snoring / Sleep apnoea
  • Globus pharyngeus (feeling of a lump in the throat)
  • Assessment of neck lumps

Ear surgery

  • Meatoplasty & Canalplasty (narrow ear canal)
  • Grommet insertion
  • Myringoplasty / Tympanoplasty (repair of eardrum perforation)
  • Cholesteatoma surgery
  • Ossiculoplasty (hearing reconstruction)
  • Stapedotomy for Otosclerosis
  • Mastoid obliteration / canal wall reconstruction (for discharging mastoid cavities)
  • Hearing implants: BAHA, Bonebridge, Vibrant Soundbridge
  • Nasal & Sinus surgery
  • Surgical treatment of nosebleeds
  • Septoplasty
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Balloon sinuplasty
  • Turbinate surgery

Other ENT surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Tongue tie division