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Ms Shadaba Ahmed

ENT Head & Neck Consultant


Practices at: The Lancaster Hospital

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Personal Profile

Ms Ahmed graduated in 1984 from Dow Medical College and in her training years rotated through all the major teaching hospitals in North West London. She initially trained in Head & Neck cancer surgery; thereafter in Otology and Salivary Gland surgery.  Ms Ahmed is now a full-time ENT Consultant in the Morecambe Bay Trust and has worked with them for about 16 years. She performs all mastoid surgery, most other forms of ear surgery and is the only ENT Surgeon at Morecambe Bay Trust undertaking salivary gland surgery, particularly of the parotid gland. She has also trained in sialendoscopy which is an endoscopic; organ preservation approach to salivary gland pathology.

Ms Ahmed is deeply involved in education, teaching and training both at Lancaster University and within the Trust where she has run an ENT Study Day for nine years. She is Honorary Lecturer and Honorary Teacher at University of Lancaster and University of Liverpool and has recently published a book for final year medical students. In addition, Ms Ahmed has published more than 50 papers and presents regularly in National and International meetings.

Ms Ahmed is Editor of the Morecambe Bay Journal and sits on the local negotiating committee LNC of the BMA for Morecambe Bay Trust.

Research interests

Voice/phonosurgery  and Medical Education 

Clinical Interests

  • Otology/ear conditions and surgery. Including endoscopic ear surgery
  • Balance disorders
  • Hearing loss
  • Voice problems and surgery; vocal cord injection as well as thyroplasty including implants 
  • Salivary gland surgery with special interest in Sialendoscopy
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Neck gland biopsies
  • Nasal allergies

Speciality Clinical Interests

  • ENT Surgery

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • ENT Consultant/Clinical Lead University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Trust

Professional Memberships

  • British Medical Association
  • ENT UK
  • Academy of Medical Educators, United Kingdom
  • STC member for ENT, NW Deanery
  • Educational Supervisor to ENT CT/FY Junior Doctor

Ms Ahmed's patient reviews are available on iwantgreatcare