- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Not in Open Referral network
- Video and telephone consultations
Mr Obholzer is one of the country's leading ear and skull base surgeons.
He trained as an ENT specialist in London and in Sydney.
He manages complex ear and skull base disease through the NHS and privately. NHS practice is at Guys Hospital, the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, and Kings College Hospital.
He has also instituted a dedicated facial palsy and facial nerve clinic at Guys, and is part of the Auditory implant team using the latest technology to restore lost hearing.
Whilst Rupert was a student, he was a member of the British Olympic Rowing team. His crew won several world championships and an Olympic medal.
Areas of interest
Otology (ears); Vestibular medicine; Hearing loss; Hearing implant surgery; Cochlear implants; Acoustic neuroma surgery; Vestibular Schwannoma; Skull base surgery; CSF leak repair; Facial Palsy; Facial Nerve surgery; Parotid Surgery
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Ravishankar Jakkala Saibaba Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant ENT and Skull Base Surgeon at Guys, St Thomas' and Kings College Hospitals, and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Skull Base Surgery, Otology, Quality of Life assessment.
Editor of the Journal of Neurological Surgery Reports, widely published in Otology and Skull Base Surgery.
Reference number 4418056
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Council member British Skull Base Society 2017
Details of entry to specialist register
- Otorhinolaryngology , 2009
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Skull Base Society (Council Member)
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Aural toilet (including microsuction and/or suction of exteriorised mastoid cavity) including bilateral - (5-50)
London Bridge Hospital (5-50)
Microlaryngoscopy/laryngoscopy +/- biopsy, excision of lesion, polyp or cyst - (1-5)
Fibre optic examination of the pharynx +/- biopsy/removal of foreign body - (1-5)
London Bridge Hospital (1-5)
Operation(s) on sphenoid sinus (including endoscopic) and bilateral - (1-5)
Removal of multiple bony exostoses external auditory canal - (1-5)
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