- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- Head & neck oncology
Mr Sid Nagala qualified from St. George’s Hospital Medical School, London in 2003.
During his undergraduate training, Sid was awarded a BSc (Hons) in Neurosciences and Anatomy. He underwent his initial surgical training in Newcastle hospitals, which included jobs in ENT, Plastic Surgery and Neurosurgery. Following this, he spent a dedicated year teaching surgery to medical students in London leading to a Postgraduate Certificate in Healthcare Education.
Sid then completed a translational PhD evaluating imaging biomarkers in thyroid tumours at the University of Cambridge. During his research, he was awarded grants from Cancer Research UK and the British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists. General ENT training was completed in the Yorkshire and Humber programme. He was awarded a prestigious National Interface Fellowship in head & neck surgical oncology which he undertook at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield.
Sid supplemented his head and neck training with an observership at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York. In his final year of training, he was the President of the National ENT trainee association (AOT).
Sid currently practices as a substantive consultant at the Royal Berkshire Hospital with specialist interest in Head and Neck Surgery, including Thyroid and Parathyroid. He is the current departmental research lead with a recent grant with the Joint Academic Board (University of Reading) and is a PI on the HoT trial, a national thyroid cancer NIHR trial.
Areas of interest
Head and Neck: Benign, Neck Lumps, Diagnostic, Thyroid, Parathyroid and Salivary Gland.
Laryngology: Voice change/ Hoarseness, Benign Vocal Cord pathologies
General Adult and Paediatric: including Coblation adenoid/ tonsil surgery, Nasal obstruction, Chronic Rhinosinusitis, Loss of smell, Hearing Loss
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr John W Mackenzie Not Fee Assured
- Dr Kate Paterson Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Royal Berkshire Hospital
Thyroid and Parathyroid
Joint Academic Board Fund
Cancer Research UK (ECMC) Grant
Monica Kornburg Memorial Grant
BAHNO Research Grant
RCS Ethicon Travel Grant
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- PhD University of Cambridge 2015
Reference number 6075044
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)
Fibre optic examination of the pharynx +/- biopsy/removal of foreign body - (5-50)
Circle Reading Hospital (1-5)
Diagnostic endoscopy of sinus and bilateral (as sole procedure) - (5-50)
Aural toilet (including microsuction and/or suction of exteriorised mastoid cavity) including bilateral - (5-50)
Nasal septum cauterisation (and bilateral) - (1-5)
Tonsillectomy - adult (and bilateral) - (1-5)
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