Mr Robert Hone

Mr Robert Hone

Ear, nose and throat surgery 07014223

  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Adult
  • Head & neck oncology


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Robert Hone is a leading ENT consultant specialist with extensive experience working in Kent. He trained throughout South East England, rotating through ENT units in London, Kent, Surrey and Sussex and is a consultant at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust.

Robert Hone qualified in 2008 and completed an intercalated Batchelor of Science degree in physiology in 2005.During specialist training he completed a Masters of Surgery in ENT for which he obtained a distinction Mr Hone undertook a famed specialty fellowship in advanced Head & Neck Surgical Oncology and completed his paediatric ENT training at Great Ormond Street Hospital for children and is currently the paediatric ENT lead in East Kent.

Robert Hone takes pride in a patient centred approach, listening and responding to patients concerns through a detailed history and examination. He places patients at the heart of the consultation and decision making process. Mr Hone's communication and surgical skills have been consistently highlighted as areas of excellence throughout the annual appraisals process and the care he provides is of the highest standard.

Robert Hone known and respected throughout ENT departments in South East England. He has introduced local regional teaching programmes including for the Kent, Surrey & Sussex school of Surgery. Mr Hone lectures for King's College as part of an anatomy Batchelors of Science degree and is educational supervisor to specialist ENT trainees and is lead for foundation year 1 training at the William Harvey Hospital.

Mr Hone has published numerous peer review publications, including book chapters and papers from individual and collaborative work on hearing, thyroid and parathyroid disease, head and neck cancer, Menieres disease, surgical training and diseases of the nose and sinuses. His academic work has been presented at multiple national and international meetings influencing health policy. He continues to take an active role in research and introduced the international phase III clinical trial, PATHOS to East Kent which has led to foundation of a head and neck robotic programme in Kent. He is also principle investigator at the trust for the PET NECK 2 clinical trial and is department audit lead. His quality improvement and service development projects include a dozen audits and new departmental equipment for outpatients and theatre.

In his spare time, Mr Hone loves spending family time with his wife and two daughters. He is a keen sports fan having played to a high standard at school, and university.

Areas of interest

Robert Hone is happy to receive adult and paediatric ENT referral for all ear, nose and throat conditions.

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Procedures completed

  • E2501

    Fibre optic examination of the pharynx +/- biopsy/removal of foreign body - (5-50)

    KIMS Hospital Limited (5-50)

  • D0702

    Aural toilet (including microsuction and/or suction of exteriorised mastoid cavity) including bilateral - (5-50)

    KIMS Hospital Limited (1-5)

  • 20365

    Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (5-50)

  • F3480

    Adenotonsillectomy (and bilateral) - (1-5)

    Spencer Private Hospitals (Ashford) (1-5) KIMS Hospital Limited (1-5)

  • G1900

    Rigid oesophagoscopy (including biopsy, laser or diathermy destruction of lesions) - (1-5)

  • F3400

    Tonsillectomy - child (and bilateral) - (1-5)

    Spencer Private Hospitals (Ashford) (1-5)

  • E0360

    Septoplasty of nose (including attention to turbinates) - (1-5)

    KIMS Hospital Limited (1-5)

  • E0380

    Nasal septum cauterisation (and bilateral) - (1-5)

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