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Mr Williams is a Consultant ENT Surgeon working in Edinburgh.
Following extensive training in general ENT, Mr Williams gained advanced training in rhinology (nasal and sinus surgery) in Edinburgh and New Zealand.
Over the past twenty years he has developed a practice in the Edinburgh University Teaching Hospitals covering the advanced aspects of nasal and sinus disease.
He has particular interest in the extended applications of endoscopic sinus techniques including complex frontal sinus surgery, lacrimal and orbital surgery and management of nasal and sinus tumours. Mr Williams is the senior ENT surgeon in Edinburgh fully trained in the routine and advanced use of balloon sinuplasty techniques.
Mr Williams also has advanced training and experience in nasal reconstructive and plastic operations (rhinoplasty and septorhinoplasty).
Mr Williams is a member of the British Rhinological Society and Rhinology liaison to the Edinburgh Head and Neck Cancer team.
Mr Williams has a leading role in ENT undergraduate and postgraduate training. He was the lead for undergraduate ENT training for the University of Edinburgh for the six years. He is the lead trainer for postgraduate specialty ENT training in Edinburgh and sits on the National Training Committee. He is also a member of the UK national higher training selection team for ENT.
Mr Williams is Training Programme Director for higher surgical training in ENT surgery for the East of Scotland training programme.
Areas of interest
Sinus problems, including nasal polyps: sinusitis: sinus tumours: Nasal symptoms, including allergy, and deformity.:Throat symptoms and cough: Sinus and nasal surgery including endoscopic sinus surgery, balloon sinuplasty, lacrimal and orbital endonasal surgery, advanced complex sinus surgery, image guided sinus surgery, rhinoplasty, septoplasty and nasal reconstruction.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Diagnostic endoscopy of sinus and bilateral (as sole procedure) - (>50)
Fibre optic examination of the pharynx +/- biopsy/removal of foreign body - (5-50)
FESS: excision uncinate process and anterior ethmoid bulla, antrostomy/antral puncture, simple polypectomy and attention to turbinates (bilateral) - (5-50)
Septoplasty of nose (including attention to turbinates) - (5-50)
Impedance audiogram - (1-5)
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