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Mr Matt Lechner is a consultant rhinologist and ENT surgeon who specialises in nasal blockage, rhinitis, sinusitis, smell loss, snoring, sleep apnoea, and rhinoplasty surgery. He is currently practising at the HCA UK at The Shard as well as The London Independent Hospital. He trained in Ear, Nose & Throat surgery in London at University College London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust, incl. St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital as well as The Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital.
Further to his initial training, he went on to complete a surgical Fellowship in Rhinology and Advanced Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery at Stanford University, equipping him with a wide range of skills in nose and advanced endoscopic sinus surgery. In addition to his surgical work he is also a member of a number of clinical working groups, including the Clinical Olfactory Working Group with a focus on smell disorders, incl. Covid-19-associated smell dysfunction.
Mr. Lechner holds an Associate Professor appointment at University College London, leading a research programme with a focus on rhinology, smell loss, strategies for early cancer drug development and precision medicine. He is widely published with more than 100 original articles covering rhinology, smell disorders, and tumour biology in various journals. He was awarded a prestigious Hunterian Professorship by the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2020.
He is keen on teaching and regularly lectures internationally as well as being involved in various courses and teaching programmes both in the UK and abroad. He is a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (FHEA).
Mr. Lechner lives in London. Outside of his busy work, he is interested in sport, philosophy and the arts.
Areas of interest
Smell loss and smell dysfunction; nasal blockage; rhinitis; sinusitis; snoring; sleep apnoea; rhinoplasty surgery
- Mrs. Samantha Collins
- London Independent Hospital 1 Beaumont Square London E1 4NL
- 020 7806 4034
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Santanu Mukhopadhyay Fee Assured
- Dr Samson Nallamilli Fee Assured
Reference number 6131461
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Fibre optic examination of the pharynx +/- biopsy/removal of foreign body - (5-50)
Aural toilet (including microsuction and/or suction of exteriorised mastoid cavity) including bilateral - (1-5)
Manipulation under anaesthesia of fractured nose (as sole procedure) - (1-5)
Diagnostic endoscopy of sinus and bilateral (as sole procedure) - (1-5)
Operations on uvula - (1-5)