Mr Matt Lechner

Mr Matt Lechner

Ear, nose and throat surgery 06131461


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About me

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

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