Mr Abir Bhattacharyya

Mr Abir Bhattacharyya

Ear, nose and throat surgery 04133795


  • Fee assured
  • Not in Open Referral network
Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Adult
  • Paediatric


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

About me

Mr. Abir Bhattacharyya was appointed as a Consultant ENT Surgeon at Whipps Cross University Hospital (Barts Health) in 1997. He was appointed Associate DME in 2009 and Royal College Surgical Tutor at Whipps Cross University Hospital in 2010. He has been appointed Training Programme Director for Core Surgery in London by HEE /London Deanery in 2015 and as the Deputy Director of Medical Education from January 2017. He has won numerous academic prizes during his undergraduate and postgraduate years and was awarded the Royal College Travelling Fellowship and other awards during his residency. He has also won recognition for his academic, clinical excellence and educational contributions as a consultant.

He has edited four postgraduate textbooks of Head and Neck Surgery and written a book for undergraduates and GPs (Highly commended and selected in the BMA Medical Book Awards 2012).The second edition of the popular GP text book was published in 2020. In addition he has numerous publications in peer reviewed journals and is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Laryngology and Otology. He is a member of the court of examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Intercollegiate Board in Otolaryngology.

Mr Bhattacharyya has a special interest in treating otological (ear) conditions for both adults and children and has extensive experience in management of complex otological diseases. This includes surgical management of hearing loss, e.g. stapedectomy for otosclerosis, ossiculoplasty, bone anchored hearing aids and surgery for cholesteatoma. His other interests in ENT are management of sinus disease and surgical treatment with functional endoscopic sinus surgery.

He has a particular interest in management of Voice Disorders and runs multidisciplinary Voice clinics at Whipps Cross Hospital and in the independent sector. He has carried out a number of laryngeal framework procedures to improve vocal function.

Mr Bhattacharyya completed his Master of Surgery in Otolaryngology at King Edward Memorial Hospital, Bombay and higher surgical training in the United Kingdom, during which he worked at centres of excellence including Institute of Laryngology and Otology, Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital.

In recognition of his contribution to the specialty he was awarded the Fellowship of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) in 2007. He has been a key note and guest speaker at a number of international conferences and is a faculty member, course tutor/organizer of postgraduate courses in otolaryngology in UK and abroad.

As a peer determined marker of eminence in the field Mr Abir Bhattacharyya has been appointed as a Visiting Professor in prestigious Universities and as a Consultant ENT Surgeon to the High Commission of India in London.

Areas of interest

Otology (ears); Voice disorders; Rhinology (nasal disorders); Middle ear disease; Middle ear surgery; Deafness; Vertigo ; Dizziness; Laryngology; Sinus procedures including endoscopic sinus surgery; Sinusitis; Paediatric ENT; Hearing Loss; Hearing assessment in adults and children; Otosclerosis & Stapedectomy surgery; Closure of ear perforations; Mastoid surgery and Tympanoplasty; Glue Ear; Hoarseness; Voice Clinic.

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