Miss Ekpemi Irune

Miss Ekpemi Irune

MBChB, MSc, DOHNS, FRCS (ORL-HNS)

Ear Nose & Throat Surgery (ENT/Otolaryngology)

Recommended by 1 specialist
19 years of experience
7 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.95

Bedside Manner

4.95

Explanation

4.95

Top feedback

“Helpful, comptent “
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Subspecialties

  • Facial Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Head & Neck Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6079747
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £240

    Follow-up appointment: £175

    Practices worked at

    Platinum Medical Centre

    15-17 Lodge Road, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    2,206 reviews

    The London Clinic

    20 Devonshire Place, London, United Kingdom, W1B 6BW
    713 reviews

    About

    Miss Ekpemi Irune is a consultant ENT, head & neck, and thyroid surgeon based at Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge. Her main focuses at work are benign and malignant head and neck surgery, thyroid surgery, treatment of voice complaints, Laser surgery of voice box issues, airways and digestive tract pathologies. Her breadth of knowledge allows her to undertake major head and neck surgeries with or without reconstruction. Recently, she has developed and led an NHS clinic focusing on assisting COVID-19 patients with issues of the voice, swallowing and upper airways. Additionally, she has extensive experience from her private practice work. Running a Trans-nasal oesophagoscopy service and plastic-facial service. She offers Rhinoplasty, Scar revision, Botox®, dermal fillers, and dermatological treatments.

    Following her graduation from her undergraduate degree at medical school, Miss Irune began Higher Specialist Training at well-renowned teaching hospitals in England in otolaryngology, head & neck surgery. She went on to later obtain a master in surgical science from Imperial College London. Afterwards, she went on to complete several fellowships including a research degree on the outcomes in the treatment of head and neck oncology at the Institute of Cancer Research and the Royal Marsden Hospital in London. She also completed a fellowship in facial plastic surgery at the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam and the National Training Interface Group Fellowship in Aesthetic and Reconstructive surgery. These fellowships enable Miss Irune to gain experience in techniques in rhinoplasty, craniofacial surgery, and facial plastic surgery.

    She was later designated by the Royal College of Surgeons of England as a Post-CCT Fellow in Advanced Head and Neck surgical oncology at Charing Cross Hospital. She continues to further her education and experience with a keen interest in trans-oral robotic surgery and continues to research the field of head and neck oncology. She contributes to the education of fellow doctors by being an active participant in the Higher Specialist Surgical Training of doctors.

    Procedures

    • Laryngoscopy
    • Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)
    • Ear Wax Removal
    • Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Microscopic Laryngeal Surgery
    • Septoplasty
    • Stopping Nose Bleeds (Nasal Cautery)
    • Surgery of the Larynx for Cancer
    • Thyroglossal Duct Surgery
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Video Consultation
    • Vocal Fold/Laryngoscopy
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    Special interests

    • Tonsillitis
    • Broken Nose
    • Ear Infections
    • Thyroid Problems
    • Allergic Rhinitis (Hayfever)
    • Deafness
    • Deviated Septum
    • Ear Wax
    • Epistaxis (Nose Bleeding)
    • Facial Palsy
    • GORD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
    • Head & Neck Tumours
    • Laryngitis
    • Neck Lumps
    • Noisy Breathing
    • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)
    • Otitis Externa
    • Snoring Problems
    • Swallowing Disorder (Dysphagia)
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tonsil and Adenoid Infections
    • Vocal Cord Disorders
    • Voice Problems
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    Education

    Education

    • FRCS (ORL-HNS) Royal College of Surgeons of England
    • DOHNS Royal College of Surgeons of England
    • MSc
    • MBChB

    Memberships

    • British Association of Head & Neck Oncologists
    • European Head & Neck Society
    • British Association of Endocrine & Thyroid Surgeons
    • ENT-UK
    • British Laryngology Association
    • European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery

    Fellowships

    • Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
    • Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
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    Reviews

    4.95 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.95
    Bedside Manner
    4.95
    Explanation
    4.95
    Tonsillitis
    2/59
    Broken Nose
    1/59
    Ear Infections
    1/59
    Laryngoscopy
    1/59
    Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)
    1/59
    Thyroid Problems
    1/59
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Helpful, comptent
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Thoroughly delightful and made me feel that I was in safe hands.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Amazing consultant. Miss Irune had time and patience and explained thoroughly everything she was looking at for me as the patient. Followed up with a letter explaining the consultation and what referrals and treatment she was recommending. Highly recommend.
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    Ekpemi Irune

    Many thanks for this kind feedback. Always a privilege to look after the patients that come through.

    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very pleasant to deal with
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Within minutes of meeting Miss Irune I was put at ease. She has excellent communication skills and demonstrated an enormous amount of empathy. I have total confidence in her abilities and feel assured that my treatment is in her hands.
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    Ekpemi Irune

    Many thanks for this kind feedback. Very kind indeed.

    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    It was lovely to meet Miss Irune. I received a warm welcoming from her and everything was explained very nicely. I left feeling so much more knowledgeable regarding my condition. I am confident I am in great hands.
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    Ekpemi Irune

    Grateful for your kind words. Thank you

    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Irune has been extremely helpful and has explained each step thoroughly. Dr Irune directly answers queries and gives prescriptions to suit. Each consultation has been excellent and has provided the best service. Thank you :)
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    Ekpemi Irune

    Many thanks for this feedback. Wishing you the best.

    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Efficient, knowledgeable, practical.
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    Ekpemi Irune

    Thank you. Much appreciated.

    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Miss Irune was really calm and respectful, she listened to my concerns and addressed them accordingly, explaining everything clearly. I felt in good care with her and appreciate her approach.
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    Ekpemi Irune

    Thank you for your kind feedback.

    Very knowledgeable, informative and extremely polite. I felt very comfortable with the procedure and felt as though I fully understood the diagnosis. Would highly recommend Dr Irune! Many thanks
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    Ekpemi Irune

    Thank you very much.

    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 specialist
    Mr Florian Bast
    Mr Florian Bast
    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery (ENT/Otolaryngology)
    We trained together

    "She is a very good colleague of mine and has a fantastic approach to patients both in terms of clinical acumen as well as her manner and communication skills."

    24-06-2018

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