Mr Gaurav Kumar is a revered and internationally respected Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon based in East London and Essex with extensive expertise in both complex and restorative adult and paediatric ENT conditions. He is the current Clinical Lead for Ear Nose Throat Services and Paediatric Surgery for Surgical Division at Barking Havering Redbridge NHS Trust and sees private patients at Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital, Spire Hartswood Hospital and Spire London East Hospital.
After specialised training in the UK, he was awarded a Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons and has also completed a postgraduate training course in India for his master's degree.
In his current clinical practice, Mr Kumar receives referrals for patients with symptoms of nasal obstruction and sinus conditions. He also offers advanced day case procedures for these patients, such as endoscopic sinus surgery and Balloon Sinuplasty for eustachian tube dysfunction.
Following advanced training from University College London, he is also a specialist for voice and swallowing disorders. Having revised ENT care pathways for primary care and tracheostomy guidelines for the NHS Trust, he is a tutor for the ‘Front and Neck Access Course' and also introduced the ‘Airway Alert Pathway' concept.
His significant experience also includes performing more than 500 cases of endoscopic ear surgery for cholesteatoma, which minimises discomfort and facilitates a faster recovery. He has performed over 1000 ear surgery procedures, including eardrum perforation repair and no facial palsy complication in his hands. He is known for pioneering the use of Narrow Band Imaging in cholesteatoma surgery.
His vast ENT experience of the last 21 years with treating children with tonsillitis, glue ear, sleep apnoea and nasal obstruction. He also offers a new Coblation tonsil procedure which is less painful and helps in quicker recovery to the suitable patient. He is the preferred choice ENT surgeon for parents Ensuring that all patients are afforded time, care and understanding for their medical problems, Mr Kumar is patient and prefers to personally address all queries from patients and their families.
"Mr Kumar's ethos and commitment is to offer excellent ENT treatment for all members of the family from child to the grandparent.". He sees both children and adults and performs a broad range of procedures, including the following:
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General Medical Council
MBBS - M.S. University of Baroda, India in 1997
MS (ENT) - University College London, UK
FRCS (ORL-HNS) - Royal College of Surgeons, UK
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14:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 11:00
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18:30 - 20:00
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Great! Efficient and great with kids
Mr Kumar was very friendly and really listened to my symptoms and offered great advice to manage them. He diagnosed me quickly and followed up to check the right diagnosis was given and throughly explained all treatment options. Would highly recommend!
very pleased with the outcome of my daughter's surgery; the doctor was helpful and provided us with the right information, caring and friendly.
No one answered the telephone and no reply was received when the appointment was booked online
With a recent history of two cancers, I was concerned to experience sudden deafness. My meeting with Mr Kumar was arranged quickly and was very reassuring . Many thanks
Amazing service and wonderful decor. Very happy. Thanks
Had my right ear cholesteatoma surgery done by Mr Kumar, excellent work. No problems for last two years, with good hearing.
If Mr Kumar would have not helped me with my dizziness I would have been in much worse condition. You helped and listened to my problem,thank you for helping me.
Highly recommend to friends and Family. Very Polite, calm and informative doctor.
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Mr Kumar is an excellent surgeon and colleague his level of care for his patients is superb and have a fantastic knowledge and skills
Mr Ahmed Allam
Fantastic ENT surgeon with expertise in minimally invasive surgical approaches. I would highly recommend.
Mr Max Whittaker
Mr Kumar is a trusted colleague who have extensive experience in managing complex ear cases. He is a good person who goes extra mile to help his patients. Would definitely recommend him for ear and nose disorders
Mr Anurag Jain
Mr Gaurav Kumar is a skilled ENT surgeon. I trust his diagnosis and management.
Dr Neeraj Jain
What are Mr Gaurav Kumar's reviews like?
Mr Gaurav Kumar's overall patient rating is 4.71 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 15 reviews
What languages does Mr Gaurav Kumar speak?
Mr Gaurav Kumar speaks English, Urdu, Gujarati and Punjabi
Where is Mr Gaurav Kumar located?
Mr Gaurav Kumar primarily practices at Spire London East Hospital, located at Roding Lane South, Redbridge, United Kingdom, IG4 5PZ
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What are Mr Gaurav Kumar working hours?
Mr Gaurav Kumar is working Monday (14:00 - 16:30, 08:00 - 11:00), Tuesday (08:00 - 11:00), , Thursday (18:30 - 20:00), Friday (17:00 - 20:00), ,
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