Professor Alwyn D’Souza is a Consultant ENT (Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery) and Facial plastic surgeon specialising in complex nasal and facial surgery. He has a wealth of experience in his field and is recognised by all major national and international health insurance providers.
Professor D'Souza is well known for his extensive experience and expertise, so large number of patients are referred to his clinic for second opinion and revision procedures both from the UK and abroad. His NHS base is University Hospital Lewisham - as the clinical lead, he runs a state-of-the-art combined dermatology - facial plastic and reconstructive surgery clinic in conjunction with dermatology.
Professor D'Souza undertook his basic medical training at St John’s institute of medical sciences Bangalore, after which he proceeded with his post graduate training in the UK, rotating through teaching hospitals in the UK and Ireland and was awarded CCT by the Medical Royal Colleges. During his senior registrar training he was awarded the prestigious TWJ Fellowship to San Francisco (UCSF). He obtained further training in Facial plastic surgery in Europe, Canada and USA. He holds the fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh as well as dual certification of the European and the International Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. During his specialist registrar training period Alwyn concurrently obtained additional qualifications in Medical training (PGCertMedEd) at Cardiff University and a BTEC in Laser Technology.
Due to his excellence, Professor D'Souza has a number of societal positions and has held office of President of British society of Facial Plastic Surgery, and is the current President of The European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (EAFPS.org). In addition to this, he is the Editor-in-chief for the peer reviewed ‘Facial Plastic Surgery Journal’ by Thieme publishers. Professor D'Souza publishes extensively, research and review articles in peer-reviewed medical journals and has authored several textbook chapters.
Professor D'Souza is a key opinion leader, an invited speaker to both national and international conferences and is an examiner for postgraduate examinations both in ENT (otolaryngology) and Facial Plastic Surgery. He is a dedicated teacher and is the founder of Medical training courses: a body which provides medical school entry courses, GP courses, and facial plastic surgery courses for trainees and consultants.
His fellowship programme provides super-specialist training in Facial Plastic Surgery to suitably qualified surgeons from around the world leading to certification in Facial plastic surgery on completion of due examination and certification process.
- Ear Wax Removal
- Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)
- Sinus Surgery
- Balloon Sinuplasty
- Endoscopic Anterior Skull Base Surgery
- Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS)
- Functional Nasal Surgery
- Grommet Insertion
- Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
- Head and Neck Surgery
- Stopping Nose Bleeds (Nasal Cautery)
- Surgery for Nasal Blockage & Polyps
- Vocal Fold/Laryngoscopy
- Ear Infections
- Broken Nose
- Deviated Septum
- Ear Wax
- Allergic Rhinitis (Hayfever)
- Eardrum Perforations
- Epistaxis (Nose Bleeding)
- Facial Palsy
- Head & Neck Tumours
- Hearing Loss
- Hoarseness and Other Voice Disorders
- Nasal Blockage
- Nasal Polyps
- Neck Lumps
- Noisy Breathing
- Otitis Externa
- Otitis Media (Glue Ear)
- Smell Disorders
- Snoring Problems
- Swallowing Disorder (Dysphagia)
- Tonsil and Adenoid Infections
- Voice Problems
- MBBS St Johns Institute of Medical Sciences 1988
- FRCSEd (oto) Royal college of surgeons Edinburgh 1996
- FRCS (ORL-HNS) Royal college of Surgeons England 2002
- FRCS Royal college of Surgeons England 2012
- PGCert (medical education) University Wales - Cardiff 2006
- EAFPS certification EAFPS 2006
- Facial Plastic Surgery EAFPS Fellowship directors 2002
MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS
The Royal Society Of Medicine
Royal College of Surgeons England
British Medical Laser Association
British Medical Association
British Thyroid Foundation
British Association of Otolaryngologist & Head and Neck Surgeons
Facial Plastic Surgery UK @ RCS London – Executive Role
General Medical Council
European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery – Director of Education
International Board of Facial Plastic Surgery
European Board of ORL-HNS – Examiner
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
"Mr D'Souza is an excellent ENT and Facial Plastic Surgeon. He is a respected leader in the field, and is a meticulous surgeon. He has particular expertise in cosmetic and reconstructive facial surgery, a subject in which he lectures all around the world."
"Mr D'Souza has been my trainer during my specialist training. He is an excellent surgeon and a good human being. I found him very friendly and supportive. He has excellent surgical skills and have seen some incredible surgical outcomes from his surgeries."
"Alwyn D'Souza is one of the leading facial plastic surgeons not only in the UK, but with an international standing."