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Mr Kumar – Helping Patients with Specialist Expertise and Kindness
Mr Gaurav Kumar is a revered and internationally respected Ear, Nose and Throat surgeon. With a full remit of
expertise for both complex and restorative adult and pediatric, ENT conditions.
He is Clinical Lead for Ear Nose Throat Services and Paediatric Surgery for Surgical Division at Barking Havering Redbridge NHS Trust.
After specialized training in the UK, he was awarded a Fellowship (FRCS) from the Royal College of Surgeons and has
also completed a postgraduate training course in India for his master’s degree. He regularly publishes results from international and UK research. A frequent lecturer on the worldwide stage.
Further to advanced training from a leading London teaching hospital, he performs complex nose (including
Rhinoplasty) procedures. He takes the referral for patients having symptoms with nasal obstruction and sinus symptoms. He offers advanced day case procedures for these patients which includes 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 cholesteatoma, endoscopic ear surgery which minimizes discomfort and facilitates a faster recovery. He has performed more than 1000 ear surgery
procedures including eardrum perforation repair no facial palsy complication in his hands. Other specific procedures include stapes surgery for patients with otosclerosis. He has pioneered the use of Narrow Band Imaging in cholesteatoma surgery.
His vast ENT experience of last 21 years with treating children with tonsillitis, glue ear, sleep apnoea and nasal obstruction. He also offers new Coblation tonsil procedure which 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. This facilitates a scenario of trust and confidence where patients feel in control and confident of their care and treatment.
“Mr Kumar’s ethos and commitment is to offer excellent ENT treatment for all members of the family from
child to the grandparent.”
He provides consultation for
For Children = tonsillectomy ( including less painful Coblation Tonsillectomy). grommet insertion, eardrum repair, neck lumps, preauricular sinus, Pinnaplasty
Nose: Cosmetic and Functional Rhinoplasty, Septoplasty, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Balloon Sinuplasty
Ear: Mastoid Surgery for ear infection, Minimally invasive endoscopic ear surgery, Ear Perforation repair, Dizziness, Pinnaplasty
Throat: Voice problem, Swallowing Problems, snoring and sleep apnoea procedure, Neck Lumps,
As a one-stop service, you can have the consultation, nasal endoscopy, microscopy, and radiology investigation on the same day.
Outside of work, Mr Kumar enjoys spending time with his family and friends and is a keen traveller.
- Tonsil and Adenoid Surgery
- Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
- Cholesteatoma Surgery in Children
- Stapes surgery
- LASER Ear Surgery
- Intratympanic injections
- Endoscopic Ear surgery
- Nasal Valve Surgery
- Parotid surgery
- Dizziness Surgery
- Nose Bleed (Epistaxis)
- Chronic mastoid disease
- Eardrum perforation
- Meniere's Disease
- Hearing loss
- Balance disorders
- Balloon Sinuplasty
- Deviated nasal septum
- Nasal Polyps
- Neck lumps
- Voice disorders
- MBBS India
- MS(ENT) University College London
- FRCS (ORL-HNS) Royal College of Surgeons
British Association of Otorhinolaryngologists ( ENT UK)
British Society of Otology (BSO)
European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (EAFPS)
British Medical Association (BMA)
Medical Defence Union (MDU)
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.
Had ear surgery done for cholesteatoma. Very pleased with the result. Very happy with the consultant and the care offered by whole ENT team.
Dr Kuma Has been exceptional. He has answered all my questions and reassured me about the surgery and what the outcome could potentially be. I have felt secure under his care and value his expertise and treatment. Thank you
Thank you Dr Kaumar for ringing me back and is now helping me with my medical problem. I was getting desperate but hopefully with Mr. Kaumars help my condition will improve. Thank you to Doctify too for helping.
An excellent ENT surgeon , we saw Mr Kumar for my daughter's Septoplasty. From diagnosis to procedure and aftercare , he was thorough and kept us and my daughter informed at each stage .
Ear Nose & Throat Surgery
Always looking for the highest standards in care. A good leader.