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Mr. Sean Mortimore is an ENT and Head and Neck Surgeon with many years of experience in General ENT and Head and Neck surgery for cancerous and benign growths, Transoral Robotic and Laser Surgery, and microsurgery. His practice also includes General Adult ENT including Nasal, Throat and Swallowing disorders. He sees private patients at the Nuffield Health Derby Hospital, and Derby Private Health, where he works alongside his NHS practice at the Royal Derby Hospital.
Mr. Mortimore earned his primary medical qualification at the University of Cape Town in 1987, after which he undertook his basic and advanced specialist ear, nose, and throat training at the Groote Schuur Hospital also in Cape Town. He later went to Liverpool, UK, where he undertook and completed further advanced ENT training; further broadening his skillset and scope of practice.
Upon completion of his training, Mr. Mortimore was appointed as a Consultant at the Royal Derby Hospital. Since his appointment in 1999, Mr. Mortimore has been held multiple leadership positions including Associate Clinical Sub Dean; Director of Postgraduate Education, Clinical Director for ENT Surgery, and the title of Honorary Associate Professor.
He is also an active member of the medical education community and regularly partakes in the training of undergraduate students, junior doctors, ENT specialty training doctors and ENT specialist Fellows.
In addition to his other accolades he is also involved in clinical research and is a principal investigator in Derby for two national clinical head and neck trials.
- Biopsy Procedures
- Excision of Lymph Nodes
- Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS)
- Functional Nasal Surgery
- Grommet Insertion
- Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
- Head and Neck Surgery
- Lesion Biopsy
- Lymph Node Biopsy
- Microscopic Laryngeal Surgery
- Mucocele Removal
- Salivary Gland Surgery
- Sinus Surgery
- Stopping Nose Bleeds (Nasal Cautery)
- Submandibular Gland Tumour Surgery
- Surgery of the Larynx for Cancer
- Thyroglossal Duct Surgery
- Thyroid Surgery
- Vocal Fold/Laryngoscopy
- Enlarged Lymph Nodes
- Deviated Septum
- Head & Neck Tumours
- Nasal Blockage
- Nasal Polyps
- Neck Lumps
- Swallowing Disorder (Dysphagia)
- Vocal Cord Disorders
- Allergic Rhinitis (Hayfever)
- Cancer of the Head, Neck, Mouth, and Tongue
- Epistaxis (Nose Bleeding)
- Facial Palsy
- Head & Neck Cancers
- Nasal & Sinus Cancer
- Noisy Breathing
- Otitis Externa
- Otitis Media (Glue Ear)
- Parotid Tumour
- Salivary Gland Cancer
- Smell Disorders
- Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)
- Thyroid Cancer
- Thyroid Problems
- Tonsil and Adenoid Infections
- Voice Problems
MB.ChB in 1987, University of Capetown, South Africa
BSc (Med)(Hons) 1989, University of Capetown
Postgraduate Diploma Medical Education, 2010, Keele University
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
British Association of Head & Neck Oncologists
"Mr. Mortimore is a first class clinician and an outstanding Head and Neck Surgeon. He has the foremost transoral laser surgery practice in the UK and the largest and most extensive experience of any Head and Neck Surgeon in the country for laser surgery. I frequently refer my patients to him for his expert opinion."
"Excellent, very experienced ENT Surgeon. Have referred several patients who have universally been very impressed by Mr Mortimore's consultation and treatment. Highly recommended"