Mr Sean Mortimore

Mr Sean Mortimore

MB ChB

Ear Nose & Throat Surgery (ENT/Otolaryngology)

Recommended by 2 specialists
35 years of experience
23 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.93

Bedside Manner

4.87

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Friendly and explained everything in detail. He made me feel comfortable and confident with my future “
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Subspecialties

  • Adult Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Rhinology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd): 23539
  • General Medical Council: 3439177
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £185

    Follow-up appointment: £105

    Practices worked at

    Nuffield Health Derby Hospital

    Rykneld Road Littleover, Derby, United Kingdom, DE23 4SN
    291 reviews

    Derby Private Health

    Uttoxeter New Rd, Derby, UK, DE22 3NE
    68 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    12:00 - 14:00
    Tue
    13:30 - 17:00
    Wed
    Not available
    Thu
    Not available
    Fri
    Not available
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    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.

    Procedures

    • Adenoidectomy
    • 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
    • Laryngoscopy
    • Lesion Biopsy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy
    • Microlaryngoscopy
    • Microscopic Laryngeal Surgery
    • Mucocele Removal
    • Salivary Gland Surgery
    • Septoplasty
    • Sinus Surgery
    • Stopping Nose Bleeds (Nasal Cautery)
    • Submandibular Gland Tumour Surgery
    • Surgery of the Larynx for Cancer
    • Thyroglossal Duct Surgery
    • Thyroid Surgery
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tracheostomy
    • Vocal Fold/Laryngoscopy
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    Special interests

    • Enlarged Lymph Nodes
    • Rhinitis
    • Deviated Septum
    • Head & Neck Tumours
    • Nasal Blockage
    • Nasal Polyps
    • Neck Lumps
    • Sinusitis
    • Swallowing Disorder (Dysphagia)
    • Vocal Cord Disorders
    • Allergic Rhinitis (Hayfever)
    • Cancer of the Head, Neck, Mouth, and Tongue
    • Deafness
    • Epistaxis (Nose Bleeding)
    • Facial Palsy
    • Head & Neck Cancers
    • Laryngitis
    • Nasal & Sinus Cancer
    • Noisy Breathing
    • Otitis Externa
    • Otitis Media (Glue Ear)
    • Parotid Tumour
    • Salivary Gland Cancer
    • Smell Disorders
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)
    • Stridor
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Thyroid Problems
    • Tonsil and Adenoid Infections
    • Tonsillitis
    • Voice Problems
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    Education

    Education

    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

    Memberships

    ENT-UK Society

    British Association of Head & Neck Oncologists

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    Reviews

    4.93 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.93
    Bedside Manner
    4.87
    Explanation
    5
    Adult Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery
    3/15
    Enlarged Lymph Nodes
    3/15
    Rhinitis
    2/15
    Deviated Septum
    1/15
    Head & Neck Surgery
    1/15
    Head & Neck Tumours
    1/15
    Nasal Blockage
    1/15
    Nasal Polyps
    1/15
    Neck Lumps
    1/15
    Sinusitis
    1/15
    Swallowing Disorder (Dysphagia)
    1/15
    Vocal Cord Disorders
    1/15
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    Friendly and explained everything in detail. He made me feel comfortable and confident with my future
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Excellent. Provided exactly what I hoped to get.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    He answered all my questions and ensured I understood everything
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Comfortable with this guy, talks sense and feel at ease
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Mr. Mortimer was very prompt, was very welcoming and he explained everything very clearly
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (4/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Clear, took time to ensure I understood everything. Would highly recommend.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    I had a very positive experience, Mr. Mortimore was very informative, he answered all questions I had and made me feel at ease.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Made to feel very comfortable and well informed
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very thorough & informative
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr Mortimore was very informative, very friendly and helpful. He answered all my questions and helped me to understand things I was unsure of.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 2 specialists
    Professor Owen Judd
    Professor Owen Judd
    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery (ENT/Otolaryngology)
    Is a colleague

    "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."

    02-09-2021

    Recommended for:
    Rhinitis, Sinusitis, Nasal Blockage
    Dr Irfan Wahedna
    Dr Irfan Wahedna
    Respiratory Medicine
    Is a colleague

    "Excellent, very experienced ENT Surgeon. Have referred several patients who have universally been very impressed by Mr Mortimore's consultation and treatment. Highly recommended"

    30-09-2021

    Recommended for:
    Noisy Breathing, Rhinitis, Nasal Polyps

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