Professor Lorna Sneddon

Professor Lorna Sneddon

MB ChB

Ear Nose & Throat Surgery (ENT/Otolaryngology)

Recommended by 2 specialists
29 years of experience
14 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

4.92

Top feedback

“Prof Sneddon was very friendly and helpful. She took time to explain everything to me as well as my treatment options. I had a great visit and was put at ease throughout. “
Read more

Subspecialties

  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery
Show more

Languages spoken

  • English
Show more

Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4027445
Show more

    Practices worked at

    Spire Nottingham Hospital

    Tollerton Lane ,Tollerton, Nottingham, United Kingdom, NG12 4GA
    224 reviews

    The Park Hospital

    Sherwood Burntstump Country Park, Arnold, United Kingdom, NG5 8RX
    185 reviews

    About

    Miss Lorna Sneddon is a Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon with many years of experience in the treatment of head and neck conditions. She sees private patients at the BMI Park Hospital and the Spire Nottingham Hospital.

    Miss Sneddon earned her primary medical qualification at the University of Aberdeen in 1993, after which she undertook her basic surgical training at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, and later gained fellowships of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. During this fellowship, Miss Sneddon gained expertise and knowledge in head and neck surgery for cancer patients, particularly, paediatric patients who also had thyroid conditions. She was then awarded with her Oxford Training number went on to train in Oxford. Miss Sneddon was later awarded a head and neck cancer fellowship with the Syndey Head and Neck Cancer Institute, where she worked under renowned professor, Chris O’Brien, known for being a pioneer in the field of head and neck surgery.

    Upon completion of her fellowships and training, Miss Sneddon was appointed Consultant at Nottingham University Hospitals, Queen Medical Centre. Since her appointment, she has also been appointed as an Honorary Lecturer for the University of Nottingham and is otherwise actively involved in the medical education community. She undertook the Doctors as Educators course with the Royal College of Physicians and is also an Educational Supervisor at Queens Medical Centre.

    Procedures

    • Airway Reconstruction
    • Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    Read more

    Special interests

    • Neck Lumps
    • Thyroid Problems
    • Ear Infections
    • Swallowing Disorder (Dysphagia)
    • Allergic Rhinitis (Hayfever)
    • Head & Neck Tumours
    • Hoarseness and Other Voice Disorders
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tonsillitis
    Read more

    Education

    Education

    MB ChB / University of Aberdeen / 1993

    FRCS CSiG / The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh / 1999

    FRCS Oto / The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh / 2000

    FRCS ORL-HNS / The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh / 2007

    Memberships:

    • General Medical Council
    • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
    • British Medical Association
    • Medical Defence Union


    Read more

    Reviews

    4.97 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    4.92
    Neck Lumps
    3/13
    Thyroid Problems
    3/13
    Ear Infections
    1/13
    Swallowing Disorder (Dysphagia)
    1/13
    Read more
    Sort by:
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Prof Sneddon was very friendly and helpful. She took time to explain everything to me as well as my treatment options. I had a great visit and was put at ease throughout.
    Read more
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    I have one word to describe my experience with Prof Sneddon and that is: perfect! A very down to earth, knowledgeable and approachable doctor. Thank you
    Read more
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I can’t fault anything about Prof. Sneddon. She explained everything clearly including all procedures. I’m very glad I had Prof. Sneddon as my consultant and would highly recommend her to anyone.
    Read more
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    My concerns were listened to and recommendations for the best course of action were provided. Very pleased with my consultation and care.
    Read more
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I came away more knowledgeable and Prof Sneddon put my mind at ease. My consultation was efficient and effective. Thank you
    Read more
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very happy with consultation. Happy with onward referral.
    Read more
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Brilliant service and support from Doc Sneddon.
    Read more
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very professional doctor. I felt reassured at every step.
    Read more
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very straightforward and explained things clearly.
    Read more
    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I felt at ease with Professor Sneddon and felt I could trust what she was telling me.
    Read more
    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 2 specialists
    Dr Thomasina Meehan
    Dr Thomasina Meehan
    Audiology, Audiovestibular Medicine, Ear Nose & Throat Surgery (ENT/Otolaryngology)
    I have referred patients to them

    "Prof Sneddon is a very caring doctor with a good bedside manner. I am always happy to refer patients to her as I know they will be satisfied with her care."

    09-09-2021

    Recommended for:
    Swallowing Disorder (Dysphagia), Thyroid Problems, Ear Infections
    , GORD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease), Tonsil and Adenoid Infections, Voice Problems, Smell Disorders , Ear Wax
    Mr Andrew Sidebottom
    Mr Andrew Sidebottom
    Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "I have worked with Prof Sneddon for over 10 years. She is a caring and compassionate surgeon who specialises in Head and Neck and thyroid surgery. "

    17-03-2021

    Recommended for:
    Thyroid Problems, GORD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease), Tonsillitis

    Insurers