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Harley Street Medical Centre includes a Day Care Surgery department


Harley Street Medical Center’s Ear, Nose and Throat Department (ENT) is specialized in the evaluation and management of conditions of the ears, nose and throat as well as structures of the mouth and face, in adults and children of all ages.

Conditions treated:

  • Balance disorders, dizziness, vertigo
  • Blocked nose and sinus problems
  • Dry mouth and ulcers
  • Ear infections and other common ENT problems in adults and children
  • Hearing problems
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Nosebleeds
  • Rhinitis (Nasal allergies)
  • Skin lesions in the head and neck
  • Snoring
  • Sore throats
  • Swallowing problems
  • Tonsil problems
  • Voice problems

Specialized treatments and services:


  • Middle ear ossicles reconstruction (e.g. stapes surgery)
  • Removal of external ear canal stenosis
  • Tympanoplasty (replacement of eardrum and ossicles)

Pediatric Otology

  • Foreign body extraction
  • Insertion of ventilation tubes
  • Myringoplasty (replacement of eardrum)
  • Paracentesis (cut into the eardrum)
  • Pediatric Cochlear Implant Surgery

Audiology Lab

  • ABR (auditory brainstem response) = hearing test for newborns etc
  • Audiometry (hearing test)
  • Hearing aid fitting and maintenance
  • Otoacustic emissions (testing of cells for hearing)Tympanometry (middle ear pressure test)

Vestibular lab (assessment of dizziness, imbalance and vertigo)

  • Caloric (temperature) testing of the balance system
  • Rotary chair for the purpose of rotational testing of the inner ear or neurological system
  • Video-Nystagmo-Graphy (VNG) and Head Impulse Test (HIT)
  • Computerized dynamic posturography (imbalance assessment/treatment)

Rhinology (nose and sinus problems)

  • Orbital decompression (Grave’s Disease)
  • Polypectomy (removal of nasal polyps)
  • Septoplasty (correction/straightening of nasal wall)
  • Sinus surgery (operation of nasal sinuses)
  • Treatment of nose bleeding (epistaxis)
  • Turbinoplasty (reduction of nasal turbinates)

Throat/Laryngology (fiber endoscopic assessment)

  • Ablation of vascular anomalies with laser
  • Adenoidectomy (removal of adenoids)
  • Excision of mucosal change in the oral cavity
  • Microlaryngoscopic removal of nodules/polyps with or without laser
  • Tonsillectomy (removal of tonsils)
  • Vocal cord surgery

Treatment of obstructive sleep disorders

  • Drug-induced sleep endoscopy (assessment of obstructive sleep disorders)
  • Septoplasty (correction/straightening of nasal wall)
  • Soft palate surgery (with or without radiofrequency)
  • Turbinoplasty (reduction of nasal turbinates)

Our Physicians

Dr. Bernard Hoffmann

Dr. Bernard Hoffmann
Department: Otorhinolaryngology
Specialties: Consultant Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery

Dr. Sandhya Vatakkepatt

Dr. Sandhya Vatakkepatt
Department: Hearing and Balance
Specialties: Vestibular Science and Audiology


Thank you for the reliable care and help in my condition, the doctor and the whole team were very patient and friendly. I feel so much better now.

Maryam Ahmed W.

Excellent service. Sandhya was very patient and professional.

Suheil C.

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