Mr Abhi Parikh

Personal profile

Mr Abhi Parikh is a consultant ear, nose & throat surgeon at St. Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, one of the first Academic Health Science Centers in UK. Mr Parikh qualified from University of Mumbai, India in 1982. He then went on to specialise in ENT surgery, completing his Master of Surgery from the same university in 1987. He later decided to pursue further studies in the United Kingdom.

In the UK, his postgraduate training centred around the Royal National Throat, Nose & Ear Hospital. From 1996 to 1998 he undertook a research post with Dr Glenis Scadding, which led to a PhD from the University of London. He then continued his surgical training in ENT from 1998 onwards, becoming a consultant at St. Mary’s Hospital in 2003. He is currently a member of the British Medical Association (BMA) and ENT UK, which is a national association of UK ENT surgeons.

During his career he has pursued an active interest in research with several publications in peer-reviewed journals. Added to this, he is known for continually endeavouring to fulfil his patients' needs and keeping them informed on all aspects of their medical care.

Clinical Interests

  • Otology (ears)
  • Hearing loss
  • Middle ear disease / surgery
  • Ear infections
  • Ear drum perforation
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Glue ear
  • Otosclerosis
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Grommets
  • Vertigo
  • Rhinology (nasal disorders)
  • Nasal polyps
  • Sinus procedures incl. endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Allergies
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Voice disorders
  • Vocal fold polyps
  • Vocal nodules
  • Hoarseness of voice
  • Dysphonia

Subspecialties

  • Paediatric Ear Nose
  • Throat Surgery

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

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