Mr Alasdair Mace

Personal profile

Mr Alasdair Mace is an experienced senior Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist practicing in London, UK. He has a passion for excellence and providing the highest possible quality of care.

His subspecialist areas of expertise include throat, swallowing & voice disorders, tonsil problems, neck lumps, nose and sinus issues, ear infections & wax and mouth problems. In addition to this Mr Mace sees all general ear, nose and throat problems in adults and children.

He has been a Consultant ENT Head and Neck Surgeon at Charing Cross and St Mary's Hospitals since 2009. In addition to clinical roles, Mr Mace is an honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College Medical School. He was Head of ENT, Audiology and Oral Surgery at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust from 2013 to 2017 and is now the Lead Clinician for Head and Neck Cancer.

Alasdair graduated from St Mary’s Hospital Medical School, Imperial College, London in 1996. His higher surgical ENT training was based in central London teaching hospitals including St Bartholomew's, and The Royal Free Hospitals.

In 2007 he completed a visiting fellowship at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard University Medical School, Boston, USA, where he learnt advanced thyroid and parathyroid surgery techniques. He also completed research into laryngeal nerve monitoring in thyroid surgery and papillary thyroid cancer.

When he returned to the UK in 2008 Alasdair was awarded the position of Royal College of Surgeons Senior Fellow in Laryngology. He developed advanced skills in the management of voice, airway and swallowing disorders. 

He has published nearly 40 academic papers and 3 book chapters, and teaches on a number of national and international medical courses. He is a teaching faculty member of the Royal College of Surgeons and an Examiner for MB, BS. He is also invited overseas as visiting surgeon to various overseas countries.

Professional Memberships

  • Member British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists
  • Member British Laryngology Association
  • Member British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeon
  • Member British Association Otolaryngologists, Head and Neck Surgeons

Clinical Interests

Dr Mace treats the full range of Ear, Nose and Throat conditions including problems involving the neck and mouth. This includes Consultations and Investigations for:

  • Voice problems including professional and performing voice
  • Neck, salivary gland and thyroid lumps
  • Cancers of the mouth, throat and neck
  • Skin lesions in the head and neck
  • Thyroid and parathyroid disorders
  • Tonsil problems
  • Sore throats
  • Dry mouth and ulcers
  • Blocked nose and sinus problems
  • Nasal polyps
  • Rhinitis (nasal allergies)
  • Allergy testing
  • Swallowing problems
  • Snoring
  • Balance disorders and dizziness
  • Hearing problems
  • Ear wax removal
  • Nosebleeds
  • Ear infections and other common ENT problems in adults and children
  • Fibreoptic video-endoscopy of the throat and voicebox is available at all sites

Hearing tests, allergy tests and scans and X-rays can be arranged.

Surgery if required for:

  • Tonsillectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Snoring surgery
  • Grommets
  • Septoplasty
  • Sinus surgery
  • Voice problems
  • Neck lumps
  • Head and neck cancers
  • Transgender voice and neck contouring
  • Thyroid lumps
  • Goitre (endocrinology referral can be arranged)
  • Parotid lumps
  • Skin lesions
  • Salivary endoscopy
  • and many other common ENT operations

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