Mr Andy Chin

Consultant ENT Surgeon


Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • ENT Scotland

Clinical Interests

  • General adult ear, nose and throat conditions
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • General childhood conditions for examples hearing loss, tonsillitis, adenoid problems, snoring and glue ear
  • Ear surgery both in children & adults
  • Management of vertigo (dizziness) & tinnitus

Personal profile

Mr Chin is a fulltime ENT consultant surgeon based in NHS Lanarkshire. He studied medicine and graduated with honours from the National University of Ireland, Cork in 1999. He has lived in Glasgow for over 20 years and undertook his ENT training on the West of Scotland rotation. He was appointed as a Consultant ENT surgeon in 2013.

Mr Chin is an honorary clinical senior lecturer with Glasgow University and is a surgical educator for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. He is also an advisor for the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties in Scotland. He is a member of the West of Scotland ENT specialist training committee. He is currently the clinical lead for paediatric ENT and balance services in Lanarkshire. He is also a member of the Scottish Government Access Collaborative and Modernising Patient Pathways Project. He was recently invited to be a member of the Medical Advisory Committee for Ross Hall Hospital.

Mr Chin has interests in hearing loss, ear operations (open, endoscopic and laser techniques), balance disorders, tinnitus, nasal obstruction and sinus surgery. For paediatric ENT surgery Mr Chin offers treatments for hearing loss, snoring, nasal obstruction, sleep disordered breathing, recurrent tonsillitis, ear infections and prominent ears (pinnaplasty). He is also happy to see children with balance issues and tinnitus.

He is heavily involved in NHS service improvement projects and has set up new balance and innovative hearing loss services in Lanarkshire. He also teaches ear surgery at Glasgow University and is faculty for multiple Royal College ENT courses in Glasgow. He teaches audiology students at Glasgow Caledonian University and participates in the general practice education seminars.

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