Qualified from the Middlesex Hospital Medical School in 1979. Broad training in plastic surgery (Mount Vernon Hospital), neurosurgery and upper gastro-intestinal surgery.
ENT experience on professorial unit RNTNE Hospital, Grays Inn Road, Registrar and Senior Registrar Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead rotating to the Royal County Surrey Hospital, Guildford. Research fellowship in temporal bone research laboratory at Toronto General Hospital.
Research interests include middle ear disease and ventilation, diseases of the external auditory canal.