Mr Azher Siddiq

Consultant ENT Surgeon

MB ChB, FRCSEd (Oto), FRCSE (ORL-HNS), PGDipMedEd, FFSTEd

Year qualified:1992

Specialty

Personal profile

Azher Siddiq is a Consultant ENT Surgeon at Burton Hospitals NHS Trust, based at Queens hospital, Burton but also covering Tamworth and Lichfield hospitals. Prior to this he was a Consultant at St Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust.

He undertook higher specialist training in the south Thames and West Midlands regions and did a subspeciality otology (ear disorders) fellowship in Manchester. He was also awarded a JLO Travelling fellowship to the renowned Otology centre in Bezier, France.

Mr Siddiq's practice encompasses the breadth of ENT conditions in adults and children with a subspecialist interest predominantly in otology. He manages all types of ear conditions, involving symptoms of hearing loss, pain, discharge, itching and tinnitus (noise from the ears.) He undertakse a wide range of specialist ear operations including those for chronic ear disease and complex hearing reconstruction (such as stapedectomy for otosclerosis and ossiculoplsty). He is also trained to undertake endoscopic ear surgery.

Mr Siddiq has had specialist training in balance disorders and dizziness. His general ENT practice covers the management of nasal conditions, problems with snoring and voice disorders.

He believes in ensuring patients have a fully informed, high quality patient journey, centred around good communication which reflects the philosophy of his NHS practice

He is committed to help train future doctors and had held an appointment as a Regional Surgical Advisor to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He is also an intercollegiate MRCS examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. His research interests have resulted in the publication of over 20 articles in ENT peer review journals.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Member of the European Academy of Otology and Neuro-Otology
  • British Society of Otology
  • Midland Institute of Otolaryngology
  • ENT UK (expert panel member)
  • Humanity First 
  • General Medical Council

Clinical Interests

  • Ear, nose and throat
  • Otology
  • Hearing loss – adult and children
  • Balance disorders/vertigo
  • Neuro-otology
  • Paediatric otolaryngology
  • Rhinology
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Snoring
  • Allergy

Specialties:

  • Otology: treatment of all forms of ear problems/hearing loss in adults and children, including managing chronic ear disease and complex hearing reconstruction
  • Endoscopic ear surgery
  • Balance disorders

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