Mr Charlie Huins

Consultant Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon


Year qualified:1997


Personal profile

Mr Charlie Huins is a Consultant ENT Surgeon specialising in otology - disorders of the ear, hearing and balance.

He qualified from University College London Medical School and completed his higher ENT surgical training in London. He then undertook advanced otological fellowship training in Cambodia, establishing and managing an ENT Service in a charity hospital, training local Khmer doctors in ear surgery in order to establish a sustainable service for the Cambodian population.

Following this, he progressed to cochlear implant fellowship training at the Sydney Cochlear Implant Centre, Australia - one of the world's largest implant programmes - under the tutorship of Associate Professor Catherine Birman.

Charlie was appointed as a Consultant ENT Surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham in November 2015 and performs all aspects of ear surgery including chronic ear disease, balance, surgery for hearing and cochlear implantation.

Charlie has a strong interest in education. He is the ENT Lead and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer for the University of Birmingham, regularly teaching and lecturing locally, nationally and internationally.

He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and is on the specialist register of the General Medical Council.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Ear, Nose & Throat - UK (ENTUK)
  • British Society of Otology
  • British Cochlear Implant Group
  • Midlands Institute of Otology
  • Young Consultant Otolaryngologists Head and Neck Surgeons

Clinical Interests

All aspects of ear disease including: Chronic ear disease, balance, surgery for hearing and cochlear implantation.

Sub Speciality / Special Interest

  • Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

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