Mr Georgios Kontorinis

Personal profile

Having obtained his training in Ear-Nose-Throat Surgery as well as his MD degree in active middle ear implantation at the University Department of Otorhinolaryngology of Hanover Medical School in Germany, Georgios completed a Fellowship in Paediatric Otolaryngology at the Hospital for Sick Children in Sheffield as well as an advanced Fellowship in complex Otology, Skull Base Surgery and Auditory Implantation in Manchester Teaching Hospitals.

Since April 2013 he has been working as a Consultant ENT and Skull Base Surgeon based at the Queen Elizabeth University and the New Victoria Hospitals. In 2019 he was appointed Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at Glasgow University actively, involved with research, medical education (MSc in Medical Education, Karolinska University, Sweden) and training for the next generation of ENT Surgeons. In 2019, he was appointed Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at Glasgow University Medical School.

With his main clinical and research interest in otology/neurotology and skull base surgery, Georgios has been an invited speaker in national and international meetings and has published widely in international peer-review journals on hearing loss, vertigo and balance disorders, vestibular schwannomas and further otology/neurotology related aspects, contributing to the dynamic, fast-developing field of ear and skull base surgery as well as hearing rehabilitation.

Clinical Interests

Complete range of Otology and Neurotology including:

  • Ear micro-surgery
  • Hearing rehabilitation options and implantable devices
  • Vertigo and balance disorders
  • Tinnitus

Skull base pathologies with special interest in: 

  • The management of vestibular schwannomas (acoustic neuromas)
  • Sinonasal symptoms
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)
  • General ENT disorders

Professional Membership

  • Council Member of the Otology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine
  • Member of the European Academy of Otology and Neurotology
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Member of ENTUK
  • Member of the Scottish Otolaryngology Society
  • Medical Advisory Board for FacialPalsyUK

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