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Miss Helen Wallace

Consultant ENT Surgeon


Practices at: BMI Woodlands Hospital

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Miss Helen Wallace  undertook her undergraduate medical school training at St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College, London graduating in 1995 with MBBS qualification. During her Undergraduate Medical studies she undertook an additional year of  training to study for Immunology BSc at University College London and was awarded 2:1 Honours degree in 1992.

As a junior doctor she  pursued her interest in ENT surgery and undertook Basic Surgical Training in Wessex and then progressed to Higher Surgical Training in ENT in Yorkshire,  completing her ENT training in 2009.   She was awarded the Gold Medal for excellence in the FRCS-ORL examination in 2008, achieving the highest score nationally in the examination. 

In 2010 Miss Wallace relocated to the North East to take up a Consultant ENT Surgeon post at County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust, where she currently undertakes NHS work and is a valued team member. This post  involves regular outpatient clinics, operating lists, inpatient care and on call duties at Darlington and Durham hospitals.  During her time as a Consultant at County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust, she has introduced a day case operating service at UHND, improved paediatric ENT outpatient services and expanded the bone anchored hearing aid services across the Trust.  She is the Lead Clinician for Paediatric ENT services and Otology. Miss Wallace has held the post of ENT Clinical Governance Lead at Darlington Memorial Hospital and Clinical Lead for the ENT department.

She is very involved in training the future generation of ENT Consultants, acting as Education Supervisor and Trust Representative for Regional ENT Registrar training.  Nationally, she is Section Lead in ENT National Selection for recruiting future ENT Consultants for higher surgical training.

Miss Wallace is a general ENT surgeon and is experienced at undertaking outpatient consultation and ongoing management /operations for a wide range of Ear, Nose and Throat conditions.

Miss Wallace has a specialist interest in Otology (ear, hearing and balance disorders) and Paediatric ENT. With her specialist interest in ear disorders she is well placed to provide expert management of acute and chronic ear infections, ear wax management, hearing problems, tinnitus and balance disorders.

Miss Wallace works closely with a Private Audiologist and Hearing and Balance Therapist to offer the best possible service for patients.

Miss Wallace has undertaken weekly private practice clinics at Woodlands Hospital Darlington since 2012.

Miss Wallace also offers outpatient procedures such as ear microsuction for wax, nasal cautery for nosebleeds and Epley Manouvre for benign positional vertigo. 


  • General ENT- ear, nose and throat problems.
  • Ear disorders and hearing problems (otology)
  • Balance disorders
  • Voice problems

  • The Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • ENT UK
  • The North of England Otolaryngology Society
  • The British Society of Otology
  • British Association of Paediatric Otolaryngologists

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