Mr Jaiganesh Manickavasagam (Jai Manick)

Personal profile

Jai Manick (Jaiganesh Manickavasagam) is a Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee and Honorary Senior Teacher at Dundee Medical School. Within the ENT Department, he is the lead head, neck and thyroid surgeon with clinical interests in laser surgery and endoscopic thyroid and parathyroid surgery.

Mr Manick’s clinical practice is devoted to benign and malignant diseases of the head and neck, including the mouth, throat, voice box, neck, salivary glands, thyroid gland, rhinology and otology. He is one of a few surgeons in the United Kingdom with expertise in Transoral Robotic Surgery and Transoral Laser Microsurgery for head and neck cancers.

Mr Manick has completed specialist training in ENT in south Yorkshire and further fellowship in head and neck cancer and robotic surgery at Newcastle. His research portfolio is primarily comprised of projects concerning the head and neck, rhinology and the skull base.

He is also the founding organiser of Dundee FRCS ENT VIVA course, co-organiser of Dundee advanced ENT laser course and is closely associated with ENT MASTERCLASS which is novel teaching platform for otolaryngology training and teaching. Mr Manick is the editor of the Head and Neck sections in Surgtech and is the Joint Royal college of surgeons Edinburgh and Malaysian FRCS course co convenor.

He is very keen on innovation, having published and designed a few new surgical techniques and new devices respectively.

Clinical Interests

  • Runny nose
  • Nasal allergy
  • Sinus disease
  • Nasal blockage
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Ear pain
  • Ear discharge
  • Hearing problems
  • Dizziness
  • Head and neck benign and cancer lumps
  • Salivary gland disease parotid and submandibular gland
  • Voice and swallowing problems
  • Laser ENT surgery
  • Laryngeal reflux and globus
  • Thyroid lumps

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