Jarrod James Homer

Personal profile

ProfessorJarrod Homer is a senior accredited Consultant ENT/Head and Neck Surgeon. He is very experienced in the generality of ear, nose & throat (ENT) conditions and surgery and has particular expertise in head and neck cancer surgery, thyroid surgery, rhinoplasty, voice and snoring.

He was appointed Consultant Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon to Manchester Royal Infirmary and Christie Hospital in 2002. After his completion of training, he underwent a year of advanced training at the internationally renowned head and neck unit at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia.

He has also a higher research doctorate (MD) after a research training fellowship as a trainee and continues to lead major research programs at the University of Manchester, where he is an honorary clinical professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck surgery.  He has been awarded >£1.5M in research grants and has >100 peer reviewed publications.

He was director of ENT surgery at Manchester Royal Infirmary from 2003-2008 and chair of the regional head and neck cancer group from 2002-2008. He continues to be lead for head and neck cancer for the MRI/Christie team and holds a number of regional and national positions of responsibility in ENT/head and neck surgery. He is invited to lecture various audiences nationally and internationally.

He has innovated in several areas of ENT surgery and was one the first UK surgeons to regularly perform ultrasound scanning for patients with neck and thyroid lumps. Jarrod is also very experienced in cosmetic rhinoplasty, having performed more than 1,000 rhinoplasties. Outside of being a doctor, Jarrod is married with 4 children and is a keen runner.

Professional Membership



  • Royal College of Surgeons

  • British Association of Otolaryngologists-Head and Neck Surgeons (ENT-UK)

  • European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery

  • British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists

  • European Laryngological Society

Clinical Interests



  • Head and neck surgery

  • Ear nose & throat surgery

  • Thyroid surgery

  • Rhinoplasty

  • Voice & swallowing disorders

  • One stop neck lump clinic including ultrasound

  • Ultrasound scanning of neck and guided biopsy

  • Snoring and sleep apnoea

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