Mr Peter Andrew Monksfield

Consultant ENT Surgeon


Professional Membership

  • Ear Nose and Throat -UK(ENT-UK)
  • British Medical Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Society of Otology
  • British Skull Base Society
  • European Academy of Otology and Neuro-Otology
  • Midlands Institute of Otology

Clinical Interests

  • General ear problems
  • Hearing loss
  • Tinnitus
  • Balance disorders, including benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and Meniere’s disease
  • Acute ear disease, including otitis media, grommet insertion, cholesteatoma and persistent ear infections
  • Otosclerosis
  • Hearing restoration using auditory implants, including bone-anchored hearing aids, middle ear implants and cochlear implants
  • Skull base tumour management, including acoustic neuroma and paraganglioma tumours
  • Repair of CSF leaks
  • Recurrent tonsillitis and tonsillectomy

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Personal profile

Mr Peter Monksfield is a consultant ENT surgeon who specializes in disorders of the ears. He also specializes in neurotology and has expertise in managing tumours related to the inner ear such as acoustic neuromas, glomus tumours and other malignant tumours. He was appointed as a consultant at the University Hospital Birmingham in 2010 and is also an honorary senior clinical lecturer at the University of Birmingham.

Peter was born in London and schooled in Blackheath.  He graduated from the University of Manchester Medical School in 1997. Peter had ENT training in Oxford, London and completed higher surgical training in Birmingham and the West Midlands.

Following this he undertook advanced fellowship training in Neurotology and cochlear implant surgery at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Melbourne, Australia under the tutelage of Associate Professor Robert Briggs.

Peter is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and is on the specialist register of the General Medical Council. He is a member of ENT-UK, the British Society of Otology and the European Academy of Otology & Neuro-Otology

Peter has a strong research interest and is the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN) lead for ENT in the West Midlands. He is currently running trials for patients with tinnitus and for patients with implanted hearing devices. He regularly lectures both locally and nationally, has written many peer reviewed papers and teaches on post-graduate courses.

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