Mr Ravi Hehar

Consultant ENT Surgeon


Clinical Interests

  • Otology (ears), hearing loss, blocked ear
  • Rhinology (nasal disorders)

Special clinical interests

  • Glue ear
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Endoscopic procedures
  • Dizziness and balance disorders
  • Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
  • Ménière's disease
  • Microsuction ear
  • Nasal allergy
  • Nasal polyps

Professional Memberships

  • British Association of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
  • Member of the British Medical Association
  • Council member of the Young Consultant Otorhinolaryngologists, Head and Neck Surgeons
  • Medical Defence Union

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Royal Surrey County Hospital

Personal profile

Mr Ravi Hehar is a Consultant ENT Surgeon at BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital. In his NHS practice he holds a consultant post at Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals Trust and is an Honorary Consultant ENT Surgeon at the Royal Surrey County Hospital where he undertakes major ear and sinus procedures.

He trained in all aspects of general adult and paediatric ENT, with a special interest in diseases of the ear and of the nose and sinuses, including endoscopic sinus surgery. His otology interest includes the management of patients with diseases of the ear, surgical restoration of hearing, hearing loss in children and balance disorders.

Mr Hehar studied at Cambridge University, gaining a Masters degree in medical sciences. After completing his clinical studies at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, he undertook teaching of anatomy to medical students at the Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in London.

Subsequently, he undertook higher surgical training at the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham, and the Leicester and Derby Royal Infirmaries. He was trained by some of the leaders in the specialty including Professor O'Donoghue, Professor Birchall and Professor Jones.

He was awarded the prestigious TWJ Fellowship to the University of Toronto under the mentorship of Professor John Rutka and Professor Michael Hawke, leaders in the fields of ear disease and sinus disease respectively.

He was able to undertake clinical and research work during this time and has numerous publications and presentations to his name.

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