Mr Samit Ghosh

Consultant ENT Surgeon

MBChB, FRCS ORL-HNS

Professional Memberships

  • British Medical Association
  • North of England ENT Society
  • General Medical Council

Clinical Interests

  • Rhinoplasty “nose jobs” and Septorhinoplasty
  • Revision Rhinoplasty
  • Septoplasty
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS)
  • Frontal Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis – surgical and medical treatment
  • Allergy and Allergic Rhinitis
  • Septal Perforation Surgery
  • Skin lesions and Reconstruction
  • Watery eye surgery - DCR

Personal profile

Mr Ghosh graduated from the University of Liverpool in 1998. His entire post graduate training and was in Merseyside and Cheshire finishing with a “mini break” to Cape Town, South Africa where he undertook major head and neck and Rhinology surgery. He was appointed as a substantive consultant in 2009 in West Yorkshire and moved to Pennine Acute Trust in 2015

As a consultant he has developed a specialist practice in Rhinology and Facial plastics paying particular interest to the structure and functional aspects such as smell and taste, and also how the nose and sinuses are involved in other medical disorders e.g. Allergy, Asthma, Vasculitis, Snoring etc. Samit works regularly with other specialties such as Respiratory Physicians to deliver a multidisciplinary approach to these conditions.

In sinus surgical terms Mr Ghosh deals with all common and complex sinus issues including the frontal sinus and not only for sinusitis but also watery eyes, non-cancerous tumours and CSF leak.

With regards to nasal reconstruction and reshaping for functional, trauma and cosmetic reasons he has performed over 800 septo-rhinoplasty (also known as nose jobs) cases and receives referrals from colleagues for complex and revision nasal reshaping surgery. He is also happy to assess other surgical conditions such as septal perforations secondary to issues such as previous surgery, immune conditions or drug use i.e Cocaine. Recently he has presented one of the largest series of repair techniques in the UK using a flap technique with >95% success rate of closure and 100% improvement of symptoms

In terms of facial plastic surgery, in addition to Rhinoplasty he also performs Pinnaplasty ( Pinning ears back), skin lesion excision and reconstruct with flaps and grafts as needed and scar revision including Keloid removal.

Finally in General ENT Terms Mr Ghosh is happy to see and advise on all common ENT conditions i.e sore throats, tonsillitis, ear ache and hearing problems, Voice issues, however please note if you require major ear surgery i.e mastoidectomy or major head and neck surgery including thyroid surgery is happy to recommend his colleagues for these conditions.

Aside from the performing of surgery Training and Teaching is his other focus and is the Training Programme Director for ENT in North West England, one of the largest training regions in the UK and continues to be involved in research and clinical improvement. Samit also serves as the Medical Advisory Committee Chairperson to the BMI Highfield

He also teaches undergraduate and post graduate students regularly both in ENT and topics diverse as “Resilience” and “Human factors”. He has received nominations from patients in the “Trust Patient Care awards 2016” and also from Trainees in The “Trainer of the year awards 2018
Samit believes it is vital that all options are considered in the consultation and surgery is reserved for only when you need it. His focus is on “Shared Decision Making to pull in all resources on how we can best inform you the patient in your care.

Year qualified:

1998