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Mr San Sunkaraneni is a Consultant ENT surgeon who looks after adults and children with all ENT problems.  He specialises in nasal and sinus disease, including endoscopic sinus surgery and rhinoplasty.  He provides private consultations and performs his surgery at BMI Mount AlverniaHospital.  He also works at the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford, providing a regional service for Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire.

Mr Sunkaraneni is a UK-trained Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Surgeon who graduated from the University of London.  During his medical school training, at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, he spent a year undertaking a Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Anatomy, where his interest in the anatomy and surgery of the head and neck region began.

He underwent his general ENT training at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge and in the Wessex Deanery on the south coast of England.

In recognition of his achievements, he was selected from a highly competitive international field to spend a year undergoing sub-speciality rhinology training at the renowned St Paul’s Sinus Centre, Vancouver, Canada.

During this year, he gained substantial experience in rhinology, particularly computer-assisted sinus surgery (CASS) and surgery of the skull base, including the endoscopic removal of nasal tumours (keyhole surgery).

He was awarded the 2010 Travelling Prize by the Royal Society of Medicine, and in the same year was awarded the Travelling Fellowship by the British Rhinological Society.

Professional Memberships

  • ENT UK
  • British Rhinological Society
  • American Rhinological Society
  • European Rhinological Society
  • British Medical Association

Clinical Interests

  • Polypectomy, Vidian neurectomy, Image-guided endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS), Balloon Sinuplasty, Adenoidectomy, Tonsillectomy, Grommet surgery, Dacyrocystorhinostomy (tear duct surgery), Skin cancer surgery
  • Also, Myringoplasty (eardrum repair), Pinnaplasty (prominent ear surgery)

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