Mr Kumar – Helping Patients with Specialist Expertise and Kindness
Mr Gaurav Kumar is a revered and internationally respected Ear, Nose and Throat surgeon. With a full remit of
expertise for both complex and restorative adult and paediatric, ENT conditions.
He is Clinical Lead for Ear Nose Throat Services and Paediatric Surgery for Surgical Division at Barking Havering Redbridge NHS Trust.
After specialised training in the UK, he was awarded a Fellowship (FRCS) from the Royal College of Surgeons and has
also completed a postgraduate training course in India for his master’s degree. He regularly publishes results from international and UK research. A frequent lecturer on the worldwide stage.
Further to advanced training from a leading London teaching hospital, he performs complex nose (including
Rhinoplasty) procedures. He takes the referral for patients having symptoms with nasal obstruction and sinus symptoms. He offers advanced day case procedures for these patients which includes endoscopic sinus surgery and Balloon Sinuplasty for eustachian tube dysfunction.
Following advanced training from University College London, he is also a specialist for voice and swallowing
disorders. Having revised ENT care pathways for primary care and tracheostomy guidelines for the NHS Trust, he is a tutor for ‘Front and Neck Access Course’ and also introduced the ‘Airway Alert Pathway’ concept.
His significant experience also includes performing more than 500 cases of cholesteatoma, endoscopic ear surgery which minimizes discomfort and facilitates a faster recovery. He has performed more than 1000 ear surgery
procedures including ear drum perforation repair no facial palsy complication in his hands. Other specific procedures include stapes surgery for patients with otosclerosis. He has pioneered the use of Narrow Band Imaging in cholesteatoma surgery.
His vast ENT experience of last 21 years with treating children with tonsillitis, glue ear, sleep apnoea and nasal obstruction. He also offers new Coblation tonsil procedure which less painful and helps in quicker recovery to the suitable patient. He is preferred choice ENT surgeon for parents.
Ensuring that all patients are afforded, time, care and understanding for their medical problems, Mr Kumar is patient
and prefers to personally address all queries from patients and their families. This facilitates a scenario of trust and confidence where patients feel in control and confident of their care and treatment.
“Mr Kumar’s ethos and commitment is to
excellent ENT treatment
for all members of the family from
child to grandparent.”
He provides consultation for
For Children = tonsillectomy ( including less painful Coblation Tonsillectomy). grommet insertion, eardrum repair, neck lumps, preauricular sinus, Pinnaplasty
Nose: Cosmetic and Functional Rhinoplasty, Septoplasty, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Balloon Sinuplasty
Ear: Mastoid Surgery for ear infection, Minimally invasive endoscopic ear surgery, Ear Perforation repair, Dizziness
Throat: Voice problem, Swallowing Problems, snoring and sleep apnoea procedure, Neck Lumps,
As a one-stop service, you can have the consultation, nasal endoscopy, microscopy and radiology investigation on the same day.
Outside of work, Mr Kumar enjoys spending time with his family and friends and is a keen traveller.