About the Team
Professor Antony A Narula MA FRCS FRCS Ed
Tony Narula qualified from Cambridge University in 1979, becoming a consultant at Leicester Royal Infirmary in 1989. He specialised in Otology and paediatric ENT and became Medical Director in 2000.
In 2002 he moved to St Mary’s Hospital, London W2 where he continued his specialisms as before. He was Medical Director of Action On ENT IN 2002/3 for the NHS Modernisation Agency and was elected to the Council of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2004 where he served for ten years (including 5 years as Hon Treasurer). He was a founding Council member of the British Society of Otology and later President. In 2012 he was elected to succeed Valerie Lund CBE as President of ENT UK and served 2 years finishing in April 2017.
Tony is one of the founders and current chairman of the Board of Governors of the Global Tracheostomy Collaborative. He has published widely on tracheostomy care and quality of life after paediatric ENT surgery.
In 2015 he left the NHS early to concentrate on his medical and rowing charity work. He continues in private practice in London. He specialises in otology / hearing disorders including sudden deafness and tinnitus and also paediatric ENT. His out-patient clinics are in Welbeck St, London W1 and also St Johns Wood NW8 and Kensington SW5. He operates mainly at the Harley Street Clinic and the Princess Grace Hospitals.
Mr Anil Banerjee
Anil Banerjee trained in the UK and Australia before becoming a Consultant. He has been an ENT Consultant at University Hospitals of Leicester for eighteen years and has a private practice in both London and Leicester. During this period he has developed a specialist practice in rhinology and otology. His rhinological practice involves both sinus surgery and structural surgery of the nose designed to improve cosmetic appearance and function. He performs approximately 80 rhinoplasties a year both in the NHS and privately as well as a similar number of sinus operations. He lectures on rhinoplasty in the UK and abroad and was one of the three founders of The British Society of Rhinoplasty Surgeons (www.britishrhinoplasty.co.uk).
His otology practice specialises in balance disorders (www.balancedoctor.co.uk) and middle ear disease. He has performed over 2000 major middle ear operations including mastoidectomies, ossiculoplasties and stapedectomies. Until 2014, he was in charge of the largest Balance Disorders Centre in the UK at University Hospitals of Leicester when he demitted this role to focus on his clinical practice as well as national and educational commitments. He continues to run three to five balance disorder clinics a week. He lectures on balance disorders both in the UK and abroad. In 2016 he gave a series of Balance Disorder MasterClasses for the BMJ in India. Anil has had several national roles in Otology including Secretary and Council Member of the British Society of Otology, Honorary Secretary for the Section of Otology, Royal Society of Medicine and Vice President for the Section of Otology, Royal Society of Medicine. He has advised on ENT disorders for the BBC, BUPA, and national publications. He was the founding Editor of the medical journal The Otorhinolaryngologist and has produced over 80 research publications as well as writing chapters for medical textbooks. He was awarded the position of Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Dept of Neurosciences at Leicester University for his work on balance disorders, tinnitus, and hearing loss.
Mr Ram Moorthy FRCS
Ram Moorthy was born in London and educated at Dulwich College. He attended the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals, London and qualified in 1999. During his time at medical school he embarked upon a year of further study and was awarded a B.Sc in Clinical Anatomy in 1996 and his supervisor was the eminent surgeon and anatomist Professor Harold Ellis.
His basic surgical training took place on the South Coast, involving posts in ENT, oral & maxillofacial surgery and neurosurgery, which provided an excellent base to pursue a career in ENT surgery. He was awarded MRCS(Eng) in 2002 and undertook further ENT training at Charing Cross Hospital, London.
He started higher surgical training in ENT in 2003, initially in the West Midlands before transferring to the South East Thames region in 2006. He also spent a year training in tertiary level paediatrics at the Evelina Children’s Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital, London.
He was awarded FRCS(ORL-HNS) in 2007.
Towards the end of his general ENT training he decided to pursue supra-specialist training in head & neck surgery, initially at the Head & Neck Unit at Guys’ Hospital and then successfully obtained a prestigious National Interface Fellowship in head & neck surgical oncology based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.
Following completion of his fellowship he started as a Consultant ENT surgeon at Wexham Park Hospital in April 2011.
Mr Moorthy undertakes a full general ENT practice for adult and children at Wexham Park Hospital with an emphasis on salivary gland, thyroid, parathyroid and swallowing disorders.
He is Deputy Chief of Service for Specialty Surgery at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, which includes ENT, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Ophthalmology
He is a core member of both the thyroid and the head & neck cancer team, which is based at Mount Vernon and Northwick Park Hospitals.
He is an Honorary Consultant Head & Neck Surgeon at Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading , where he is the sole parathyroid Surgeon and also undertakes thyroid and head & neck surgery. He is a core member of the head and neck cancer team based at Royal Berkshire Hospital
Mr Moorthy has a long-standing interest in medical education and training. He is the Clinical Tutor at Wexham Park Hospital, responsible for managing postgraduate medical training for all doctors in training based at the hospital. He is the educational supervisor for ENT trainees at Wexham Park Hospital and is a member of the regional specialty training committee.
He has been an honorary clinical lecturer at the University of Birmingham, M.Sc Supervisor for the University of Edinburgh and a faculty member on a number of courses for both junior doctors and medical students.
He has authored a number of book chapters in ENT Textbooks. He has undertaken and participated in a number of studies, which have been published and presented at national and international meetings.
He is the Regional Specialty Advisor for ENT and regional representative to the Council of ENT-UK.
Mr Moorthy has also held a number of high profile positions at the British Medical Association including Chairman of the UK Junior Doctors Committee (2007-2008) and Deputy Chairman of the Board of Science (2009-16).