Our Team
Yujay Ramakrishnan
Consultant ENT (Rhinology, Facial plastics and Skull Base)

Head of Service
Mat Daniel
Consultant in Paediatric ENT / Airway
Neil Fergie
Consultant in Otology
Tawakir Kamani
Consultant in Otology, Paediatric ENT / Airway
Anand Kasbekar
Consultant ENT Surgeon and Neurotologist
Andrew Marshall
Consultant in Otology, Cochlear Implant Surgery, Paediatric ENT / Airway
Julian McGlashan
Consultant in Benign and Oncological Head & Neck Surgery, Voice Surgery
Katie Midwinter
Consultant in Rhinology, Facial Plastic Surgery
Gerry O'Donoghue
Consultant in Otology, Cochlear Implant Surgery, Lateral Skull Base
Professor Doug Hartley
Honorary Consultant in Otology, Cochlear Implant Surgery
Neeraj Sethi
Consultant in Head & Neck Surgery
Priya Achar
Consultant Otologist and Cochlear Implant Surgeon
Rishi Srivastava
ENT Consultant
Kishan Ubayasiri
Consultant in Head & Neck Surgery
Anthony Simons
Consultant in Head & Neck Surgery
Lorna Sneddon
Honorary Consultant in ENT and Thyroid Surgery
Jonathan Pollock
Consultant in Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery
John Birchall
Consultant in Otology
Sue Mazengarb
Head and Neck Airway Nurse Specialist
Emlyn Jones
Outpatient charge nurse lead
Tracey Twomey
Consultant Clinical Scientist, Head of Service
Nottingham Auditory Implant Programme
Jennifer Parker-George
Clinical Lead for Diagnostic Audiology, Nottingham Audiology Services
Karen Willis
Clinical Lead for Paediatric Audiology
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Yujay Ramakrishnan (FRCS ORL-HNS, MA Cantab, MB BChir)

Yujay is a Consultant Otorhinolaryngologist and Head of ENT service based at Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham.  His practice is dedicated to rhinology (sinus and rhinoplasties) and skull base surgery.  He provides advice on complex cancer and non-cancer cases regionally within Nottinghamshire. He graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2001. He trained in Cambridge, Newcastle and London before completing his ear, nose and throat (ENT) Specialist training in the Northern deanery. He is fellowship trained is both cosmetic and anterior skull base surgery.  He publishes widely and conducts research in sinusitis as well as smell and taste disorders.

Mat Daniel MMEd PhD FRCS

Mat is a Consultant Paediatric Otorhinolaryngologist. He trained in the East Midlands and in Sydney, and obtained a PhD in the fields of Glue Ear microbiology / biofilms and drug delivery. He is involved in a variety of research projects, including basic science research and clinical trials, and collaborates with researchers, clinicians and industry across the UK and abroad. He is involved in the running of national ENT research and academic societies, and was the very first honorary secretary of the British Otorhinolaryngology and Allied Sciences Research Society. He has a Masters in Medical Education, and is the undergraduate lead for ENT at The University of Nottingham. His clinical practice is dedicated to the care of children with ENT problems, dealing with common conditions like sleep apnoea and glue ear, and specialising in paediatric airway disorders such as stridor, tracheostomy, laryngomalacia (floppy larynx), inhaled foreign bodies, and other emergency conditions. He works closely with paediatric and neonatal intensive care units, with other paediatricians caring for children with complex needs, and is part of the cleft palate multidisciplinary team. Putting children first is at the centre of everything that he does.

Neil Fergie

Neil is a Consultant Otologist. 

Tawakir Kamani

Tawakir is a Consultant in Otology and Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology.

Anand Kasbekar BMedSci, DOHNS, FRCS (ORL-HNS), DM

Anand Kasbekar is a Consultant ENT Surgeon & Neurotologist (Adult & Children), and Honorary Assistant Professor at Nottingham University Hospitals / Nottingham University. Anand completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Nottingham (2003) before being trained as an adult and paediatric Ear, Nose and Throat surgeon in London, Cambridge, Glasgow and Liverpool. This included a year at the renowned Alder Hey Children's hospital undertaking complex ENT surgery. Anand has undertaken visiting fellowships at Stanford University (California), the House Clinic (Los Angeles, USA) and Radboud UMC (Nijmegen, Netherlands). He has undertaken a post-training specialist fellowship in all types of hearing implants, chronic ear conditions, cholesteatoma, balance disorders and Neurotology at the world famous Otology/Skull base unit at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. He is one of two stapedectomy surgeons in the region. He gained a Doctorate in Medicine undertaken at Cambridge University Hospitals in collaboration with the Medical Research Council. He undertakes his research at the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre. Anand runs training courses for ENT doctors and also teaches on various national ENT courses.

Andy Marshall

Andy is  Consultant in Otology, Cochlear Implant Surgery, and Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology

Julian McGlashan

Julian is a Consultant in Benign and Oncologic Head & Neck Surgery and Voice Surgery.

Gerry O'Donoghue

Gerry is a consultant in Otology, Cochlear Implant Surgery, and lateral skull base surgery, and an Honorary Professor of Otology.

Doug Hartley

Doug is Consultant Otologist and a Professor at the University of Nottingham. He has a specialist interest in conditions of the ear, including hearing and balance disorders in adults and children, and is a surgeon with the Nottingham Auditory Implant Program. Doug completed his medical training and qualified with distinction from Newcastle University in 1995. During his subsequent training in Oxford, he undertook pioneering research in the fields of glue ear and cochlear implantation and was awarded a DPhil from Oxford University in 2001. He spent time as a Surgical Fellow at the Sydney Cochlear Implant Centre. Doug also leads the Objective measures group at the National Institute for Health Research Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre. Their pioneering work involves bringing hearing research into clinical practice has been widely published in international scientific journals and he has contributed to over £30 million in grant funding. During the COVID19 pandemic, Doug and his team developed a novel form of personal protective equipment (PPE) for cochlear implant surgery that was adopted widely. Doug is also heavily involved in postgraduate teaching and training and recently received the Royal Society of Medicine’s award for the best work in Otology.

Katie Midwinter

Katie is a consultant in Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgery

Neeraj Sethi

Neeraj is a consultant in Head and Neck Surgery

Priya Achar MS (ENT), DNB (ENT), MSc, FRCS (ORL-HNS)

Priya Achar is a Consultant neurotologist. She is a core member of the Nottingham Auditory Implant programme and Skull Base multidisciplinary team in Nottingham delivering high quality patient care. She completed her undergraduate and postgraduate training from Mumbai University in India and acquired further postgraduate training in ENT in Liverpool (Health Education North West Deanery). She has undertaken two U.K. fellowships:

1.  Complex Otology and Auditory Implant fellowship in Guys and St Thomas, London

2.  Lateral SkullBase and Auditory Implant fellowship in Manchester

She has completed her Masters in Healthcare science and practice from University of Central Lancashire. She participates in teaching medical school students of Nottingham University. Her areas of interest include hearing restoration with cochlear implants, bone conducting devices, middle ear implants, stapes surgery & ossiculoplasty; management of lateral skull base tumours such as vestibular schwannomas; management of cholesteatoma involving middle ear and skull base; and balance disorders such as Ménière’s disease, BPPV and vestibular migraine. 

Rishi Srivastava

Rishi is a consultant in ENT Surgery

Kishan Ubayasiri

Kishan is a consultant in Head & Neck Surgery

Anthony Simons

Anthony is a consultant in Head & Neck Surgery

John Birchall

John is Consultant in Otology

Jonathan Pollock

Jonathan is a consultant in Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery

Lorna Sneddon

Honorary Consultant ENT and Thyroid Surgeon at NUH. Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham


Anshul Sama: Rhinology / Facial Plastic Surgery

Pat Bradley: Head and Neck Surgery

Nick Jones: Rhinology / Facial Plastic Surgery

Kevin Gibbin: Otology / Cochlear Implants


ENT Department, Queens's Medical Centre, Derby Road, Nottingham NG7 2UH

Tel: 0115 924 9924