Nadia Ashraf is a certified Consultant Ear Nose and Throat-Head and Neck Surgeon and Facial Plastic Surgeon. She qualified with a First class Bachelor degree in Medical Sciences and Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degrees with distinction from the University of Nottingham Medical School. She undertook surgical training in the central London teaching hospitals, including Great Ormond Street, University College London, Whipps Cross and Bart's and The London. She then went on to do higher surgical training in the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, gaining Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
Subsequent to that, she undertook sub-specialist training in Facial Plastic Surgery under the auspices of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, training at various centres across the world including: Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, USA; Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia; Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore and Lewisham Hospital and Charing Cross Hospital, London. She has passed the internationally-recognised European Board examinations in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, administered by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Miss Ashraf is an examiner for the
General Medical Council. She has held roles as Honorary Clinical Lecturer at
the University of Sheffield and anatomy demonstrator at Imperial College
London. She is involved in undergraduate and postgraduate training of doctors
of all grades. She has been the director of the Association of Surgeons in
Training ENT Operative skills course and teaching faculty on a number of
other postgraduate training courses for surgeons.
Miss Ashraf sees all
general adult ENT cases and is trained in the full range of ENT
surgery. She has particular
interest and expertise in Facial Plastic Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery,
Rhinology and Paediatric ENT.
Miss Ashraf sees all general adult ENT cases and is trained in the full range of ENT surgery. She has particular interest and expertise in:
Facial Plastic Surgery: Facial skin lesion/cancer removal and reconstruction, septorhinoplasty (correction of nasal airway and deformity), facial palsy treatment and reconstructive surgery, otoplasty (pinning back prominent ears), blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), cosmetic injection treatment (Botox), scar revision (including treatment of keloid scars)
Head & Neck Surgery: Salivary gland (parotid and submandibular) and thyroid surgery
Rhinology: FESS (sinus surgery, including for nasal tumours), endoscopic surgery for epiphora/watery eyes (DCR)
Paediatric ENT surgery: Neck lumps, tympanoplasty (surgery for perforated eardrum)
Miss Ashraf has worked as a surgeon in South Africa and currently leads a charity project providing free ENT care to a rural population in Aksum in northern Ethiopia.
Tennis, hiking & travelling.
Treatments and tests offered by Miss Nadia Ashraf at Nuffield Health
- Eyelid cyst removal
- Allergy testing
- Dermatological surgery
- Facial surgery
- Skin surgery
- Barium Meal or Enema
- Mastoid surgery
- Skin cancer surgery
- Oculoplastic surgery
- Middle ear surgery
- Nasal polypectomy
- Blood test
- Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)
- Deviated septum (Septoplasty)
- Ear drum repair (Myringoplasty)
- CT scan (or CAT scan)
- Parotid gland removal (parotidectomy)
- Excision of skin lesion
- Adult audiology hearing aid provision
- MRI scan
- Head and neck surgery
- Submandibular gland removal
- Grommet insertion
- Thyroid surgery
Miss Ashraf is actively
involved in audit and research and has authored over 20 peer-reviewed
publications and book chapters in ENT-Head and Neck Surgery and Facial
Plastic Surgery. She has made 30 international presentations of her research
around the world, gaining eight academic awards and prizes.
- European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery
- Facial Plastic Surgery UK
- Royal College of Surgeons of England
- Hospital Consultant & Specialists Association
Other posts held
- Consultant ENT - Head and Neck Surgeon
- Facial Plastic Surgeon, University Hospitals of Derby & Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Miss Nadia Ashraf does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Miss Nadia Ashraf does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Miss Nadia Ashraf does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.