Mr Alistair Mitchell-Innes



GMC number: 6160374

Practising since: 2007


ENT (Otolaryngology)

Consultation times

  • Wednesdays 14:00 - 20:00


Mr Mitchell-Innes is a Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) surgeon based in Taunton, Somerset.  He is fully qualified to deal with all areas of ENT, and has developed a special interest in ear problems, hearing loss, tinnitus, balance, Eustachian tube dysfunction, sinus surgery and coblation tonsillectomy.

He studied medicine at Oxford University and completed his specialist ENT training in the West Midlands. During this time he won the Royal Society of Medicine temporal bone competition.  He was further awarded the prestigious RSM Travelling Fellowship in skull base and advanced otology in Melbourne.

Special interests

Throat disorders: Sore throat, lump in the throat, voice disorders, hoarse voice, tonsillitis

Nose disorders: Blocked nose, allergy, sinusitis, endoscopic sinus surgery, septal surgery

Ears: Tinnitus, hearing and balance, surgery for hearing loss, discharging or itchy ears, Eustachian tube problems, cholesteatoma management, eardrum repair

Personal interests

He enjoys spending his spare time with his family, as well as being a keen tennis player and cyclist.

Languages spoken


Treatments and tests offered by Mr Alistair Mitchell-Innes at Nuffield Health

  • Turbinectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Deviated septum (Septoplasty)
  • Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)
  • Ear drum repair (Myringoplasty)
  • Antral washout
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Mastoid surgery
  • Microsuction earwax removal
  • Otoplasty (ear correction / ear repositioning)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Grommet insertion
  • Middle ear surgery
  • Nasal polypectomy

Locations Mr Alistair Mitchell-Innes works with

Related experience


Mr Mitchell-Innes has published many academic papers across ENT and in particular has published on new techniques in ear surgery, with over 30 peer reviewed articles as well as textbook chapters.  He has presented his work at conferences nationally and internationally, won multiple prizes and been invited to speak at national conferences.

He is actively involved with the support and training of postgraduate doctors and is educational supervisor to those rotating through ENT.


  • ENT UK
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Society of Otology
  • South Western Laryngological Association

Other posts held

  • ENT Consultant, Musgrove Park Hospital

Insurers Mr Alistair Mitchell-Innes works with

Mr Alistair Mitchell-Innes works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • WPA
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Cigna
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Bupa