Mr Arunachalam Iyer

Qualifications

MBBS, MS (ENT), DLO RCS (Eng), FRCS (Glas) (Ed) (I), FRCS (ORL)

GMC number: 4660358

Practicing since: 1991

Specialties

ENT (Otolaryngology)

Consultation times

  • Weekly Thursday evening
  • Overview

Or call us on

0800 616267

About

Mr Iyer did his Higher Surgical Training in the Newcastle rotation where he obtained a certificate of completion of speciality training in ear, nose and throat surgery in 2005. In the final year of his training, he did a Otology/neurotology fellowship at Auckland City Hospital and Starship Childrens Hospital, in New Zealand. He has gained wide experience in the management of adult and children's ear disease, in addition to the management of general ENT conditions.

Mr Iyer currently teaches at various courses, including the Temporal bone course at Glasgow, ENT update course at Aberdeen and is involved in training junior doctors. He is also an examiner for the MB ChB (Uni Glasgow) and  MRCS (ENT) examination conducted by the Royal college of Surgeons.

Other interests

Mr Iyer has a clinical interest in:

  • Ear surgery both in children and adults.
  • Management of dizziness and tinnitus.
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery.
  • General adult ear, nose and throat conditions.
  • General childhood conditions: for examples tonsillitis, adenoiditis, snoring, hearing loss, glue ear, and “prominent” ear correction.

Personal interests

In his spare time Mr Iyer enjoys travelling, photography and listening to classical music. 

Languages spoken

English, Hindi,Tamil

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Arunachalam Iyer at Nuffield Health

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Ear pinning cosmetic surgery (Pinnaplasty)
  • Polypectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Grommet insertion
  • Larynx diagnostic endoscopy
  • Turbinectomy

Locations Mr Arunachalam Iyer works with

Related experience

Research

During his and after his training Mr Iyer has completed research in various aspects of ENT, presenting papers in local, national and international conferences. He has several publications in international journals and one of the key areas of his interest has been quality of life in Otolaryngology.

Memberships

  • ENT-UK
  • Scottish Otolaryngology Society
  • British Society of Otology
  • Otolaryngological Research Society

Other post held

  • Consultant ENT Surgeon, Monklands Hospital, Lanarkshire

Insurers Mr Arunachalam Iyer works with

Mr Arunachalam Iyer works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Declaration

Mr Arunachalam Iyer does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Arunachalam Iyer does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Arunachalam Iyer does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.