Mr Benjamin Stew



GMC number: 6144262

Practising since: 2006


ENT (Otolaryngology)

Consultation times

  • Tuesday mornings at the Cardiff Bay Hospital
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Mr Stew is a Consultant Otolaryngologist (ENT) based at  the University Hospital of Wales. He is a fellowship-trained rhinologist with a specialist interest in sinus disease and the extended applications of endonasal endoscopic sinus surgery. 

Mr Benjamin Stew is referred complex cases from consultant colleagues across South Wales. He manages all types of nose complaints such as nasal obstruction, sinusitis and rhinitis. His specialist expertise includes frontal sinus surgery, anterior skull base surgery, orbital and optic nerve surgery. In addition to his training in the medical and surgical management of general ENT conditions, he has an active interest in all aspects of paediatric ENT.

He graduated from Cardiff University and underwent higher surgical ENT training in Wales. Following this he spent a year in Adelaide undertaking an international fellowship in rhinology and anterior skull base surgery.

He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England as well as an active member of the British Skull Base Society and British Rhinology Society (BRS). He is the national representative for Wales on the BRS council.

Mr Stew is committed to medical education and has completed his Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education plus has published widely on sinus surgery including simulation.

Special interests

Sinus disease and the extended applications of endonasal endoscopic sinus surgery. 

Other interests

  • Adult and paediatric ENT
  • Rhinology
  • Rhinitis and sinusitis
  • Sinus surgery
  • Nasal obstruction
  • Hearing loss and tinnitus
  • Glue ear and grommets
  • Ear infections and wax impaction
  • Dizziness, vertigo and imbalance
  • Sore throats and tonsillitis

Personal interests

He enjoys all sports, travelling and spending time with the family.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Benjamin Stew at Nuffield Health

  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Larynx diagnostic endoscopy (or laryngoscopy)
  • Ear drum repair (Myringoplasty)
  • Otoplasty (ear correction / ear repositioning)
  • Paediatric medicine
  • Grommet insertion
  • Middle ear surgery

Locations Mr Benjamin Stew works with

Related experience


  • Royal College of Surgeons (Eng)
  • British Rhinology Society (Council Member)
  • British Skull Base Society

Other posts held

  • ENT & Skull Base Consultant at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

Insurers Mr Benjamin Stew works with

Mr Benjamin Stew works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Bupa
  • AXA Health
  • Cigna
  • Aviva Health
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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