Mr Brian Fish



GMC number: 3459274

Practising since: 1990


ENT (Otolaryngology)

Consultation times

  • Weekly Thursday 08:00 - 13:00
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Mr Fish is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat) Consultant based at Addenbrooke's Hospital Cambridge with a special interest in voice and swallowing disorders, salivary gland surgery, thyroid and parathyroid surgery and sinus surgery. He offers a comprehensive Adult and Paediatric ENT service.
 He trained as a registrar in the three University Teaching Hospitals in Liverpool including Alder Hay Children's Hospital before undertaking a prestigious international fellowship at the Royal Brisbane Hospital and Women and Children's Hospital in Brisbane Australia.
Following this he was appointed as Consultant at Addenbrooke's Hospital Cambridge in 2003. He has been a core member of the Head and Neck and Thyroid cancer multidisciplinary teams since appointment and established and continues to run the Voice clinic. He also established and continues to run the one-stop neck lump clinic. He ensured that all thyroid and parathyroid surgery was undertaken by the ENT department and is the highest volume surgeon in the department having performed over a thousand of each procedure.
He has been ENT service lead, clinical, director and remains clinical lead for Head and Neck services. 

He is also an Associate Clinical Advisor for the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman. 
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Personal interests

Mr Fish is married with three children. He is a keen skiier, mountain-biker and windsurfer and enthusiastically plays tennis and golf to a very average standard. He has travelled extensively.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Brian Fish at Nuffield Health

  • Polypectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Deviated septum (Septoplasty)
  • Head and neck oncology
  • Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)
  • Antral washout
  • Parotid surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Excision of skin lesion
  • Frenotomy
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Thyroid surgery (thyroidectomy)
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Larynx diagnostic endoscopy (or laryngoscopy)
  • Adult audiology hearing aid provision
  • Diagnostic endoscopy
  • Microsuction earwax removal
  • Submandibular gland removal
  • Head and neck surgery
  • Grommet insertion
  • Nasal polypectomy

Locations Mr Brian Fish works with

  • 4 Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 8AF

    01223 370 922
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Related experience


Mr Fish has published over 20 papers and has also written multiple book chapters mainly related to thyroid, parathyroid and salivary gland surgery.


  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Association of Otolaryngologists, Head and Neck Surgeons (ENT-UK)
  • British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists
  • British Voice Association
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • British Medical Association
  • Medical Protection Society
  • British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons

Other posts held

  • Consultant ENT Head and Neck and Thyroid Surgeon, Addenbrooke's Hospital

Insurers Mr Brian Fish works with

Mr Brian Fish works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA


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

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

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