Mr Hazem Nijim


GMC number: 7396642

Practising since: 2001

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  • Thursdays 13.00-16.00
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Mr Nijim is a consultant otolaryngologist and head and neck surgeon at the University hospitals of Derby and Burton. He specializes in head and neck oncological surgery, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, and salivary gland surgery. He leads the multi-disciplinary thyroid oncology team in Derby and Burton. Additionally, he is a member of the multi-disciplinary head and neck oncology team that provides cancer services to Derbyshire residents.

Mr Nijim graduated from Santiago de Compostela University in Spain in 2001. Following training in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery in Spain, he completed prestigious fellowships in head and neck and thyroid oncology in France and the United Kingdom. Among his areas of expertise are head and neck oncology, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, and salivary gland surgery.

He has always been passionate about teaching and has completed a postgraduate diploma in medical education from the University of Nottingham. He is the undergraduate lead for ENT at Derby Hospital Medical School.

A number of articles have been published by Mr Nijim in peer-reviewed medical journals. Currently, he acts as the principal investigator for the HoT Trial, a national research project on thyroid cancer.

Special interests

Head and Neck and thyroid and parathyroid Disorders (benign and malignant)

Other interests

General ENT disorders

Languages spoken

Spanish, English, Arabic

Locations Mr Hazem Nijim works with

Related experience


Principal Investigator for “HoT” trial at Derby Hospital

Other posts held

  • Consultant ENT / Head and Neck and Thyroid Surgeon

Insurers Mr Hazem Nijim works with

Mr Hazem Nijim works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • WPA