Mr James Rainsbury

BMBS MSc FRCS(ORL-HNS)


Profile

Mr James Rainsbury graduated from University of Nottingham Medical School and completed his ENT higher surgical training on the West Midlands training programme including Paediatric ENT surgery at Birmingham Childrens' Hospital.

James is a consultant ENT surgeon at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth treating all aspects of general and paediatric ENT conditions and has specialist interests in paediatric ENT, disorders of the ear and balance, and Eustachian tube problems.

He gained fellowship sub-specialty training in Otology (ear surgery) at Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

He was awarded the Intercollegiate Gold Medal for the best performance in that diet of the FRCS(ORL-HNS) examination. His international training has also taken him to the Causse Ear Clinic, Beziers, France, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, and the IWK paediatric hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia. He has published extensively in the peer-reviewed literature and presented his work internationally.


Clinics

  • Every other Thursday morning

Locations

Current posts

  • Consultant ENT Surgeon and paediatric ENT lead, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth

Interests

Mr Rainsbury has a specialist interest in problems of the Ear, Hearing and Complex Ear Surgery, Balance Disorders and Children's ENT problems, as well as general ENT.

He has further qualifications in Surgical Education and is responsible for training and supervising both junior and higher surgical trainees. He is Training Programme Director for ENT trainees in the Peninsula region.

Adult ENT, Paediatric ENT, Hearing loss, Sinusitis, Tinnitus, Balance, Ear pain, Ear ache, Blocked Ears, Tonsillitis, Tonsillectomy, Adenoidectomy, Deafness, Ear discharge, Ear infection, Ear wax, Otitis externa, Glue ear, Ear drum perforation, Grommets, Eustachian tube, Dilation of the Eustachian tube, balloon Eustachian tuboplasty, Ossiculoplasty, exostoses (surfer's ear), Facial palsy, Bone anchored hearing aid, Tinnitus, Pulsatile tinnitus, Vertigo, Dizziness and balance, Menieres disease, BPPV, Labyrinthitis, Cholesteatoma, obstructive sleep apnoea in children, children's airway problems, laryngomalacia (floppy larynx), subglottic stenosis, laryngeal papillomas, drooling, Rhinology (nasal disorders), Blocked nose, Post-nasal drip, Nosebleeds, Nasal allergies, Rhinitis, Nasal polyps, Nasal blockage, Loss of smell, Snoring, Sleep apnoea, Sinus surgery, Nasal polypectomy, Septoplasty, Deviated septum, Neck lumps, Irritation of throat, Diagnostic endoscopy, Persistent cough



Member of

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • ENT-UK
  • British Association of Paediatric Otolaryngologists
  • British Society of Otology

Declaration

Mr James Rainsbury works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health

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

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

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