Mr John Shotton


MB BCh, FRCS (Eng)

GMC number: 2660150

Practising since: 1980


ENT (Otolaryngology)

Consultation times

  • Friday 08:30 - 13:00
  • Monthly Wednesday
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Mr Shotton is an ENT Consultant with special interest in thyroid surgery and head and neck cancer.

Personal interests

Squash, tennis, triathlon and sailing.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr John Shotton at Nuffield Health

  • Turbinectomy
  • Polypectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Deviated septum (Septoplasty)
  • Head and neck oncology
  • Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)
  • Antral washout
  • Parotid gland removal (parotidectomy)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Frenotomy
  • Larynx diagnostic endoscopy (or laryngoscopy)
  • Adult audiology hearing aid provision
  • Mastoid surgery
  • Head and neck surgery
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Grommet insertion
  • Middle ear surgery
  • Craniofacial reconstruction

Locations Mr John Shotton works with

Related experience


Research papers since 2004 include:

  1. "How do we do it? Implementing change - a multi-centre audit of an evidence-based protocol on post-thyroidectomy calcium maintenance."; Gillett D, Fahmy F, F Liew L, Massey S, Shotton J C; Accepted by Clinical Otolaryngology and Allied Sciences; 2006.
  2. "Management of serum calcium levels in post-thyroidectomy patients."; Fahmy F F, Gillett D, Lolen Y, Shotton J C; Clinical Otolaryngology and Allied Sciences; 2004: 29 (6): 735-739.


  • British Association of Otolaryngologists
  • British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists
  • West Kent Thyroid Oncology Group
  • West Kent Neck Oncology Group

Other posts held

  • Consultant Otolaryngologist Head and Neck Surgeon, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Insurers Mr John Shotton works with

Mr John Shotton 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
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


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

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

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