Mr Matthew Prior



GMC number: 3432204

Practising since: 1991


ENT (Otolaryngology)

Consultation times

  • Alternate Monday or Tuesday afternoons.
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Mr Prior is a Consultant Otolaryngologist, specialising is surgery for middle ear disease, cholesteatoma, glue ear and hearing loss. He also has a special interest in balance disorders and acoustic neuroma surgery.

He graduated from the University of Wales, and took his specialist ENT training in Wessex. He gained further experience of advanced ear surgery at the Portmann Institute in Bordeaux, France, and the House Ear Institute in Los Angeles, California.

He is a Fellow and Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Mr Prior performs around 100 major ear operations per year. As a sample of his surgical outcomes, the success rate of his eardrum repair surgery is 93% (a Royal College of Surgeons audit of this procedure has shown the average to be 68%).

Other interests

  • General ENT otology
  • Balance disorders
  • Middle ear disease

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Matthew Prior at Nuffield Health

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Larynx diagnostic endoscopy (or laryngoscopy)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Nasal polypectomy

Locations Mr Matthew Prior works with

Related experience


  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons (Ed)

Other posts held

  • Consultant Otolaryngologist, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth

Insurers Mr Matthew Prior works with

Mr Matthew Prior works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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