Mr Nicholas Saunders



GMC number: 3658592

Practising since: 1992


ENT (Otolaryngology)

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Mr Saunders was born and educated in Sussex. After Medical School in Birmingham, he undertook his basic surgical training in Bristol. His ENT training was based in London, with time spent in Brighton and then at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital and St Mary's Hospital, London. He completed his training with a year's fellowship in otology and skull base surgery at St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney under the watchful eye of Professor Paul Fagan.

Mr Saunders was appointed as a Consultant ENT Surgeon in 2005.

His main areas of interest are disorders of the ear and balance system. His current practice is split between Brighton, Worthing and Haywards Heath, including sessions at the Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital, Brighton and Hurstwood Park Neurosurgical Centre.

Other interests

General and paediatric ENT surgery, otology (ear surgery), balance disorders and dizziness, skull base surgery.

Personal interests

Windsurfing, mountain biking, sailing.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Nicholas Saunders at Nuffield Health

  • Turbinectomy
  • Polypectomy
  • Rhinoplasty (or nose reshaping)
  • Ear pinning cosmetic surgery (Pinnaplasty)
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)
  • Diagnostic endoscopy
  • Antral washout
  • Submandibular gland removal
  • Grommet insertion
  • Palatoplasty

Locations Mr Nicholas Saunders works with

Related experience


Mr Saunders has had research published in various fields of ENT surgery including cholesteatoma surgery, surgery for otosclerosis and snoring surgery.


  • ENT UK
  • British Society of Otology
  • British Skull Base Society
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Air professional

Other posts held

  • Consultant ENT Surgeon, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust and Worthing Hospital

Insurers Mr Nicholas Saunders works with

Mr Nicholas Saunders works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA


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

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

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