Mr Oliver Dale



GMC number: 6147388

Practicing since: 2006


ENT (Otolaryngology)

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  • Thursday (PM only)
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Mr Oliver Dale is a Consultant ENT, Head & Neck and Thyroid surgeon based at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust. He specialises in treating benign and malignant conditions of the throat, salivary glands and thyroid. He also has a special interest in complex nasal surgery including primary and revision endoscopic sinus surgery, septoplasty and turbinate surgery.

Mr Dale trained in Oxford and Bristol, before undertaking an international Fellowship in advanced head & neck cancer and robotic surgery in Adelaide, Australia. He has been awarded a PhD for his research into head & neck cancer, and has received national awards including the Margaret Witt Scholarship for clinical excellence and the Modi Surgical Research Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons. 

Special interests

  • Thyroid surgery
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Sinus surgery
  • Rhinology

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Oliver Dale at Nuffield Health

  • Turbinectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Deviated septum (Septoplasty)
  • Head and neck oncology
  • Parotid surgery
  • Parotid gland removal (parotidectomy)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Thyroid surgery (thyroidectomy)
  • Submandibular gland removal
  • Head and neck surgery
  • Grommet insertion

Locations Mr Oliver Dale works with

Related experience


Mr Dale has a strong interest in research, and has been a member of the National Cancer Research Institute's Head & Neck Clinical Studies Group. He has published over 25 peer reviewed papers, and has written the ENT component of the undergraduate medical syllabus for students at the University of Bristol.


  • Royal College of Surgeons of England

Other posts held

  • Consultant ENT Head & Neck and Thyroid Surgeon, University Hospitals Bristol and Weston

Insurers Mr Oliver Dale works with

Mr Oliver Dale works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Health-on-Line


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

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

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