Mr Philip Yates

MB ChB, FRCS, Consultant ENT Surgeon

  • Specialities ENT (Otolaryngology), Paediatric ENT
  • Telephone 0191 7317854
  • Year of first qualification 1991
  • Email
  • Languages spoken


  • GMC Number 3433140
  • Fax 0191 2811379


Mr Yates was appointed as an ENT Consultant at Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals in 2002. He is experienced in the treatment of general ENT disorders in both adults and children.

He trained in the UK but also undertook fellowship in ear disorders at the University of California, San Francisco, USA.

He is a member of the Newcastle team managing children with sensorineural hearing loss and is one of three surgeons for the North East Regional Cochlear Implant programme. He is one of only a few ENT surgeons in the UK trained in Carina middle ear implants for hearing loss.

Mr Yates has an interest in education and is an organiser of a National Temporal Bone Dissection course run at the Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, Freeman Hospital.

Mr Yates is currently a Clinical Director for the departments of ENT, Plastic Surgery, Ophthalmology and Dermatology at Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals.

Mr Yates has expertise in disorders of the ears and hearing. However, his wide experience and training enables him to provide high quality of care for most ENT conditions in adults and children. He carries out private consultations, investigations, treatments and surgery at Nuffield Health Newcastle Hospital.


  • Monday 09:00 - 10:30
  • Wednesday 18:00 - 20:00


Current posts

  • Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals Trust


Other interests

Otology and Cochlear Implantation

Member of

  • ENT UK
  • British Medical Association
  • British Cochlear Implant Group
  • North of England Otolaryngology Society
  • Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland


Mr Philip Yates works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

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

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

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