Mr Sean Carrie



GMC number: 3300992

Practising since: 1988


ENT (Otolaryngology)

Consultation times

  • Weekly Tuesday 17:30 - 20:00
  • Weekly Thursday 09:00 - 11:00
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Mr Carrie has a general adult ENT practice with a special interest in disorders of the nose and sinuses. This includes disorders of nasal blockage and congestion, facial pain and abnormalities of the sense of smell and taste.

Many nasal disorders are associated with conditions of the ear. He also provides a comprehensive service in the management of painful or discharging ears and those with hearing loss. 

He is proud to offer patient-centred care based on the needs of each individual patient, utilising the most recent, evidence-based medical treatments and surgical techniques.   

He is a surgeon of international reputation and has been honoured to be elected President of both the European and British Rhinologic Societies.

Other interests

Lead ENT Undergraduate Teaching Newcastle University.

Former Programme Director of ENT postgraduate training Northern Region.

European Rhinologic Society Chairman Digital Education.

Mr Carrie is involved in teaching programmes training junior surgeons both nationally and internationally.

Personal interests

Cycling to stay fit and spending time with his family.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Sean Carrie at Nuffield Health

  • Turbinectomy
  • Polypectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Deviated septum (Septoplasty)
  • Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)
  • Ear drum repair (Myringoplasty)
  • Antral washout
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Excision of skin lesion
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Larynx diagnostic endoscopy (or laryngoscopy)
  • Diagnostic endoscopy
  • Mastoid surgery
  • Microsuction earwax removal
  • Grommet insertion
  • Nasal polypectomy
  • Middle ear surgery

Locations Mr Sean Carrie works with

Related experience


Mr Carrie is a Chief/Principle Investigator of two prestigious NIHR funded trials on the clinical and cost-effectiveness of tonsillectomy and nasal septoplasty: research.

Recent Publications:

2019. Exploring the association between ingestion of foods with higher potential salicylate content and symptom exacerbation in chronic rhinosinusitis. Data from the National Chronic Rhinosinusitis Epidemiology Study. Philpott CM, Smith R, Davies-Husband CR, Erskine S, Clark A, Welch A, Hopkins C, Carrie S, Ray J, Sunkaraneni V, Kara N, Kumar N, Robertson A, Anari S, Almeyda R, Wilson A Rhinology. 2019 May 23

2019. Idiopathic pseudotumours of the pterygopalatine fossa: case series and a narrative review. Khan MK, Powell J, ElBadawey MR, Carrie S. Rhinology Online 2, 14-20

2019 A local safety standard for invasive procedures for out-patient endonasal procedures performed under local anaesthetic: a template from Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals. Coates ML, Carrie S. Journal of Laryngology and Otology J Laryngol Otol 133(5) 441-444

2018 Epistaxis and mortality (Integrate) National ENT Trainee Research Network. J Laryngol Otol 132(12) 1061-1066

2018 National ENT workforce planning in the United Kingdom; An increasing cause for concern? Wilmot VV, Davis JP, Carrie S. Clin Otolaryngol. 2019 May;44(3):213-218

2018 Prevalence of asthma, aspirin sensitivity and allergy in chronic rhinosinusitis: data from the UK National Chronic Rhinosinusitis Epidemiology Study. Philpott CM, Erskine S, Hopkins C, Kumar N, Anari S, Kara N, Sunkaraneni S, Ray J, Clark A, Wilson A; CRES group, Erskine S, Philpott C, Clark A, Hopkins C, Robertson A, Ahmed S, Kara N, Carrie S, Sunkaraneni V, Ray J, Anari S, Jervis P, Panesaar J, Farboud A, Kumar N, Cathcart R, Almeyda R, Khalil H, Prinsley P, Mansell N, Salam M, Hobson J, Woods J, Coombes E. Respir Res. 2018 Jun 27;19(1):129


  • British Medical Association
  • President, European Rhinologic Society
  • Past President, British Rhinologic Society
  • ENTUK member
  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons (England)

Other posts held

  • Consultant ENT Surgeon, Newcastle Upon Tyne NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust (Freeman Hospital and Berwick Infirmary)

Insurers Mr Sean Carrie works with

Mr Sean Carrie works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • InterGlobal
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA
  • Medical Care Direct
  • Health-on-Line


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

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

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