Mr Simon Watts



Mr Watts trained as an ENT surgeon in the North East of England and gained his FRCS-ENT qualification in 2002. During this time he was also awarded the Joseph Fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery which he undertook in 2 European centres of excellence. Following this he sat and passed the board exams for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). To underpin this he is a member of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery and  holds the Diploma for the AAFPRS.

Mr Watts was appointed as an ENT Consultant and Facial Plastic Surgeon in 2003  in Brighton, sub-specialising in Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgery. He is currently the undergraduate lead for ENT teaching at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School and holds the post of Honorary Senior Lecturer.

Due to his specialist interests, Mr Watts lectures both nationally and internationally and sits on both the Training Committee for the Cosmetic Surgery Interspecialty Group and the Board of Facial Plastic Surgery, UK.

Mr Watts has a special interest in:


  • Weekly Tuesday PM


Current posts

  • Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Worthing and Southlands Hospitals NHS Trust


Personal interests

Exercise and travel.

Member of

  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons Glasgow
  • British Association of Otolaryngologists
  • European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery - UK
  • Sussex Association of Consultants
  • Royal Society of Medicine - Laryngology &amp
  • Rhinology section
  • British Rhinological Society


Taste disturbances, FESS surgery, aspects of quality of life post-facial plastics.

Research papers on facial plastic surgery - VUYK, facial plastic surgery and psychology, nasal reconstruction.


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

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

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

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