Mr Sri Mahalingam


MBBS, BSc(1st Class Hons), MSc, DO-HNS, MRCS (ENT), FRCS (ORL-HNS), PGCE, MAcadMEd

GMC number: 7169784

Practising since: 2011


ENT (Otolaryngology)

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Mr Mahalingam is a highly recommended award-winning ENT Consultant Surgeon with an NHS Practice at Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone Hospitals. He practices privately in Tunbridge Wells and Central London (Harley Street). He graduated from University College London, and has undergone rigorous training in all aspects of Adult and Paediatric ENT in prestigious centres in London, Cambridge, Kent, Surrey and Sussex, supplemented by further exposure in Centres of Excellence in North America (New York and Toronto). As well as treating all General Adult ENT Conditions, having trained at the Evelina Children’s Hospital (London), he also has expertise in managing a wide range of ENT problems, he also thoroughly enjoys looking after children with a wide range of ENT problems.

Mr Mahalingam is one of very few ENT surgeons in the UK to have gained highly advanced specialist training in rhinology (the management of nasal and sinus conditions). Having been awarded the European Rhinology Society Fellowship Prize, he has undertaken the Advanced Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgery fellowship in Winchester/Southampton through international competition, which has allowed him to further his passion and sub-specialist interest nasal, sinus problems and facial reconstructive surgery. He was subsequently awarded the British Society of Facial Plastic Surgery fellowship prize providing him with enhanced training in facial plastic surgery.

By mirroring his NHS practice and private practice, and actively monitoring patient outcomes following treatment, he prides himself in providing the best possible care to his patients.

For more information please visit:, call Mr Mahalingam's medical secretary (Michelle) on: 07760 724025 or email: 

Special interests

Rhinology;  Nasal surgery, Sinus Surgery;
Paediatric ENT;
Nasal reconstructive surgery;
Nasal symptoms due to allergies;
Tonsillectomy; Coblation Tonsillectomy;

Other interests

All aspects of General Adult and Paediatric ENT;
Hearing loss; Tinnitus;
Laryngopharyngeal Reflux

Languages spoken

English, Tamil

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Sri Mahalingam at Nuffield Health

  • Turbinectomy
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Deviated septum (Septoplasty)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Excision of skin lesion
  • Frenotomy
  • Rhinoplasty (or nose reshaping)
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Larynx diagnostic endoscopy (or laryngoscopy)
  • Microsuction earwax removal
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Tonsil removal (tonsillectomy) using COBLATION™ Plasma Technology
  • Grommet insertion
  • Nasal polypectomy
  • Septorhinoplasty

Locations Mr Sri Mahalingam works with

Related experience


Mr Mahalingam is actively involved in research in ENT and adopts novel treatments from across the world, in order to benefit his patients.  He has completed a BSc at King’s College London (ranking top of his cohort), and MSc in Surgical Sciences at the University of Edinburgh.

He has led the national study for the British Rhinology Society during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic highlighting the impact on patient care. He has published over twenty-five peer-reviewed papers and book chapters for international publications and has been invited to give over thirty oral presentations at scientific meetings across the world.

Other posts held

  • ENT Consultant Surgeon Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone Hospitals

Insurers Mr Sri Mahalingam works with

Mr Sri Mahalingam works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • WPA
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Healix
  • Cigna


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

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

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