Mr Vikranth Visvanathan

Qualifications

MRCS, MSc, FRCS ( ORL-HNS) , MBBS

GMC number: 6065655

Practicing since: 2003

Specialties

ENT (Otolaryngology)

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About

Mr Visvanathan is a full time Consultant ENT Surgeon at the University Hospitals North Midlands NHS Trust. His sub-speciality interests include disorders of the ear, hearing balance and paediatric ENT. 

He graduated from India in 2003 and completed his higher specialist ENT training in Glasgow. Following this, he spent a year in Auckland, New Zealand as an advanced fellow in Otology/Neurotology.

In addition to ear disorders, he manages disorders of the nose, sinuses and also treat children with snoring and sleep disorders.

His philosophy is to offer a thorough clinical assessment and present an unbiased view of all the available management options enabling patients to make an informed treatment choice. 

Special interests

  • Otology
  • Hearing
  • Balance
  • Endoscopic Ear Surgery 
  • Paedatric ENT/Sleep disorders
  • Nose and Sinus Disorders 

Personal interests

Playing the Violin and Running and cycling. 

Languages spoken

English
Tamil

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Vikranth Visvanathan at Nuffield Health

  • Turbinectomy
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)
  • Deviated septum (Septoplasty)
  • Mastoid surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Grommet insertion
  • Middle ear surgery

Locations Mr Vikranth Visvanathan works with

Related experience

Research

Visvanathan V. Endoscopic excision of cholesteatoma. How do we do it? ENT and audiology news. November 2019

Visvanathan V et al. What effect does smoking have on the surgical closure of tympanic membrane perforations? A Rewview . Otolo Neurotol. 2018 Dec;39 (10) : 1217-1221

Visvanathan V et al. Achieving a successful closure of an anterior tympanic membrane perforation. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery 2018

Visvanathan V et al. Anatomical variations of the temporal bone on High Resolution CT imagining. How common are they? J Laryngol Otol 2015; Jun 15: 1-4 

Memberships

  • ENT UK
  • British Society of Otology
  • International Working Group of Endoscopic Ear Surgery

Declaration

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

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

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