Professor Bhik Kotecha

Qualifications

MB BCh, MPhil, FRCS, DLO

GMC number: 2987181

Practicing since: 1984

Specialties

ENT (Otolaryngology)

Consultation times

  • Weekly Monday 16:00 - 19:00
  • Weekly Thursday 09:00 - 12:00
  • 2nd & 4th Saturday 14:00-17:00
  • 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday 10:00-13:00
  • Overview

Or call us on

01277 695 695

About

Professor Bhik Kotecha has been awarded the title of Honorary Clinical Professor in the Institute of Health Sciences Education with Barts & The London School of Medicine & Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London.

Professor Bhik Kotecha has been consulting at Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital since 1995. He has been appointed as a Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon at The Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London and at Queens Hospital, Romford. Professor Kotecha is also a Senior Lecturer at UCL. His paediatric ENT training was at Great Ormond Street Hospital and at The Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.  

Professor Kotecha is an Examiner at The Royal College of Surgeons and the past President of the Sleep Medicine Section at The Royal Society of Medicine (2009-11).

Special interests

These include:

  • Snoring
  • Sleep apnoea
  • Paediatric ENT problems
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Voice and ear disorders
  • Rhinitis
  • Hearing and Balance problems

Other interests

Professor Kotecha deals with all common adult and paediatric ENT problems but has a particular interest in managing patients presenting with symptoms of snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea. He provides a comprehensive management plan for these patients starting from evaluation with sleep study and including all range of conservative and surgical treatment options. He has published widely and has been instrumental in innovating various evaluation techniques to assess the upper airway as well as modifying various surgical techniques including laser assisted Palatoplasty and radiofrequency surgery to the soft palate and tongue.

Personal interests

Travelling, tennis, badminton

Treatments and tests offered by Professor Bhik Kotecha at Nuffield Health

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antral washout
  • Diagnostic endoscopy
  • Excision of skin lesion
  • Frenotomy
  • Head and neck oncology
  • Rhinoplasty (or nose reshaping)
  • Ear pinning cosmetic surgery (Pinnaplasty)
  • Palatoplasty
  • Polypectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Head and neck surgery
  • Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Submandibular gland removal
  • Adult audiology hearing aid provision
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Mastoid surgery
  • Middle ear surgery
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Grommet insertion
  • Larynx diagnostic endoscopy
  • Parotid gland removal (parotidectomy)

Locations Professor Bhik Kotecha works with

Related experience

Other post held

  • Royal National Throat, Nose & Ear Hospital, part of University College London Hospitals
  • Barking, Havering & Redbridge NHS Trust

Insurers Professor Bhik Kotecha works with

Professor Bhik Kotecha works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • APRIL
  • Aviva Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Declaration

Professor Bhik Kotecha does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Professor Bhik Kotecha does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Professor Bhik Kotecha does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.