Professor Chitta Chowdhury


MB BS, FRCS Ed, FRCS (England)

GMC number: 2533166

Practicing since: 1970


ENT (Otolaryngology)

Consultation times

  • Monday 10:00-12:00
  • Overview

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Professor Chitta Chowdhury is a Consultant ENT Surgeon at Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital who specialises in Thyroid disorders/surgery; head and neck surgery (oral-maxillo-facial); Sinus procedures incl. endoscopic sinus surgery; allergies; paediatric ENT; tonsillectomy, grommets and release of tongue tie, paediatric otolaryngology; salivary gland disease and rhinology (nasal disorders).

Professor Chowdhury trained in Ear, Nose, Throat/Head & Neck Surgery as SHO, Registrar in Liverpool teaching hospitals then moved to London 1977. He was Registrar/Senior Registrar at St James, St George's and Metropolitan ENT.

Professor Chowdhury joined HM Forces (RAMC) in 1983. He was posted to Hong Kong (Far East Comrnand). Returning to London he trained in Head and Neck Surgery as Senior Registrar at Royal Marsden Hospital London, October 1985 until February 1987, then Senior Registrar ENT/Head & Neck Surgery at Freeman Hospital, Newcastle/Sunderland.

Other interests

Children's ENT diseases, middle ear microsurgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, salivary gland surgery, endoscopy, rhinology and thyroid disease.

Personal interests

Professor Chowdhury is married to Devika Chowdhury and has three daughters. The elder two daughters are doctors training in London. The third daughter finishing her A levels.

Charity work (Help The Poor Trust) and others as instructed by Mother Teressa of Calcutta.

Antique collection, gardening and travelling.

Treatments and tests offered by Professor Chitta Chowdhury at Nuffield Health

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

Locations Professor Chitta Chowdhury works with

Related experience


Paediatric ENT. Several papers in peer reviewed journals.


  • ENT UK
  • Royal Society of Medicine (Fellow)
  • Hong Kong Surgical Society (Fellow)
  • British Association of Paediatric Otolaryngology
  • British Medical Association
  • British Association for Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology
  • National Cancer Peer Review Group.

Other post held

  • Honorary ENT Head & Neck Surgeon for BHR University Trust at Queen's Hospital and King George's Hospital


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

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

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