Professor Owen Judd



GMC number: 4536769

Practising since: 1998


ENT (Otolaryngology)

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  • Alternate Tuesdays 08:30 - 12:00
  • Alternate Wednesday 08:30 - 12:00
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Professor Judd qualified in Medicine from the University of Nottingham in 1998. Prior to surgical training, he trained in Anaesthetics and Paediatrics. He completed Higher Surgical Training in ENT in Plymouth, Southampton, London and the East Midlands.

Professor Judd has a special interest in Laryngology (Voice disorders) and Neurotology (disorders of the brain and ear, especially balance, dizziness and facial paralysis). He undertook a specialist Fellowship in Neurotology and Otological implantation at Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham. He runs specialist Voice, Balance and Dizziness clinics for both adults and children alongside Otology (Ear), and general ENT clinics. He also has expertise in complex facial pain and migraine.

He is BMJ Visiting Professor of Balance Medicine and lectures nationally and internationally on balance medicine and especially Vestibular Migraine.

Professor Judd’s surgical expertise includes complex mastoid and ear surgery, including Stapedectomy and Ossiculoplasty. He was one of the first surgeons in the UK to offer total Endoscopic Ear Surgery, a revolutionary minimally invasive method of complex ear surgery.  He now trains other surgeons nationally in this technique.

In voice disorders, Professor Judd has surgical expertise in complex cases including the use local anaesthetic laryngeal procedures to restore voice.  He also runs national and regional courses on voice surgery.

Outside the NHS, he has an interest in Facial Plastic Surgery and Non-surgical Facial Aesthetics. He is a Member of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery. Professor Judd is highly experienced in the use of injectable treatments for facial rejuvenation and has successfully treated over 3,000 satisfied patients.  He also has extensive experience of injectable treatments for Migraine and excessive sweating (Hyperhidrosis).

He is a recognised lecturer and teacher, holding the position of Honorary Associate (Clinical) Professor of Medical Education at the University of Nottingham and fulfils the role of Associate Clinical Sub-Dean for the University based at the Royal Derby Hospital.  He has a Post-graduate Diploma in Clinical Education. He has trained many medical students and junior doctors.

Special interests

Neurotology; Balance; Dizziness; Laryngology; Voice; Facial Palsy; Facial Pain; Migraine; Facial Aesthetics

Other interests

Teaching and lecturing nationally and internationally. 

Personal interests

Sailing, walking, singing

Treatments and tests offered by Professor Owen Judd at Nuffield Health

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Mastoid surgery
  • Grommet insertion
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Facial surgery

Locations Professor Owen Judd works with

Related experience


Professor Judd is actively involved in research in all aspects of ENT, but especially complex ear disorders, balance disorders and the voice. He has published over 60 research papers in national and international journals and five book chapters. He has published two textbooks to date, and is currently writing two further books.


  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Fellow of the Royal Colege of Physicians of Edinburgh
  • Medical Protection Society
  • European Society of Neurotology
  • European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery
  • British Society of Otology
  • Midlands Institute of Otology
  • British Voice Association
  • ENT-UK
  • Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts
  • Diploma of The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Glasgow

Other posts held

  • Consultant Neurologist and Laryngologist, Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, Royal Derby Hospital

Insurers Professor Owen Judd works with

Professor Owen Judd works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


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

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

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