Professor Paul Chatrath



GMC number: 4194530

Practising since: 1995


ENT (Otolaryngology)

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  • Monday (Weeks 2, 4) 11:00-13:00
  • Tuesday 17:30 - 20:00
  • Saturday 08:00 - 09:30
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Professor Paul Chatrath is a Consultant ENT Surgeon at Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital where he specialises in a comprehensive range of ENT, Head & Neck and Facial Plastic Surgery for both adults and children.

Professor Chatrath is a skilled and highly accredited surgeon working throughout London and Essex. Having completed his preclinical medical degree at the University of Cambridge and subsequent clinical training at The Royal London Hospital Medical College, London, he went on to obtain his MBBS degree with distinctions in three subjects and was granted Proxime Accessit to the University of London Gold Medal. His basic surgical training in was undertaken in Cambridge and his higher surgical training in Otolaryngology (ENT Surgery) in North London.

Professor Chatrath went on to pass the final FRCS (ORL-HNS) Intercollegiate examination and the award of a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in ENT. He has held substantive NHS consultant posts at Barking Havering & Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust and most recently at Charing Cross Hospital (Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust), London.

During his training, Professor Chatrath undertook a period of formal research which investigated the role of surface brushings of the larynx in discriminating between cancerous areas and benign (harmless) lesions. This went on to garner him the award of an MD higher research degree with the University Of London. He is now Professor of Rhinology at Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent, where he leads on the rhinology and facial plastic module of the innovative MCh(ENT).

Professor Chatrath offers a professional, sympathetic service, and strives to give the best possible quality of care.

Special interests

This includes:

  • Sinonasal problems and sinus surgery
  • Balloon sinuplasty,
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Paediatric ENT
  • Voice snoring
  • Hearing problems

Other interests

Professor Chatrath has been at the leading edge of pioneering nasal and sinus operations including balloon sinuplasty for sinusitis, titanium nasal implants for nasal valve collapse, septorhinoplasty surgery following trauma and paediatric ENT surgery including tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy and grommet insertion.

Professor Chatrath also has a particular interest in facial plastic surgery, including cosmetic rhinoplasty and the minimally invasive incisionless pinnaplasty (ear pinning) for prominent ears, a technique to correct prominent ears which does not involve any incisions or cuts behind the ear.

Treatments and tests offered by Professor Paul Chatrath at Nuffield Health

  • Polypectomy
  • Ear pinning cosmetic surgery (Pinnaplasty)
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Antral washout
  • Palatoplasty
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Frenotomy
  • Rhinoplasty (or nose reshaping)
  • Thyroid surgery (thyroidectomy)
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Adult audiology hearing aid provision
  • Diagnostic endoscopy
  • Mastoid surgery
  • Submandibular gland removal
  • Tonsil removal (tonsillectomy) using COBLATION™ Plasma Technology
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Grommet insertion
  • Middle ear surgery

Locations Professor Paul Chatrath works with

Related experience


  • Fellow Of the Royal College of Surgeons
  • ENT UK
  • British Rhinological Society
  • Royal Society of Medicine

Other posts held

  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford
  • Professor of Rhinology, Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU), Kent

Insurers Professor Paul Chatrath works with

Professor Paul Chatrath works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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