Professor Peter Rea



GMC number: 3555950

Practicing since: 1991


ENT (Otolaryngology)

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Mr Rea is a Consultant ENT Surgeon at Leicester Royal Infirmary with a busy private practice at Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital.

Mr Rea trained initially at the major London teaching hospitals including Great Ormond Street, the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.  Mr Rea has been awarded prestigious fellowships and gained experience in Australia and the USA.  

Mr Rea undertakes ENT surgery and has a special interest in balance disorders and vertigo and hearing reconstruction in both adults and children. Patients travel from all over the UK and abroad to be treated for their balance, hearing and tinnitus problems.

Mr Rea is Lead Clinician at one of the UK's biggest centres for the investigation and treatment of dizziness in Leicester.

Mr Rea's practice covers all aspects of ear, nose and throat disorders including allergy, sinus and nasal disease and disorders of the throat in adults and children. 

Treatments and tests offered by Professor Peter Rea at Nuffield Health

  • Rhinoplasty (or nose reshaping)
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)
  • Adult audiology hearing aid provision
  • Antral washout
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Grommet insertion
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Middle ear surgery

Locations Professor Peter Rea works with

Related experience


  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • British Association of Paediatric Otolaryngology
  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • Medical Protection Society

Other post held

  • Consultant ENT Surgeon at Leicester Royal Infirmary

Insurers Professor Peter Rea works with

Professor Peter Rea works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA


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

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

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