Mr Azhar Shaida

Mr Azhar Shaida


Ear Nose & Throat Surgery (ENT)

31 years of experience
19 years as a specialist

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“Warm, friendly manner. Diagnosis and explanations were concise, easy to understand and easy to hear (even with a face mask on!). Most importantly, he gave me a clear action plan for treatment. I left the consultation feeling very reassured. Thoroughly recommend.“
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  • Adult Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery
  • Otology
  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3498109
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £160

    Practices worked at

    The Portland Hospital

    212 Great Portland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5QT
    1,466 reviews


    Mr Azhar Shaida is a consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon. He treats both adult and paediatric patients.

    Mr. Shaida was awarded a scholarship to Cambridge University to study Medicine in 1984. He transferred to Oxford University in 1987 to complete his clinical training and qualified in 1990. He then trained in Oxford, London and Cambridge and obtained the FRCS (General Surgery) before specialising in ENT surgery. He trained on the East Anglia rotation in Cambridge, Norwich and Ipswich and obtained the ENT fellowship and the FRCS-ORL. He was appointed to his consultant post in 2002.; giving him over 19 years experience as a consultant.

    In addition to his medical degree from Oxford and MA from Cambridge, he has general surgery and ENT fellowships from the Royal Colllege of Surgeons of England, and has been awarded his MD degree for his research work and thesis on metalloproteinases in rhinitis- he continues to be active in research and is widely published in his field. He also regularly lectures and presents at national and international meetings, as well as being an assistant editor of the Journal of Laryngology and Otology.

    Mr, Shaida is fully trained in all aspects of Ear Nose and Throat Surgery, and has a special interest in Ear Surgery and Auditory implants including Cochlear Implants. He is a main provider of Paediatric ENT Surgery at the RNTNEH, covering all aspects of paediatric ENT. He also has an interest in rhinology and sinus disease, and in particular the link between the ear and the nose. He also provides a full general ENT service.


    • Ear Wax Removal
    • Grommet Insertion
    • Stopping Nose Bleeds (Nasal Cautery)
    • Tonsillectomy
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    Special interests

    • Ear Infections
    • Ear Wax
    • Tongue Tie
    • Tonsil and Adenoid Infections
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    BM BCh Oxon 1990

    BA, MA Experimental Psychology, Cantab 1991

    FRCS General Surgery 1994

    FRCS ORL-HNS 2000

    MD (London) 2006

    Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons, England.

    Member of Court of Examiners of Royal College of Surgeons

    Member ENT UK

    Member BAPO (British Association Paediatric ENT Surgeons)

    Member BCIG (British Cochlear Implant Group)

    Member BAHA Professionals Group

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