Professor Claire Hopkins

Professor Claire Hopkins


Ear Nose & Throat Surgery (Otolaryngology)

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24 years of experience
13 years as a specialist
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“Great Doctor, she explained everything clearly and acknowledged all my concerns. “
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  • Adult Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Rhinology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4332013
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1791 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    1556 reviews


    Professor Claire Hopkins is a renowned Consultant Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Surgeon with a clinical interest in skull base surgery, sinus issues and nasal deformity and surgery. The talented surgeon works at London Bridge Hospital, part of the prestigious HCA Healthcare group along with an NHS post at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital Foundation. She graduated from Oxford University Medical School with a First Class Degree in Physiology and Distinction on Medicine before moving to London to complete an extensive rotational scheme in her chosen career of ENT. She undertook a Fellowship at Guys' and St Thomas' in Advanced Rhinology and was appointed Consultant and remains there today. She undertakes surgery across all aspects of nose and sinus conditions, and recieves referrals from consultant colleagues across the UK.

    Professor Hopkins is heavily involved in research and was recently appointed as Professor of Rhinology at King's College London. She is committed to providing a first-class service and has written international guidelines on the management of sinusitis and nasal polyps. She is involved in the development  of new medical and surgical treatment options for nose and sinus conditions. She sits on the ENT-UK patient safety panel at the Royal College of Surgeons and previously Chaired the UK Commissioning Guidance Group for Sinusitis. Her expertise has led her to lecture at an international level, along with teaching on the faculty of sinus surgery, anterior skull base surgery and other courses. She is the current President of the British Rhinological Society.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Complex Sinus Surgery, including Draf 3 frontal sinus procedures
    • Revision Sinus Surgery
    • Functional surgery for breathing difficulties
    • Skull Base Surgery including repair of CSF leaks
    • Surgery for tumours of sinuses and nasal cavity
    • Surgery for nasal polyps
    • Rhinoplasty
    • Minimally invasive turbinate reduction in office
    • Clarifix for rhinitis (runny nose) in office
    • Rhinitis
    • Sinusitis
    • Nasal Deformity
    • Nasal Obstruction
    • Anterior Skull Base Conditions
    • Facial pain
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    • Balloon Sinuplasty
    • Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS)
    • Functional Nasal Surgery
    • Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)
    • Septoplasty
    • Sinus Surgery
    • Stopping Nose Bleeds (Nasal Cautery)
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    Special interests

    • Allergic Rhinitis (Hayfever)
    • Nasal Blockage
    • Nasal Polyps
    • Smell Disorders
    • Broken Nose
    • Deviated Septum
    • Epistaxis (Nose Bleeding)
    • Rhinitis
    • Sinusitis
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    • BMBCh
    • MA (Oxon)
    • FRCS (ORL-HNS)
    • DM
    • Presdient of the British Rhinological Society
    • Exec Committee of the European Rhinologoical Society
    • Past-President of the International Society for Inflammation and Allergy in the Nose
    • Associate Editor of Rhinology Journal
    • Vice President of the Rhinology and Laryngology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine
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