Professor Claire Hopkins

Professor Claire Hopkins


Ear Nose & Throat Surgery (ENT)

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24 years of experience
14 years as a specialist

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“Fabulous from start to finish. Very informative and great bedside manor. Post operation care was very good and responded quickly to messages.“
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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
    2,540 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    2,178 reviews


    Professor Claire Hopkins, Consultant Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Surgeon with a clinical interest in skull base surgery, sinus disease, allergies, and nasal deformity. 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


    • Sinus Surgery
    • Septoplasty
    • Balloon Sinuplasty
    • Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS)
    • Functional Nasal Surgery
    • Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)
    • Stopping Nose Bleeds (Nasal Cautery)
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    Special interests

    • Nasal Polyps
    • Allergic Rhinitis (Hayfever)
    • Deviated Septum
    • Nasal Blockage
    • Smell Disorders
    • Broken Nose
    • 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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