Miss Ekpemi Irune

Miss Ekpemi Irune

MBChB, MSc, DOHNS, FRCS (ORL-HNS)

Ear Nose & Throat Surgery

Recommended by  
1 specialist

17 years of experience
9 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall

4.95

Bedside Manner

4.95

Explanation

4.95

Top feedback

“Amazing consultant. Miss Irune had time and patience and explained thoroughly everything she was looking at for me as the patient. Followed up with a letter explaining the consultation and what referrals and treatment she was recommending. Highly recommend.“
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Subspecialties

  • Facial Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Head & Neck Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6079747
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £240

    Follow-up appointment: £175

    Practices worked at

    Platinum Medical Centre

    15-17 Lodge Road, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    1525 reviews

    About

    Miss Ekpemi Irune is currently Consultant Ear, Nose & Throat, Head & Neck and Thyroid surgeon at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge. The majority of her work centres around benign and malignant Head and Neck surgery, Thyroid surgery, voice complaints and LASER surgery to the voice box, airways and upper digestive tract. Miss Irune undertakes major Head and Neck cancer operations with or without reconstruction; in light of the recent COVID-19 pandemic, she developed and leads a multi-specialist voice, swallow and upper airway clinic for sufferers of COVID-19 in the NHS. She brings this experience and expertise to her private service. She also runs a Trans-Nasal Oesophagoscopy (TNO) service and her Facial - Plastic service includes rhinoplasty, scar revision and skin lesions. She also offers Botox® and dermal filler rejuvenation treatments alongside targeted skin treatments for hyper pigmentation, ageing and acne.

    Following her graduation from Medical School, Miss Irune undertook Higher Specialist Surgical Training in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery in major teaching hospitals in England. She further obtained an MSc in Surgical Science from Imperial College, London. Miss Irune has completed a number of National and International Fellowships including an Academic research Fellowship in Outcomes in Head and Neck Oncology at the Institute of Cancer Research and the Royal Marsden Hospital in London; She also undertook the European Academy Fellowship in Facial - Plastic Surgery at the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam and the National Training Interface Group Fellowship in Aesthetic and Reconstructive surgery, gaining experience in the fields of Facial-plastic, Rhinoplasty surgery and Craniofacial surgery. Furthermore, she went on to be appointed as the Royal College of Surgeons of England Post-CCT Fellow in Advanced Head and Neck Surgical Oncology at Charing Cross Hospital, London. She has a keen interest in Trans-Oral Robotic Surgery in advancing Head & Neck surgery and continues to pursue research in Head and Neck Oncology. She remains actively involved in Higher Specialist Surgical Training of doctors.

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    Medical procedures

    • Ear Wax Removal
    • Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
    • Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Laryngoscopy
    • Microscopic Laryngeal Surgery
    • Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)
    • Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)
    • Septoplasty
    • Stopping Nose Bleeds (Nasal Cautery)
    • Surgery of the Larynx for Cancer
    • Thyroglossal Duct Surgery
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Video Consultation
    • Vocal Fold/Laryngoscopy
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    Special interests

    • Broken Nose
    • Ear Infections
    • Allergic Rhinitis (Hayfever)
    • Deafness
    • Deviated Septum
    • Ear Wax
    • Epistaxis (Nose Bleeding)
    • Facial Palsy
    • GORD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
    • Head & Neck Lumps
    • Head & Neck Tumours
    • Laryngitis
    • Noisy Breathing
    • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)
    • Otitis Externa
    • Snoring Problems
    • Swallowing Disorder (Dysphagia)
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Thyroid Problems
    • Thyroid Problems
    • Tonsil and Adenoid Infections
    • Tonsillitis
    • Vocal Cord Disorders
    • Voice Problems
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    Education

    Education

    • FRCS (ORL-HNS) Royal College of Surgeons of England
    • DOHNS Royal College of Surgeons of England
    • MSc
    • MBChB

    Memberships

    • British Association of Head & Neck Oncologists
    • European Head & Neck Society
    • British Association of Endocrine & Thyroid Surgeons
    • ENT-UK
    • British Laryngology Association
    • European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery

    Fellowships

    • Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
    • Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
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    Reviews

    4.95 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery
    7/57
    Epistaxis (nose bleeding)
    2/57
    Head and neck lumps
    2/57
    Allergic rhinitis (hayfever)
    1/57
    Broken Nose
    1/57
    Deviated septum
    1/57
    Ear Infections
    1/57
    Ear wax
    1/57
    LPR
    1/57
    Microsuction (ear wax removal)
    1/57
    Referral Letter
    1/57
    Rhinoplasty (Nose Reshaping)
    1/57
    Stopping nose bleeds (Nasal Cautery)
    1/57
    Swallowing disorder (dysphagia)
    1/57
    Thyroid Problems
    1/57
    Vocal cord disorders
    1/57
    Voice problems
    1/57
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Thyroid Problems
    Amazing consultant. Miss Irune had time and patience and explained thoroughly everything she was looking at for me as the patient. Followed up with a letter explaining the consultation and what referrals and treatment she was recommending. Highly recommend.
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    Miss Ekpemi Irune

    Many thanks for this kind feedback. Always a privilege to look after the patients that come through.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Epistaxis (nose bleeding)
    Very pleasant to deal with
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery
    Within minutes of meeting Miss Irune I was put at ease. She has excellent communication skills and demonstrated an enormous amount of empathy. I have total confidence in her abilities and feel assured that my treatment is in her hands.
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    Miss Ekpemi Irune

    Many thanks for this kind feedback. Very kind indeed.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery Head and neck lumps
    It was lovely to meet Miss Irune. I received a warm welcoming from her and everything was explained very nicely. I left feeling so much more knowledgeable regarding my condition. I am confident I am in great hands.
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    Miss Ekpemi Irune

    Grateful for your kind words. Thank you

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery
    Dr Irune has been extremely helpful and has explained each step thoroughly. Dr Irune directly answers queries and gives prescriptions to suit. Each consultation has been excellent and has provided the best service. Thank you :)
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    Miss Ekpemi Irune

    Many thanks for this feedback. Wishing you the best.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Broken Nose Ear Nose & Throat Surgery
    Efficient, knowledgeable, practical.
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    Miss Ekpemi Irune

    Thank you. Much appreciated.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery Vocal cord disorders Voice problems
    Miss Irune was really calm and respectful, she listened to my concerns and addressed them accordingly, explaining everything clearly. I felt in good care with her and appreciate her approach.
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    Miss Ekpemi Irune

    Thank you for your kind feedback.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery Allergic rhinitis (hayfever) Ear Infections Ear wax Epistaxis (nose bleeding) Microsuction (ear wax removal) Stopping nose bleeds (Nasal Cautery)
    Very knowledgeable, informative and extremely polite. I felt very comfortable with the procedure and felt as though I fully understood the diagnosis. Would highly recommend Dr Irune! Many thanks
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    Miss Ekpemi Irune

    Thank you very much.

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery Deviated septum
    Very informative and friendly
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Head and neck lumps
    Dr Irune was very warm and friendly, made me feel at ease, explained everything in details, and was very clear with her instructions/next steps.
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    Miss Ekpemi Irune

    Thank you for this kind feedback.

    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 doctor for:
    1

    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery

    Mr Florian Bast
    Mr Florian Bast
    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery

    24-06-2018

    She is a very good colleague of mine and has a fantastic approach to patients both in terms of clinical acumen as well as her manner and communication skills.

    For specialty: Ear Nose & Throat Surgery
    For procedures: Head and Neck Surgery
    Connection: We trained together

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