Mr Asit Arora

Mr Asit Arora

PhD DIC DOHNS FRCS (ORL-HNS)

Ear Nose & Throat Surgery

Recommended by  
7 specialists

21 years of experience
4 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall
4.99
Bedside Manner
4.99
Explanation
4.98

Top feedback

“From the moment I first met Dr Arora I felt at ease even though it was such a difficult time. I felt that everything was explained to me thoroughly and I was able to ask questions without feeling afraid and discuss things that I'd already researched myself. Faith in the care you receive is hugely important with cancer and I fully trusted that I was in safe hands with Dr Arora and all his team. I cannot thank him enough for the care I was given. “
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Subspecialties

  • Adult Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Paediatric Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4525338
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £325

    Follow-up appointment: £250

    Practices worked at

    London Digestive Centre

    41 Welbeck Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 8DU
    53 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

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

    Sydney Street Outpatients and Diagnostics Centre

    Sydney Street Outpatients and Diagnostic Centre,102 Sydney Street Chelsea, London, United Kingdom, SW3 6NR
    18 reviews

    About

    Video and telephone consultations are now available with Mr Arora.                               

    Mr Arora PhD FRCS is an award-winning ENT, Airway Head & Neck Consultant Surgeon and leader in minimal invasive Head and Neck Surgery. He pioneered Transoral robotic surgery (TORS) in the UK and runs a specialist tertiary referral practice in Airway and Head & Neck Cancer Surgery at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, London. His department is an international centre of excellence for ENT-Head and Neck conditions and he is an international authority in robotic surgery and Tracheostomy, recognised for his work in healthcare quality improvement having founded the Global Tracheostomy Collaborative - a worldwide network of top healthcare institutions that The National Institute for Health Research highlights as an exemplar for patient safety.


    He treats all forms of ENT diseases in adults and children and seeks to replicate his first-class ENT service for patients in the private sector. Asit regularly receives excellent feedback from the patients he treats and his services come highly recommended by patients and colleagues alike.

    He completed specialist ENT training in world-famous London hospitals including The Royal Marsden Hospital, University College Hospital London, Imperial College London and Great Ormond Street. 

    His specific skills and subspecialty training includes 3 Head & Neck Fellowships in Thyroid, Head & Neck cancer centres of international repute in London and Germany. He pioneered Robotic Head and Neck Surgery in the UK and established the 1st training program in TORS. This was the focus of his PhD at Imperial College London that culminated in several clinical trials, 15 peer-review publications, 6 prestigious research prizes and 4 research grants. He remains at the forefront of surgical innovation and clinical translation in ENT- Head & Neck Surgery. 


    He has extensive clinical, research, education and training experience which includes over 50 peer-reviewed publications, 30 abstract publications, 10 book chapters, 20 research awards, 25 invited keynote national/international lectures, over 90 national/international presentations and grants awards of 1.1 million pounds. He leads the Education Committee of the Global Tracheostomy Collaborative responsible for international webinar delivery to thousands of healthcare professionals in over 20 countries. He is the founder/director of 7 postgraduate courses including the internationally renowned London Head & Neck Dissection course which he set up in 2006. He is the author of 2 specialist textbooks in Thyroid & Parathyroid Disease and Robotic Head & Neck Surgery.

     

    Mr Arora is flexible in terms of where he can see patients


     

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    Medical procedures

    • Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS)
    • Transoral laser microsurgery
    • Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
    • Minimally invasive Head and Neck Surgery
    • Salivary gland surgery
    • Airway surgery and Sleep surgery
    • Endoscopic sinus surgery
    • Thyroid surgery
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Thyroglossal duct surgery
    • Branchial cleft surgery
    • Ear Microsuction
    • Nasal surgery - septoplasty, functional rhinoplasty
    • Surgery of vocal cords
    • Grommet insertion
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    Special interests

    • Head and Neck Lumps and Cancer
    • Minimally invasive Head & Neck surgery - laser, image guided and robotic surgery
    • Trans nasal oesophagoscopy and video stroboscopy 
    • Airway, Tracheostomy and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
    • Thyroid and Parathyroid problems
    • Sinusitis, Rhinitis and nasal blockage 
    • Endoscopic sinus surgery 
    • Voice problems and hoarseness
    • Swallow disorders
    • Tonsillitis 
    • Hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness
    • Ear infections
    • Grommets 
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    Education

    • PhD Imperial College London
    • FRCS (Otol-Head and Neck) , Royal College Surgeons England
    • DOHNS Royal College Surgeons England
    • MRCS Royal College Surgeons England
    • MBChB, Manchester Medical School University Of Manchester, graduating with Honours and winning several undergraduate prizes including best research student.  
    • ENT UK
    • British Association Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons
    • British Association Head and Neck Oncology
    • Royal College Surgeons of England

     

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    Reviews

    4.99 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Thyroid nodules
    4/122
    Head and neck lumps
    3/122
    Cancer of the Head, Neck, Mouth, and Tongue
    2/122
    Ear Infections
    2/122
    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery
    2/122
    Head & Neck Cancer
    2/122
    Hoarseness and other voice disorders
    2/122
    Parotid Tumour
    2/122
    Thyroid Problems
    2/122
    Ear ,nose and throat complications
    1/122
    Hypoglossal nerve schwannoma
    1/122
    Melanoma
    1/122
    Microscopic minimally invasive surgery of the vocal cords
    1/122
    Removal of Tumour at the base of tongue which proved to be cancerous
    1/122
    Removal of Tumour from base of tongue which was cancerous
    1/122
    Skin Cancer Surgery
    1/122
    Squamous cell carcinoma in the vocal cord
    1/122
    Subglottic stenosis
    1/122
    Ultrasound
    1/122
    follow up consultation following surgery and radiotherapy after throat cancer
    1/122
    pharyngeal pouch
    1/122
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    From the moment I first met Dr Arora I felt at ease even though it was such a difficult time. I felt that everything was explained to me thoroughly and I was able to ask questions without feeling afraid and discuss things that I'd already researched myself. Faith in the care you receive is hugely important with cancer and I fully trusted that I was in safe hands with Dr Arora and all his team. I cannot thank him enough for the care I was given.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Mr Arora was wonderfully reassuring before surgery. The surgery was performed with outstanding skill, and the after surgery care was equally reassuring and skilful. I felt I could not have been in better hands. And I had complete confidence in the outcome. He explained everything very clearly and courteously. And I could not have had better care.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Head and neck lumps
    Mr Arora provides a fantastic service. Within a week he found the course of my large neck lump and operated me removing the lump. He is friendly and approachable and you trust him instantly to provide the best care. Highly recommended and huge thank you!
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    pharyngeal pouch
    Genuinely excellent experience with Dr Arora. Extremely professional and sympathetic providing utmost care to his patients.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Mr Arora is very professional, friendly and with impeccable manners! I can highly recommend him! I had robotic ENT surgery performed by Mr Arora and I could not by happier with the choice of this doctor.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Very Efficient Service. Minimal waiting
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Mr Asit Arora has been very friendly, knowledgeable, professional and helpful. I would recommend him to anyone that is having problems with their ears.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    I was dealt with quickly and are very happy with the outcome. Thanks
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Everything went very smoothly, didn't have to wait that long, both doctors I see were very polite
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Ear Infections
    Very knowledgable and clear explanations
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Ear Infections
    Very knowledgeable with clear explanations
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Thyroid Problems
    Dr.Aurora is very professional and experienced doctor. He and his team were very helpful. I would recommend Dr.Aurora for anyone with Ear,Nose and Throat issues.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Firstly, a huge thank you for yesterday. The care I received from the nursing staff was wonderful and I can fully appreciate why Jeyaniali is your preferred anaesthetic, she was great and really helped to calm me.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Dr Arora is very kind, he is a good doctor, he is social with his patient.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Mr Arora has a very friendly, open & courteous manner. He explained everything very clearly about my condition; made all appointment tasks, presented very effective medication. The result being that my condition was cured and referred on for ongoing observation. I am so grateful.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Firstly, a huge thank you for yesterday. The care I received from the nursing staff was wonderful. Thank you so much.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    I was referred and seen promptly with thorough investigations carried out, I was reassured each step of the way about what was happening and why and everything was explained to me.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    My concerns were immediately taken seriously and I was referred to Guys Hospital in a matter of days, where I met with specialist doctors, who dealt with an issue and reference me for various treatments. My outcome was successful and I was reassured & then if I have any further concerns I should return immediately to the doctor
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    All the doctors and clinicians have seen have been so friendly and reassuring. I have received very good care and have been kept informed.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Excellent and thorough. Felt in the very best hands.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 7 doctors for:
    7

    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery

    Mr S. Alam Hannan
    Mr S. Alam Hannan
    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery

    13-11-2020

    Asit spent his final year of formal ENT training under my care, before moving on to several international Robotic Head & Neck Fellowships, and I knew then he would go far. It is thus no surprise that he is now at the vanguard of transoral robotic surgery (TORS) in the UK, running a supraspecialist and tertiary practice in both in the NHS and privately. And while Asit of course has robotic surgical skills, there is nothing 'robotic' about his manner ... he reamins ever charming, kind and caring.

    For specialty: Ear Nose & Throat Surgery
    For conditions: Head and neck tumours, Thyroid Cancer
    For procedures: Head and Neck Surgery, Thyroidectomy, Tracheostomy
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Anurag Jain
    Mr Anurag Jain
    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery

    10-07-2019

    Asit is a formal colleague and a friend. He has an excellent surgical hand and a sound clinical judgement. If I ever have to consult myself for any head and neck problems, I certainly would consult him as my Surgeon of choice.

    For specialty: Ear Nose & Throat Surgery
    For conditions: Thyroid Problems, Head and neck tumours, Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA), Thyroid Cancer
    For procedures: Head and neck cancer surgery
    Connection: We trained together
    Mr Alastair Michael Fry
    Mr Alastair Michael Fry
    Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

    06-07-2019

    Asit is an outstanding head and neck surgeon and a completely dependable colleague. Asit is a core member of the extremely well regarded Guy’s Head and Neck multidisciplinary team and has pioneered robotic head and neck surgery - he is now rightly regarded the leading head and neck robotic surgeon in London. Asit is very highly regarded by his patients and colleagues alike for the excellent care he provides, and wholeheartedly recommend him.

    For specialty: Ear Nose & Throat Surgery
    For conditions: Thyroid Problems, Head and neck tumours, Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA), Snoring problems, Swallowing disorder (dysphagia), Tonsil and adenoid infections, Hoarseness and other voice disorders
    For procedures: Sinus Surgery, Head and neck cancer surgery, Removal of Tumors of the Ear and Skull Base
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Georgios Orfaniotis
    Mr Georgios Orfaniotis
    Plastic Surgery

    14-07-2019

    Mr Arora is a leader in his field of ENT surgery. He provides the highest quality care for patients, achieving consistent outcomes. In addition he is an innovator, bringing robotic surgery service to his unit and always pushing the boundaries to improve care. He is well respected amongst colleagues and a great asset to the Head and Neck unit at Guys hospital. I highly recommend him

    For specialty: Ear Nose & Throat Surgery
    For conditions: Head and neck tumours, Thyroid Cancer, Hoarseness and other voice disorders
    For procedures: Sinus Surgery, Head and neck cancer surgery, Thyroidectomy
    Connection: Is a colleague

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