Mr Asit Arora

Mr Asit Arora

PhD DIC DOHNS FRCS (ORL-HNS)

Ear Nose & Throat Surgery (Otolaryngology)

Recommended by  
8 specialists

22 years of experience
5 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.99

Bedside Manner

4.99

Explanation

4.99

Top feedback

“Given the long period my assessment and surgery spanned (due to COVID delays) Mr Arora’s attentiveness, consistency and overall care was remarkable. I felt in the safest hands possible and was delighted with the result he managed to achieve.“
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Subspecialties

  • Adult Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery
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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

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    1529 reviews

    The Lister Hospital

    Chelsea Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8RH
    904 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    16:30 - 18:00
    Tue
    12:00 - 14:00
    Wed
    Not available
    Thu
    09:00 - 13:00
    Fri
    16:00 - 18:30
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    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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    Procedures

    • Ear Wax Removal
    • Grommet Insertion
    • Grommet Insertion
    • Laryngoscopy
    • Sinus Surgery
    • Adenoidectomy
    • Branchial Cleft Cyst Surgery
    • Endoscopic Anterior Skull Base Surgery
    • Endoscopic Lacrimal (Tear Duct) Surgery
    • Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS)
    • Functional Nasal Surgery
    • Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Pinnaplasty
    • Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)
    • Septoplasty
    • Thyroglossal Duct Surgery
    • Thyroglossal Duct Surgery
    • Thyroid Surgery
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tracheostomy
    • Video Consultation
    • Vocal Fold/Laryngoscopy
    • Vocal Fold/Laryngoscopy
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    Special interests

    • Ear Infections
    • Thyroid Problems
    • Nasal Blockage
    • Rhinitis
    • Rhinitis
    • Broken Nose
    • Ear Wax
    • Head & Neck Tumours
    • Hearing Loss
    • Nasal Polyps
    • Neck Lumps
    • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)
    • Sinusitis
    • Sinusitis
    • Snoring Problems
    • Swallowing Disorder (Dysphagia)
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tinnitus
    • Tonsil and Adenoid Infections
    • Tonsillitis
    • Vertigo
    • Vocal Cord Disorders
    • Voice Problems
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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
    4.99
    Bedside Manner
    4.99
    Explanation
    4.99
    Adult Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery
    8/137
    Ear Infections
    3/137
    Thyroid Problems
    2/137
    Ear Wax Removal
    1/137
    Grommet Insertion
    1/137
    Grommet Insertion
    1/137
    Laryngoscopy
    1/137
    Nasal Blockage
    1/137
    Rhinitis
    1/137
    Rhinitis
    1/137
    Sinus Surgery
    1/137
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Given the long period my assessment and surgery spanned (due to COVID delays) Mr Arora’s attentiveness, consistency and overall care was remarkable. I felt in the safest hands possible and was delighted with the result he managed to achieve.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Mr Arora is very patient and explain everything in details to ensure patient understands and are not over worried about their situation.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Arora was very helpful and professional. He has very modern examination methods and equipment at his disposal. He cured my ear and nasal infection. He also changed my regular nasal spray to a much better one for me. He explained to me clearly the pros and cons of any possible treatments. He was always very kind and reassuring.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Passionate about his job and a Doctor that cares about his patients.
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    Asit Arora

    Thank you so much for this fabulous feedback

    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Exceptional bedside manner. Very helpful consultation. Highly recommend!
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Very professional, polite, positive, helpful. Explains very well & clearly.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Very happy with my experience. Dr Arora has great communication and offered clear explanations and investigation. I felt I was thoroughly looked after and could make informed choices about my health.
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    Asit Arora

    So pleased you feel this way - really strive to ensure all my patients can make decisions about their help which are fully informed

    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Mr Arora is very caring and really takes the time to explain things and to make you comfortable with any treatment that he proposes.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Dr Arora diagnosed our little girl at age 3 with a hearing impediment. His advice and care has changed our lives for the better. Following a double operation, our daughter made a quick recovery and can finally live an enhanced and joyful life. We are forever indebted to Dr Arora and his expertise. His kind and gentle mannerism was perfect for our child and us during a difficult and delicate time, and we will not hesitate to continue recommending him to anyone in need of an ENT doctor.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Mr Arora is 100% the best doctor and surgeon I have ever had. From the very first moment I met him he made me feel completely at ease and in good hands. His empathy, smiles and warm attitude made my whole experience in his care such a positive one. He researched my issue and found the best solution to my problem, I had surgery with him and he did an absolutely fantastic job. The procedure was minimally invasive, exactly what I was hoping for. I've experienced zero pain throughout the recovery process and came out at the other end as new. I honestly cannot praise Mr Arora enough, if you are looking for an excellent ENT you have found him. His competence and care are absolutely fantastic and I have no doubt recommending him to anyone.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 8 doctors for:
    8

    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery (Otolaryngology)

    Mr S. Alam Hannan
    Mr S. Alam Hannan
    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery (Otolaryngology)

    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 (Otolaryngology)
    For conditions: Head & 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 (Otolaryngology)

    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 (Otolaryngology)
    For conditions: Thyroid Problems, Head & 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 (Otolaryngology)
    For conditions: Thyroid Problems, Head & 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 (Otolaryngology)
    For conditions: Head & 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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