Mr Ben Hartley

Mr Ben Hartley


Ear Nose & Throat Surgery

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30 years of experience
20 years as a specialist
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“I have found the process from consulation to surgery of our little girl very easy and clear with Mr Hartley and we decided on the surgery with confidence. The process went very well and I would definitely recommend him.“
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  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Otology
  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery
  • Rhinology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3469288
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £160

    Practices worked at

    The Portland Hospital

    234 Great Portland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5QT
    1281 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

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    09:00 - 11:30
    09:00 - 17:00
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    09:00 - 16:00
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    Ben Hartley is Consultant Paediatric Otolaryngologist at the renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital. He is a leader in the field of Children's Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) surgery.

    Mr Hartley began his surgical career at St George's Hospital in London, before beginning his specialist otolaryngology training in the North Thames Region, developing his skills at a number of London Hospitals. He then trained in Paediatric Otolaryngology in the USA, working with the number one surgeon in the field there, before returning to the UK and taking up position as consultant at Great Ormond Street. He practices there to this day, as well as privately at the Portland Hospital on Great Portland Street, London.

    He has always been a gifted clinician, and was awarded the Hallet Medal for being the highest scoring candidate in his Primary Royal College of Surgeons exams. He is director of the British Paediatric Otolaryngology Course, and lectures on the discipline all over the world.

    With world-class research into surgery for a variety of children's head and neck conditions, he has published extensively with over 70 peer-reviewed publications to his name, as well as reviewing papers for the Lancet and other prestigious journals.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    Paediatric ENT Surgery, Ventillation Tubes (Grommets & T-Tubes) , Tonsillectomy, Adenoidectomy ,Airway Endoscopy, Tracheal Surgery ,Cochlear Implantation, Salivary Surgery, Excision of Cystic Hygroma, Branchial clefts, Head & Neck dermoid cysts and lymph node excision

    Paediatric Otolaryngologist
    Hearing Problems
    Recurrent Ear Infections
    Nasal Blockage
    Obstructive Sleep Annoea
    Cysts and Neck Lumps
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    • Grommet Insertion
    • Adenoidectomy
    • Airway Reconstruction
    • Branchial Cleft Cyst Surgery
    • Bronchoscopy
    • Cochlear Implants
    • Ear Wax Removal
    • Endoscopic Anterior Skull Base Surgery
    • Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS)
    • Functional Nasal Surgery
    • Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Laryngoscopy
    • Laser Treatment for Nasal Blockage & Polyps
    • Mastoidectomy
    • Microscopic Laryngeal Surgery
    • Otoplasty
    • Removal of Tumors of the Ear and Skull Base
    • Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)
    • Septoplasty
    • Sinus Surgery
    • Stapedectomy
    • Stopping Nose Bleeds (Nasal Cautery)
    • Surgery of the Larynx for Cancer
    • Thyroglossal Duct Surgery
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tracheostomy
    • Tympanoplasty
    • Video Consultation
    • Vocal Fold/Laryngoscopy
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    Special interests

    • Allergic Rhinitis (Hayfever)
    • Broken Nose
    • Complex Congenital Disorders
    • Deafness
    • Ear Infections
    • Ear Wax
    • Eardrum Perforations
    • Epistaxis (Nose Bleeding)
    • GORD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
    • Head & Neck Tumours
    • Hearing Loss
    • Hoarseness and Other Voice Disorders
    • Labyrinthitis
    • Laryngitis
    • Meniere’s Disease
    • Nasal Blockage
    • Nasal Polyps
    • Neck Lumps
    • Noisy Breathing
    • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)
    • Otitis Externa
    • Otitis Media (Glue Ear)
    • Otosclerosis
    • Rhinitis
    • Sinusitis
    • Smell Disorders
    • Snoring Problems
    • Swallowing Disorder (Dysphagia)
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Thyroid Problems
    • Tinnitus
    • Tongue Tie
    • Tonsil and Adenoid Infections
    • Tonsillitis
    • Vertigo
    • Vocal Cord Disorders
    • Voice Problems
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    MB BS 1990 University of London
    Otolaryngology From 01 Aug 2001
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    I have found the process from consulation to surgery of our little girl very easy and clear with Mr Hartley and we decided on the surgery with confidence. The process went very well and I would definitely recommend him.
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    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 doctor for:

    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery

    Professor George Du Toit
    Professor George Du Toit
    Paediatrics (Pediatrics)


    Mr Ben Hartley is a leading UK Paediatric ENT Specialist, he provides an excellent opinion, both medical and surgical. I am fortunate to be able to refer patients to Mr Hartley in order that they receive his outstanding care.

    For specialty: Ear Nose & Throat Surgery
    For conditions: Tonsil and Adenoid Infections
    For procedures: Video Consultation, Adenoidectomy, Tonsillectomy, Ear Wax Removal, Grommet Insertion
    Connection: I have looked after their patients


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