Mr Yakubu Karagama

Mr Yakubu Karagama

MBBS, DLO, MSc, FRCS(ORL-HN), PGCertMed

Ear Nose & Throat Surgery

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1 specialist

20 years of experience

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5

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5

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4.92

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“Extremely helpful and understanding of my condition and I cannot thank him enough. “
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4.97 Overall Patient Trust rating
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Laryngoscopy
2/13
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Extremely helpful and understanding of my condition and I cannot thank him enough.
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Mr Karagama was lovely and a very good doctor. He has changed my life completely, I cannot thank him enough.
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I have suffered with RCPD since i can remember and due to having no help from GP’s and ENT specialists in my area, I approached his secretary. Jo. I was so desperate for help but Jo was so supportive and booked me in for a consultation with him. It took Mr Karagama 20 minutes to diagnose me with RCPD (which felt like a massive weight had been lifted!) and i was booked in for surgery just 2 months after my initial consultation. Since my operation I am a changed person, I am so much happier, pain free and no longer suffering daily from the awful symptoms of RCPD. I really do feel that Mr Karagama saved my life- he is such a wonderful man and I am so grateful.
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After finding out about Dr Karagama through an article and online forum, I emailed immediately. I have struggled with what I thought were painful IBS symptoms for around 15 years. Not being able to burp caused internal pain which really began to affect my quality of life especially when any eating or drinking was involved. Mr Karagama was extremely understanding and knowledgeable, he clearly feels passionately for people who have this condition and are constantly misdiagnosed which immediately made me feel very comfortable and relaxed in his presence. The endoscopy and operation all went efficiently and well and the communication with Dr Karagama and his practice manager Jo has been friendly, caring and generally brilliant . I would highly recommend Dr Karagama. The surgery has definitely changed my life !
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(5/5)
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I approached Mr Karagama with an unusual request - to help me burp! He was very sympathetic, supportive and professional. Diagnosis was quick and treatment well explained. It was an absolute success and have been thoroughly pleased with my whole experience.
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My procedure with Mr Karagama has been life changing. I have visited many doctors over the years, trying to get a diagnosis for my symptoms, I was constantly bloated & uncomfortable and I spent many sleepless nights with trapped wind wondering if I’d ever find out what was actually wrong with me. Dietary changes were made, dairy free, gluten free, carb free etc but all to no avail. I began to dread eating and my life was literally unbearable. One day I was on holiday watching those around me enjoying food and alcohol and I noticed one thing that they all had in common, they could burp and I couldn’t. After a little research I found out about Mr Karagama, after investigating my larynx he confirmed that I was a perfect candidate for his Botox procedure. I have never looked back, I have benefitted immensely from the relief of being able to burp. I can’t thank Mr Karagama enough.
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By the time I found Mr Karagama, other consultants had told me that I might have to give up hope of ever speaking properly again. I was also having difficulty swallowing and breathing. Mr Karagama told me immediately that that was incorrect and I have options. He reviewed my progress and clearly explained the surgical options open to me. A month after my surgery and I can now talk again in groups and project volume which I simply could not do before. I have no trouble swallowing or breathing and sometimes even forget I ever had an issue. Mr Karagama deserves all the praise that comes his way and I will never forget what he has done for me.
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(5/5)
Mr Karagama inspired me with confidence. He's very thoughtful and his team looked after me extremely well. There was very little pain and the benefits of being able to have the procedure under local anaesthetic are huge. I would recommend staying somewhere close by afterwards if you're not local and travelling the next day. I only needed a few painkillers afterwards but it is advisable to take the following week off work to give you maximum time to recover. I can now sleep without waking up in the night with a dry mouth. Being able to breathe though my nose again is an absolute joy. I would highly recommend Mr Karagama and his team.
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(5/5)
Where to begin... I stepped into Dr.K's office in May where my career was about to be put on pause for the next Six months. And Dr. K was just totally on my side, he got me an earlier appoinement which I am still forever greatful for, he was obviously my consultant and gave me the best advice for longevity and then was my surgeon. This was also my first ever surgical procedure and took extra time, and removed a second polyp he discovered whilst I was under anistetic. His office still makes me cry, but it's not because of fear of having a polyp, but that I'm still so overwhelmed and grateful for this man's expertise. My singing since has been stronger than ever, since working with Dr.K, Sue Addelstone and my own singing teacher. I know I can call anytime and ask questions. There is no one on this planet I trust more than DR.k! Ps. His charming PA. Joanne literally makes every phone so relaxing, supportive and laughter filled. I will always hold a place in my heart for both of them, now and always. Thank you Dr.K!
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Yakubu Karagama

I am really pleased to hear that it was worthwhile coming to see me and I have made you feel better. I wish you good luck with your singing career.

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I suffered from Nasal Polyps for many years and when I heard Mr Karagama was using the Polyp vac procedure I went ahead and had this done. From start to finish the whole experience was a positive one, the staff were wonderful and Mr Karagama looked after me well with a wonderful positive attitude . I wouldn't hesitate to see him again if necessary.
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Yakubu Karagama

Thank you for your kind feedback. This is really appreciated

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