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Professor Antony Narula

Otorhinolaryngologist (ENT surgeon)

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Professor Antony Narula is an otorhinolaryngologist (ENT surgeon). He practices general ENT and specialises in children with ear, nose and throat disorders and hearing problems. Antony was head of department at St Mary’s Hospital Paddington, Charing Cross Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital, and Leicester Royal Infirmary until he took early retirement in 2014 to concentrate on his medical charity work and private practice.

Notably, Antony was Past President of ENT UK and a Past President of British Society for Otology, The Association of Otolaryngologists and Young Consultant Otolaryngologists. He was also an Honorary Consultant at Chelsea & Westminster and Royal Brompton Hospitals. Recently Antony co-founded The Global Tracheostomy Collaborative, an organisation committed to improving care for all children and adults with tracheostomies.

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Medical Experience

ENT Surgeon – St Mary’s Hospital Paddington

Honorary Consultant – Chelsea & Westminster & Royal Brompton Hospitals

Training & Qualifications

MA, MB, BChir, FRCS, FRCS (Ed)

Specialisms and Areas of Interest

General Practice, ENT Surgeon

Articles By This Author


Tonsillitis can usually be treated at home and very rarely requires a tonsillectomy (removal of tonsils). The infection is more common in toddlers and children but you can still get tonsillitis as an adult.


Tinnitus is ringing, buzzing, or hissing in your ear(s) or in your head. These sounds may be intermittent or constant and can vary in volume.

Ear infections

Ear infections are very common in young children but you can still get an ear infection as an adult. The three main types of ear infection affect the three main parts of the ear: inner, middle, and outer.

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