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Professor Jarrod Homer

Consultant Head and Neck/Thyroid Surgeon and Otolaryngologist



Special Interests:

  • Head and Neck Surgical Oncology
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgical Oncology
  • Head and Neck dystonias


Professor Homer was appointed Consultant Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon to Manchester Royal Infirmary and The Christie Hospital in 2002. He established the Head and Neck Cancer Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) in 2003 and was the Departmental Clinical Director from 2003-09 and lead cancer clinician until 2022.

He has held a number of regional positions of responsibility, including the Greater Manchester and Cheshire Cancer Network chair for H&N cancer.  He has and has had several national positions of responsibility in ENT/head and neck surgery. Currently, he is National ENT cancer lead for the NHS England GIRFT/National Cancer Program team and Editor for the current UK Head and Neck Cancer Multidisciplinary Guidelines, published in 2023.

He is invited to lecture various audiences nationally and internationally. He was promoted to the position of clinical chair of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre in 2013. He has been awarded over £1.5m in research grant income and supervised a number of successfully awarded doctorates (MD’s and PhD’s) for the University of Manchester. He leads research programs in Head and Neck cancer translational science and is the chief investigator of a number of clinical trials. He is widely published with 100 peer reviewed papers. He has innovated in several clinical areas, including the setting up of neck/thyroid lump clinic with surgeon-delivered ultrasound, the regional head and neck dystonia clinic, a comprehensive skull base oncology service, transoral laser microsurgery for head and neck cancers, amongst other services and surgical techniques.

Contact details


  • Name: Loreen Murwira
  • Telephone: 0161 276 4456