Consultants

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Mr Neil Bateman

Consultant Paediatric Otolaryngologist

Professional qualifications

BMedSci BM BS FRCS(ORL-HNS)

Special interests

Paediatric airway surgery

Paediatric Head and Neck Surgery

Ear reconstruction

Snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea

Biography

Neil has been a Consultant Paediatric Otolaryngologist since 2004 and had worked at RMCH since 2015.  He has a specialist interest in airway surgery including laryngeal reconstruction, head and neck surgery, including salivary gland surgery, and reconstruction of the external ear.  He has a particular interest in intracapsular coblation tonsillectomy techniques, having introduced the technique to RMCH, and for the last 6 years has chaired the national ENT coblation training courses.  He has ongoing interests in tracheostomy care, being a founder member of the Global Tracheostomy Collaborative and a member of the National Tracheostomy Safety Programme Paediatric Working Group and simulation training, as Co-Director of the Paediatric ENT Skills Course for Consultants.  He is a previous Hon Secretary of the British Association for Paediatric Otolaryngology and has also sat on the council of that organisation.  He is currently the Clinical Director for Surgery at RMCH.