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Mr Vik Veer

Consultant Profile

Mr Vik Veer

Primary Medical Qualification - MB BS 2001 University of London

Consultant ENT Surgeon

Speciality: ENT,

0207 458 4584

Professional Profile

Mr Vik Veer is a Consultant ENT Surgeon, he is the lead surgeon for Sleep Medicine at the Royal National Throat Nose & Ear Hospital, Kings Cross, London, which is the only department in the country fully funded by the NHS to provide surgery for patients with Sleep Disordered Breathing.

He is developing new techniques and classifications for Snoring and Sleep Apnoea, and regularly speak at international conferences. Having won the prestigious National Ear Surgery Prize in 2014 (Royal Society of Medicine Temporal Bone Competition), he also has a specialist interest in Otology. In this area, he specifically focuses on treating tinnitus, vertigo and cholesteatoma.

Mr Vik Veer went to University College London Medical School and came first in Head & Neck Anatomy and Neuroanatomy exams. He went on to secure a place on the Barts & Royal London Surgical Training Rotation where he gained valuable experience in Brain Surgery, Heart & Lung surgery, Colorectal surgery, Breast Surgery, Orthopaedics, Urology, Vascular Surgery and of course ENT.

The majority of his advanced ENT training took place in the Newcastle region, along with placements at the Evelina Paediatric Hospital at St Thomas’ Westminster London, and time with world-renowned surgeons in France, Italy and Australia. During his training, he won the prestigious National Ear Surgery competition (Royal Society of Medicine Temporal Bone Competition)

He has attended far more than the required number of educational courses required to be a competent surgeon and has aimed to achieve excellence in all of his techniques. Many of his supervisors stated that he was one of the most talented surgeons they had ever trained.

Mr Vik Veer’s first appointment was as a temporary consultant at James Cook Hospital where he treated Head & Neck cancer. After this, he secured his permanent NHS consultant post at the Royal National Throat Nose & Ear Hospital, and Queens Hospital, BHR trust.

He is one of two Consultant Surgeons in the country who is fully funded by the NHS to provide surgery for patients with Sleep Disordered Breathing. He is developing new techniques and classifications for Snoring and Sleep Apnoea, and regularly speak at international conferences. Having won the prestigious National Ear Surgery Prize in 2014 (Royal Society of Medicine Temporal Bone Competition), I also have a specialist interest in Otology. In this area, he specifically focuses on treating tinnitus, vertigo and cholesteatoma.

Specialises In

Ear, nose and throat conditions

Snoring and sleep apnoea

Otology conditions

Professional Memberships

  • Founder and President of the British Association of Sleep Surgeons
  • Member of the International Surgical Sleep Society
  • Council Member of British Otorhinolaryngology & Allied Sciences Research Society (BOARS)
  • Council Member of the British Society of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Anglia Ruskin University Medical School Senior Lecturer
  • Council Member of the British Society of Myofunctional Therapy
  • Section Editor for the Journal Laryngology and Otology
  • President and founder of Prepared4ENT educational charity

Contact Details

NHS Base

Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital and Queens Hospital

Contact


0207 458 4584

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