Frequently Asked Questions
A: ENT LDN provides customised ear, nose and throat care for adults and children, utilising cutting-edge technology and on-site assessments, including hearing tests, blood testing and MRI/CT scans. Our emphasis on individualised care enables us to give precise diagnoses and specialised treatment programmes, assuring our patients' most excellent standard of care.
A: 1. Mr Raj Lakhani, Director of ENT LDN, is a highly accomplished medical professional with a Bachelor's in Sports and Exercise Medicine from St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry. Mr Lakhani has an impressive track record of over 30 peer-reviewed articles and 50 scientific presentations. His clinical research has been recognised with various accolades, including the "Best Short Paper" award from the Royal Society of Medicine. As co-leader for the Ear, Nose & Throat higher surgical trainees training and educational days in London, Mr Lakhani completed a Master's programme in evidence-based healthcare at University College London. He has a passion for guiding and mentoring aspiring ENT surgeons.
2. Dr Kanika Dua is a Consultant Anaesthetist at St George's Hospital, specialising in anaesthesia for head, neck and facial plastic surgery. She conducts a high-risk anaesthesia clinic and pre-habilitation sessions and is involved in teaching airway courses. Open communication with patients is essential for Dr Dua to help them prepare for their Rhinoplasty procedure and recovery. Dr Dua and Mr Lakhani prioritise creating a safe and comfortable environment for all their Rhinoplasty patients.
3. Radiologists. Mr Lakhani works alongside the leading radiologists in London giving him the opportunity to provide the very highest quality care to his patients.
4. Other health specialists. Mr Lakhani has an outstanding network of allied healthcare professionals such as respiratory doctors, gastrointestinal doctors and allergy specialists so you can be certain that if you do need input from another medical specialty you will have access to the very best.
A: Mr Raj Lakhani, the accomplished leader of ENT LDN, is passionate about mentoring aspiring ENT doctors. Mr Lakhani obtained his Bachelor of Science in Sports and Exercise Medicine from St Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry. He has received multiple accolades for his clinical research, including the prestigious "Best Short Article" award from the Royal Society of Medicine. He has demonstrated his expertise in the field with over 50 scientific presentations and 30 peer-reviewed articles. Additionally, Mr Lakhani holds a Master's in evidence-based nursing from University College London.
A: At ENT LDN, every patient deserves a bespoke approach to care tailored to their unique needs. Our highly skilled and experienced ENT specialists are equipped with the latest cutting-edge techniques and technology to provide a comprehensive range of services, from complex Rhinoplasty procedures to advanced hearing assessments and speech therapy. We pride ourselves on offering a compassionate and attentive approach to care, working closely with you to ensure you receive the best treatment at every stage of your journey. With our commitment to clinical excellence and personalised care, you can trust us to help you achieve optimal ear, nose and throat health.
A: ENT LDN utilises the most advanced surgical techniques and equipment for endoscopic sinus surgery, minimally invasive Rhinoplasty treatments, on-site hearing evaluations, blood tests and MRI/CT scans for an accurate diagnosis.
A: ENT LDN has well-situated clinics: including in Harley Street, OneWelbeck, The Lister Hospital in Chelsea, The Cromwell Hospital and Spire St Anthony’s Hospital in Cheam. This enables us to provide convenient and accessible care to our patients. Every patient at our clinics will receive the best care possible in a kind and welcoming setting, as that is our commitment. Whether you need a regular check-up or specialised care, our highly qualified ENT specialists are committed to providing excellent service.
A: ENT LDN is happy to accept both self pay and insured patients. Mr Lakhani works closely with all the major insurers.
A: One way to book an appointment with Mr Lakhani is by completing the form on our website. You may also contact Mr Lakhani's office at 0207 7607561, and his team will be pleased to help you arrange your appointment.
A: During your first visit with Mr Lakhani, you can expect a comprehensive evaluation of your ear, nose and throat health. During your consultation with Mr Lakhani, he will carefully listen to your symptoms and concerns to understand your condition. He will then use advanced equipment to examine your ears, nose and throat comprehensively. If necessary, he can perform endoscopic examinations of the nose or throat and employ modern techniques for wax removal on the same day. Additionally, he can promptly schedule scans and hearing tests to facilitate a speedy diagnosis and treatment. After your diagnosis, Mr Lakhani will discuss your treatment options, answer your questions and develop a personalised care plan to help you achieve the best possible outcome.
A: At ENT LDN, we provide personalised, expert care for a wide range of ear, nose and throat conditions. In addition to addressing issues like earwax buildup, hearing loss, tinnitus, keloids, snoring, obstructive sleep apnea, neck lumps and tonsil issues, our thorough assessment and treatment options also address other conditions. We also focus on paediatric treatment, conducting comprehensive examinations and attending to children's wax and glue ear, tonsillitis, snoring and other sleep disorders.
A: Absolutely! Where appropriate video consultations or telephone appointments can be arranged.
A: Feel free to contact us for immediate assistance at 020 7760 7561 or 020 7760 7222 if you need help outside regular business hours or in an emergency. Additionally, you can contact us by submitting a request via email at email@example.com or our online contact form. We will get in touch with you promptly to assist you with your inquiry.
A: To ensure a productive consultation with your doctor at ENT LDN, you should bring any pertinent medical information related to your condition, such as imaging or test results. Additionally, a referral letter from your primary care physician or referring specialist can provide your doctor with a better understanding of your medical history and condition, resulting in a quicker and more effective consultation.
A: We strive to empower our patients at ENT LDN by providing comprehensive information and resources to take charge of their health outcomes. As part of this effort, we offer a range of educational materials, including informational leaflets outlining various surgical techniques. By arming patients with the knowledge they need to make knowledgeable decisions about their care, we aim to help patients feel more secure and prepared throughout their treatment journey.
A: At ENT LDN, we prioritise delivering the highest quality patient-centred care. To ensure our patients receive the best possible care, we have established a network of reputable medical specialists to whom we can refer patients requiring further testing or treatment.
A: On the ENT LDN website, you can find comprehensive bios of the staff and physicians, enabling you to establish a personal connection with them. The profiles include detailed information about the qualifications, training, years of experience and areas of specialisation of each team member. Reading through these profiles can help you better comprehend the distinct personalities and backgrounds that make up the ENT LDN team, and selecting ENT LDN for your healthcare needs may instil a sense of comfort and confidence.
A: ENT procedure is a sophisticated and efficient approach to addressing a range of ear, nose and throat disorders. Our highly skilled and experienced ENT surgeons at ENT LDN employ state-of-the-art instruments and techniques to minimise potential risks and complications. Our commitment to tailored treatment plans and exceptional care ensures successful patient outcomes. We aim to provide our patients with an unforgettable ENT surgery experience through our dedication to expertise and professionalism.
A: Mr Lakhani regularly provides second opinions and further specialist assessments where required.
A: Following your specialist's fasting and medication guidelines is essential to ensure the success of your ENT surgery. Typically, you will be required to fast for six to eight hours before the procedure to minimise potential complications during anaesthesia. It is crucial to inform your specialist of any medications you are taking, as some may interact with anaesthesia or increase the risk of bleeding. Your specialist may advise you to temporarily stop taking certain medicines before the surgery. If you have any questions or concerns, don't hesitate to ask our ENT specialist for further advice.
A: At ENT LDN, we place our patients' well-being first and are devoted to delivering excellent care at every stage of treatment, including post-operative care. Our skilled ENT professionals will provide you with clear instructions and be readily available to address any complications or concerns that may arise. We take pride in our comprehensive aftercare plan, which involves follow-up appointments and ongoing support to ensure a successful and comfortable recovery. We understand that unexpected post-operative issues can arise and want to assure you that we are here to help. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any concerns or complications, and our team of dedicated ENT specialists will provide prompt assistance to address your needs.