Mr Nick Hamilton is a respected consultant ENT surgeon and laryngologist who specialises in all aspects of ENT and has a sub-specialist interest in voice, swallow and airway disorders.
His NHS base is the Royal National Ear Nose & Throat Hospital which is part of University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Mr Hamilton, became a consultant at UCLH in 2022 and is expertly qualified. His primary medical qualification is from the University of Manchester and he also holds a first-class bachelor of science degree from University College London (UCL). His specialist training in ENT was based within the North Thames Deanery where he worked at the Royal National Throat & Ear, Royal Free and University College London Hospitals. He gained expertise in all areas of ENT and laryngology, and completed his training in 2021.
After completing specialist training, Mr Hamilton undertook a fellowship in Laryngeal Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in the USA and was a Research Associate at Harvard University. Mr Hamilton is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons.
Alongside Mr Hamilton's exceptional clinical practise and educational achievements, he has significant clinical research and teaching experience. He has a PhD in Regenerative Medicine from UCL, has published over 40 peer-reviewed research papers and has won a number of national awards for his research. He is an Associate Professor at UCL and his current research is focused on developing new treatments for the effects of ageing and fibrosis on the vocal cords. He is also interested in the long-term effects of COVID-19 within the throat as well as developing new treatment pathways for common throat conditions.
He is a member of various professional organisations including the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS Eng), ENT UK and the British Laryngological Association (BLA). He is also a member of the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM).