Dr Azhar Shaida



Personal Assistant
Gill Cobden

Initial Consultation Fee



Direct Telephone
020 7935 6405

Follow-up Consultation Fee


(Note: The consultation fee does not include charges for diagnostic tests and procedures that may be required.)

Dr Azhar Shaida was awarded a scholarship to Pembroke College, Cambridge University to read Medicine in 1984. He transferred to Oxford University in 1987 to complete his clinical training and qualified as a doctor in 1990. He then trained in Oxford, London and Cambridge and obtained the FRCS in General Surgery. He decided to specialize in ENT surgery and trained on the East Anglia rotation, obtaining the FRCS (Otolaryngology) and the FRCS-ORL. He attended a number of leading hospitals in Europe and Australia to complete his training, and was appointed as consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon at the prestigious Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital in 2002. He also provides a full general ENT service at Newham General Hospital. He received his MD degree for his thesis on matrix metalloproteinases in rhinitis from the University of London in 2004.

Areas of special interest are general ear surgery, cochlear implants and paediatric ENT surgery. His research interests include the restoration of hearing, advances in cochlear implant surgery and other implantable hearing devices. He reviews articles for the Journal of Laryngology and Otology.

He is actively involved in teaching, and regularly lectures on courses at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital and at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.


BA – Cambridge University, 1987

BM BCh – Oxford University Medical School, 1990

MA – Cambridge University, 1991

FRCS – Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1994

FRCS (ORL-HNS) – Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in Otolaryngology, 2000

MD – University of London, 2004

Member of British Cochlear Implant Group

Member of UK BAHA Professionals Group

Self-pay and insured patients are welcome

The Harley Street ENT Clinic has agreed contractual rates with most health insurance companies such as United Healthcare Global, Aviva, Allianz Worldwide Care, Bupa, CIGNA, Simplyhealth, Standard Life (PruHealth), Aetna International and WPA amongst others.

We also deal directly with the insurance companies saving you the trouble of paying first and then reclaiming.

Patients funding their own treatment will be provided with consultation fees and the potential cost of onward treatment at the time of booking their appointment.