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Dr Raj Lakhani

Mr Raj Lakhani

Consultant ENT Surgeon


Languages spoken: English Gujarati

Mr Raj Lakhani

Consultant ENT Surgeon


Languages spoken: English Gujarati

Appointments available at:

Cromwell Hospital

Patient Age Group

Adults, Paediatric


Ear, nose and throat surgery, Head & neck oncology, Adult, Paediatric



Clinical Interests

Sinus problems, including acute and chronic sinusitis and rhinosinusitis; nasal problems, including nasal blockage, discharge, polyps, and post-nasal drip; ear problems, including deafness, tinnitus, discharge, Eustachian tube dysfunction, and ear drum perforation; neck and throat problems including lumps and nodules, voice problems, pain and discomfort, swallow problems, laryngitis, dry mouth, and throat cancer; procedures including sinus surgery, tonsil surgery, septoplasty, rhinoplasty, and facial plastic surgery.

About Mr Raj Lakhani

Mr Raj Lakhani is a Consultant Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgeon (adult and paediatric) with a specialist interest in Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgery. He is appointed to St George's University Hospital and Epsom Hospital. Mr Lakhani is a Honorary Senior Lecturer at St George’s Medical School, University of London.

Mr Lakhani has developed advanced skills in the care of complex nasal, sinus, and facial pain disorders. This supra-specialist interest also includes rhinoplasty and facial plastic surgery. To further his skills, he trained in specialist tertiary and quaternary rhinology centres including Guy’s and St Thomas’ and St George's Hospitals. Further specialist training was undertaken through observerships at the world-renowned Hirslanden Klink in Zurich and the Clinica del Viso in Milan. Mr Lakhani undertook an period of specialist training in advanced rhinology and facial plastic surgery in London.

He is well-trained in the breadth of general adult and paediatric ENT, having completed higher surgical training in South London. Mr Lakhani has trained in specialist units such as Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and the Evelina Childrens Hospital, where he has developed a wealth of experience in paediatric ENT.

Mr Lakhani completed his undergraduate medical training at St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry. He was awarded the Drapers Company Prize for academic achievement and the Research Advisory Board Award for his intercalated Bachelors degree in Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Mr Lakhani has developed a strong interest in clinical research. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles and has given more than 50 scientific presentations worldwide. He has been awarded prizes for his clinical research including the ‘Best Short Paper’ prize from the Royal Society of Medicine. In 2016, he was shortlisted for the Royal Society of Medicine national ‘Trainee of the Year’ award. To further his skills in research and to enable him to provide the very best in evidence based care to his patients, Mr Lakhani completed a Masters course in Evidence Base Healthcare from University College London.

He also has a passion for teaching and training. During his basic surgical training, he was an anatomy demonstrator to Oxford University Medical School. He is currently a member of the faculty on a number of surgical training courses and is a fully trained supervisor to surgical trainees. Mr Lakhani is also joint lead for the ENT higher surgical education days across london and is lead for Registrars at St Georges Hospital.

Mr Lakhani strives to deliver the highest standards of patient care. He regularly receives positive feedback from patients regarding his excellent communication and listening skills. This, in combination with his clinical acumen, allows him to provide care of the very highest standard.

NHS Base (trust)

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Professional memberships

British Rhinological Society (BRS) , European Rhinological Society (ERS), ENT UK, Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), British Medical Association (BMA)
Dr Raj Lakhani


020 7460 5700

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