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Mr Sean Mortimore

Consultant ENT, Head and Neck Surgeon
Based in: Derby

GMC registration 3439177

I graduated from University of Cape Town, South Africa 1987, completing my basic surgical and ENT specialist training at Groote Schuur hospital, Cape Town in 1996, with further ENT training in Liverpool 1997 – 1999.

I commenced my current post as an ENT, Head & Neck Consultant Surgeon in Derby, September 1999.

During this time I have had various leadership roles including: Director of Postgraduate Education June 2005 to September 2011; Associate Clinical Sub Dean (Undergraduate Education) & Honorary Associate Professor May 2011 to June 2017; Clinical Director for ENT April 2016 to April 2019.

I remain involved in the teaching & training of undergraduate medical students and postgraduate doctors at all levels.

I am interested in clinical research and audit, currently principle investigator in two national clinical trials. I set up databases to monitor clinical outcomes of a range of head & neck surgical procedures within the department.

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Areas of expertise

  • General Adult ENT: rhinology, voice problems, throat and swallowing problems, head & neck lumps

Services provided

  • All general Adult ENT out patient referrals
  • Head & Neck Lump assessment and treatment
  • Flexible Naso-endoscopy for throat and voice symptoms

Clinic times

  • Monday mornings
  • Alternate Monday afternoons
  • Tuesday mornings

Specialist interests

  • Head and neck tumours (benign and malignant). Within head & neck surgery special interest is Transoral Laser Resection of Mucosal head and neck tumours (larynx, hypopharynx) and Transoral Robotic assisted resection of tumours of the throat.
  • Salivary Gland disorders
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Rhinology (functional nasal disorders)

Languages spoken

Insurers registered with

  • Aetna
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa
  • Bupa International
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Friendly
  • Healix
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health
  • Vitality Health Legacy
  • WPA


Mr Sean Mortimore does not hold a share or financial interest in Derby Private Health.

Mr Sean Mortimore does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at Derby Private Health.

Mr Sean Mortimore does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Derby Private Health.

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