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Prof Christopher Howard Raine - ENT Consultant in Yorkshire
Extensive experience in allaspects of Otology (ears), reconstructive surgery, ossiculoplastyand stapes surgery. Dealing with chronic ear infections and otitis externa. Outcomesare regularly audited.
Rhinology - nasal conditions range from assessment of thesense of smell, allergy to difficulty breathing. Problems can be related toseptal deviation and the presence of ‘polyps’, with many years of experience with ‘functionalendoscopic sinus surgery’ - FESS. Rhinoplasty procedures are assessed for patientswith history of traumatic deformity.
Patients with head and neck symptoms are treated. Those diagnosed with cancer are referred to appropriate multidisciplinary teams
BSc 1973 Hons in Anatomy
MB BS Newcastle UponTyne
ChM 1987 Liverpool
I am involved at all levels of teaching at Regional,National and Internationally. Regular teaching of Otological and Sinus surgerywithin our skills laboratory. Also regular faculty in Germany and the USA.
Over 100 peer reviewed papers, Over 300 presentations andkeynote lectures.
In last 5 years 7 book chapters mainly based on the managementof the deaf child and adult and the use of otological implants.
Current active research of NIHR portfolio studies. NATTINA –adult tonsillectomy evaluation. OSTRICH – controlled trial of steroids inchildren with ‘Glue ears’.
VERS – prospective evaluation and indications of Bonebridgeand Middle ear implants. CI COGNITIVE study – UK centre in a multi-countryprospective study of cognitive outcomes with Cochlear Implants in adults over55 years.
Cochlear implant studies include, re-implantation,preservation of hearing, benefits of bilateral implants, children with specialneeds, adults with non-organic hearing loss
Senior intercollegiate examiner since 2002. Exam questionwriter, exam proofing and review of performance.
UK examiner for the European ORL. Question writer andviva-voce
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England 1980; Master of Surgery - Liverpool 1987; Appointed consultant 1986 to Bradford Royal Infirmary.
Hon Senior Reader to Hull and York Medical School HYMS; Senior Lecturer University of Leeds; Honorary Professor Bradford University.
Fellow Royal College of Surgeons
Royal Society of Medicine
ENT - UK
British Society of Otology
British Association of Paediatric Otolaryngology
European Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
British Rhinological Society
British Medical Association
Expert Witness Institute
Clinical Reference Group – NHS England
Medical Defence Union
Bradford Royal Infirmary
Monday 8.30am-12.30pm, Monday 6pm - 8pm, Thursday 8.30 - 12.30pm and Saturday mornings by appointment