Mr Robert Almeyda, ENT Consultancy Reading UK

Mr Robert Almeyda

Qualifications:
  • BSc Cellular Pathology
  • MBBS
  • DOHNS
  • MSc Surgical Sciences
  • Diploma of Imperial College
  • FRCS (ORL HNS)

Professional profile

Robert was appointed as Consultant ENT Surgeon, with an interest in Rhinology, at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in 2016. He has relocated from Oxford where he was an established Rhinology Consultant at Oxford University Hospitals Foundation Trust.

Robert qualified from St Bartholomew’s Medical College in 1997, having completed an intercalated BSc in cellular pathology in 1994. His SHO training was in London, during which time he secured a research fellow post at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington. During this time, he was awarded an MSc in Surgical Sciences and a Diploma of Imperial College (DIC) for his research in nasal airflow dynamics. His specialist ENT training was within the Oxford Deanery and culminated in Rhinology fellowships in The Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London and The Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam. These fellowships allowed him to train in advanced endoscopic sinus surgery techniques as well as revision rhinoplasty and reconstruction of the nose and ear following cancer resection.

He was appointed as Consultant ENT Surgeon with an interest in Rhinology to Oxford University Hospitals Foundation Trust in 2012 undertaking research in Nasal polyposis and early Parkinson’s disease detection through olfactory sampling. He has now moved his NHS practice to The Royal Berkshire Hospital, where he will be heading up the rhinology service but will strive to maintain ties with Oxford University through research.

Current NHS position:

Consultant ENT Surgeon to Royal Berkshire Hospital (including Bracknell HealthSpace and Wallingford Hospital)

Year of first medical qualification:

1997

Research interests

Chronic Rhinosinusitis

Special clinical interests

In addition to general adult and paediatric ENT conditions, Robert specializes in the medical and surgical management of chronic nasal and sinus disease (including Allergy) as well as nasal reconstruction following trauma (rhinoplasty).

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • Fellow of Royal Society of Medicine
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons
  • Member of British Rhinological Society
  • Member of European Rhinological Society
  • Member of European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgeons
  • Member of Medical Protection Society