Name and Position

Mr Junaid Hanif
Ear, Nose and Throat

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 288087


Department page: Ear, Nose and Throat

Speciality: Ear, Nose and Throat

Sub-speciality: Rhinology, Otology and treatment of snoring and sleep related breathing disorders.

Special clinical interests: surgery for middle ear disease (mastoid surgery, tympanoplasty, stapedectomy and surgery to improve hearing – ossiculoplasty), vertigo, endoscopy sinus surgery, surgery for snoring, procedures for vertigo, bone anchored hearing aid implantation

Secretary: Chloe Collins

Research interests : 1 year of full-time research at the famous common cold centre at Cardiff University. The research looked at aspects of nasal airflow and I was awarded a Master of Philosophy in Rhinology for my dissertation – ‘Middle ear disease, chronic sinusitis and facial pain, complications of ear piercing, development of a computer modeled “virtual ear” for training. Evaluation of success of Bone Anchored Hearing Aid implant service.

Current membership(s) of professional National and Regional bodies: British Medical Association, British Association of Otolaryngologists and Head & Neck Sugeons, British Rhinology Society, British Society of Otologists, International Surgical Sleep Society.

GMC Number: 3275924

Professional profile: Consultant ENT Surgeon at Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital since 2005.

Subspecialist in Otology and Rhinology and Surgery for snoring ( I run a sleep disordered breathing specialist clinic at James Paget University Hospital).

Bone Anchored Hearing Aid implant service at NNUH.

1 year Otology Fellowship in Australian where I performed over 60 major ear procedures.

I organise and run an annual course on aural care for GPs, junior doctors and Practice Nurses.

I am Honarary Senior Lecturer at UEA Medical School and the lead for undergraduate teaching and curriculum for the ENT teaching to medical students (lectures and tutorials at UEA and NNUH).

Examiner for medical students at UEA Medical School.

Personal profile: I enjoy cycling and walking. I have a great interest in literature.  I used to possess a private pilot’s license and I hope to re-start the training to fly again.  I also enjoy a game of squash and chess, to keep body and mind fit and healthy.