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Miss Romana Kuchai, Consultant ENT Surgeon

Specialising in:

General ENT, rhinology, laryngology, paediatric ENT, allergies.
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Specialist Details
Full name
Ms Romana Kuchai
Consultant ENT Surgeon
romana kuchai
Ear, nose and throat surgery, Paed ENT
Site specialisation
Clinical interests
General ENT, rhinology, laryngology, paediatric ENT, allergies.
Background Information
Miss Romana Kuchai qualified at Imperial College Medical School, London, in 1996. After obtaining the post-graduate qualification in surgery (MRCS) she undertook her higher surgical training in Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery in The North Thames Deanery whereby her placements included St Bartholomew's Hospital, The Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital and Charing Cross Hospital. Her primary paediatric training was undertaken at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children. She obtained her Completion of Certificate of Higher Surgical Training in 2009. 
During her training period she undertook research in the field of Allergic Rhinitis and the effects of macrolide antibiotics upon the nasal mucosa which lead towards an MD. 
She has spent 3 months in McGill University, Montreal, Canada as a Fellowship in the Specialist Voice Centre where she gained experience in the assessment and management of voice disorders. 
Miss. Kuchai was appointed as a Consultant in 2011 at Imperial College NHS Trust and practices at both St Mary's as well as Charing Cross Hospital, within the UK's largest Centre for Laryngology and Airway Reconstruction. She has a specific interest in Rhinology including endoscopic sinus surgery and reconstructive rhinoplasty surgery. She is also experienced in general Paediatric ENT Surgery with particular interest in the field of paediatric Allergy.   
She routinely lectures within the Medical School Curriculum, Higher Surgical Training Programme, organises and participates as faculty in national courses including several at The Royal College of Surgeons of England. 
She has numerous peer-reviewed publications in international journals and is leading research in the field of vasculitic conditions affecting the ears, nose and throat.
Languages spoken
Regular Cromwell clinics
Clinic days
Mon: Tue: Wed: Thurs: Fri: amSat:
Appointments telephone number
020 7460 5700
Additional Career Information
Year qualified
British Association of Head and Neck surgeons, European Academy of Facil Plastic Surgery, British Laryngological Association.
NHS hospitals
Imperial College
Research interests
Allergic rhinitis, vasculitis
Key published papers
Sarcoma presented as Sinusitis. A Taghi, A Ali, R Kuchai, H Saleh. 
BMJ Case Rep. Aug 2012;: 10.1136/bcr-02-2012-5863. 
Nasal sarcoidosis: a cause for a medical rhinoplasty? J van Griethuysen,  R.Kuchai, Taghi AS, Saleh HA. J Laryngol Otol. 2012 Oct;126(10):1073-6. Epub 2012. 
A strawberry in the nose? A Omar, R Kuchai, R Heywood.  Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health Volume 48, Issue 2, page 184, February 2012. 
Is it a bird? No it's a feather!' Parotid abscesses and the perils of feather pillows. G Pilgrim, R Heywood, R Kuchai. International Journal of Paediatric Otolaryngology Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2012, Pages 110-111. 
Permacol Purse; a unique application in augmentation rhinoplasty. E Tudor, A Taghi, R Kuchai, H Saleh. International Journal of Surgery, Volume 10, Issue 8 , Page S34, 2012.