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Mr Zaid Awad, Consultant Otolaryngologist

Specialist Details
Full name

Zaid Awad




Consultant Otolaryngologist


Ear, nose and throat surgery, Head and Neck Cancer

Site specialisation

Neck Lumps, Robotic Surgery

Site specialisation 2

Thyroid disorders and snoring

Clinical interests

Head and Neck Cancer, Quality of Life, Voice and Swallowing Disorders. Thyroid Problems. Snoring and Sleep Apnoea. Nasal and Sinus problems. Ear blockage and Infection

Background Information

Mr Zaid Awad in a distinguished ear, nose and throat consultant based in London, UK. He has a busy NHS practice at Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust and is affiliated to Imperial College London. He is highly experienced in treating all adult and children ENT disorders including emergencies. He has carried out over 8000 various ENT and head and neck procedures and has some of the best curative and functional outcomes in the country. 
He has a special interest in treating head and neck cancer and alleviating its impact on patients? quality of life. He is also one of very few surgeons fully accredit is performing robotic assisted surgery. He has an extensive research background and published over 40 articles in renowned journals as well as written many book chapters. He was rewarded over 22 prizes for his work including the Royal College of Surgeons of England Prestigious Research Fellowship. 
Mr Awad is the lead for clinical governance in his trust and had served in many key committees such as the Specialty Advisory Committee in Otolaryngology, ENT-UK Council, National Selection Committee for higher surgical training and the Intercollegiate Examination Board.

Languages spoken

English, Arabic

Regular Cromwell clinics


Clinic days

Mon: Tue: Wed: Thurs: Fri: Sat:

Appointments telephone number

020 7460 5700

Additional Career Information
Year qualified



ENT UK, American Academy of Otolaryngologists, Head and Neck Surgeons, British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists

NHS hospitals

Charing Cross


Imperial Private Health, Princess Grace Hospital and BMI Syon Clinic

Research interests

Head and Neck Cancer, Salivary Glands, Surgical Training, Oral Cancer.

Key published papers

Elective Management of the Neck in Parotid Tumours. Ng-Cheng-Hin B, Glaholm J, Awad Z, Gujral DM. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2018 Dec;30(12):764-772 
Assessment of progress and competence in tonsillectomy surgery using cumulative sum analysis. Abou-Foul AK, Taghi A, Tolley NS, Awad Z. J Laryngol Otol. 2018 Aug;132(8):734-738 
Papillary thyroid cancer nodal metastases mimicking a slow-flow lymphatic malformation. Ally M, Patel N, Bhatia K, Awad Z. BMJ Case Rep. 2018 Jul 6;2018 
Scar satisfaction and body image in thyroidectomy patients: prospective study in a tertiary referral centre. Sethukumar P, Ly D, Awad Z, Tolley NS. J Laryngol Otol. 2018 Jan;132(1):60-67 
The first UK report of the applications of flexible CO laser in head and neck surgery: how we do it. O'Flynn P, Awad Z, Kothari P, Vaz FM. Clin Otolaryngol. 2010 Apr;35(2):139-42. 

Media coverage

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