Areas of expertise
Clinical Practice & Experience
Mr Hobson is a Consultant Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)/Head & Neck Surgeon at the Wythenshawe Hospital; part of the University of Manchester NHS Foundation Trust. He is the Lead Thyroid Surgeon at the hospital, performing over 40 thyroidectomy operations per year and is a core member of the Manchester Thyroid Cancer Multidisciplinary Team. He is also the Clinical Director for Specialist Surgery at the hospital; this comprises of plastic surgery & burns, trauma & orthopaedic surgery and ENT & maxillofacial surgery. The Directorate has a full-time equivalent head count of over 300 people, and a turnover in excess of ¬£30m per annum.
Mr Hobson treats problems with hearing and deafness, otitis media with effusion, age related hearing loss, tinnitus and eustachian tube dysfunction, dizziness and vertigo, ear infections, perforated ear drum and cholesteatoma, protruding ears, sinus infection and rhino-sinusitis, endoscopic sinus surgery, nasal injuries, nasal polyps, tumours of the nose, nasal obstruction, disorders of the sense of smell, adenoid problems, tonsillitis, hoarseness and laryngitis, swallowing problems, upper airway breathing problems, snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea, cancer affecting the thyroid as well as thyroid and parathyroid problems in general.
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Teaching & Training
Prizes and Awards
Memberships of Professional Bodies & Learned Societies
The British Association of Otorhinolaryngology (ENT UK)
The British Rhinology Society (BRS)
The British Association of Head & Neck Oncologists (BAHNO)
The British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI)
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI)