Por qué es un doctor de primer nivel/Professional statement/Perché è un dottore di prim’ordine

Professor Carl Philpott is a leading ear, nose and throat specialist in Norwich and Great Yarmouth whose areas of expertise in rhinology includes sinusitis, smell and taste disorders, allergic fungal rhinosinusitis and endoscopic sinus surgery.

Professor Philpott is a graduate of Leicester University Medical School. He completed his basic surgical training in the University Hospitals of Leicester before undertaking a period of research (2003-4) into developing apparatus for testing the sense of smell, which culminated into his MD thesis.

Professor Philpott’s specialist training was completed in East Anglia and during this time he spent a year at the St Paul’s Sinus Centre in Vancouver, Canada. Here he learnt advanced skills in endoscopic sinus surgery for inflammatory disease of the nose and sinuses as well as tumours of the sinuses and anterior skull base.

He also spent time at the Dresden University Smell and Taste Clinic learning techniques for assessing and researching the sense of smell. Professor Philpott is the Director of the first British Smell and Taste Clinic, established in 2010, where he receives referrals from around the UK.

Professor Philpott is an academic surgeon at the University of East Anglia where he leads the Rhinology & ENT Research Group with a number of research projects, including a major national trial for patients with chronic sinusitis. He is President of the British Otorhinolaryngology & Allied Sciences Research Society and the Eastern Clinical Research Network Lead for ENT. He is a regular reviewer for various specialty journals as well as being Associate Editor for Clinical Otolaryngology and an Editorial Board member for Rhinology Journal. He has published over 140 journal articles in his field of practice as well as authoring various book chapters and is co-editor of Bullet Points in ENT.

He is involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate education at the University of East Anglia and beyond. At Norwich Medical School he is the Professionalism Lead and a member of the module team that covers the teaching of Otorhinolaryngology. He teaches on a number of external courses including ones in London, Guildford, Newcastle, Dresden and Vancouver.

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Smell disorders

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Taste disorders

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Blocked nose



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Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Adenoids
  • Allergic nasal polyposis
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Allergy
  • Aphonia (loss of voice)
  • Blocked nose
  • Cancer
  • Chronic cough
  • CSF Leak
  • Deafness
  • Disorders of nasal breathing
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear wax plugs
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Endoscopic skull base surgery
  • Epistaxis
  • Glue ear
  • Halitosis
  • Hearing loss
  • Hoarseness
  • Medicolegal
  • Nasal cancer
  • Nasal endoscopy
  • Nasal polyps
  • Nasal septal perforation
  • Nasal trauma
  • Nose
  • Orbital cellulitis
  • Paediatric ENT
  • Postnasal drip
  • Rhinitis
  • Septoplasty
  • Sinusitis
  • Skull base surgery
  • Skull base tumours
  • Smell disorders
  • Snoring
  • Stroke
  • Taste disorders
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Turbinate hypertrophy
  • Vocal cord nodules
  • Voice disorders
  • Watery eyes

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  • Spire Norwich Hospital
    Old Watton Road NR4 7TD - Norwich
    (+44) 01223935332
  • James Paget University Hospitals
    Lowestoft Road NR31 6LA - Great Yarmouth
    (+44) 01223935555
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