Mr. Azhar Shaida is a consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon at The Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, 330 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8DA.
He was awarded a scholarship to Cambridge University to study Medicine in 1984. He transferred to Oxford University in 1987 to complete his clinical training and qualified in 1990.
He then trained in Oxford, London and Cambridge and obtained the FRCS (General Surgery) before specialising in ENT surgery. He trained on the East Anglia rotation in Cambridge, Norwich and Ipswich and obtained the ENT fellowship and the FRCS-ORL. He was appointed to his consultant post at the RNTNEH in 2002.
He is fully trained in all aspects of Ear Nose and Throat Surgery, and has a special interest in Ear Surgery and Cochlear Implants at the RNTNEH. He is a main provider of Paediatric ENT Surgery at the RNTNEH, and also provides a full general ENT service.
In addition to his BM BCh from Oxford and MA from Cambridge, he has general surgery and ENT fellowships from the Royal Colllege of Surgeons of England, and has been awarded his MD degree for his research work and thesis on metalloproteinases in rhinitis.