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Mr Nicholas Clifton Consultant ENT Surgeon

BSc, MB, ChB, FRCS(ORL/HNS) Consultant Adult and Paediatric ENT surgeon with advanced fellowship training in rhinology.

Mr Clifton treats adults and children with ear, nose and throat conditions. He has a sub-specialist interest in diseases of the nose and sinuses. This includes nasal allergy, facial pain, sinus surgery and both functional and cosmetic nasal surgery.

Mr Clifton qualified in medicine from the University of Sheffield in 2000 and was a specialist registrar in ENT in the East Midlands Deanery for six years. He then completed a further two years of advanced fellowship training in Rhinology in Plymouth UK and Melbourne, Australia.

Mr SinghMr Pranay Singh, Consultant ENT Surgeon, BSc(Hons), MB ChB(Hons), DOHNS, MD, FRCS (ORL-HNS)

Specialist Interests: Otology, Rhinology and Paediatric ENT

Mr Singh completed his undergraduate medical training from Manchester. After basic surgical training he undertook a period or research in Cambridge, investigation the genetics of hearing loss. He did his Speciality Registrar Otolaryngology training in South Thames, including rotating through Guy’s & St Thomas’ hospitals. Following this, he went on the prestigious TWJ Fellowship to develop advanced experience in Otology and Neurotology in Toronto.




Miss Panesar

Jaan Panesar, Consultant ENT Surgeon

Jaan Panesar is an ENT consultant with a special interest in paediatric surgery, rhinology and allergy. She also specializes in functional and aesthetic rhinoplasties. She sees children with obstructive sleep apnoea, glue ears, tongue ties and tonsillitis. She treats patients with allergies, sinusitis, snoring and nasal obstruction. She uses the new technique of balloon sinuplasty to treat patients with sinus problems.

Jaan is known for her caring and gentle approach with patients.


Mr Rashid, ENT consultantMr Mamun M Rashid, Consultant Ent & Head & Neck Surgeon, BSC(Hons) MBBS (Lond) MRCS (Eng) DOHNS FRCS (ORL-HNS)

Mr Rashid is a Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat and Head & Neck Surgeon who practices in the NHS at Bedford and the Luton & Dunstable University Hospitals since 2017. He graduated from St George’s University of London in 2006 and subsequently undertook higher surgical training in ENT first in the North West of England then in the South West of England. In this time he received multiple prizes coming 1st and 2nd (most recently in 2017) for best presentation at national and international meetings. He was also awarded the Ian McKenzie travelling scholarship in 2014.

Scope of Practice

  • All aspects of adult and paediatric Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders
  • Tonsillectomy/Adenoidectomy/Nasal Procedures (septal/turbinate surgery, Ear procedures (grommets/myringoplasty/wax removal)
  • Diagnosis of Head & Neck cancer (neck lumps/throat/voice)
  • Swallowing problems/lump in throat/reflux/catarrh
  • Management of hearing loss/dizziness/vertigo/tinnitus

Areas of Expertise

  • Diagnosis and management of thyroid lumps/cancer including investigation and surgical treatment.
  • Treatment of salivary gland disease and tumours including submandibular gland and parotid gland surgery.
  • Medical and surgical management of sinus disease, nasal polyps, rhinitis, facial pain, nasal breathing problems, functional endoscopic sinus surgery.
  • Management of sleep disorders and snoring in adult and children.

Mr Rashid has expertise in all aspects of adult and paediatric ear, nose and throat disorders but has a particular interest in thyroid and parathyroid disease and surgery as well as salivary disease and submandibular and parotid surgery.

Mr Rashid is a caring, dynamic and enthusiastic surgeon who takes tremendous pride in caring for his patients. He has received multiple formal positive feedbacks from many patients and strives for the very best treatment for every single patient under his care.

To arrange an appointment with Mr Rashid please contact The Cobham Clinic direct on 01582 497433.

Mr TalwarMr Rishi Talwar, Consultant ENT Surgeon, BSc (Hons) MBBS (Lond) MRCS (Eng) DOHNS (RCS Eng) FRCS (ORL-HNS)

Mr Talwar is a Consultant Adult & Paediatric Otorhinolaryngologist & Head & Neck Surgeon with advanced Fellowship training in Paediatric ENT & Rhinology and Facial Plastics.

He has a keen interest in medical education-faculty on multiple courses, MBBS examiner and Clinical Lead for ENT education. He is a member of ENT UK & FRSUK and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.



Mr SoodMr Tarun Snood, Consultant ENT and Head Neck Surgeon, MBBS, MS ENT, DNB, DHCM, DOHNS, FEB-ORL, FRCS (ORL-HNS)

I am Consultant ENT and Head–Neck Surgeon. My NHS practice is  based at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital and Bedford Hospital. I have done advance fellowship training in Head-Neck surgery as well as Ear (Otology) surgery. I was trained at premier institutes in the UK and India. I am in the Specialist register for Otolaryngology of General Medical Council- UK. I have been awarded national level Gold Medal for standing first in ENT training in India. I have many other academic and professional awards to my name. I am Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England, Fellow of European Board of Otolaryngology as well as Associate Fellow of American College of Surgeons. I have vast experience of dealing in a wide range of adult and paediatric ENT problems/surgeries including  Tonsils, Adenoids, Sinus, Ear, Larynx (Voice/airway), salivary gland, thyroid, parathyroid and head-neck cancer surgery.

I have has special interest in Head-Neck Cancer and ear surgery. This includes thyroid and parathyroid surgery, salivary gland surgery, voice related disorders, hearing loss/ear surgery. I am a core member of regional head and neck cancer, and thyroid cancer multi-disciplinary team.

Languages spoken: English, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi