Prof. Richard Irving specialized in ENT

Prof. Richard Irving

Consultant ENT and Skull Base Surgeon at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University of Birmingham, UK.

Country United Kingdom
Speciality ENT
Subspeciality Otology and Skull Base Surgery
Experience 1985 years
Languages English

Prof. Irving is a Consultant ENT & Skull Base Surgeon at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University of Birmingham, UK. He was awarded his MD in 1996 by the University of London, UK. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles on a variety of subjects related to ear diseases, facial paralysis, and skull base tumors and is on the editorial board of several international journals.

Areas of expertise: vertigo, chronic ear disease, acoustic neuroma, ear disease in children, Cochlear Implants, Facial Paralysis, Meniere's Disease, Tinnitus and Skull Base Tumors.

About

Prof. Irving graduated from London University in 1985 and undertook his training in London, Cambridge, and San Francisco. During his training, he was awarded a fellowship to the University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland, and to the Causse Ear Clinic, France. He was awarded the intercollegiate gold medal for best performance in the Fellowship of the Royal College for Surgeons in 1996. In 1997, Prof. Irving was appointed Consultant Otolaryngologist & Skull Base Surgeon at Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth and Children’s Hospitals, UK, and he still works there up till now. He is an Honorary Professor at Brunel University, UK. He offers specialist expertise in all aspects of ear disease, medically and surgically, in both adults and children. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles on a variety of subjects related to ear diseases, facial paralysis, and skull base tumors. Prof. Irving serves on the editorial board of a number of journals and has worked with the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to develop guidelines to manage hearing loss in the UK. Prof. Irving lectures regularly at national and international conferences. He assists with training overseas surgeons and works as an advisor and a surgeon to teams in India, Bangladesh, and Oman. He is past President of the British Society of Otology, past President of the Royal Society of Medicine Section of Otology, and President-Elect of the British Skull Base Society.


Experiences and Positions

1997 - Today

Consultant ENT Surgeon (Otology, Neurotology, Skull Base Surgery)
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University of Birmingham, UK.

1997 - Today

Consultant ENT Surgeon (Otology, Neurotology, Skull Base Surgery)
Birmingham Children's Hospital

2016 - Today

Honorary Professor in Bioengineering
Brunel University, London, UK.

1996 - 1997

Clinical Instructor in Neurotology
University of California, San Francisco


Degrees and Certifications

Medical Doctorate (MD)
London University, UK.
1996

ENT Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
Joint Committee on Intercollegiate Examinations, UK.
1996

Fellow Royal College of Surgeons
Royal College of Surgeons, UK.
1991

Member of Royal College of Surgeons
Royal College of Surgeons, UK.

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
London University, UK.
1985


Memberships

Member of:

  • British Medical Association
  • British Association for Paediatric Otolaryngology
  • British Association of Otolaryngologists
  • Otorhinolaryngological Research Society
  • British Cochlear Implant Group
  • British Skull Base Society
  • European Academy of Otology and Neurotology
  • Midland Institute of Otology
  • British Society for the History of ENT

Markers of esteem

  • President of The Royal Society of Medicine Sections of Otology and Laryngology. (2018)
  • President of the British Society of Otology (2014)
  • Intercollegiate Examination Gold Medal (Otology) (1996)
  • 11th TWJ Fellowship to Beziers, France. (1995)
  • Ethicon Foundation Fund Award (1995)
  • Royal Society of Medicine Section of Otology, Research Prize (1995)
  • Journal of Laryngology and Otology Travelling Fellowship (1995)
  • Otorhinolaryngological Research Society, Xomed-Treace Prize (1994)

Links

  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27937022/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29794452/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29754138/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30248625/
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28889786/

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