Aleix Rovira

Aleix Rovira, consultant head and neck surgeon

Consultant otorhinolaryngologist head and neck surgeon


Aleix Rovira is a consultant otorhinolaryngologist head and neck surgeon. Before joining Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust in 2020, he worked at St George's Hospital as a consultant for 2 years.

Aleix was born in Barcelona and graduated from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He undertook his ear, nose and throat (ENT) training at Bellvitge University Hospital and spent an extra training year of advanced head and neck surgical fellowship at Guy's Hospital.

He is a core member of our teams caring for people with:

  • head and neck cancer
  • thyroid cancer
  • non-melanoma skin cancer

As part of his role, he provides head and neck cancer services to south east London as well as a tertiary service (referrals from other hospitals) for complex head and neck, thyroid and advanced skin cancer. 

He is also part of our transoral robotic program.

Aleix is also involved in research with several peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. He completed a PhD at the University of Barcelona analysing the role of salvage surgery after head and neck cancer previously treated with anti-EGFR (epidermal growth factor receptor). He is a reviewer for several head and neck international journals. 

Research interests

  • Head and neck salvage surgery
  • Non-melanoma skin cancer cancer
  • Improving referral pathways for head and neck cancer patients
  • Thyroid cancer

Last updated: May 2022

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