Rupert Obholzer

Ear nose and throat and skull base consultant surgeon


Rupert Obholzer is a consultant surgeon at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Rupert he looks after people with tumours around the base of their skull.

He also cares for people with:

  • complex ear disease
  • hearing loss that requires reconstruction
  •  auditory implants

Education and training

  • Fellowship in skull base and parotid surgery, Guy's and St Thomas', 2010
  • Fellowship in skull base surgery and cochlear implants, Sydney, 2009
  • Specialist registrar training in ear, nose and throat, north Thames rotation, 2002 to 2008
  • Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, 1997
  • Botany, University of Oxford, 1991

Research interests

  • Measurement and optimisation of quality of life in skull base surgery


  • Nan Blofeld fellowship, 2009
  • Fellowship, The TWJ Foundation, 2008
  • Olympic Bronze medal, 1996
  • Richard Blackwell Scholarship, 1989

Last updated: January 2023

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