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Hopkins, Claire - ENT consultant


Consultant profiles

Claire Hopkins, ENT consultant


Tel: 020 7188 2215

  • Biography

    Claire Hopkins has a strong clinical and research training in all aspects of rhinology. She sees patients for any rhinological complaint from both the local community and tertiary referrals.

    Claire provides a comprehensive service, including anterior skull base surgery in conjunction with the neurosurgical department at King’s College Hospital.

  • Education and training 

    • Undergraduate training, Oxford University
    • Higher surgical training in ENT on South Thames rotation
    • Research fellowship in the clinical effectiveness unit, Royal College of Surgeons
    • Rhinology fellowship, Guy’s Hospital
  • Specialist interests

    • Rhinology
    • Facial plastics
    • Anterior skull base surgery
  • Awards

    • Martin Wronker Prize for Medicine, Oxford University
    • Hobson memorial clinical scholarship
    • Hiscox trainee of the year award
    • RSM laryngology and rhinology research prize
    • Cochrane collaboration / clinical otolaryngology prize
  • Research interests 

    Doctorate of medicine thesis written on 'Outcome variation following sinonasal surgery'.

    Current research projects include:

    • trials for medical and surgical treatment of acute and chronic rhinosinusitis
    • applications of patient-rated outcome measures in ENT surgery.
  • Publications 

    EPOS 2012: European position paper on rhinosinusitis and nasal polyps, The National Comparative Audit of England and Wales for Surgery for Chronic Rhinosinusitis and Nasal Polyposis