Jeannon, Jean-Pierre - consultant ENT surgeon


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Jean-Pierre Jeannon, consultant ENT surgeon


Secretary: June Cunningham
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Secretary telephone : 020 7188 2213

Area of expertise: General ENT, head & neck surgery & cancer, thyroid surgery, voice disorders, micro-vascular surgery and salivary gland.

  • Biography

    Mr Jean-Pierre Jeannon MBChB FRCS (OTO) FRCS (ORL-HNS) is a consultant ear, nose and throat (ENT) head and neck surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.

    He is clinical lead of the Head and Neck Multi Disciplinary Team at Guy’s Hospital and chairman of the South East London Cancer Network Head and Neck Tumour Working Group.  He is a member of the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

    Jean-Pierre Jeannon was born in London and graduated from the University of Birmingham Medical School. He undertook his basic surgical training in Birmingham and his higher ENT surgical training in Newcastle upon Tyne. There he spent a year of full-time research working at the Cancer Research Unit studying molecular markers in head and neck cancer. He spent an additional year of advanced head and neck surgical fellowship training at the University of Toronto and Princess Margaret Hospital.

    In 2001 he was appointed consultant head and neck surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. During his seven years of consultant practice he has helped develop and re-organise head and neck cancer services in South East London. This is now one of the largest head and neck centres in the UK managing over 450 new cases per year.

  • Specialist interests

    His surgical interests are salvage surgery following chemo-radiation, reconstruction, thyroid and salivary gland surgery.
  • Research interests 

    His research interests include: molecular biology and translational research in head and neck cancer.

  • Publications 

    He has published over 25 peer review papers, two book chapters and one book in various subjects in head and neck surgery. He has given over 20 presentations to international meetings.