Ansar Uddin Ahmmed

Dr Ansar AhmmedJob title: Consultant Paediatric Audiovestibular Physician

Department: ENT/Paediatric Audiology

Telephone number: 01772 401312

Primary medical qualification: MBBS

Other qualifications: FRCS (ENT), MSc, PhD, FRCPCH

Year of registration: 1992

GMC number: 3633847 SR

Career history: After initial training and fellowship in Otolaryngology from Edinburgh Dr Ahmmed obtained specialist training in Audiovestibular Medicine at Manchester. He joined Fulwood Paediatric Audiology Service as a consultant in 1997. The service provides a tertiary paediatric Audiology care in a spoke and hub model throughout most of Lancashire in partnership with the local services. This enables holistic care for children with hearing and balance disorders, a condition with low critical mass, over a wide area that includes Preston, Chorley and South Ribble, Ormskirk, Southport, Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre, and Lancaster.

Dr Ahmmed has a keen interest in non-surgical management of Glue ear, congenital hearing loss and Auditory Processing Disorder and has carried out research and publications in these areas. Dr Ahmmed’s work has shown that hearing aids can be effectively used in the management of glue ear. His recent research has lead to a new understanding of the underlying factors in Auditory Processing Disorder.

Specialist areas: Hearing and balance disorders in children

Specialist interests: Glue ear, Congenital hearing loss, Auditory Processing Disorder

Research interests: Non-surgical management of Glue ear, Auditory Processing Disorder

Clinics: Fulwood Audiology Clinic, Carnforth Clinic, Queen Victoria Hospital - Morecambe, Ormskirk and District General Hospital, centre for health and well being-Southport

Languages spoken: English, Bengali