David Albert, Children's ENT Surgeon London

David has been a pioneer in paediatric (children's) ENT in the UK for many years. He trained at Great Ormond St Hospital, London and in Cincinnati, USA with Dr Robin Cotton

He was the first ENT surgeon in the UK to specialise exclusively in children and has been involved in many pioneering developments in airway, tonsil and adenoid surgery

His interests span the whole range of children's ENT conditions, from decision making in glue ear to complex surgery for airway stenosis. He has a special interest in airway surgery, choanal atresia, mastoid surgery and the best techniques for tonsil and adenoid surgery. 

He is currently Senior ENT Surgeon at Great Ormond Street, London and a long standing member of the Medical Advisory Council at the Portland Hospital, London. 

He has served the Royal Society of Medicine, the American Society for Paediatric Otolaryngology, the European Society for Paediatric Otolaryngology and was President of the British Association for Paediatric Otolaryngology.

He has published widely and is invited to lecture around the world

He has 3 great children who keep him busy when not working as well as multiple hobbies from cycling to sailing. Home is shared with 2 cats, 12 chickens as well as numerous rabbits and foxes!

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