Professor Simon Lloyd Professor Simon Lloyd

Consultant ENT surgeon

Professor Lloyd studied Medicine at the Royal Free Hospital in London qualifying in 1996. He was trained in ear nose and throat surgery at several major teaching hospitals in London including the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Charing Cross Hospital. He then undertook super-specialist training in surgery of the ear and skull base at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, the United States and Denmark.

Professor Lloyd has been on the specialist register since 2005. He is experienced in dealing with all aspects of adult and children’s ear nose and throat problems but has a particular interest in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the ear in adults and children. This includes middle ear disease, skull base disease particularly acoustic neuromas and hearing restoration including stapedectomy, ossiculoplasty and cochlear and brainstem implantation. Professor Lloyd also has a special interest in disorders of balance and tinnitus. He strives to achieve the best possible results from the treatments that he offers.

He is Honorary Professor of Otolaryngology at Manchester University and a Consultant ENT surgeon at the Manchester Royal Infirmary, Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital and Salford Royal Hospital. He is part of the Manchester Skull Base Team, one of the largest units of its type in the UK dealing with problems around the base of skull, particularly vestibular schwannomas. Professor Lloyd is also part of the Manchester Auditory Implant Centre that specializes in restoring hearing to profoundly deaf children and adults. He works with a very experienced team of clinicians including neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, neurologists, speech therapists and audiologists and in doing so ensures that patients receive the highest quality of care.

Professor Lloyd has a first class BSc in Biochemistry from the University of London and a Master of Philosophy in Neuroscience from Cambridge University. He has research interests in skull base disease, auditory implantation and neurofibromatosis type 2. He is also heavily involved in undergraduate and postgraduate training and is widely published in the medical literature in his areas of expertise as well as authoring a number of book chapters. He is also an expert in the field of noise induced hearing loss. Professor Lloyd regularly lectures in his field both nationally and internationally.


Here are a few of his published papers:

Tinnitus Case Study – Clinical Otolaryngology

Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss – BJGP August 2013 

Lend an Ear to Surgery – Hilary Jones Article

IT therapy in Meniere’s Disease