Mr Jonathan Joseph BSc (hons), MB BS, DOHNS, FRCS (ORL-HNS)
Jonathan Joseph originally comes from Manchester where he attended The Manchester Grammar School for boys. He moved to London to study medicine at the Royal Free and University College Medical School. He graduated in 2004 having also gained an intercalated bachelor-of-science degree in human genetics in 2001.
His early surgical training was in London and then started his higher surgical training in ENT in Oxford at the John Radcliffe Hospital. Mr Joseph continued his training at Northampton General Hospital and then moved back to London where he was trained by some of the most highly respected ENT surgeons in the country. He trained at various centres of excellence including the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, St Mary’s Hospital and Charing Cross Hospital.
After gaining his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2014 and completing his ENT training in 2015, Mr Joseph completed 2 fellowships in rhinology, skull base surgery and facial plastic surgery. The first was at the Klinik Hirslanden in Zurich under the internationally renowned Professor Daniel Simmen. The second was at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital under Mr Peter Andrews who is one of the up and coming leaders in this complex field.
In May 2016 Mr Joseph took up a locum consultant post at the London North West Healthcare NHS Trust. He acted as an ENT surgeon with a specialist interest in rhinology. This continued until September 2017 when he was successful in gaining a permanent substantive consultant at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital as part of UCLH NHS Trust.
As rhinologist and facial plastic surgeon, Mr Joseph has become an integral part of the department, managing many complex nasal and sinus problems. He is also the lead surgeon for all sinonasal cancers in UCLH NHS trust. Apart from this Mr Joseph also runs specialist paediatric clinics and operating sessions, while maintaining an interest in general ENT through other clinics and his on call commitments.
Mr Joseph always works hard to deliver the highest level of care to all of his patients. His philosophy is that if someone has been referred to him for a specialist opinion, then he must provide the best possible care and management of their condition. Mr Joseph wants his patient to go away feeling like he has tried his best for them.
Mr Joseph attends regular specialist meetings and keeps up to date with the literature in his specialty. This ensures that he has the knowledge to deliver excellent care to all patients.
Outside of work Mr Joseph has a number of interests. He is a keen cyclist and cycles to work most days from his home in Finchley, North London. Mr Joseph plays in a weekly 5-a-side football game which is very sociable but also highly competitive! Most of all however he has his family. He is married with 3 sons which certainly keeps him busy but they give him great joy and pride in helping them develop and grow.
Mr Joseph has ongoing research in a number of areas. He is part of the team developing a device for providing accurate, reproducible measurement of nasal blockage. This will help with the decision on when to operate on patients and also to measure the success of surgery.
His other area of research is in the management of psychological disease, in particular body dysmorphic disorder, in patients seeking nasal surgery. He has shown that collaboration with a psychologist is essential for such patients the value of screening questionnaires.
A UK survey of current ENT practice in the assessment of nasal patency. Andrews P, Joseph J, Li CH, Nip L, Jacques T, Leung T. Journal of Laryngology and Otology. 2017;131(08):702-706
Body dysmorphic disorder in patients undergoing septorhinoplasty surgery: should we be performing routine screening? Joseph J, Randhawa P, Hannan SA, Long J, Goh S, O’Shea N, Saleh H, Hansen E, Veale D, Andrews P. Clinical Otolaryngology. 2016. DOI: 10.1111/coa. 12752
A prospective 4 year study of the objective and subjective outcomes following dynamic facial reanimation surgery in our facial function practice. Andrews P, Poirrier AL, Joseph J, Goh S, Li Q, Randhawa P, Leong S, Lesser T, Saeed S. Clinical Otolaryngology. 2016. Doi: 10.111/coa.12574
A Comparison of Quality of Life Outcomes Following Different Techniques of Mastoid Surgery. Joseph JA, Miles A, Ifeacho S, Patel N, Shaida A, Gatland D, Watters G, Kiverniti E. Journal of Laryngology and Otology. 2015;129(09):835-839