Tonsillectomy / Tonsillotomy

Recurrent sore throats can be caused by bacterial and viral tonsillitis. Halitosis (bad breath) and Tonsillitis (little white chalky tonsil stones) can also be related to abnormal tonsils.  


Surgical Interventions we offer include:

- Traditional Tonsillectomy Surgery

- Modern Technology - Coblation Tonsillectomy (taking out the tonsils completely)

- Modern Techniques - Coblation Tonsillotomy (sculpting down the tonsil rather than removing it)

- Adenoidectomy

- Tonsillectomy and Soft palate surgery for adult snoring / Sleep apnoea

- Tonsillectomy for Childhood snoring and sleep apnoea (2 years +)

To find out more about the above techniques, or book into a consultation with our surgeon, please click on the button below:


Mr R Hettige

Consultant Rhinologist, Facial Plastics & ENT Surgeon


- Spire Thames Valley Hospital,

241 Wexham Street, Wexham, Berkshire. SL3 6NH

- Princess Margaret Hospital,

Osborne Road, Windsor, Berkshire. SL4 3SJ


Tel: 01753 840 831

Fax: 01753 841 567

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