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Training & Experience



Imperial College School of Medicine, London

Junior Doctor Rotations:

St Mary's Hospital, London; Wexham Park Hospital, Slough; John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

Higher Surgical Training:

Oxford Deanery (Health Education Thames Valley)

Observership Academic Medical Centre (AMC) & Nols Trenite Facial Plastics Clinic. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Regional Thames Valley Sub-Specialist Rhinology Fellowship

Post-Training Fellowships:

Advanced Rhinology Fellowship, Facial Plastics, Sinus & Skull-base Surgery

Guys, Kings and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust, London


Facial Plastics & Rhinoplasty Training

Harley Street, London


Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, Wexham


It takes over 10,000 hours to truly master a skill. Mr Hettige has acquired key specialist surgical skills having operated successfully on thousands of patients. More specifically he has performed:

SeptoRhinoplasty Procedures:

250+ procedures performed:

       - External & Closed (no scar) Approach

       - Functional & Cosmetic

       - Primary & Revisions

       - With Grafting & Reconstruction with Donor Rib Cartilage (Tutoplast)

Endoscopic Sinus Operations:

750+ Basic, Advanced and Extended procedures, including Sinus Balloon Dilation.

Septal Procedures:

400+ procedures including primary and revisions

Tonsils & Adenoids:

750+ procedures

       - Adults & Paediatrics

       - Traditional Methods (Cold Steel), Bipolar & Modern Techniques (Coblation)

       - Tonsillotomy & Tonsillectomy

       - For recurrent tonsillitis & Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

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