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Professor Jarrod Homer

Consultant Head and Neck/Thyroid Surgeon and Otolaryngologist



Special Interests:

Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, Thyroid Surgery, Skull Base Surgical Oncology, Head and Neck dystonias


Professor Homer was appointed Consultant Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon to Manchester Royal Infirmary and The Christie Hospital in 2002. He is the lead clinician for head and neck cancer. He holds a number of regional and national positions of responsibility in ENT/head and neck surgery. He is invited to lecture various audiences nationally and internationally. He was promoted to the position of clinical chair of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre in 2013. He has been awarded over £1.5m in research grant income and supervised a number of successfully awarded doctorates (MD’s and PhD’s) for the University of Manchester. He leads research programs in Head and Neck cancer translational science and is the chief investigator of a number of clinical trials. He is widely published with 100 peer reviewed papers. He has innovated in several clinical areas, including the setting up of neck/thyroid lump clinic with surgeon-delivered ultrasound, the regional head and neck dystonia clinic, a comprehensive skull base oncology service, transoral laser microsurgery for head and neck cancers, amongst other services and surgical techniques.