Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)
The Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT, or Otorinolaryngology) and Head
& Neck Surgery department provides care for patients with a
variety of problems including general ear, nose and throat
diseases, neck lumps, facial skin lesions, balance and hearing
disorders, snoring and sleep apnoea, ENT allergy problems, salivary
gland diseases and voice disorders. We also provide diagnostics for
head and neck cancer.
The department provides comprehensive specialist services for
patients with voice disorders and hearing problems by working
closely with Speech and Language Therapy (SALT) and The Hearing
Adult and paediatric ENT services are provided at both
Altrincham General Hospital and Trafford General Hospital.
Referrals to the ENT team can be made via your GP. We regret we
cannot see patients without an appointment. Please advise your GP
if you wish to be referred to us.
Trafford General: The ENT department is co-located alongside
Audiology and can be found on the link corridor near the main
Altrincham General: Clinics are held on King Edward, which is
upstairs in the original part of the hospital.
Consultant ENT Surgeons
Mr Atef El-Kholy
Mrs Astrid Bieger-Farhan
The team also includes two Associate Specialists, two
experienced Clinical Fellows and a dedicated ENT specialist nurse,
Out-patient clinics are run at both Trafford General Hospital
and Altrincham General Hospital sites, and include:
- Voice clinic
- Neck lump clinic
- Hearing assessment
- Rapid access clinic
- Ear micro suction