Mr Asit Arora
PhD, DIC, DOHNS, FRCS (ORL-HNS)
ENT Airway Robotic Head & Neck Consultant Surgeon
- Head & Neck cancer
- Minimally invasive Head & Neck surgery
- Obstructive sleep apnoea
- Thyroid and parathyroid disease
- General ENT
- Robotic surgery
- Children and adults
- Nose conditions
- Salivary gland surgery
Mr Arora is an award-winning ENT, Airway Head & Neck Consultant Surgeon with a sub-specialist tertiary referral practice in Airway Head & Neck Cancer Surgery at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London.
Mr Arora treats all forms of ENT diseases both in adults and children. He studied Medicine at Manchester Medical School graduating with Honours and winning several undergraduate prizes including best research student.
His specific skills and experiences include 3 Head & Neck Fellowships in Robotic Head & Neck centres of international repute. He pioneered Robotic Head and Neck surgery in the UK and established the 1st training program in TORS (Trans oral robotic surgery). This was the focus of his PhD at Imperial College London that culminated in several clinical trials, 15 peer review publications, 6 prestigious research prizes and 4 research grants. He remains at the forefront of surgical innovation and clinical translation in ENT- Head & Neck surgery and is recognised as a Key opinion leader in TORS. He is internationally recognised for his work in healthcare quality improvement having founded the Global Tracheostomy Collaborative, a worldwide network of top healthcare institutions which The National Institute for Health recognised as an exemplar for patient safety.
He has extensive clinical, research, education and training experience which includes over 45 peer-reviewed publications, 30 abstract publications, 9 book chapters, 10 research awards, 25 invited national/international lectures, over 90 national/international presentations and 17 grants awards of 1.1 million pounds. He leads the Education Committee of the Global Tracheostomy Collaborative responsible for international webinars to over 20 countries and I is the founder or director of 7 postgraduate courses including the internationally renowned London Head & Neck Dissection course. He is author of 2 specialist text books in ENT Head & Neck Surgery.
After graduating in 1998 from the University of Manchester, Mr Arora gained membership of the Royal College of Surgeons England in 2003 and became a fellow in 2015. He has further distinguished his experience by taking on two head and neck fellowships, one in Hamburg, Germany and another at St George’s Hospital, London. Furthermore, Mr Arora is thought of as the pioneer for head and neck robotic surgery in the UK and even established the first training program for transoral robotic surgery.