Asad Qayyum

Asad Qayyum is working as a consultant ENT Surgeon practicing in the Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. He has a specialist interest in Rhinology, Otology, Balance and Paediatric ENT problems. Mr Asad is Clinical Director for the Head and Neck Services and also the Training Program Director for the ENT Trainees in the Cambridgeshire region. 

Asad has been the International Fellow at the Royal Darwin Hospital in Australia and completed a second fellowship in Otology and Implant Surgery at the Ear Implant Unit at the Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge. Asad has been involved with the research of Genetics of Early onset hearing loss at the Sanger Genome Institute at Cambridge. His current research interest involves managing prevention of retraction pockets of tympanic membrane and radiological and surgical correlation of cholesteatoma extension. He is also at present reviewing literature on management of atypical facial pain presenting as sino facial symptoms. 

Asad is also a course director for cadaveric ENT, Head and Neck courses, that he has set up in collaboration with the Anglia Ruskin University in the United Kingdom.

Asad has extensive Otological experience in Endoscopic Ear Surgery, Cholesteatoma Surgery, Stapes Surgery and managing patients with vertigo and balance problems both in adult and paediatric population. He also is a prolific Endoscopic Sinus Surgeon in his routine practise 

Asad has more than 70 publications including text book chapters to his name. He has presented his work in South Africa, Switzerland, China, USA and the UK.

Outside of work he is passionate about photography and restoring classic cars.