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Mr Andrew Camilleri FRCS (Gen Surg) FRCS (ORL)

 Consultant Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon and Clinical Director of the Department of Otolaryngology


NHS base :                    University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Trust since July 1995

Responsibilities :       The assessment and treatment of adults and children with ear nose and throat conditions. 
                                      Training surgeons, practitioners and students.Clinical research. Clinical Director
                                      of the ENT Unit.

Previous NHS work:

                                      Feb 1992- Senior Registrar in Otolaryngology
                                     June 1995 Manchester Rotation. 

                                     April 1988- Registrar in Otolaryngology 
                                     Feb 1992. Royal Infirmary, Glasgow 
                                     Oct 1987- S.H.O. in Plastic Surgery
                                     Apr 1988. Queen Mary's Hosp., London 
                                     Sept 1986- S.H.O. in General Surgery
                                     Aug 1987 Kingston Hospital, London 
                                     Sept 1985- S.H.O. in Otolaryngology
                                     Aug 1986 Royal Nat.,Gray's Inn Road

Private practice :        The Alexandra Hospital, Mill Lane, Cheadle, SK8 2PX    0161 291 0763
University work:        Honorary Lecturer, University of Manchester since July 1995


1983                            MB ChB
                                    General Medical Council No. 2839006.

1985 (July)                   FRCS (Edinburgh) Part 1

1987 (October)            FRCS (Edinburgh) Part 2
                                    (General Surgery)

1989 (January)            FRCS (Edinburgh) Part 2

1989 (April)                 FRCS (London) Part 2

1994 (April)                 FRCS (ORL) (London)

Membership of professional bodies

                                    Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
                                    Member of the Oto-rhino-laryngological Research Society.
                                    Member of the British Medical Association
                                    Member of the Brit. Assoc. of ORL-HNS (ENT UK)

Expert witness status

                                    Medico-legal report writing since July 1995. Approximately one report each month.
                                    War Pensions Agency specialist assessor since 1995
                                    July 2000: Medico-legal Seminar for ENT Specialists, Oulton Hall, Leeds.
                                    Single Joint Expert Training - 2000

Expert witness experience                                                                                                   

                                    20% plaintiff, 10% defendant, 70% single joint expert
                                    Court experience
                                    Medical Negligence assessor



Camilleri, A.E. (1990). Management of acquired tracheo-oesophageal fistula following intubation. J. Laryngol. Otol. 104(3), 267-269.

Camilleri, A.E. (1990). Chronic sinusitis and the yellow nail syndrome. J. Laryngol. Otol. 104(10), 811-813.

Murphy E., Camilleri A.E., Sturrock R. Increased prevalence of chronic otitis media in ankylosing spondylitis. Br. J. Rheum., 29 (Suppl. 2), (1991).

Camilleri A. E. (1991). The incidence and awareness of surgical glove puncture. Clin. Otolaryngol. 15(5), 479-480.

Camilleri A.E. (1991). Information leaflets in the Rhinitis clinic. J. Laryngol. Otol. 105(4): 282-4.

Camilleri A. E. (1991). Aberrant central venous catheter complicating radical neck dissection. J. Laryngol. Otol. 105(6): 491-2.

Camilleri A.E. (1991) The nature of the ossicular joints and their involvement in rheumatoid arthritis. Ann. Rheum. Dis. 50(4): 271.

Camilleri A.E., Murray S., Imrie C.W. (1991). Needlestick Injury in surgeons: What is the risk? J. Roy. Coll. Surg. Edin. 36 (5): 317-318.

Camilleri A.E., Swan I.R.C., Sturrock R. (1991). Chronic otitis media and ankylosing spondylitis: an HLA association? Clin. Otolaryngol. 16 (4): 364-366.

Camilleri A.E. (1991). Craniofacial fibrous dysplasia. J. Laryngol. Otol. 105(8): 662-666.

Camilleri A.E., Murray S., Squair J.L, Imrie C.W. (1991). Epidemiology of sharps accidents in surgery. J. Roy. Coll. Surg. Edin. 36 (5): 314-316.

Camilleri A.E., Swan I.R.C., Sturrock R. Chronic otitis media: a new extra-articular manifestation of ankylosing spondylitis? Ann. Rheum. Dis. 1992; 51: 655-657.

Camilleri AE., MacKenzie K.(1992) Acceptability of secondary Tracheo-oesophageal fistula creation in long standing laryngectomees. J. Laryngol. Otol. 106: 231-233.

Camilleri A.E., MacKenzie K., Gatehouse S. The effect of sleep apnoea, recurrent tonsillitis and tonsillectomy on growth in childhood. Clinical Otolaryngology. 1995.

Camilleri A. E., Ramamurthy L., Jones P.H. Sleep nasendoscopy: what benefit to the management of snorers?
Journal of Laryngology and Otology.1995.

Ahmmed A. U., Camilleri A. E., Small M.(1996) Cavernous sinus thrombosis following nasal fracture manipulation.
Journal of Laryngology and Otology. 110: 69-71.

Houghton D., Camilleri A. E.  Adult Obstructive Sleep apnoea syndrome and Tonsillectomy.
Journal of Laryngology and Otology 97; 111(9): 829-32.

O'Keefe L., Camilleri A. E. , Gillespie J.E., Cairns A., Ramsden R.T. Primary tumours of the vestibule and iner ear.
Journal of Laryngology and Otology 97; 111(8): 709-14.

Wheatley A.H., Temple R.H., Camilleri A. E. Childhood Obstructive Sleep apnoea syndrome due to nasopharyngeal viral papillomatosis. Journal of Laryngology and Otology 97; 111(10): 976-7.

Camilleri A.E., Joseph G. Toner, Katie L. Howarth, Suzy Hampton, Richard T. Ramsden. Cochlear implantation following temporal bone fracture. Journal of Laryngology and Otology May 1999; 113(5): 454-7.

Camilleri AE et al. Sound frequency analysis and the site of snoring in natural and induced sleep. 
Clinical Otolaryngology & Allied Sciences.  27(3):162-6, 2002 Jun.

Camilleri AE.  et al.   Portable method for the determination of snoring site by sound analysis.
Journal of Laryngology & Otology.  118(2):135-8, 2004 Feb.

Predicting Outcome Following Stapedectomy SJ Broomfield, IA Bruce, V Kaushik, AE Camilleri Poster presentation at  ENTUK Annual Meeting at the Royal College of Surgeons, London, 7th September 2006

N.I.C.E. Otitis Media with Effusion guidelines Feb 2008 contibutor.

Optimizing Local Anesthesia for Grommet Insertion: Eutectic Mixture of Local Anaesthetics Versus Ametop: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Otology & Neurotology. 29(5):658-660, August 2008. Nichani, Jaya;
Camilleri, Andrew E. et al.

Aminoglycoside indiced ototoxicity in adults with cystic fibrosis. (Poster) Payne NK, Camilleri AE et al.
British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting 2008

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