Mr Kalpesh Patel
Consultant ENT/Specialist in Rhinoplasty
Mr Kalpesh S Patel is the founder and director of the London ENT Clinic.
Mr Patel grew up in Highbury, having arrived from India at the age of four. He attended Highbury Grove School and having an early ambition to be a surgeon, gained a place at St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College in London. As an undergraduate, he was awarded the Sidney Scott Prize in Otolaryngology (Proxime Accessit). He qualified as a doctor in 1984 and began his surgical career teaching anatomy and physiology at the University of St Andrews in Scotland.
Following junior training posts in general surgery, neurosurgery and plastics, Mr Patel completed his higher surgical training in all aspects of ENT surgery initially at King’s College and subsequently at the Royal Marsden and St Mary’s Hospitals in London. Mr Patel was appointed Consultant ENT surgeon in 1995 at St Mary’s and Ealing Hospitals.
Following the merger of Charing Cross, Hammersmith and St Mary’s Hospitals, Imperial College Hospital’s NHS Trust was formed, creating the largest NHS Trust at the time and being UK’s first academic health science centre. Mr Patel was a Consultant ENT Surgeon at St Marys Hospital for 20 years before leaving the NHS to start full time private practice.
Mr Patel lectures regularly on all aspects of rhinoplasty both locally and internationally. He was the first President of the British Society of Rhinoplasty Surgeons.