Julian Hamann is a highly skilled Consultant ENT and Thyroid Surgeon, who consults in Harley Street and Kent. He has nearly twenty years’ experience as a surgeon, carrying out a wide range of procedures on the ear, nose, throat and neck, from routine operations to complex and revision surgery. He manages all general ENT conditions, and has specialist interests in problems of the nose and sinuses, allergy, voice disorders, children’s ENT problems, thyroid cancer and snoring.

He recognises that conditions do not need to be medically serious to impact on quality of life, and that every patient needs adequate time and attention in order to assess their individual needs.

As a father of three, he is experienced at dealing with children and is sensitive both to their needs and the concerns and anxieties of parents. He is motivated at all times by the desire to reach the best outcome for patients, both physically and emotionally.

His NHS practice is based in Tunbridge Wells Hospital, and he is also an honorary consultant at the world famous Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead. He also sees patients at Sevenoaks Hospital and Maidstone Hospital. 

He runs a leading private Ear, Nose and Throat clinic at The Harley Street Medical Centre in London, and at the Spire and Nuffield Hospitals, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. He receives referrals from consultant and GP colleagues, as well as direct self referrals. Many referrals are ‘word of mouth’ referrals from patients previously treated by Mr Hamann.

His clinic provides a comprehensive service from diagnosis to medical or surgical treatment. Some conditions and operations are best managed by a team of specialists from different specialties. Julian works with experienced consultants and other healthcare professionals across all specialties who can provide assistance where required. He performs state of the art surgery and ensures that he is able to advise on and offer the most up to date treatments available.

Julian is fee-assured with all major UK health insurance companies.

Common conditions treated include:

Nose, Sinus and Mouth

Hayfever (seasonal allergic rhinitis)
Chronic sinus infections
Acute sinusitis
Nasal polyps
Post nasal discharge or drip
Blocked nose and breathing difficulties
Snoring with or without obstructive sleep apnoea
Bad breath (halitosis)
Problems with sense of smell and taste
Deviated septum
Fractured nose
Enlarged adenoids


Glue ear (otitis media with effusion)
Recurrent ear infections (otitis media or otitis externa) and earache
Hearing problems
Dizziness and vertigo, including Ménière’s disease, Migrainous vertigo, Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV), and Labyrinthitis/vestibular neuronitis
Tinnitus (ringing or pulsing noise in the ear)
Blocked ears and Eustachian tube dysfunction
Wax impaction
Ear injuries/trauma
Facial palsy/weakness


Common procedures undertaken include:

Flexible and rigid nasendoscopy
Microsuction of the ear
Nasal cautery for nosebleeds
Endoscopic sinus surgery
Balloon sinuplasty
Eustachian Tuboplasty (balloon dilation of Eustachian tubes)
Septoplasty (straightening of the middle partition of the nose)
Turbinate Reduction
Manipulation of nasal fractures
Grommet/ventilation tube insertion
Endoscopy of the upper aerodigestive tract
Microscope assisted vocal cord surgery
Total and hemithyroidectomy
Thyroglossal cyst removal (Sistrunk’s Procedure)
Biopsies of the head and neck region

Throat and voice

Recurrent tonsillitis
Swallowing problems (dysphagia)
Gastro-oesophageal reflux (GORD) & Laryngopharyngeal reflux (“silent” reflux)
Vocal cord paralysis
Vocal cord nodules and polyps
Cough/persistent cough
Sore throat
Thyroid cancer








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