Mr Michael Kuo is an esteemed and experienced ear, nose, and throat surgeon with a special interest in children’s ENT disorders, particularly in paediatric head and neck diseases, thyroid swellings, voice disorders, breathing problems, and hearing disorders.
Mr Kuo graduated from the University of Birmingham. He trained in the West Midlands Higher Surgical Training Programme in otolaryngology and also trained at the University of Hong Kong. He spent three years pursuing molecular biology research as a Medical Research Council and Royal College of Surgeons Fellow, which lead to a PhD.
Throughout his career, Mr Kuo has held important positions in numerous ENT organisations. He provides clinical teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. He has chaired the education committee of the European Society for Paediatric Otolaryngology and also been a member of the European Examination Board in Otorhinolaryngology.
Mr Kuo has published numerous original research papers, review articles, and book chapters. He serves as the only UK member of the editorial board of The Laryngoscope, which is one of the industry's most important references for advances in diagnosis and treatment. For the Royal Society of Medicine, Mr Kuo is the president-elect of the section of Laryngology and Rhinology.