Mr Michael Pringle is a leading ENT surgeon, based in Portsmouth at the Spire Portsmouth Hospital. He has more than 20 years of experience, treating both adults and children, and specialises in all forms of ear surgery, deafness, cholesteatoma, tinnitus, Earfold/pinnaplasty and routine paediatric surgery. Mr Pringle is a vastly experienced otologist and has performed more than 2000 major ear operations throughout his career.
After graduating from St George's Medical School, London he went on to train in ENT surgery at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital in London and in Bristol, Exeter and Melbourne, Australia. In 1997, Mr Pringle was appointed as a consultant ENT surgeon in Portsmouth where he has been based since. He also works as the senior Cochlear Implant surgeon at the Auditory Implant Centre in the University of Southampton, and during his time there he has performed over 500 cochlear implant procedures.
Mr Pringle is involved in education and has been the educational supervisor for ENT trainee doctors at the Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth for the last 8 years. He also runs a temporal bone course for trainee ENT surgeons. Mr Pringle keeps up to date with the latest innovations in ear surgery and hearing implants and has been an early adopter in a number of advanced hearing implants and the Earfold implant.