Mr Neil Bateman is a highly regarded consultant paediatric ENT surgeon based in Manchester who sees patients at BMI The Alexandra Hospital and Royal Manchester Children's Hospital. He specialises in treating hearing loss, ear infections, glue ear, tonsilitis, obstructive sleep apnoea, and snoring. In addition, Mr Neil Bateman has a specialist interest in pinnaplasty/correction of prominent ears and ear reconstruction, as well as complex airway reconstruction. He devotes his entire clinical practice to the management of ENT problems in children.
Mr Bateman has a particular interest in intracapsular tonsillectomy, which carries lower risks and quicker recovery than other techniques. Mr Bateman has been instrumental in the uptake of this method both within the UK and internationally.
Mr Bateman graduated from Nottingham University Medical School and completed his ENT training in Nottingham and Sheffield. He decided to specialise in paediatric ENT and received extra training in Sheffield. He also undertook training during a sabbatical in Lyon, France.
Mr Bateman was previously the honorary secretary of the British Association for Paediatric Otolaryngology and was the co-director of the paediatric emergency skills course for consultants for ENT-UK. In addition, Mr Bateman chairs Smith and Nephew’s ENT Coblation training courses.