Mr Neil Fergie is a highly experienced ENT surgeon based in Nottingham. He specialises in treating general ENT conditions such as hearing loss, tinnitus (ringing in the ear), tongue tie, glue ear and tonsillitis.
Mr Fergie graduated from The University of Glasgow Medical School in 1991 and undertook ENT specialist training at Glasgow, Manchester and the East Midlands. During his training, Mr Fergie completed an MD thesis at The University of Leicester on neuroprotection in the cochlea. He established a multidisciplinary group that focuses on biofilm research in glue ear (OME). He spent nine months on a fellowship in ENT in Western Australia at Perth Children's Hospital and Sir Charles Gardner Hospitals which also involved delivering ENT services to remote communities in North Western Australia and the Western Desert.
He was jointly appointed to provide ENT services at The King's Mill Hospital and The Queen's Medical Centre from 2005. Since appointment as a consultant in 2005 he has held various positions within the NHS including Head of Foundation Year 1 training (responsibility for newly qualified doctors within the trust); and clinical lead for head and neck services (ophthalmology, ENT, audiology, maxillofacial surgery and orthodontics).
In addition to a busy clinical practice and a number of roles within the NHS, Mr Fergie is an examiner for the ENT examinations both in Europe and in the UK (Fellowship and European board exams). He's a board member for the UK examination, he has recently been invited as a visiting Professor for The University of Namibia Medical School.