Professor Owen Judd is a highly-trained consultant ENT surgeon with a special interest in laryngology (voice disorders) and neurotology (disorders of the brain and ear, especially balance, dizziness and facial paralysis). Practising across clinics in Derby and Nottingham, Professor Judd provides the full range of ENT surgical procedures as well as a comprehensive paediatric service. He has particular expertise in complex ear surgery.
He has particular expertise in migraine, balance disorders, and complex ear surgery, and was one of the first surgeons in the country to offer total endoscopic ear surgery - a minimally invasive ear surgery technique. He now teaches this technique nationally. He has also introduced minimally invasive laryngeal surgery under local anaesthetic for voice problems, to the Midlands region.
Originally qualifying from the University of Nottingham, Professor Judd completed his higher surgical training in London, Plymouth, Southampton and the East Midlands. He undertook a specialist Fellowship in Neurotology and Otological implantation at Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham and was appointed Consultant Neurotologist and Laryngoloist ENT Surgeon at the Royal Derby Hospital in 2014. He has a prestigious BMJ Visiting Professorship in Balance Medicine, being a regular international speaker on vertigo and dizziness. He is also Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham and Associate Clinical Sub-Dean for the University Medical School. He is actively involved in all areas of ENT research and has published over 60 articles in peer-reviewed journals, 6 book chapters, and 2 textbooks to date.
Professor Judd is also highly experienced in facial rejuvenation without the use of surgery. He has successfully treated over 2,000 patients with a range of injectable treatments and is a pioneer of the TimeNet procedure, which is designed to stimulate collagen production over a longer period of time. Professor Judd can also provide minimally-invasive earlobe surgery and treat patients experiencing hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating).