Mr Vikas Malik is a leading Ear, Nose and Throat surgeon in Bolton, Greater Manchester and Lancashire. He treats both adults and children. His special interests include balloon dilatation of eustachian tubes, chronic ear discharge, ear infections, eardrum perforation, mastoid infection, hearing loss, balance problems, Meniere's disease, balloon sinus surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, management of blocked nose, hoarseness and diagnosis of head and neck cancer.
Mr Malik graduated from Lucknow University in India which is an outstanding University of Medical Excellence in education, research and patient care. He then completed a three year Master (MS) in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery and was awarded the best candidate award. Mr Malik undertook a further three years training as a Senior Resident in Otology and skull base surgery at SGPGIMS which is a prestigious super-speciality tertiary care hospital. He was also awarded the title of Diplomate of National Board (DNB) by an autonomous academic body under the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare as well as Membership of National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS) by Indian National Academy which fosters academic medical excellence.
He then moved to the UK and completed the UK ENT training in North West England and Cambridge. He was awarded his Completion Certificate of Training by the UK Joint Committee on Higher Surgical Training and is on the GMC Specialist Register with Licence to Practice. He has also been recognised by the GMC as ENT Surgical Trainer and Supervisor.
Mr Malik has been a visiting fellow at Toronto University Hospitals in Canada and Causse Ear Clinic in France, which are world-renowned centres of excellence.
He is the Clinical Governance Lead for ENT department at Royal Bolton Hospital. He is the Head of Simulation at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust. He is also the NoTS (ENT STC) lead for Health Education North West England.