About Mr Jeremy Lavy

Consultant ENT Surgeon


Sub-specialties: Ear Nose and Throat, Cochlear Implants, Hearing, Otology, Hearing Loss, Paediatric ENT, Hearing Restoration Surgery, Stapedectomy, Ossiculoplasty, Myringotomy.

Mr Jeremy Lavy is a Consultant otologist & auditory implant surgeon at OneWelbeck ENT.


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Tel: 02036532007

Mr Jeremy Lavy is a Consultant otologist & auditory implant surgeon at OneWelbeck ENT.

Areas of Expertise

Some of the treatments and procedures Mr Lavy offers are:

Mr Lavy has experience of:

  • Over 5000 middle ear operations.
  • Over 400 Cochlear implant surgeries involving all implant manufacturers, performing and teaching the surgical technique around the globe including Germany, Mexico, UAE, Egypt and the Gulf states.
  • Over 2500 stapedectomy procedures including revision surgery.
  • Over 2000 other surgical procedures for the restoration of hearing.
  • Global and humanitarian work

About Mr Jeremy Lavy

Mr Jeremy Lavy is a consultant Ear Surgeon at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, part of University College London Hospitals. His practice is exclusively ear surgery with a particular emphasis on hearing reconstruction.  He has over 20 years experience of working as a specialist ear surgeon.

He qualified in 1988 from St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College in London.  He was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1993 in surgery in general and in ENT surgery in 1995.  He completed his training in 2000 and was awarded FRCS (ORL-HNS).  He was appointed as a consultant Ear Surgeon at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital in the same year.

Over the following 20 years he has been:

  • One of Britain's top 100 children’s doctors, The Times 2012
  • Training programme director for ENT in North Thames region 2000-2010
  • Director of the UCLH/RNTNEH Cochlear Implant Programme  2005 – 2017
  • Clinical Lead for Surgery, Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital 2014-2017
  • Board member the British Society for Otology 2014-2018
  • Board member and vice chair British Cochlear Implant Group 2007-2010
  • Upcoming position: President Elect of the Otology Section, The Royal Society of Medicine 2021-22

He is the leading stapedectomy surgeon in the UK performing between 150 and 200 stapes operations per year (www.stapedectomy.co.uk.)  He specialises in all hearing restoration and reconstruction procedures pioneering in the UK the development of this surgery under local anaesthetic. He is UK senior advisor for GEO (Global ENT Outreach) establishing the teaching of ear surgery and building a temporal bone laboratory in Mekele, Ethiopia. He also has close links with Ear Aid Nepal performing and teaching ear surgery in Pokhara.

Additional Information


  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • British Society of Otology
  • British Cochlear Implant Group
  • ENT UK

Research Highlights

Research Interests

My Jeremy Lavy has published widely in peer reviewed journals with particular emphasis on hearing results and the genetics and treatment of otosclerosis

Recent Publications

Rouhani, Maral J.; Lavy, Jeremy. OTOSCLEROSIS Revision Stapes Surgery: A Novel Technique of Overcoming Erosion of the Long Process of Incus Using Hydroxyapatite Cement and Shape Memory Piston. Otology & Neurotology: March 2019 – Volume 40 – Issue 3 – p 301-304

Fiona McClenaghan, Jeremy Lavy,Does bilateral otosclerosis make preoperative bone conduction more inaccurate?, Journal of Otology, 2020, ,Journal of Otology.

Previous Publications

  • Powell HR, Rowlands RG, Lavy JA & Wright A. 2010. Day case paediatric middle ear surgery: from myringoplasty to bilateral cochlear implantation International Journal of paediatric Otorhinolaryngology 74;7 pp 803-806
  • SEYMOUR, F. K., CRUISE, A., LAVY, J. A., BRADLEY, J., BEALE, T., GRAHAM, J. M. & SAEED, S. R. (2010) Congenital profound hearing loss: management of hypoplastic and aplastic vestibulocochlear nerves. Cochlear implants international, 11, Suppl-6.
  • Trinidade A, Rowlands G, Obholzer R & Lavy J. 2008 Late skin flap failure following cochlear implantation Cochlear Implants International. 9; 3 pp 167-175
  • Lloyd S, Meeron L, DiCuffa R, Lavy J & Graham J. 2007. Taste changes following cochlear implantation. Cochlear Implants International. 8;4, pp203-210
  • CRAIG, M. & LAVY, J. (2006) How I do it/short communication: the middle temporal artery flap for coverage of an exposed cochlear implant cable in the mastoid cavity. Cochlear implants international, 7, (4) 214-218.
  • LAVY, J. A., EAST, C. A., BAMBER, A. & ANDREWS, P. J. (2004) Gold weight implants in the management of lagophthalmos in facial palsy. Clinical Otolaryngology & Allied Sciences, 29, (3) 279-283.