About Mr Richard Hewitt

Consultant Paediatric Otolaryngologist

ENT

Sub-specialties: Laryngology, Otolaryngology, Otology, Rhinology, Paediatric ENT.

Mr Richard Hewitt is a leading consultant children's ENT specialist. He is based in London and currently sees outpatients at 9 Harley Street, Great Ormond Street Hospital and OneWelbeck, operating at Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Portland Hospital for Women and Children. He treats all types of ear, nose and throat problems in children using non-surgical and surgical treatment options.

Overview

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Mr Richard Hewitt is a leading consultant children's ENT specialist. He is based in London and currently sees outpatients at 9 Harley Street, Great Ormond Street Hospital and OneWelbeck, operating at Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Portland Hospital for Women and Children. He treats all types of ear, nose and throat problems in children using non-surgical and surgical treatment options.

Areas of Expertise

Mr Richard Hewitt's practice encompasses all types of ear, nose and throat problems in children and their surgical and non-surgical treatment options. These include ENT conditions such as:
Areas of sub-specialist interest and experience include:
  • laryngotracheal reconstructive surgery
  • tracheal resection
  • cricotracheal resection
  • slide tracheoplasty surgery
  • middle ear and mastoid surgery
  • cochlear implantation
  • tracheal reconstruction
  • complex airway surgery
  • head and neck tumour and malformation surgery
  • antenatal diagnosis
  • foetal head & neck/airway surgery

About Mr Richard Hewitt

Richard Hewitt qualified from Guys’ and St. Thomas’ Medical School, London (MB, BS 1994-2000) & Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA (2000). During his training he undertook a BSc in Clinical Anatomy during which he undertook clinical research in conjunction with Harvard Medical School.

 

He completed his basic surgical training in London and entered specialty training in ENT, completing the six year programme in the North Thames region. An interest in paediatric ENT and head & neck surgery further developed with time spent at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Medical Centre, Ohio under the instruction of Dr Robin Cotton (one of the most eminent experts in the field of paediatric ENT) & the Memorial Sloane Kettering Hospital, New York under the instruction of Professor Jatin Shah.

 

Following higher surgical training he undertook the Great Ormond Street Hospital Fellowship in paediatric otolaryngology. His practice encompasses all types of ear, nose and throat problems in children. He has special interests in the management of airway obstruction in children (including laryngotracheal reconstructive surgery), and in middle ear and mastoid surgery. His practice also includes the management of routine ENT conditions in children with other complex medical problems.

 

In 2012, he was appointed to the Consultant Staff of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London where he conducts his NHS practice and in 2017 was the recipient of “The Great Ormond Street Hospital Surgical Consultant of the Year” Award. He undertakes independent practice in Harley Street, at the Portland Hospital and at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.

 

He has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles and several chapters in ENT and other textbooks, and is a Council Member of the Section of Laryngology & Rhinology of the Royal Society of Medicine. At Great Ormond Street Hospital, he directs the Tracheal Services Team, the nation-wide airway service. He is involved extensively with undergraduate and postgraduate training in the field and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London (UCL) & The Institute of Child Health (ICH).

 

He is married with three children.

Additional Information

Mr Richard Hewitt consults out of the following practices aside from OneWelbeck:
  • 9 Harley Street
  • Great Ormond Street Hospital
  • Portland Hospital for Women and Children
Mr Hewitt is additionally a Council Member of the Section of Laryngology & Rhinology of the Royal Society of Medicine.