About Mr Rupert Obholzer

Consultant Neurotologist & Skull base surgeon


Sub-specialties: Ear Nose and Throat, Hearing, Cochlear Implants, Vestibular Schwannoma, Facial Palsy, Otology, Hearing Restoration Surgery, Acoustic Neuroma Surgery, Skull Base Disease, Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Leak Repair, Facial Nerve Surgery, Parotid Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery.

Mr Rupert Obholzer is a Consultant Neurotologist & Skull Base Surgeon at OneWelbeck ENT.


Bookings: bookings.ent@onewelbeck.com

Tel: 02036532007

Mr Rupert Obholzer is a Consultant Neurotologist & Skull Base Surgeon at OneWelbeck ENT.

Areas of Expertise

Mr Rupert Obholzer treats various conditions including the following:

Some of the treatments and procedures Mr Obholzer offers are:

  • Otology (ears) services
  • Vestibular medicine
  • Hearing implant surgery
  • Cochlear implants
  • Acoustic neuroma surgery
  • Skull base surgery
  • CSF leak repair
  • Facial nerve surgery
  • Parotid surgery

About Mr Rupert Obholzer

Mr Rupert Obholzer completed his medical studies at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1997. Whilst Rupert was a student, he was a member of the British Olympic Rowing team. His crew won several world championships and an Olympic medal.

He further underwent specialist registrar training in ENT, North Thames Rotation (2002-2008). He was awarded TWJ fellowship in 2007, and spent a year in Sydney, Australia, where he further developed skills in ear, cochlear implant and skull base surgery under the tutelage of renowned experts. Mr Obholzer works in the NHS as a Consultant ENT and Skull Base surgeon at Guy’s Hospital, Kings College Hospital, and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery on Queen Square. He is the former head of department for ENT at Guy’s and has a sub-specialty practice in the management of complex disorders of the ear and skull base.

Additional Information


  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Skull Base Society (Council Member), 2017
  • ENT UK


  • Richard Blackwell Scholarship, 1989-1991
  • Olympic Bronze medal, 1996
  • TWJ fellowship, 2008
  • Nan Blofeld fellowship 2009

Research Highlights

Research Interests

  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Otology
  • Quality of Life assessment


  • Editor of the Journal of Neurological Surgery Reports, widely published in Otology and Skull Base Surgery.