About Mr Samuel Jayaraj

Consultant ENT Surgeon, Rhinologist and Sinus Specialist


Sub-specialties: Ear Nose and Throat, Rhinology, Sinusitis, Rhinitis, Hay fever, Nasal Polyps, Nosebleeds, Sinus Surgery, Septal and Turbinate Surgery, Turbinoplasty, Nasal Obstruction, Paediatric ENT, Ear Infections, Blocked Ears, Tonsil Disorders, Adenoidectomy, Balloon Sinuplasty, Rhinoplasty, Eustachian Tuboplasty, Loss of smell.

Mr Samuel Jayaraj is a Consultant ENT Surgeon, Rhinologist and Sinus Specialist at OneWelbeck ENT.


Bookings: bookings.ent@onewelbeck.com

Tel: 02036532007

Areas of Expertise

Mr Samuel Jayaraj treats various conditions including the following:

Some of the treatments and procedures Mr Jayaraj offers are:

  • Medical management of rhinitis and sinusitis
  • Sinus procedures including endoscopic sinus surgery and balloon sinuplasty (he was one of the pioneers of balloon sinuplasty on the UK)
  • Septoplasty
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Turbinoplasty
  • Management of nasal obstruction and deformity
  • Tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy (including coblation)
  • Eustachian tuboplasty

About Mr Samuel Jayaraj

Mr Samuel Jayaraj MBBS FRCS(Eng) FRCS(ORL-HNS) is a Consultant ENT Surgeon and Rhinologist at Barts Health NHS Trust and Whipps Cross University Hospital and was formerly the Clinical Director of ENT at Barts Health.

He graduated in 1992 from Barts and after general surgery training, he specialises in ENT surgery at Charing Cross, The Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear (RNTNE) and Great Ormond Street Hospitals.

In addition, he has undertaken further subspecialty training abroad in Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgery in the USA, Switzerland and Denmark. He is fortunate to have been trained by some of the world's best Rhinologists.

In 2005 he was appointed as Consultant ENT Surgeon at Whipps Cross University Hospital, becoming the Paediatric ENT Lead Clinician in 2008, the overall Clinical Lead in ENT in 2010 and in 2012 he was appointed as the Clinical Director of ENT at Barts Health (one of the largest NHS Trusts and ENT departments in the country).

He has worked in ENT private practice since 2006 and in 2015 he was elected as Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee at The Holly Private Hospital.


Additional Information


  • British Society of Rhinoplasty Surgeons
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • British Medical Association
  • ENT-UK
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Member of the Surgical Training Committee (London Deanery)

Awards received

  • NHS Clinical Excellence Awards (5 awards)
  • 2002 ‘Exmoor Plastics’ best presentation prize, Section of Otology, Royal Society of Medicine
  • 2003 RCSEng New York Inc Travelling Fellowship
  • 2004 Hardtop-Dixon Prize
  • 2004 Nan-Blofeld Scholarship
  • 2005 Open Structure Rhinoplasty Ethicon Fellowship
  • 2005 European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery Fellowship award
  • 2009 Audit prize, Whipps Cross University Hospital
  • 2010 Whipps Cross Education and Research Trustees’ research award

Research Highlights

Research interests

  • Most recent research interests: loss of smell due to the Covid-19 pandemic – thus far this has produced 3 peer-reviewed medical journal publications (for one of which Mr Jayaraj was Principal Investigator)
  • Innovative techniques in contemporary nose and sinus surgery


  • Mr Jayaraj was one of the pioneers of balloon sinuplasty surgery in the UK and a co-author of the Cochrane Review in this surgical technique
  • Over 40 publications in peer-reviewed medical journals and numerous international presentations
  • Featured articles in the national press and magazines
  • Contributed to 4 textbooks including as chapter author in an internationally published textbook on sinus surgery 2014

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Mr Samuel Jayaraj is a Consultant ENT Surgeon, Rhinologist and Sinus Specialist at OneWelbeck ENT.