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Prof B Nirmal Kumar - ENT

Prof B N Kumar is a Consultant ENT surgeon at Euxton Hall and Buckshaw Hospital, Lancashire.

Based at: Euxton Hall Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

Sinus procedures incl. 

Endoscopic sinus surgery 

Balloon sinuplasty

Academic background

Prof Kumar is on the Specialist Register as an ENT Consultant after higher surgical training in the West Midlands. He was appointed ad a  Consultant in1999 and his clinical practice encompasses the range of general ENT. He is Clinical Director for Surgery and Director of Medical Education in the Trust. In addition he is an Honorary Professor at Edge Hill University leading to the MCh Otolaryngology course delivered by the Trust.

Over the last 12 years, Prof Kumar has in conjunction with his colleagues, established a vibrant unit for ENT which is established as a centre for training of ENT surgeons. He is an intercollegiate examiner (since 2005) for the MRCS and DO-HNS exams of the Royal College of Surgeons and has recently been appointed to the national Specialty Advisory Committee (SAC) in Otolaryngology.

Regionally, Prof kumar is also Training Programme Director for ENT in the NW Deanery where he is also Chairman for the Specialty Training Committee. Nationally, he is the Honorary Assistant Secretary for ENT-UK.

Prof Kumar has published over 75 articles in international medical literature and has also supervised several trainees for higher degrees leading to MSc, MCh, MPhil, MD (Universities of Edinburgh, Edge Hill, UCLan and Salford) and is an examiner for University of Dublin, UCLan and Edge Hill. His current research focuses on qualitative studies including work on Patient Reported Outcomes (PROM) and is a key note speaker at the President’s meeting of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2013.


Consultant Otolaryngologist - Head & Neck Surgeon

Director of Medical Education

Professional Memberships

Training programme Director for ENT

Honorary professor (Edge Hill University)

Honorary clinical tutor (University of Edinburgh)

NHS base

RAEI Infirmary, WWL NHS Foundation Trust

Clinic Times

Mon 15:00 – 17:00 Fri 08:30 – 10:00

01257 446 855