Mr Michael Wareing, MBBS BSc, FRCS(ORL-HNS) is a Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon at 145 Harley Street in London. Mr Wareing is an expert in all areas of general ENT and has supraspecialist knowledge in ear and skull base surgery, voice disorders, dizziness, tinnitus, sinus disease, and children’s ear problems.
Mr Wareing has been fascinated with ENT since medical school. It allows him to meet and treat patients of all ages and from all walks of life. He considers himself privileged to be able to act as both a physician and surgeon in modern ENT, successfully treating ENT conditions that improve people’s quality and enjoyment of life.
Mr Wareing was educated at The Haberdashers' Aske’s Boys' School, Elstree and entered St Bartholomew’s Medical School (Barts) in 1982, completing his BSc in Pharmacology in 1985. In 1988, Mr Wareing won the Sidney Scott Prize for Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) at Barts, later qualifying as a doctor in 1988.
During his general surgical postgraduate training, Mr Wareing held various busy posts in neurosurgery, general surgery and A&E, before taking up an ENT position at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. During this time he passed both the General Surgical and ENT Fellowships of The Royal College of Surgeons of England. Mr Wareing underwent his specialty ENT training at Guy's, King's & St Thomas’ Hospitals, and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, gaining valuable experience and expertise.
In 1997 he was awarded a prestigious TWJ Travelling Fellowship to San Francisco where he spent 7 months in the Laboratory of Molecular Otology, UCSF, studying inner ear gene therapy and performing new and exciting research on the roles of liposomes and viruses in introducing genetic material to the cochlea. In 1999 he was awarded the Skull Base Fellowship at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.
In 2000, Mr Wareing was welcomed back to Barts, with his appointment as Consultant ENT Surgeon to St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London Hospitals. He is also Lead Clinician in Otology, Ear Surgery, Acoustic Neuroma and Skull Base Surgery, and runs a specialist voice clinic and paediatric ear disease clinic.
In 2003 Mr Wareing took over the additional role of Lead Clinician for Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery. He is in charge of the appointment and appraisal of ENT colleagues, both consultants and junior staff alike. He has wide ranging responsibilities for the education of medical students within their ENT attachment and also for GP postgraduate ENT education.