Dr Ricard Simo

Consultant head and neck surgeon

Ricard Simo, FRCS (ORL-HNS) PhD, is a consultant otorhinolaryngologist head, neck and thyroid surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital and honorary senior lecturer at GKT Medical School. He graduated from the University of Barcelona in 1988, trained in otorhinolaryngology head and neck surgery in Nottingham, Manchester and Philadelphia, USA. He has a dedicated tertiary head and neck oncological and thyroid surgery service at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital and he is the clinical lead in head and neck surgery and thyroid cancer surgical lead for the hospital. He has published over 150 original articles, 28 chapters and UK national head, neck and thyroid cancer guidelines. He is the former president of the European Laryngological Society, the head and neck editor of the Journal of the ENT Masterclass, audit and governance lead of the ENT UK Head and Neck Society, head and neck coordinator of the European Board Exam in ORL-HNS, and a faculty member of several national and international courses in head, neck and thyroid surgery. He's married with two children and loves nature. He's also a dedicated triathlete for over 10 years and he competes in races in the UK and abroad where he has made the podium several times in his age-group.

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