Consultant Rhinologist and ENT surgeon, City, University of London

Simon Gane is a consultant Rhinologist and ENT Surgeon at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital. He specialises in nasal sinus surgery, including the frontal sinus, anterior skull base and interface with the orbit. His research interests include human olfaction, Chronic Rhinosinusitis and Hereditary Haemorrhagic Telangiectasia and is an honorary Research Fellow at the Institute of Philosophy, Centre for the Study of the Senses, School of Advanced Study, University of London and the Department of Psychology, City of London University.

Experience

  • 2017–2020
    Consultant, UCLH

Education

  • 2019 
    UCL, Mphil
  • 2015 
    Royal College of Surgeons of England, Fellowship
  • 2004 
    Royal College of Surgeons of England, DOHNS
  • 2004 
    Royal College of Surgeons of England, Membership
  • 1996 
    University of CapeTown, MBChB

Publications

  • 2020
    Allergy, Real-life assessment of chronic rhinosinusitis patients using mobile technology: the mySinusitisCoach project by EUFOREA Allergy, the European Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
  • 2020
    Rhinology, Anosmia as a presenting symptom of SARS-CoV-2 infection in healthcare workers – A systematic review of the literature, case series, and recommendations for clinical assessment and management.
  • 2020
    Drug Des Devel Ther, Dupilumab: Clinical Efficacy of Blocking IL-4/IL-13 Signalling in Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyps.
  • 2020
    Rhinology, Isolated sudden onset anosmia in COVID-19 infection. A novel syndrome?
  • 2019
    Expert review of clinical immunology , Allergen-induced asthma, chronic rhinosinusitis and transforming growth factor-β superfamily signaling: mechanisms and functional consequences.
  • 2019
    Rhinology, Patient Advisory Board for Chronic Rhinosinusitis - A EUFOREA initiative
  • 2018
    Lancet Oncology, Oncogenic osteomalacia: diagnosis, localisation, and cure
  • 2018
    BMJ innovations, Instant messaging applications in healthcare: are we harnessing their potential?
  • 2017
    BMJ Case reports, Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH): an unusual cause of airway obstruction.
  • 2015
    PNAS, Plausibility of the vibrational theory of olfaction.
  • 2014
    World Allergy Organization Journal, Audit of nasal lysine aspirin therapy in recalcitrant aspirin exacerbated respiratory disease
  • 2014
    PLOS One, Molecular Vibration-Sensing Component in Human Olfaction.
  • 2014
    Advances in Life Sciences and Health , Double-blind, Placebo Controlled Randomised Trial of Medical Therapy in Otitis Media with Effusion
  • 2011
    Allergy, Lack of efficacy of long-term, low-dose azithromycin in chronic rhinosinusitis: a randomized controlled trial.
  • 2011
    Eur Arch Otorhinollaryngol, Nanomedicine in otorhinolaryngology: what does the future hold?
  • 2010
    Rhinology, What we don’t know about olfaction part 1: nostril to receptor
  • 2009
    Paediatric Allergy and Immunology , Diseases mimicking allergic Rhinitis
  • 2007
    he Otolaryngologist, Audit Service Provision in UK Hospital NHS Trusts
  • 2004
    J Laryngol Otol, Rolled auricular cartilage grafts for dorsal augmentation rhinoplasty
  • 2003
    J Laryngol Otol, A novel method for replacement of a blocked fine bore nasogastric tube.
  • 2002
    Int.J Paed Otolaryn , Epistaxis due to Traumatic Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysm