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About the Surgeon

Mr David Luff is a highly respected Consultant ENT Surgeon with over 24 years of ENT experience. He sees a very wide range of ENT conditions, both in children and adults ( details can be found below). His private practice locations include Grosvenor Nuffield Hospital, Chester ; Spire Murrayfield Hospital, Wirral ; Chester Wellness Centre. 

He regularly receives very complimentary feedback from the patients and colleagues he treats (please see Testimonials page for details). 

His wife Helen is his secretary and is available every working day via telephone or email for any questions or information. Both Mr Luff and Helen understand the importance of very prompt responses to patients - this is greatly appreciated and highly rated by patients on the testimonial page. 

Experience and roles

He was appointed as a Consultant in 2005 at the Countess of Chester Hospital, following Higher Surgical Training in Manchester and other units in the North West.

His previous roles have included Clinical Lead for ENT at the Countess of Chester Hospital; Educational Supervisor for ENT trainees at the Countess of Chester Hospital; Member of STEC Training Committee, Health Education North West; Honorary Lecturer Liverpool Medical School; ENT Medical Advisory Committee Representative at Grosvenor Nuffield Hospital, Chester. 

In July 2019, he left his NHS Consultant practice at the Countess of Chester Hospital after 14 years to work solely in the private sector. Mr Luff is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England & ENT UK.

Conditions seen include: 

Children’s ENT - hearing loss and glue ear, ear infections, grommet insertion, nasal symptoms including obstruction / blockage, allergy testing, adenoidectomy, sore throats / tonsillitis, tonsillectomy, snoring and sleep apnoea syndrome, division of tongue tie. 

 Adult ENT - any ear condition including hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo, ear infections, glue ear, ear surgery including grommet insertion, tympanoplasty, Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA). Any nasal or sinus condition including blocked nose, facial pain, sinus infections/ sinusitis, allergy testing, sinus surgery / FESS (Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery) , snoring, sleep disordered breathing, sleep apnoea syndrome. Any throat condition including sore throats / tonsillitis / tonsil stones, altered swallowing, hoarse voice, lump in throat sensation (globus) and neck lumps. 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ysgol Aberconwy,Conwy ( 1980 - 85)

King's School, Chester ( 1985-87)

University of Nottingham Medical School (1988 - 93)

Qualifications 

Bachelor of Medical Sciences (Hons), Nottingham (1991) 

Bachelor Of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Nottingham (1993)

FRCS in General Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England (1997)

FRCS in Otolaryngology, Royal College of Surgeons of England (1999)

FRCS (ORL-HNS) Intercollegiate Examination in Otolaryngology (2004)​

Higher Surgical Training 

ENT Specialist Registrar (1999 - 2005) in North West