Mr Hughes was appointed as a Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat / Head and Neck / Thyroid Surgeon at University College London Hospitals and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trusts in 2015, following a Consultant appointment at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
He graduated from the University of Bristol Medical School in 2000 and received training in Plastic Surgery, Neurosurgery and General Surgery prior to starting Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) training. His higher surgical training included placements at recognised centres of excellence in London, including The Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, Imperial College, University College, and St Bartholomew’s Hospitals. He was awarded the Royal College of Surgeons of England Research Fellowship to undertake basic science research into viral gene therapy for the treatment of cancer, culminating in the award of PhD in 2013.
Mr Hughes completed two Royal College of Surgeons of England accredited fellowships in head and neck surgery, and voice/airway/ swallowing disorders. In 2014 he undertook a travelling fellowship to two international centres of excellence in the USA. Memorial Sloan-Kettering is the top cancer hospital in the USA, and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is a pioneering centre for the use of robotic technology in head and neck surgery. During this time he learnt the very latest minimally-invasive techniques used by world leaders in the field.
Mr Hughes provides a comprehensive adult and paediatric ENT service. He takes pride in not only delivering excellent medical care, but also empathic communication and support. He consistently receives outstanding patient feedback for the care he gives (https://www.iwantgreatcare.org/doctors/dr-jonathan-hughes). He has established academic interests and keeps on top of the latest medical advances to offer his patients the best possible treatments.