Francis Vaz trained at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals Medical School, London. His ENT training was undertaken in South Thames and centred on Guys and St Thomas’s Hospitals. He was awarded two national travelling fellowships from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists. This allowed him to visit institutions around the world to add an international element to his practice. Mr Vaz undertook the prestigious Head and Neck Cancer Fellowship /Clinical lecturer post in The Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane to complete his training.
'Super-specialist' in Head and Neck
Currently Mr Vaz is a Consultant ENT and Head and Neck Surgeon at University College London Hospital (UCLH). He has established himself as a member of the multidisciplinary team and chairs the multidisciplinary oncology meetings for Head and Neck at UCLH. He covers the breadth of ENT surgery with a super-specialist interest in Head and Neck Surgery. Mr Vaz has a wealth of experience in parotid, thyroid, laryngeal, oropharyngeal and oral surgery including transoral laser surgery. He also practises privately within The Harley Street Clinic where he offers a first class ENT and Head and Neck Service for the central London based private patients. He runs a Rapid Access Neck Lump Clinic on a Friday afternoon in association with this service.
Mr Vaz continues mixing his surgical expertise with his commitment to higher surgical training and education by being the educational supervisor to the trainees. He teaches on a number of ENT nationally based courses in super-specialist areas related to Head and Neck Surgery and Voice but also in preparation for the Intercollegiate part III FRCS examination. Mr Vaz is also an Examiner for The Royal College of Surgeons of England.