BSc (hons), DLO, FRCS (ORL-HNS), PhD
Affiliations – University Hospital Birmingham/ Birmingham Children’s Hospital
After completing 18 months of advanced clinical fellowships in sinus and skull base surgery in Nottingham, UK and South Africa, and then a further 3 months visiting in internationally acclaimed centres in America, Germany and Switzerland, Shahz Ahmed was appointed as Consultant Rhinologist and Skull Base Surgeon at University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust in 2010. He was awarded his PhD in December 2013 investigating chronic sinus disease and continues a strong academic profile with regular publications in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters. He specialises in all aspects of advanced sinus surgery – approaching brain and skull base via nose as well as revision surgery, computer assisted sinus surgery and pituitary and skull base surgery. Shahz performed over 400 sinonasal operations last year and is faculty on a number of courses in the UK and abroad. He also runs his own annual international masterclass dissection course in endoscopic skull base surgery.
He is secretary to the British Skull Base Society as well as to the section of Rhinology and Laryngology at the Royal Society of Medicine, UK.