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Furrat Amen


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About Furrat Amen

I am a teaching hospital consultant at Peterborough City Hospital and Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge. I specialise in both adult and paediatric ENT surgery. My specialist interest is thyroid disease and head and neck cancer. I was the Chair of the Regional Head and Neck Cancer Team at Addenbrooke's.


I am the founder and conference director of the Cambridge International Head and Neck Cancer Conference (


My practice includes treatment of all ear, nose and throat problems including cosmetic reshaping of the nose.

I was the international head and neck and thyroid cancer surgical fellow at the world-famous Institut Gustave Roussy, Paris, France's national and international referral centre for head and neck cancer and thyroid cancer and was awarded the Diploma of Head and Neck Cancer Studies at the University of Paris. 

I studied medicine at St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London followed by training in ENT at the Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford. I was a Specialist Registrar in the North Thames London Rotation based at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, Royal Marsden Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. I completed genetics research at the Hammersmith Hospital, London, and was awarded a Masters degree in Surgical Sciences from Imperial College, London.

My main research interests are translational genetics cancer research allowing for personalised cancer treatment. I led a multicentre cancer study based at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London and was recently awarded the MD(Res) degree by the Institute of Cancer Research in London.

I am married with two young children. I enjoy travelling, graphics design and modern architecture.

I speak English, French, German and Arabic.


St Bartholomew's Hospital, London (MBBS)

Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MRCS)

Diploma of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery (DOHNS)

Masters of Surgical Sciences, Imperial College, London (MSc)

Diploma of Imperial College (DIC)

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England - FRCS ORL-HNS(Eng)

Diploma of Head and Neck Cancer Studies, University of Paris (DCC Paris)

Doctor of Medicine (Research) (MD Res) Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK.

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How Can I Help You?

Visit my Forum to see detailed information about various ENT conditions.

Mr Amen sees both self-paying patients and insured patients. He deals with most ENT conditions including: thyroid / parathyroid disorders, thyroidectomy , nasal blockage, hoarse voice, ENT Cancer, paediatric ent, ear problems, nosebleeds, nose allergies, neck lumps, snoring, hearing problems, sleep apnoea, airway disease, ear infections, adult ear nose and throat problems, tonsillitis, ear pain, ear dischargeear wax, otitis externa,
glue ear, grommets, tonsillectomy, coblation adenotonsillectomy, hearing aids ,tinnitus, pulsatile tinnitus, whooshing tinnitus, vertigo, dizziness, Meniere's disease, BPPV, Balance disorders, Nasal polyps, poor sense of smell, sinus nose procedures incl. endoscopic sinus surgery, voice disorders, nasal disorders, salivary gland disease, head and neck cancer, skin cancer of the head and neck, septoplasty of nose, rhinoplasty, throat irritation, cough
Patient Info

Insured and Self Pay patients seen

Nearly all major insurance plans accepted. Click here for advice about self-paying.

I accept patients insured with BUPA, Aviva, Cigna, WPA, Beneden, Healix and others.

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Opening Hours

Tuesday 1400 - 1800

Wednesday 1415 - 2100

Thursday 1330 - 1800

Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital, Impington, Cambridge

Nuffield Hospital, Cambridge

Fitzwilliam Hospital, Peterborough

Private patients only: 07725 207 984

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