Practice Manager: (0751) 9070640

Mr Iain Nixon

Iain Nixon

GMC Specialist Register


Consultant ENT Surgeon, University Department of ENT Surgery, Edinburgh
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer Edinburgh University
NHS Research Scotland Fellow
Consultant ENT Surgeon, Spire Hospitals, Edinburgh

Special Interests

Swallowing and voice disorders
Salivary gland problems
Thyroid problems/cancers
Neck lumps

Professional Bodies

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons
British Association of Head and Neck Oncology
American Head and Neck Society
ENT Scotland
South-East Scotland Cancer Network
Edinburgh Endocrinology Centre, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Medical Protection Society

Professional Profile

Undergraduate training

University of Glasgow

Postgraduate Academic Achievements

PhD Thyroid Cancer Outcomes

ENT Training

Higher Surgical Training - West of Scotland

Sub-specialist Fellowship training

Research Fellowship – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York
Clinical Fellowship - Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital, London
Advanced Clinical Fellowship – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York

Other activity

Current lead of the South East Scotland Head and Neck Cancer multidisciplinary team
Member of the South East Scotland Thyroid multidisciplinary team
Editorial Board European Archives of Otolaryngology
Editorial Board Journal of the ENT Masterclass
Member of International Head and Neck Scientific Group


Alternating Thursday evenings at the Spire Murrayfield Hospital

From 18th July 2022 all clinics will be at the Spire Shawfair Hospital