Nick Gibbins
Qualifications FRCS (ORL-HNS), MD
NHS Base
  • University Hospital Lewisham
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital Woolwich
  • Queen Mary Hospital Sidcup
  • ENT Surgery
Areas of Special Interest Voice disorders, performing artists, singing problems, dysphonia, muscle tension dysphonia, salivary gland disease, thyroid disorders, cancer diagnostics.
Languages spoken English

Mr Gibbins has been a Consultant Laryngologist and ENT Surgeon since 2012.

In the NHS he works at University Hospital Lewisham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital Woolwich where he is Lead Clinician for Laryngology and ex-Clinical Director. He is part of the head and neck, and thyroid cancer multidisciplinary teams. He is Honorary Secretary of the British Laryngological Association.

Privately Mr Gibbins has clinics at:

HCA The Shard,
Circle Health Blackheath,

Mr Gibbins treats all aspects of general and paediatric ENT conditions and has a specialist interest in voice disorders of all types especially the professional voice user. He has treated many pop, rock and contemporary style singers and regularly sees West End musical theatre performers, for emergencies, routine check-ups and if necessary, for surgery.

He has strong links with a wide team of allied professionals with whom he coordinates treatments from physiotherapy, osteopathy, speech therapy, vocal rehabilitation through to kinetic chain physiotherapy assessments.

He is a sought-after speaker nationally and internationally for his work on vocal fold scars and sulcus, and muscle tension problems affecting the voice.

He also has a strong interest in thyroid and salivary gland surgery stemming from his NHS work at Lewisham Hospital and is linked to multidisciplinary diagnostic and management teams including endocrinology, oncology and radiology.

He graduated in 1998 from Guy’s Hospital, London and trained in Australia and the UK, completing his training in London and was awarded a Medical Doctorate for advanced research into tongue cancers from University of Sussex in 2011. He received the Gold Medal for best research paper at the 2011 ENT Masterclass and regularly teaches and lectures on voice related topics. He has published extensively including book chapters, invited articles and scientific papers. He is currently the editor for the Chapter ‘The Larynx’ in the 43rd (current) Edition of Gray’s Anatomy, and Gray’s Surgical Anatomy.