The Birmingham Thyroid Clinic

Expertise and experience that is second to none.



The Birmingham Thyroid Clinic offers surgical expertise that is second to none.

The Clinic has a particular focus on thyroid and Parathyroid disorders. We can arrange for you to see a specialist within a week of your initial enquiry and, if surgery is required, an operation can be scheduled in a matter of days rather than months. 

We will keep you fully informed of fees throughout the process so why not call now to arrange an initial consultation.

Professor John Watkinson

Consultant ENT Surgeon

John Watkinson qualified from the Royal Free Hospital (UCL) and trained in ENT, Head & Neck and Plastic Surgery at Guys and the Royal Marsden.  He has Fellowships in General Surgery and Otolaryngology, an MSc in Nuclear Medicine as well as an MS in Surgery.  From 1992-2017 he was a Consultant Head and Neck and Thyroid surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham where he had a large clinical and research thyroid practice. He also worked at the Royal Marsden Hospital, Chelsea, London (2016-2017).

He is currently Honorary Paediatric Head and Neck and Thyroid Surgeon at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), Business Director of the Endocrine MDT at the BUPA Cromwell Hospital as well as Senior Honorary Anatomy Demonstrator at UCL. In 1994, he helped co-found The Get A-Head Charitable Trust

Professor Dae Kim

Consultant ENT Surgeon

Mr Dae Kim is an ENT Consultant based at St George's University Hospital. Previously, he was a Consultant in Portsmouth and Chichester, and was invited to London to help develop an Academic Department of ENT and Head & Neck surgery. Currently, he is working closely with the Royal Marsden Hospital and the Institute of Cancer Research.

Mr Kim's specialist interest is in Head & Neck surgery and Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery, having completed an Advanced Fellowship in Endocrine and Head & Neck Surgery at the Toronto General Hospital and the Mount Sinai Hospital.

He is currently a specialist advisor for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), and also one of the few surgeons in the UK who routinely performs minimally-invasive 'key-hole' thyroid and parathyroid surgery, having trained under the pioneers of this technique; Professor David Terris (USA) and Professor Paulo Miccoli (Italy).






For all enquiries call us on 0121 446 1892 or email us at

All our specialists are also expert in all Ear Nose and Throat procedures, please get in touch to find out more.


Our highly specialised surgeons offer unrivalled expertise in the treatment of Thyroid & Parathyroid disorders.

We accept both insured and self-pay patients at the clinic and are committed to keeping you fully informed of charges before they are incurred, please talk to our staff who will be able to tell you more.


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