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Mr Vivek Shanker

Consultant ENT Surgeon

  • Department: Ear, nose and throat (ENT)
  • Speciality: Ear Nose & Throat
  • Based at Hospital site: Darlington Memorial Hospital
  • Special interests: Rhinology & Thyroid Surgery
  • Training: Started ENT training in India. Moved o the UK and did 4 years of training in the Oxford ENT training rotation. Completed ENT training in the Newcastle ENT rotation in 2004
  • Qualifications: MBBS MS(ENT) FRCSEd (ORL_HNS)
  • Date added to the specialist register: February 2005
  • Training role: Involved in training Registrars and F2 trainees. Supervises audits.
Mr Vivek Shanker

'In recent times, I have utilised admissions to Richardson for respite direct from my fracture clinic, even at weekends. I have never worked anywhere with this efficiency before - it is reassuring and invaluable for the patient.'

Patient, Lowson / Starling Wards, Richardson Hospital