Dr Tony Sirimanna
Medical Advisory Board
Dr Sirimanna is a Senior Consultant Audiological Physician at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH). He has been a Consultant Audiological Physician since 1994 following 5 years of training in the specialty and being an ENT Surgeon for 10 years prior to that including 2 years at consultant level and has international recognition for his work. He was the Lead Clinician for Audiology, Audiological Medicine and Cochlear Implant Departments at GOSH until 2016. He is also the Medical Lead and a Quality Assurance consultant for the National Newborn Hearing Screening Programme (NHSP) in England. He was instrumental in setting up the only aetiological investigation (of Hearing Loss) course in the UK and had trained over 200 doctors within and outside the UK. Dr Sirimanna was also the Paediatric Audiology Lead for London and the Vice Chair of the Specialty Advisory Committee in Audiovestibular Medicine (AVM) at the Royal College of Physicians in London.
Dr Sirimanna’s research interests include aetiology of hearing loss, bone anchored hearing aids, auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder, auditory processing disorder and newborn hearing screening. He is a member of the British Association of Audiological Physicians, British Society of Audiology, British Academy of Audiology, American Academy of Audiology and International Association of Physicians in Audiology.