MR JONATHAN FISHMAN
BM BCh (Oxon), MA (Cantab), PhD, DOHNS, FRCS (ORL-HNS)
ENT Consultant Surgeon
Mr Fishman is an NHS Consultant ENT Surgeon at The Royal National Throat, Nose & Ear Hospital, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He has over a decade of experience in the field of ENT and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Mr Fishman consults both adult and paediatric patients, with a wide range of ENT conditions.
He graduated with a Triple First Class Honours Degree in Medicine from Cambridge University (Sidney Sussex College) and completed his clinical training at Oxford University (St John’s College). He undertook formal ENT training in a number of prestigious university teaching hospital ENT centres of excellence in both Oxford and London, including the Royal National Throat, Nose & Ear Hospital, the Royal Marsden and Imperial College Healthcare. During his training he was awarded a PhD from University College London and he undertook fellowships in the USA.
He has received numerous awards, grants, prizes and research fellowships and has published widely in the field of ENT. He has lectured both nationally and internationally and has organised and chaired sessions at National, European and International meetings. He is Senior Editor for the Journal of Laryngology & Otology, a current leading UK ENT journal, established in 1887, thereby keeping him up-to-date with the latest developments in ENT.
Mr Fishman is an elected member of the Council of the British Laryngological Association, a Council member of the British Voice Association and an Executive Council member and Scientific Committee member of the European Laryngological Society. He is also a Specialist Adviser to the Interventional Procedures Programme at NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence).
FRCS (ORL-HNS) - Fellow of the The Royal College of Surgeons of England, The Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2016
PhD - University College London, 2013
DOHNS - Diploma in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, The Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2007
MRCS - Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, The Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2007
BM BCh (Oxon) - University of Oxford (St John's College), 2004
MA (Cantab) - University of Cambridge (Sidney Sussex College), 2001
Professional Associations and Board Positions
Royal Society of Medicine
Specialist Adviser to the Interventional Procedures Programme NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence)
Awards and prizes
Mr Fishman has received numerous awards, grants, prizes and research fellowships, including:
Tatum Dissection Prize, 2016
Journal of Laryngology & Otology Best Systematic Review of the Year, 2016
Academy of Medical Sciences Research Grant, 2015
St Mary’s SMARTS meeting – Best Presentation, 2015
David Howard Laryngology prize, 2014
The Royal Society of Medicine “Trainee of the Year Award", 2012 - this prestigious prize is awarded nationally across all medical and surgical specialties
MRC Centenary Award, 2012
Royal Society of Medicine Laryngology & Rhinology Section Research Prize, 2012
Sparks Charity Star, 2012
Journal of Laryngology & Otology Best Manuscript of the Year (Main Article Category), 2012
Medical Research Council (MRC)-Sparks Clinical Research Training Fellowship, 2011
Royal College of Surgeons of England Surgical Research Fellowship, 2010
British Foreign and Commonwealth Office UK-US Stem Cell Collaboration Fellowship, 2010
British Rhinological Society Meeting Prizes for Best Presentation, 2009
Royal Society of Medicine GlaxoSmithKline Fellowship, 2009
University of Oxford
Oxford Medical School, Outstanding Performance in Clinical Finals, 2004
Distinction in Clinical Pathology, 2001
University of Cambridge
Taylor Scholarship and Lifelong Honorary Scholar for Academic Excellence, Sidney Sussex College, 2001
Parke-Davis Prize for Highest Neuroscience Examination Result, University of Cambridge, 2001
Frank-George Prize for Outstanding Performance, Sidney Sussex College, 2001
Howard-Agg Scholarships, Sidney Sussex College (Awarded on 3 occasions), 1999-2001
Tripos Prizes, University of Cambridge (Awarded on 3 occasions), 1999-2001
Travel Scholarship for Research at Harvard University, Sidney Sussex College, 2000
Mr Fishman has published widely within the field of ENT in leading UK and International ENT and scientific journals. He is author of six undergraduate and postgraduate medical textbooks and has written numerous textbook chapters.
For a complete, up-to-date list please visit:
Fishman, J. M., & Cullen, L. (2018). Investigating sudden hearing loss in adults. BMJ, 363, k4347.
Lechner, M., Sutton, L., Fishman, J. M., et al (2018). Otorhinolaryngology and Diving - Part 1: Otorhinolaryngological Hazards Related to Compressed Gas Scuba Diving A Review. JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, 144 (3), 252-258.
Lechner, M., Sutton, L., Fishman, J. M., et al (2018). Otorhinolaryngology and Diving - Part 2: Otorhinolaryngological Fitness for Compressed Gas Scuba Diving A Review. JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, 144 (3), 259-263.
Tatla, T. S., & Fishman, J. M. (2018). What’s new in laryngology: the next 10 years!. ENT News, 27 (2), 63-66.
Muzaffar J and Fishman J.M. Chapter 46: Recent Advances in Technology – Optical coherence tomography in Scott Brown’s: Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (8th Edition). 2018.
Van der Meulen Jan HP, Lowe DA, Fishman J.M. Chapter 41: Interpretation and Management of Data – Epidemiology in Scott Brown’s: Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (8th Edition). 2018.
Krishnan, G., Du, C., Fishman, J. M., et al. (2017). The current status of human laryngeal transplantation in 2017: A state of the field review. Laryngoscope, 127 (8), 1861-1868.
Goudakos, J. K., Fishman, J. M., & Patel, K. (2016). A systematic review of the surgical techniques for the treatment of internal nasal valve collapse: Where do we stand?. Clinical Otolaryngology, 42 (1), 60-70.
Fishman, J. M., Long, J., Gugatschka, M., et al. (2016). Stem cell approaches for vocal fold regeneration. Laryngoscope, 126 (8), 1865-1870.
Wiles, K., Fishman, J. M., De Coppi, P., & Birchall, M. A. (2016). The host immune response to tissue-engineered organs: Current problems and future directions. Tissue Engineering - Part B: Reviews, 22 (3), 208-219.
Verkerk, M., Fishman, J. M., Browning, G. G., & Schilder, A. G. M. (2015). Interventions for the prevention of postoperative grommet (ventilation tube) obstruction. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2015 (5). doi:10.1002/14651858.CD011685
Mozaffari, M., Fishman, J. M., & Tolley, N. S. (2016). How advances in light technology have shaped ENT. Journal of Laryngology and Otology, 130 (2), 112-115.
Wormald, J. C. R., Fishman, J. M., Juniat, S., Tolley, N., & Birchall, M. A. (2015). Regenerative medicine in otorhinolaryngology. Journal of Laryngology and Otology, 129 (8), 732-739.
Fishman, J. M., De Coppi, P., & Birchall, M. A. (2015). Stem cells in regenerative medicine. In S. Standring (Ed.), Gray's Anatomy (41st Edition). Elsevier.
Fishman, J. M., Wiles, K., & Wood, K. J. (2015). The Acquired Immune System Response to Biomaterials, Including Both Naturally Occurring and Synthetic Biomaterials. In S. Badylak (Ed.), Host Response to Biomaterials (pp. 151-187). Elsevier.
Fishman, J. M., Wiles, K., Lowdell, M. W., De Coppi, P., Elliott, M. J., Atala, A., & Birchall, M. A. (2014). Airway tissue engineering: an update. Expert Opin Biol Ther, 14 (10), 1477-1491.
Fishman, J. M., De Coppi, P., & Birchall, M. A. (2014). Emerging approaches to laryngeal replacement and reconstruction in Diagnosis and Treatment of Voice Disorders. In Rubin (Ed.), Diagnosis and Treatment of Voice Disorders, 4th Edition (pp. 871-886). Plural Pub Incorporated.
Fishman, J. M., Wormald, J. C., Lowdell, M. W., Coppi, P. D., & Birchall, M. A. (2014). Operating RegenMed: development of better in-theater strategies for handling tissue-engineered organs and tissues. Regen Med, 9 (6), 785-791.
Fishman, J. M., Lowdell, M., & Birchall, M. A. (2014). Stem cell-based organ replacements—Airway and lung tissue engineering. Seminars in Pediatric Surgery, 23 (3), 119-126.
Fishman, J. M., Lowdell, M., Ansari, T., Sibbons, P., De Coppi, P., & Birchall, M. A. (2013). Characterisation and immunogenicity of a decellularised skeletal muscle scaffold for laryngeal tissue engineering. Lancet, 381, 42.
Fishman, J. M., Lowdell, M. W., Urbani, L., Ansari, T., Burns, A. J., Turmaine, M., et al. (2013). Immunomodulatory effect of a decellularized skeletal muscle scaffold in a discordant xenotransplantation model. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 110 (35), 14360-14365.
Fishman, J. M., Urbani, L., Ramesh, B., Loizidou, M., Seifalian, A. M., De Coppi, P., & Birchall, M. A. (2013). Tracking Myoblasts in the Development of Laryngeal Cellular Engineering Using Fluorescence Nanoparticles ("Quantum Dots"). Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery, 149 (2 Suppl), 90-91.
Sheena, Y., Fishman, J. M., Nortcliff, C., Mawby, T., Jefferis, A. F., & Bleach, N. R. (2012). Achieving flying colours in surgical safety: audit of World Health Organization 'Surgical Safety Checklist' compliance. Journal of Laryngology and Otology, 126 (10), 1049-1055.
Lakhani, R., Fishman, J. M., Bleach, N., Costello, D., & Birchall, M. (2012). Alternative injectable materials for vocal fold medialisation in unilateral vocal fold paralysis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 10, CD009239.
Fishman, J. M., Ansari, T., Sibbons, P., De Coppi, P., & Birchall, M. A. (2012). Decellularized rabbit cricoarytenoid dorsalis muscle for laryngeal regeneration. Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, 121 (2), 129-138.
Fishman, J. M. (2011). Corticosteroids effective in idiopathic facial nerve palsy (Bell's palsy) but not necessarily in idiopathic acute vestibular dysfunction (vestibular neuritis). Laryngoscope, 121 (11), 2494-2495.
Fishman, J. M., Burgess, C., & Waddell, A. (2011). Corticosteroids for the treatment of idiopathic acute vestibular dysfunction (vestibular neuritis). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (May 2011), CD008607.
Fishman, J. M., Sood, S., Chaudhari, M., Martinez-Devesa, P., Orr, L., & Gupta, D. (2011). Prospective, randomised controlled trial comparing intense endoscopic cleaning versus minimal intervention in the early post-operative period following functional endoscopic sinus surgery. Journal of Laryngology and Otology, 125 (6), 585-589.
Fishman, J. M., Brooks, A., & Banfield, G. (2009). Patient perceptions of appropriate first aid measures in epistaxis management and the effect of brief interventions. Rhinology, 47, 330-332.
Fishman, J. M., Ellis, S. R., Hasser, C. J., & Stern, J. D. (2008). Effect of reduced stereoscopic camera separation on ring placement with a surgical telerobot. Surgical Endoscopy, 22 (11), 2396-2400.
Fishman, J. M., Slovick, A., & East, C. A. (2008). Wegener's granulomatosis of the orbit: two cases requiring endoscopic surgical decompression. Journal of Laryngology and Otology, 122 (11), 1257-1259.