Dr RICARDO PERSAUD | UK board Consultant ENT Surgeon


Dr Ricardo Persaud


Over the past 20 years, Dr. Ricardo has focused on delivering patient-centric care and is dedicated to providing comprehensive care through the safest and most advanced treatment techniques for his patients.

Dr. Ricardo is a Board certified Consultant Otorhinolaryngologist ; specialising in the evaluation and treatment of adult and pediatric patients, and has made the focus on the patient the hallmark of his practice. In an era of hyper-specialisation in medicine, Dr. Persaud is a fully qualified ENT consultant with a certificate of completion of training (CCT) in Otolaryngology; a unique qualification in the region and a Fellowship at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Dr Ricardo is a graduate of the University College London (UCL) Medical School UK. He received higher surgical training in various prestigious hospitals in London including the prominent Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear hospital and St. Mary's Hospital in London.
He has also completed tertiary level training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at:

  1. Memorial Sloane Kettering Hospital, USA.
  2. Massachusset Eye Ear Institute, Harvard University, Boston, USA.
  3. Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China.
  4. Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada.

Dr. Ricardo is a UK-trained ENT, Thyroid and Nasal Plastic Surgeon and the only surgeon in the UAE with Certificate of Completion of Training in Otolaryngology from the United Kingdom (CCT Otol.UK).

He is a British national who is recognized internationally for his surgical skills and clinical expertise as well as his teaching, training and writing abilities with over 100 publications, including 7 ENT Books.

After training at some of UK's finest teaching hospitals, Dr. Ricardo obtained the highly prestigious Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

He subsequently received advanced training in Rhinology, mainly focusing on Sinus and Nasal Plastic Surgery, from Imperial College London Hospitals (St Mary’s Campus).

With over 2 decades of experience as a Doctor and 17 years as an ENT Surgeon he has performed over 8000 ENT operations and offers superior expertise in General ENT conditions (acute and chronic) affecting both children and adults.

Dr. Ricardo also offers supra-specialized Consultant knowledge and surgical skills in the nose, sinuses, thyroid and other conditions that affect the head and neck regions.

He takes pride in constantly refining his technical skills and continuing his learning in an effort to provide the best outcomes and is committed to improving the well being of each patient who enters his practice.

Dr. Ricardo Persaud is currently based at the well-renowned Al Zahra Private Hospital in Sharjah.


Postgraduate Qualifications:

  1. CCT Otolaryngology (UK) - 2011
  2. FRCS ORL-HNS (Eng) - 2009
  3. DO-HNS (Eng) - 2003
  4. CBiol (Chartered Biologist - Europe) - 2001
  5. MSB (Member of Society of Biology, UK; equal to MSc) - 2001
  6. MRCS (Eng) - 2000
  7. MPhil (University of London, Neuroendocrine Thesis) - 1994

Undergraduate Qualifications:

  1. MB BS (University College London Medical School) - 1996
  2. GIBiol (Graduate Member Institute of Biology, UK; equal to BSc) - 1994
  3. BTEC HNC (British Technical Education Council Higher National Certificate in Science -12 Distinctions) - 1990.

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