Mr Sean Carrie
MB ChB FRCS FRCS(ORL)
Consultant Rhinologist/Skull Base Surgeon and Hon Senior Lecturer,
NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust and Newcastle University
President of the European Rhinological Society, UK
Sean Carrie has been a Consultant Rhinologist at the Freeman Hospital and Hon Senior Lecturer at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne since 1999. His particular interests are skull base surgery, office-based surgery and surgical outcomes.
He is President of the European Rhinological Society and Past President of the British Rhinological Society (BRS). He has leadership roles in both undergraduate and postgraduate education. He is Quality Assurance lead and Workforce Lead for the Royal College Surgeons of England, Specialist Advisory Committee in Otolaryngology. He is Chairman and convenor of the Newcastle Sinus Surgery and Pituitary courses. He leads the BRS Advanced Rhinology Training programme.
He is Chief Investigator of the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) funded “NAIROS’ multicentre RCT of septoplasty (£1.1million). He is a co-recipient in the NIHR ‘NATTINA’ grant assessing clinical and cost effectiveness of adult tonsillectomy (£1.6million). He is a Principle Investigator in the NIHR ‘MACRO’ programme grant assessing treatments of chronic sinusitis. He is involved in research projects developing sinonasal cell lines in Cystic Fibrosis and mucin gene expression in chronic sinusitis.
He is co-editor of the Rhinology section of the 8th Edn of Scott- Brown’s Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, published in 2018.