Dr Katherine Harrop-Griffiths

Dr Katherine Harrop-GriffithsTel: 020 3456 6341
Fax: 020 3456 5366
Email: katherine.harrop-griffiths@uclh.nhs.uk

Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital

The Nuffield Hearing and Speech Centre, Ear, nose and throat services (ENT), Audiovestibular medicine

Professional background

After undergraduate training at St Thomas' Hospital Medical School in London I trained in General Surgery gaining the FRCS (Eng) in 1981. I subsequently did 2 years training in ENT Surgery before training in Audiovestibular Medicine at the Royal National Throat, Nose & Ear Hospital.

I have been a consultant in the Nuffield Hearing & Speech Centre of the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital since 1993. My special interest is in paediatric Vestibular Medicine and I have run the Paediatric Neurovestibular clinic for 20 years. I am currently the chair of the Specialty Advisory Committee in Audiovestibualr Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians

Research interests

Balance disorders in children. Aetiological investigations of hearing and balance disorders in children.


Balance Disorders – a chapter in Paediatric Audiological Medicine (2009) 2nd Edition, Ed. Valerie Newton, Wiley-Blackwell,

‘Setting up a Paediatric Vestibular Clinic’ Journal of Audiological Medicine 2009; 7: 148-183

Colvin IB, Beale T, Harrop-Griffiths K, ‘Long-term Follow-up of Hearing Loss in Children and Young People with Enlarged Vestibular Aqueducts: Relationship to Radiological Findings and Pendred Syndrome Diagnosis’ Laryngoscope 2006: Nov;116(11):2027-36

GMC/GDC number: 2403131