Professional background

Mr Jeremy Lavy qualified in 1988 from St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College. After house jobs he was a demonstrator in anatomy at Cambridge University. He completed postgraduate training in surgery in Bath, Oxford, Bristol and Exeter. 

He was appointed registrar in ENT in 1996 to Royal Free/Barnet general hospitals. He then went on to complete a six year rotation including a fellowship in otology and skull base surgery in Sydney, Australia. Mr Lavy was appointed as consultant at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital (RNTNEH) in 2000. 

He took over as director of the University College London/RNTNEH cochlear implant programme 2005.  He served on the council at the BCIG (British Cochlear Implant Group) from 2006-2010, and is presently a council member of the British Society for Otology and the Royal Society of Medicine Otology Section.

He now exclusively practices ear surgery and has the largest stapedectomy practice in the UK.

Research interests

  • Otosclerosis
  • Cochlear implantation


Powell HR, Rowlands RG, Lavy JA & Wright A. 2010. Day case pediatric middle ear surgery: from myringoplasty to bilateral cochlear implantation International Journal of pediatric Otorhinolarungoology 74;7 pp 803-806

SEYMOUR, F. K., CRUISE, A., LAVY, J. A., BRADLEY, J., BEALE, T., GRAHAM, J. M. & SAEED, S. R. (2010) Congenital profound hearing loss: management of hypoplastic and aplastic vestibulocochlear nerves. Cochlear implants international, 11, Suppl-6.
Trinidade A, Rowlands G, Obholzer R & Lavy J. 2008 Late skin flap failure follwing cochlear implantation Cochlear Implants International. 9; 3 pp167-175
Lloyd S, Meeron L, DiCuffa R, Lavy J & Graham J. 2007. Taste changes following cochlear implantation. Cochlear Implants International. 8;4, pp203-210

CRAIG, M. & LAVY, J. (2006) How I do it/short communication: the middle temporal artery flap for coverage of an exposed cochlear implant cable in the mastoid cavity. Cochlear implants international, 7, (4) 214-218.

LAVY, J. A., EAST, C. A., BAMBER, A. & ANDREWS, P. J. (2004) Gold weight implants in the management of lagophthalmos in facial palsy. Clinical Otolaryngology & Allied Sciences, 29, (3) 279-283.