Professional background

Professor Peter Andrews BSc.(Hons), MD, FRCS (ORL-HNS) is the Senior Consultant Surgeon in Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgery at the Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospital and Consultant Anterior Skull Base Surgeon at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. He is Professor of Rhinology at University College London (UCL) and Academic Lead for Rhinology at the EAR Institute.

Clinical Director of ENT surgery at the RNENTEDH, Chairman of the North Central London (NCL) ENT network and ENT Clinical Lead for the NHSE/GIRFT elective recovery programme.

Current President of the Rhinology/Laryngology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine and President Elect of the British Rhinology Society.

Research interests

His research interests include medical device innovation and surgical treatments for smell loss with strong collaborations with the Institute of Neurology, Neuroradiology and Biomedical Engineering at UCL.  

UCLH  'Long COVID' lead for smell.  

Leads on 2 PhD themes at the EAR Institute, centred around olfaction and medical device innovation, with over 90 peer reviewed publications.   


  1. Lechner M, Takahashi Y, Turri-Zanoni M, Ferrari M, Liu J, Counsell N, Andrews P . . . Hanna EY. (2022). International Multicenter Study of Clinical Outcomes of Sinonasal Melanoma Shows Survival Benefit for Patients Treated with Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors and Potential Improvements to the Current TNM Staging System. Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base. doi:10.1055/s-0042-1750178 

  2. Ross T, Arwyn-Jones J, Navaratnam A, Pendolino, A. L, Randhawa, P, Andrews P & Saleh, H. (2022). Litigation in Septorhinoplasty Surgery: A Pan-Specialty Review of NHS (UK). Facial Plastic Surgery. doi:10.1055/a-1910-0604 

  3. Pendolino AL, Tan HQM, Choi D, Ottaviano G, Andrews PJ (2022). Long-term quality of life impairment in patients with more than one-year COVID-19-related olfactory dysfunction. International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology. doi:10.1002/alr.23071 

  4. Tan HQM, Pendolino A L, Andrews PJ, Choi D. (2022). Prevalence of olfactory dysfunction and quality of life in hospitalised patients 1 year after SARS-CoV-2 infection: a cohort study. BMJ Open, 12 (1), e054598. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2021-054598 

  5. Ottaviano, G, Pendolino A L, Marioni G., Crivellaro M A, Scarpa, B, Nardello, E, Andrews P, Marchese-Ragona, R. (2022). The Impact of Air Pollution and Aeroallergens Levels on Upper Airway Acute Diseases at Urban Scale. International Journal of Environmental Research, 16 (4). doi:10.1007/s41742-022-00420-x 

  6. Pendolino, A. L., Navaratnam, A. V., Nijim, J., Kelly, C. E., Randhawa, P. S., & Andrews, P. J. (2022). The Role of Social Media in Improving Patient Recruitment for Research Studies on Persistent Post-Infectious Olfactory Dysfunction. Medicina (Lithuania), 58 (3). doi:10.3390/medicina58030348 

  7. Navaratnam A, Pendolino AL, Kaura A, Nijim J, Machin J, Briggs T, Marshall A, Andrews P. Lessons from rhinology and facial plastics clinical negligence claims in England 2013-2018. J Laryngol Otol. Accepted Nov 2021 

  8. Lechner M, Lund V, Howard D, Andrews P, Hanna E et al. Clinical Outcomes, Kadish-INSICA Staging and Therapeutic Targeting of SSTR2 in Olfactory Neuroblastoma. European Journal of Cancer. Accepted Oct 2021 

  9. Pendolino , Al, Scadding G, Scarpa B, Andrews P. A retrospective study on long-term efficacy of intranasal lysine-aspirin in controlling NSAID-exacerbated respiratory disease. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2021. September. 10.1007/s00405-021-07063-2 

  10. Berro C, Pendolino AL, Andrews P, Scarpa B, Ottaviano G. Olfactory and Gustatory Function before and after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy. Medicina 57(9):913. August 2021. DOI 10.3390/medicina5709091 

  11. Andrews P, Anschuetz L, Baptista P, Bast F, Beule A, De Carpentier J, Fitzgerald D, Furtado L, Knox B, Marzeti A, Perkins N, Randhawa P. Awake Rhinology Surgery in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Europe. August 2021. Otorhinolaryngology Journal. DOI: 10.1159/000517155