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60 Second Profile Interview- Mr Jeremy Lavy

Mr Jeremy Lavy, Consultant Ear and Nose Throat Surgeon at Highgate Private Hospital

Our spotlight this month is Mr Jeremy Lavy, ENT.  His clinical specialisms include Otology, specifically hearing reconstructive surgery, stapedotomy and cochlear implantation.  He is married with three children and lives locally in Muswell Hill. 

60 Second Q&A

Why did you choose your particular speciality?

I think hearing is the most important special sense that we have.  Loss of hearing causes isolation for the individual and their wider family.  To be involved in hearing restoration surgery is a wonderful privilege.

What do you most enjoy about your job?

Giving people hearing.  Seeing the smiles on the faces not just of the individuals but their loved ones who have also had to deal with the isolation hearing loss can cause

What one thing do you wish every member of the public to know?

Look after your hearing and be patient with those who struggle to hear

What 3 traits define you?

  1. Caring
  2. Confident
  3. Single-minded

Who is your inspiration?

My mother

What accomplishment in life are you most proud of?

Being a father

If you could do another job for one day, what would it be?

I already have the best job in the world

What advances in medicine are you most proud of?

The development and now wide availability of cochlear implants

Date: 24/07/2018
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