TOPIC : Craniofacial anomalies and ENT – the Great Ormond Street Hospital experience
Miss Michelle Wyatt graduated from Cambridge University in 1992 and following training in the South East of England was appointed as a Consultant Paediatric Otolaryngologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in 2004. She has been head of department there since 2015 and is also an Associate Professor at University College London.
Her practice is purely paediatric with specific interest in the management of complex airway pathology. She is the ENT surgeon to the nationally funded craniofacial team. Miss Wyatt is President Elect of the British Association of Paediatric Otolaryngology and has just completed a term as Vice President of the Section of Laryngology and Rhinology of the Royal Society of Medicine. She also has served on the council of the British Laryngology Association and the Academic Committee of the European Society of Paediatric Otolaryngology. She is an inaugural member of the UK Paediatric National Tracheostomy Safety Project and co-wrote their guidelines, which are now accepted as standard practice across the country. She is a Specialist Advisor to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence and has been an examiner for the Intercollegiate FRCS examination.
She has published over 60 peer-reviewed papers, mainly reflecting her interests in laryngology and management of patients with craniofacial abnormalities. She has been part of the faculty for the British Paediatric Otolaryngology Course for 17 years and has been an invited speaker at a number of national and international conferences over her career.