Mr Simon Browning qualified in Medicine from Cardiff in 1987 and following that trained in Bristol, Oxford and Southampton Hospitals before taking up a higher training post in South Wales in 1994. During training he completed his Masters project on the physiology and biochemistry of the nose at the Common Cold Centre, Cardiff under the supervision of Professor R Eccles. In 2000 he became a Consultant in ENT at Singleton Hospital later moving to Morriston when the service relocated there in 2015. During his Consultancy he has pursued higher education further and obtained a Masters in Education in 2010 and has held roles in the Royal College of Surgeons, ENT UK and Regionally as the Chairman of the Surgical Training Committee. He became an Associate Professor at Swansea University in 2015 and is engaged in a number of projects including teaching, administration, support of students, examinations, and admissions.
He has an active role in charitable work overseas with many visits to Cambodia to work with All Ears Cambodia, and to The Gambia working to support Swansea students who are on placement there and teaching Gambian students. He has worked in St Helena, Tristan da Cunha, and helped to set up a teaching program in N Korea.
His sub specialist interests within ENT are: balance disorders, tinnitus, ear diseases including Surfer’s ear, perforations and other chronic conditions of the ear. He has an interest in facial pain, sinus and nasal disease. His paediatric expertise includes management of deaf children including bone anchored hearing aids, perforations and cholesteatoma, balance disorders, and common disease such as tonsillitis, sleep apnoea, and glue ear.
MA(Ed), MPhil, FRCS (ORL), MB BCh
Ear, Nose and Throat Disease