Mr Jai Manick (Jaiganesh Manickavasagam)

Consultant ENT

Lead ENT Head and neck surgery

TASC Clinical Academic Research Fellow

Teaching Lead Head and neck Scotland

Ninewells, Medical school, University of Dundee

Jai Manick (Jaiganesh Manickavasagam) is a Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon and Lead for ENT Head and neck at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee and Honorary Senior lecturer at Dundee Medical School. Within the ENT Department, he is the lead head,neck and thyroid surgeon with clinical interests in laser surgery, thyroid and parathyroid surgery. His clinical practice is devoted to benign and malignant diseases of the head and neck, including the mouth, throat, voice box, neck, salivary glands and the thyroid gland in NHS and private ENT care at Dundee. Mr Manick is one of a few ENT surgeons in the United Kingdom with expertise in Transoral Robotic Surgery and Transoral Laser Microsurgery for head and neck cancers.

His research portfolio is primarily comprised of projects concerning the head and neck, rhinology and the skull base. He has been recently appointed as Clinical accademic research fellow to promote active research in NHS Tayside by Tayside Medical Science Centre(TASC). He is a prinicipal investigater for few national head and neck cancer trials.

He is also the founding organiser of Dundee FRCS ENT VIVA course (, Dundee advanced laryngopharyngeal & Laser course ( and Scottish head and neck conference 2018 ( He is closely associated with ENTMASTERCLASS ( which is novel teaching platform for otolaryngology training and teaching. He is a dynamic faculty in Cuscheri skills head and neck courses ( He is also editor of the Head and Neck sections in Surgtech(

He is very keen on innovation, having published and designed a few new surgical techniques and devices respectively.