Prof Kim Ah-See

Consultant ENT Surgeon

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK


Kim qualified from Aberdeen University. His initial surgical training took place in Glasgow and this period also included a period of research into Head and Neck Cancer at the Beatson Institute, Glasgow. This led to the award of an MD from Aberdeen University.

Kim's specialist ENT training took place in Edinburgh and included a 1 year Fellowship post in Head and Neck surgery in Rotterdam, Holland. He was appointed Consultant ENT Surgeon at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and the Royal Aberdeen Childrens Hospital in 2000 and is an Intercollegiate ENT Examiner for the College of Surgeons.

Kim is the Educational and Research Convener for the Scottish Otolaryngological Society, and is the Regional training and research advisor for ENT trainees in Aberdeen. He was appointed NHS Director of Undergraduate Medical Teaching at Aberdeen University in 2008, and is experienced in all aspects of general ENT surgery with particular experience in specialty treatment for Head and Neck conditions, including allergy, voice and swallowing problems.

He has published widely in the medical literature on all aspects of ENT surgery and is a co-author on seminal ENT books including “Stell and Maran’s Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology” as well as National ENT-UK Head and Neck Guidelines and SIGN Guidelines on Head and Neck cancer.

Kim has a regular ENT practice at Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital and also the Principal Investigator for NATTINA at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.