Mr Omar Hilmi graduated in 1993 from Dundee University. After completing Basic Surgical Training he went onto the East of Scotland Rotation in Otolaryngology. He finally defected to the west in 2004, completing a 12 month period in Glasgow of Specialist Head and Neck and Advanced Rhinological Training before being appointed to a consultant position in North Glasgow in 2005.
His clinical interests are Advanced Rhinology and Head and Neck Surgery. He runs the North Glasgow Neck Lump clinic and he is part of the GRI & Lanarkshire Thyroid MDT an increasing thyroid surgery practice.
His current research interests are the non surgical management of thyroid nodules and the implications of thyroid cytology on the surgical decision making process.