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    Dr Sebastian Hendricks
GMC No 4527952


  • April 1998 Final board exam ‘Specialist in Paediatrics’;
  • July 1998 European Specialist Medical Qualification
    (German equivalent to CCST in Paediatrics)
  • July 1998 Included in the GMC Specialist Register: Paediatrics
    No. 452 79 52
  • October 2003 MSc in Audiological Medicine
  • September 2004 CCST in Audiological Medicine
    Inclusion in the GMC Specialist Register: Audiological Medicine

Dr Hendricks qualified from Medical School in Hannover, Germany in 1991. During his study he also worked in several hospitals in Hannover as a nurse in general and intensive care including ENT, paediatrics and neurology & neurosurgery. He also saw practice in University Hospitals in Austria, United State of America and Canada
He than trained as a specialist in Paediatrics in Hospitals in Lower Saxony and gained his entry in the specialist register in 1998.
Following a few months as a consultant paediatrician in Hannover and in the Emirate of Qatar as an advisory consultant for establishing a paediatric day hospital he moved to the UK.

He worked for a year in Hemel Hempstead General Hospital in paediatrics before he decided to start a second training in audiological medicine to become a specialist for hearing and balance disorders in children and adults. He completed this second specialist training in 1998. He also completed during the training an additional Master in Science in the field of audiological medicine. He was awarded the master title in 2003. He trained under Dr Tony Sirimanna at Great Ormond Street Hospital, Dr. R. Palaniappan at the RNTNE hospital, Dr. V Jayarajan at the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Dr K. Harrop-Griffiths and Dr D. Lucas at the Nuffield Hearing & Speech Centre and Dr. R. Davies and Prof. LM Luxon at the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery.

In 2004 he gained his Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training and was added to the GMC Specialist Register for Audiological Medicine.
He was successfully appointed as a Consultant in Audiological Medicine to Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals from September 2004. He also holds a consultant position at the Nuffield Hearing & Speech Centre, Royal National Throat Nose & Ear Hospital. He leads the Paediatric Audiology Service in Barnet & Enfield.

Dr Hendricks has a strong interest in Health Care Improvement. He has participated in service improvement work with the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement. He is a member of the CIHM Network (Centre for Innovation in Health Management, Leeds University). He has also participated in the “Improving Health Care Delivery program in Health Care Management” at Harvard School for Public Health.

November 2007

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