Consultant Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon, Oxford
Associate Professor, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford

Professor Stuart Winter has over 5 years of medico-legal experience as a consultant.  He sees patients and prepares medico-legal reports on a regular basis and has undergone training in Court Room Skills, Clinical Negligence and report writing organised by Specialist Info and Bond Solon. He is a member of the Faculty of Expert Witnesses.

Professor Winter has prepared several hundred injury reports, with an emphasis on Tinnitus, Hearing loss, Nasal Injury and Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL).  In addition, he prepares regular clinical negligence reports (approx 1 per month) in his areas of sub-specialty expertise.  He has considerable experience preparing joint expert reports and attending case conferences with counsel, both in clinical negligence and personal injury cases.  

Ratio of Instructions:

Clinical Negligence: Claimant 45%; Defendant 50%; Joint 5%
Personal Injury: Claimant 95%; Defendant 5%

Special Interests:
Ear, Nose and Throat; Head and Neck Cancer; Head and Neck Surgery; Salivary Gland Disease; Voice & Swallowing Disorders; Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL)

Personal Injury Areas:
Tinnitus, Hearing loss, nasal injury / fractures, NIHL

Clinical Negligence Areas:
Head and Neck Surgery; Head and Neck Cancer; Voice; Salivary Gland Surgery (Parotid / Submandibular); General Ear, Nose & Throat

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