Adenoids are located at the back of the nose and the upper part of the throat. They are made up of lymphoid tissue and usually reduce in size as we get older.

However in the case some children, adenoids may stay the same size or become larger as the child ages, cause problems such as snoring, nasal discharge, a blocked nose, sinus infections or fluid buildup in the ears, also known as ‘glue ears’.

If the adenoids do not seem to be diminishing in size, they need to be removed using a surgical procedure known as an Adenoidectomy.


This operation to remove the adenoids is carried out under short-term general anaesthesia.



To learn more, contact surgeon and ENT Consultant In Manchester, Dr Khalid Ali.

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Children's ENT Treatments in Manchester

Dr Ali has extensive experience of over 20 years in the management of children’s ENT conditions, and has regular clinic and operation lists dedicated to children’s conditions at his practices.

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Children's ENT Treatments:

  • Tonsillitis and Tonsillectomy
  • Adenoids and Adenoidectomy
  • Glue Ears and Grommets Insertion

  • Snoring and Sleep Apnea
  • Rhinitis (Blocked Nose)

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Dr Khalid Ali surgeon and ENT consultant. Manchester, Liverpool and leeds. Mr Ali in his office.

Surgeon and ENT consultant Manchester, Liverpool and leeds. Mr Khalid Ali in operating room

About ENT Consultant in Manchester - Dr Khalid Ali

Dr Khalid Ali has been operating as an Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) consultant and surgeon for over 25 years. He works throughout North West England and Manchester treating both children and adults in all aspects of ear, nose and throat conditions and has particular interest in rhinology, functional endoscopic sinus surgery and cosmetic surgery.

Dr Ali has special interest in rhinoplasty (nose jobs) for cosmetic and functional needs. He has extensive experience in rhinoplasty surgery and has been performing for over 18 years, in both the open approach to address nasal tip cosmetic conditions and nasal bony part, and the closed approach.

Dr Ali has developed his skills in cosmetic ear surgery (ear pinning, pinnaplasty) and facial plastic surgery.

As a member of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, Dr Ali is very experienced in the diseases of the nose and sinuses, as well as a highly skilled consultant in performing functional endoscopic sinus surgery, nasal polyps and allergy. He is a member of the British Rhinology Society, and also the European Rhinology Society.

Dr Ali has completed postgraduate training at centres of excellence throughout the UK and abroad. He is recognised by the Fellowships of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons (FCRS) in London, Edinburgh, and Glasgow as a qualified senior surgeon.

He has also completed a higher degree in the Fellowship in Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (FRCS ORL-HNS) in London, and the European Board Certificate (EBE ORL-HNS) in Vienna, Austria.

In 2018, Dr Ali was awarded the MD Degree (Doctor of Medicine) from the University of Leicester, for his achievement in medical research. This is the highest degree a surgeon can achieve.

He also completed a fellowship in dizziness, vertigo and balance conditions in 2009 at the Washington University Dizziness and Balance Centre, USA.

In 2005, Dr Ali obtained a masters degree in voice and swallowing disorders from Newcastle University and completed his fellowship in voice disorders in Portland, USA.

He is actively involved in the auditing, researching and teaching of both undergraduate and postgraduate doctors. He has also been invited to speak at several national conferences and courses along with many published peer-reviewed papers. He has also presented scientific papers at international conferences.

Dr Ali is fluent in both English and Arabic.

If you are seeking an ENT Consultant in Manchester, Liverpool or Leeds, please get in touch to book a consultation with Dr Ali.


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