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Toddler tonsillectomy - looking for good surgeons / hospitals in Bromley

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Rebby1245 Mon 17-Apr-17 08:34:51

Hi all. My DD will be 3 in June. Since birth she has snored and had sleep apnea. She has had tonsillitis approximately 10 times and so we are looking to have her adenoids/tonsils removed. I'm researching private surgeons and hospitals in the Bromley area and wondered if anyone had had a similar experience and could recommend a good surgeon/hospital. I'd be so grateful to hear from someone who has had first hand experience and could say this Doctor was really good or this hospital was brilliant. Thanks in advance. smile

M5tothesouthwest Mon 17-Apr-17 09:06:48

Can't you get it done on the NHS?
DS (4) had this op on the NHS for apnoea and recurrent tonsillitis. Best thing we ever did.

Vroomster Tue 18-Apr-17 12:42:01

Can't you just go via NHS? My 2 year old has his tonsils out for sleep apnoea and we didn't have to wait long.

welshweasel Tue 18-Apr-17 13:14:12

For a paediatric tonsillectomy I'd go NHS all the way, in a children's hospital that does lots of them. It's generally a very straightforward procedure but the main risk is of a post op bleed, which can require a skilled anaesthetist and on site surgeon to manage.

Vroomster Tue 18-Apr-17 17:44:20

It's such a routime operation on the NHS, happens day in day out at most hospitals so I don't know why the need to go private. Unless the GP won't refer.

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