Mr Neil Bailie PhD MB BCh BAO BSc FRCSI FRCS(ORl-HNS)Consultant ENT Surgeon
Mr Bailie is an otologist and neurotologist (an ENT surgeon specialising in ear disorders) who works at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast. After completion of medical school training at the Queen’s University Belfast, Mr Bailie underwent specialist training in ENT surgery in Northern Ireland. He combined his ENT training with PhD studies in bio fluid engineering at the School of Aeronautical Engineering at Queen’s University, graduating in 2005. After successfully passing the ENT fellowship examination in 2006, Mr Bailie was awarded a prestigious TWJ Fellowship to study otology and neurotology under Professor John Rutka at the University Health Network, Canada. In 2007, after completion of his fellowship training, Mr Bailie was appointed to the staff of Toronto General Hospital to work alongside Prof Rutka as an otologist and neurotologist specialising in the investigation and treatment of vertigo and other balance disorders. Mr Bailie returned to Northern Ireland in 2009 to take up his current posting. Mr Bailie specialises in the medical and surgical management of ear disease. He serves as lead clinician in the investigation and management of inner ear balance disorders and has a specialist interest in surgical restoration of hearing loss.
Mrs Gail Jordan BSc BAATSenior Audiologist
Gail Jordan is a senior audiologist at the Ulster Hospital, Dundonald, and the lead audiologist in the South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust for tinnitus retraining therapy. She trained at the University of Ulster, gaining a BSc in Clinical Physiology in 1993. She is a member of the British Association of Audiological Technicians and is registered with the Royal College of Clinical Physiologists. Mrs Jordan has more than 20 years’ experience in audiological assessment, hearing aid fitting and hearing rehabilitation for both adults and children.
Vertigo and balance disorders often arise from the interaction of a number of different medical disorders that span a range of fields of medical expertise. At times, this require opinions and treatment intervention from specialties including neurology, psychiatry and physiotherapy. We have built up a network of trusted experts in each of these fields and will recommend onward referrals as appropriate for your individual needs.