Por qué es un doctor de primer nivel/Professional statement/Perché è un dottore di prim’ordine

Mr Joe Marais is a consultant rhinologist, nasal plastic & ENT surgeon based in London,  who treats a wide range of conditions and holds a special interest in rhinoplasty, septoplasty, nasal deformity and sinus surgery.

Mr Marais trained as a junior doctor in London and Edinburgh before gaining experience under some of the world’s leading ENT surgeons in Texas, USA and later in Toronto, Canada.

Highly respected in his field, Mr Marais has published a number of academic papers and has lectured nationally and internationally. Patient care is central to Mr Marais and he aims to provide the best and most straightforward solution for his patients.

Especialista en

Blocked nose


Nasal deformity



What is rhinitis? Rhinitis is a condition where the nasal mucosa becomes inflamed. The nasal mucosa is the lining of the inside of the nose. Th...

Rhinoplasty (nose job)

What is rhinoplasty? A rhinoplasty, more commonly referred to as a ‘nose job’, is an operation performed to change ...


What is it? Septoplasty is a corrective surgical procedure done to straighten the nasal septum, eliminating any congenital or trauma-induced de...


What is sinusitis? Sinusitis is a condition characterised by inflammation of the paranasal sinuses which are the cavities located behind the fo...

Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Blocked nose
  • Facial plastic surgery
  • Nasal deformity
  • Non surgical nose job
  • Nose
  • Rhinitis
  • Rhinoplasty (nose job)
  • Septoplasty
  • Sinusitis

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    Sudbury Hill, Harrow HA1 3RX - London (West London)
    (+44) 02037447580
  • BMI Bishops Wood Hospital
    Rickmansworth Road, Northwood HA1 3RX - London (West London)
    (+44) 02037447580

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Septoplasty: what is it and how effective can it be?
A bent nasal septum can adversely affect how we breathe and sleep, and can certainly disrupt one's quality of life. Here to reassure us that the problem can be effectively treated is expert consultant rhinologist, nasal plastic & ENT surgeon, Mr Joe Marais. In our latest article, the highly experienced Marais details how exactly the condition can be treated and what improvements patients can expect to see following operative intervention.
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Nasal deformities: septoplasty vs. rhinoplasty
There are many different types of nasal deformities, it is often a cosmetic concern but sometimes it can also affect the functionality of the nose too. We recently spoke with a highly established nasal plastic & ENT surgeon, Mr Joe Marais, to discuss rhinoplasties and how they compare with septoplasties when treating nasal deformities. We cover many of the FAQs regarding these procedures, in this article.
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FAQs on balloon sinuplasty
Blockage of the nose, sinus inflammation and severe rhinosinusitis can be treated with balloon sinuplasty. It's a procedure that's used to drain the larger nasal sinuses. One of our highly experienced Nasal Plastic and ENT surgeon's, Mr Marais, spoke with us about the procedure and answered some FAQs.
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Avoiding the common cold and chronic sinusitis
The common cold is mild on its own, but in some cases a blocked nose can lead to further infections, turning into chronic sinusitis over time. Chronic sinusitis is a much more serious condition that can permanently damage your nose. Expert rhinologist Mr Joe Marais explains how a blocked nose becomes chronic, when to see a doctor, and how to reduce your risk of further infection.
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Nasal deformity: when to see a doctor
We can all feel self-conscious about our appearance but if you've grown up with an odd-shaped nose, perhaps you've developed a complex and don't feel comfortable enough to pose for photos or have the confidence to go outside. Expert ENT surgeon Mr Joe Marais describes a nasal deformity and when it may be time to consult a specialist...
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Complications, dos and don’ts of septorhinoplasty
Septorhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that aims to reconstruct and correct the nasal septum, both for medical or aesthetic purposes. As with any surgical procedure, there are potential complications to be aware of, as well as an important list of 'dos and don'ts' to follow post-surgery. Mr Joe Marais, a leading plastic and ENT surgeon, summarises these for us.
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What does a septorhinoplasty involve?
The 'nose job' is a common procedure done for both medical and cosmetic reasons. A septorhinoplasty is one variation which involves correcting the septum as part of the procedure. Mr Joe Marais is a leading rhinologist who specialises in septorhinoplasty procedures.
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Are there any complications in sinus surgery (FESS)?
In cases where antibiotics, nasal drops, sprays and decongestants have failed to clear a sinus infection or problem (such as chronic sinusitis), it may be advisable to undergo surgery. Expert ENT surgeon Mr Joe Marais discusses FESS, the procedure used for sinus surgery and whether any complications are likely to arise...
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How is sinus surgery (FESS) performed?
Sometimes nasal drops, antibiotics and decongestants fail to clear a sinus infection, leaving them blocked. Expert ENT surgeon Mr Joe Marais discusses FESS, the procedure used for sinus surgery and whether it is possible to completely cure sinus problems...
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