Audiology, Balance Rehabilitation, Visual Vertigo Specialist
Speciality: Senior Audiologist
Chris is an Advanced Healthcare Practitioner in Audiology and has developed skills and theoretical knowledge to a very high standard.
Chris is the clinical lead in diagnostic balance testing and balance rehabilitation services within the Hearing Services department at Sheffield’s Royal Hallamshire, Teaching Hospitals. He currently works for the NHS and has done so for the past 19 years, starting his career as an assistant technician and developing to his current, lead role and senior position.
He is very passionate about the private services he provides and the patients he sees. He has a holistic and scientific approach to customised treatments for people who are having vertigo ‘dizzy’ symptoms. His vast knowledge and experience means he is able to treat a variety of balance symptoms, from the very mild to the severe or chronic and life changing, disabling balance symptoms.
Chris developed his knowledge and skills studying at the following hospitals and universities;- Mount Sinai Private Hospital in New York (USA), Manchester University, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, The Nottingham School of Audiology, Nottingham Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham City Hospital, Doncaster Royal Infirmary and Lincoln County Hospital.
Chris enjoys being regularly involved in hearing and balance research projects. His interest in research keeps his knowledge up to date and his treatments are underpinned with a scientific background.
He has attended both national and international hearing and balance courses over the years.
His training in New York (USA) has enabled him to provide treatments for Mal de Debarquement which are not available anywhere else in the UK
Being a visual vertigo specialist he is one of a few people in the UK providing this level of expertise. Chris treats patients with Visual Vertigo, Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV), Vestibular Hypofunction (unilateral or Bilateral), Labyrinthitis, Vestibular Neuronitis, Meniere’s, Migraine and Mal de Debarquement (MdDS), to name a few.