Dr. Carlos Coelho Fernandes

Consultant Otolaryngologist

Specialty: ENT, Head and Neck Surgery

Practice Locations: NMC Royal Hospital, DIP, Dubai


Dr Carlos Coelho Fernandes ENT Surgeon Rhinoplasty Dr. Carlos Fernandes is a world renowned Professor and ENT Surgeon who does adult and pediatric ENT. He has a special interest and talent in Rhinoplasty, particularly revision Rhinoplasty and has been offering this in the UAE since 2014. Dr. Carlos Fernandes undertakes all forms of Rhinoplasty and tailors the approach to the patient’s unique needs. All patients can be helped to achieve their goals. His skill is in helping those who have had an unsatisfactory result obtain the best result possible for them. He has many happy patients and after many years practice can offer superb results. The result is tailored to the individual patient and their particular requirements and a holistic approach is followed. Allergy In the field of nasal allergy Dr. Carlos Fernandes has a special interest and has special expertise in the procedure of vidian neurectomy which offers a surgical approach for a permanent solution to nasal allergy Profile




  • Dr Carlos Fernandes has been Professor and Head of Academic Units in the USA and South Africa for many years. He has worked in South Africa, the USA, Canada and the UAE. He is a South African Board Certified Otolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgeon. He is further certified by the FACS (USA) and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is credentialed and certified by the Canadian Medical Association and the Royal Australian College of Surgeons. Dr. Fernandes has held Chief of Department positions in ENT, Head and Neck Surgery in the USA and South Africa. He has trained other ENT students to become ENT, Head and neck surgeons in the USA and South Africa. He is known for his skill across all areas of ENT Surgery, including head and neck surgery. In particular, he has a particular interest in Rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty as well as Allergy treatment to alleviate sinusitis.  


  • In addition to Rhinoplasty surgery his vast experience includes special expertise in Head and Neck Surgery, Otology and Sinus Surgery. He has been treating all aspects of ear surgery including surgery for ear drum perforations, stapedectomy, hearing restoration procedures, surgery for vertigo, congenital malformations and removal of tumours


  • He has a particular interest in vertigo diagnosis and management. He takes keen interest in all aspects of sinus surgery including endoscopic surgery, nasal allergy, cosmetic rhinoplasty and congenital atresia.


  • He is able to managed cases of cancers of the head and neck and has performed numerous major ablations and restorative surgery for head and neck cancers. He also performs surgery for snoring and sleep apnea


  • Dr Fernandes has over 70 publications in medical journals and textbooks and has original work on the Vidian Neurectomy procedure for chronic rhinitis. He can improve nasal allergy significantly with a technique that other surgeons do not offer in the UAE i.e. the Vidian neurectomy procedure. He can also offer snoring surgery for sleep apnea.


  • His primary objective is to provide patients with consultations, diagnosis and treatment in a therapeutic environment ensuring that patients understand every aspect of diagnosis and recommended treatment



Specialty:




  • Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery


  • Ear Nose and Throat Surgery



Education:




  • University of the Witwatersrand Medical degree MB BCh, FCSSA FACS (USA)


  • College of Medicine of South Africa: Fellow of the College of Surgeons of South Africa


  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons


  • Middle ear surgery - in Germany and USA


  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery - Germany and USA


  • Head and Neck Surgery USA.


  • Laser Certified


  • Cochlear Implant course at House Institute. USA


  • Rhinoplasty Birmingham USA



Memberships & Affiliations:




  • Associate Professor and Chief Department of Otolaryngology University of Florida Jacksonville USA


  • Professor and Head Department of Otolaryngology University of Natal Medical School


  • Life member of South African Medical Association,


  • Life Member of College of Medicine of South Africa


  • Fellow of the College of Surgeons of South Africa


  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons


  • Former President, Chairman and Treasurer of the South African Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery


  • Member of the Academic Subcommittee of the South African Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery


  • Member of the Coastal Branch Committee of the South African Medical Association


  • Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the 2001 International Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Conference ‘Voice “


  • Organizing member of Pan African Congress of Otolaryngology Societies


  • Visiting Professor Portugal and Australia


  • Hon. Professor of Speech Therapy University of Durban Westville South Africa



Special Expertise:




  • Rhinology, rhinoplasty, revision rhinoplasty, and vidian neurectomy for sinus allergy


  • Vidian Neurectomy for Chronic Rhinitis


  • Additionally.


  • Middle ear surgery for eardrum and ossicular problems


  • Inner ear surgery for Vertigo and tumours


  • External ear canal surgery for osteomas and tumours


  • Congenital abnormalities of the external ear canal and middle ear.


  • Head and Neck Oncology surgery


  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery


  • Parotid and other salivary gland tumours


  • Oropharyngeal tumour surgery

Practice Locations

NMC Royal Hospital, DIP, Dubai
NMC Royal Hospital, DIP, Dubai

Plot # 598/122, Dubai Investments Park 1, Behind Falcon house, P.O.Box: 7832, Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

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