London Cochlear Implant Clinic


About the London Cochlear Implant Clinic

The director of the centre is Mr Jeremy Lavy FRCS (Eng) FRCS (ORL-HNS). Mr Lavy is a Consultant Ear Surgeon with an NHS practice at the Royal National Throat, Nose & Ear Hospital, London. 

  • Director of the UCLH/RNTNE Cochlear Implant Programme (oldest CI centre in the UK)
  • Immediate past vice chair of BCIG (British Cochlear Implant Group)
  • Over 14 years experience of CI surgery
  • Familiar with all manufacturers implants
  • Specialising entirely in hearing reconstructive surgery
  • Has performed over 500 surgeries
  • As visiting surgeon has operated in Europe, Middle East and America teaching and lecturing on implant surgery.


Other members of the team include:

  • Leah Meertens  BSc(Hons) - Clinical Audiological Scientist
  • Melanie Moore B Comm Path - Audiologist
  • Fiona Vickers BSc MSc CS - Clinical Audiological Scientist
  • Liz Stott BSc(Hons) MSc, MRCSLT, RHPC, MASLTIP - Specialist Speech &
    Language Therpist (Adults)
  • Lianne Van Der Merwe B Comm Path(Hons), B Pschol(Hons) MASLTIP,
    MRCSLT, MHPC - Specialist Speech& Language Therapist(Children)
  • Eilene Dyason B Comm Path - Audiologist