Dr Annabelle Leong

Consultant, Otolaryngology (ENT), Head and Neck Surgery
Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) Specialist for Children and Adults

MBBS (Hons) (London), BSc (Hons), DOHNS
FRCS (ORL-HNS) (England)

Dr Annabelle Biography
Areas of Expertise

International Peer-Reviewed Papers / Publications

  • 1. Lim M, Leong AC and Desai V. Metastatic colorectal carcinoma to thyroid gland on background of multinodular goitre. J Otolaryngol Rhinol 2016 Feb; 2: 014

  • 2. Leong A. Intratympanic steroids in Bell’s palsy: Some issues highlighted. Otol Neurotol 2015 Sept; 36(9): 1580

  • 3. Syed MI, Ilan O, Leong AC, Pothier DD, Rutka JA.  Ménière’s Syndrome or Disease: Time Trends in Management and Quality of Evidence Over the Last Two Decades.  Otol Neurotol. 2015 Sep;36(8):1309-16.

  • 4. Leong AC, Pothier DD, Rutka JA.  Oral mycostatin as a possible alternative treatment for intractable Meniere’s disease: a preliminary cohort study.  J Laryngol Otol. 2014 Mar 19:1-2.

  • 5. Leong AC, Bowdler DA. A simple method to prevent obstruction of post-tympanoplasty ventilation tubes. J Laryngol Otol. 2013 Sept; 127(9): 922-3.

  • 6. Hall AC, Leong AC, Jiang D, Fitzgerald-O’Connor A. Sudden bilateral sensorineural hearing loss associated with urticarial vasculitis. J Laryngol Otol 2013 July; 127(7):708-11.

  • 7. Leong AC, Jiang D, Agger A, Fitzgerald-O’Connor A. Evaluation of round window accessibility to cochlear implant insertion. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 Mar; 270(4): 1237-42.

  • 8. Connor SE, Holland NJ, Agger A, Leong AC, Varghese RA, Jiang D, Fitzgerald O’Connor A.  Round window electrode insertion potentiates retention in the scala tympani.  Acta Otolaryngol. 2012 Sep; 132(9):932-7.

  • 9. Leong AC, Bowdler DA.  Complication of Vinegar Therapy for External Canal Cholesteatoma.  Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2012 Oct;269(10): 2301.

  • 10. Gutierrez T, Leong AC, Pang L, Chevretton E, Jeannon JP, Simo R.  Multinodular thyroid goitres causing obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome.  J Laryngol Otol 2012 Feb; 126(2): 190-5.

  • 11. Ahmed J, Leong AC, Jonas N, Grainger J, Hartley B. The extended Sistrunk procedure for the management of thyroglossal duct cysts in children. Clin Otol 2011; 36(3): 271-5.

  • 12. Leong ACRacial/Ethnic Variations in the Incidence and Evolutionary Pathogenesis of Otitis Media.  Archives of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery 2011; 144(6): 1010.

  • 13. Leong AC, Yong J, Salama N. Lymphoproliferative disorder of the nasopharynx after longstanding cyclosporin therapy for psoriatic arthiritis.  J Laryngol Otol 2010 Oct; 124(10): 1120-2.

  • 14. M Buckingham, AC Leong, D Bowdler. Sleep-related breathing disorders in children. Foundation Years Journal July 2010; 4(7): 5-9.

  • 15. J Thambyrajah, AC Leong, D Bowdler. Epistaxis. Foundation Years Journal July 2010; 4(7): 10-14.

  • 16. Leong AC. A randomized controlled trial to compare postoperative pain in children undergoing tonsillectomy using cold steel dissection with bipolar haemostasis versus coblation technique. Clin Otol 2009 Dec; 34 (6): 579.

  • 17. Leong AC, Golding-Wood D. Contralateral incipient posterior canal benign positional paroxysmal vertigo: complication after Epley maneuver. Laryngoscope 2008 Nov;118(11):2087-90.

  • 18. Leong AC, Sharp HR. Nasal septal cyst: a rare phenomenon. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2009 Feb;36(1):96-9.

  • 19. Leong AC, Golding-Wood D. A two-fingered salute to comfortable and cost-effective nasal packing. Clin Otolaryngol. 2008 Apr;33(2):175-6.

  • 20. Javed F, Leong AC, Fairley JW. Superficial temporal vein graft in stapedotomy: a functional and aesthetic alternative.  Clin Otolaryngol. 2008 Apr;33(2):120-3. 

  • 21. AC Leong, DB Mitchell. Endoscopic management of oesophageal food bolus obstruction: Flexibility is the way forward. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2008 Apr;265(4):493-4; Epub 2008 Jan 5.

  • 22. AC Leong, T Patel, F Rehman, J Tysome, M Oyarzabal, P Gluckman. CSF rhinorrhea complicating septoplasty: A novel mechanism of injury. Ear Nose Throat 2010, January.

  • 23. AC Leong, JW Fairley, Padgham ND. Sudden hearing loss. Clin Otol 2007, 32(5): 391-5..

  • 24. AC Leong. Re: A prospective observational study to determine if post-tonsillectomy secondary haemorrhage is an infective condition.  Clin Otol. 2007, 32(4): 303.

  • 25.  AC Leong, JP Davis. Morbidity After Adenotonsillectomy for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea: Waking up to a Pragmatic Approach.  J Laryngol Otol. 2007, 121(9): 809-17

  • 26. AC Leong, F Barker, NR Bleach. Primary Assessment of the Vertiginous Patient at a Pre-ENT Balance ClinicJ Laryngol Otol. 2007 May; 1-7

  • 27.  AC Leong, C Aldren. Bones of Contention: A Donor Register for Temporal Bone Donation?  J Laryngol Otol. 2007, 121(10): 932-7

  • 28. AC Leong, A Coonar, L Lang-Lazdunski. Catamenial pneumothorax: Surgical repair of the diaphragm and hormonal treatment. Ann R Coll of Surg Engl. 2006 Oct, 88(6): 547-9.

  • 29. AC Leong, C Khoo. Letter in reply to: Keratoacanthomas observed. J Plast Reconstr Aesth Surg 2006, 59 (2): 202.

  • 30. A Leong, S Kundu, P Devesa-Martinez and C Aldren. Artificial ear: Training tool for grommet insertion and manual dexterity. ORL Journal of Otorhinolaryngology and allied sciences 2006, 68: 115-117.

  • 31. AC Leong, C Aldren.  A non-randomised comparison between the Do-it-yourself ear vacuum kit and the Jobson-Horne probe. Clin Otol 2005, 30 (4): 320 – 323.

  • 32.  ACK Leong, AM Hanby, HWW Potts, DSP Tan, K Ryder, WH Harris, RD Liebmann, DM Barnes and CE Gillett. Cell cycle proteins do not predict outcome in grade I infiltrating ductal carcinoma of the breast.  International Journal of Cancer 2000, 89: 26 – 31.

  • 33. DSP Tan, HWW Potts, ACK Leong, CE Gillett, D Skilton, WH Harris, RD Liebmann and AM Hanby.  The biological and prognostic significance of cell polarity and E-cadherin in grade I infiltrating carcinoma of the breast.  Journal of Pathology 1999, 189: 20 – 27.

  • 34. AC Leong.  The red sticker.  BMJ 2006, 332: 648.

  • 35. AC Leong. Separating a septum sandwich.  BMJ 2006, 333: 82.

  • 36. AAO-HNS Washington 2007 Meet: A trainee’s perspective ENT News Vol 16 No. 5 Nov/ Dec 2007 p.16

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