Claire Hopkins is a Consultant ENT Surgeon at Guy’s Hospital and Professor of Rhinology at King’s College, London. She qualified from Oxford University and later undertook a Fellowship in Rhinology at Guy’s and a Doctorate at Oxford. She undertakes specialist rhinology practice covering the breadth of the subspecialty including sinus disease, anterior skull base and rhinoplasty.
Her research is focused on rhinosinusitis and nasal polyps, with a particular interest in outcomes assessment, and she has published extensively in this field. She is the joint Chief Investigator of the MACRO research programme aimed to improve the care of patients with rhinosinusitis, awarded over £3million in NIHR funding.
She is currently the President of the British Rhinological Society and Treasurer for the European Rhinologic Society.