Sank Tandon has been working as a consultant surgeon in the Aintree head and neck unit since September 2009. He qualified in medicine from Nottingham University in 1998 and commenced his basic surgical training in the Merseyside region. He went on to enter his higher specialist training in ENT and head & neck surgery in Liverpool.
In 2008 Sank became the Interface head and neck fellow in Aintree undertaking a period of advanced head and neck training including thyroid, complex benign and trans-oral laser surgery. He also spent time in Boston, USA in a clinical fellowship in laryngeal surgery and office-based management of laryngeal and voice pathology. He gained his intercollegiate fellowship in April 2008 becoming a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
His academic interests include basic science and clinical research. He has undertaken a formal period of research as a clinical research fellow in Aintree and the University Of Liverpool School of surgery and oncology, on the role of p53 in head and neck cancer and is currently working towards his MD.
Sank is the clinical governance and IT lead for the ENT department; his areas of clinical interest are trans-oral laser surgery, thyroid, voice conditions and adult airway work.