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Mr. Baer is a Consultant Otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon) at Spire Sussex Hospital.

He specialises in general ear, nose and throat conditions, with a particular interest in ear surgery, nasal and sinus problems including allergic nasal disease and voice problems. He has developed an interest in patients with dizziness and works closely with the specially trained physiotherapists at Spire Sussex Hospital, providing treatment and rehabilitation for patients with balance disorders. He runs the one stop Clean Ear Clinic at Spire Sussex Hospital, using microsuction for a quick and pain-free experience in patients with wax problems. He has also recently started a one stop Nasal Allergy Clinic where patients are able to have skin-prick testing for identification of allergens as well as the whole range of treatment recommendations including immunotherapy.

Mr Baer no longer carries out surgery but will refer to appropriate colleagues if a surgical procedure is required.

Mr. Baer qualified from St. Mary's Hospital Medical School in London in 1981 and his general surgical training included jobs in London and Oxford before specialist training in ear, nose and throat conditions at St. George's Hospital, London and later Bristol before obtaining his consultant position in East Sussex.

During his training he spent time in Boston, USA and was a visiting Fellow in Copenhagen where he expanded his ear surgical skills. He offers surgical treatment for middle ear conditions including cholesteatoma and otosclerosis. He has published numerous articles in specialist journals.

He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Medicine and The Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) as well as the British Association of Otorhinolaryngologists and Head and Neck Surgeons (BAOHNS).

A long overdue thank you for the kindness, help and advice to my mother. She came away from her appointment with you so happy...


I was treated with the utmost courtesy, kindness and care. Needless to say the operation was completely successful and it is a joy to be able to breathe, taste and smell properly again.


I can't begin to explain how truly grateful I am for everything you have done for me. Mr. Baer, you have made this whole experience so relaxed for me as it was my first time under general anaesthetic.


Just a quick note that say thanks for the great job you did on my ears.

Aidan (aged 10)

ENTUKRoyal College of SurgeonsGeneral Medical CouncilRoyal Society of MedicineSpire Sussex