Mr Bhatt received a degree in neuroscience from Imperial College London School of Medicine in 2003 and graduated from the University of Manchester Medical School with honors in 2004.
He trained in neurosurgery at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery at Queen Square, London before his postgraduate ear, nose and throat (ENT) training.

He was awarded several prestigious training fellowships. In 2016, he was awarded the British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgery travelling fellowship. He is one of a handful of ENT surgeons nationally to be awarded the diploma in child health from the Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health.

In 2016, he was appointed as a consultant ENT, head and neck and thyroid surgeon at the Royal Free London. He is the regional pathway director for head and neck cancer for North Central and North East London at the University College London Hospital Cancer Collaborative.



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• Viva Guide in ENT Surgery: The traffic light approach. Persaud RAP, Judd O, Bhatt YM, Gaskin JA, Leong SC, Chatrath P. Fast-Print Publishing, October 2014 382 pages ISBN: 9781784560874
• Urgent Care Guide in Otolaryngology: A 5-step approach. Persaud R, Fang S, Khan M, Wong E, Bhatt YM. Fast-Print Publishing, Febuary 2014. ISBN 9781780357591
• A painless pigmented pinna lesion. Bhatt YM. Archives of Diseases in Childhood, 2013 Jul;98(7):564
• Aspergillus petrous apicitis associated with cerebral and peri-tubular abscess in an immunocompetent man. Bhatt YM, Pahade N, Nair B. Journal of Laryngology and Otology, 2013;127(4):404-7
• Magnetic resonance imaging in patients with Neurofibromatosis type 2 and auditory brainstem implants. Bhatt YM, Freeman S, Soh C, Rutherford S, King AT, Lloyd S.Skull Base. 2012;73(S2):182
• Musical hallucination following whiplash injury. Bhatt YM, de Carpentier JP. Journal of Laryngology and Otology. 2012;126:615-8
• Cervical necrotising fasciitis with descending necrotising mediastinitis.Bhatt YM, Small M.Postgrad Med J. 2011;87(1030):570
• Pott’s puffy tumour: harbinger of intracranial sepsis. Bhatt YM, Belloso A. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2011;82(5):547-8
• Arc welder with basal cell carcinoma. Bhatt YM, Nigam A, Sissons MCJ. British Medical Journal 2010; 341:c4222
• Imaging findings in ACE-Inhibitor induced angioedema. Bhatt YM, Aucott W. Emergency Medicine Journal 2011;28(7):589
• Stridor caused by vagal nerve stimulator: a case report and implications for the otolaryngologist. Bhatt YM, Hans PH, Bellso A. Journal of Laryngology and Otology 2010; 124: 557-559.
• Predictors of Audiological Outcome following Cochlear Implantation in Adults.Green KMJ, Bhatt YM, Mawman DJ, O’Driscoll MP, Saeed SR, Ramsden RT. Cochlear Implants International 2007; 8: 1-11.
• Device non-use following cochlear implantation in adults. Bhatt YM, Green KMJ, Mawman DJ, O’Driscoll MP, Saeed SR, Ramsden RT. Otology & Neurotology 2005; 26: 183-187.
• Trends and audiological outcomes after multichannel cochlear implantation, The Manchester Adult Series 1988-2002. Mawman DJ, Bhatt YM, Green KMJ, O’Driscoll MP, Saeed SR, Ramsden RT. Clinical Otolaryngology 2004; 29: 331-339.
• Surgical complications following cochlear implantation in adults. Green KMJ, Bhatt YM, Saeed SR, Ramsden RT. Journal of Laryngology & Otology 2004; 118: 417-420.
• Progression of an intramedullary spinal cord ganglioglioma to primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET): A case report and review of the literature. Bundock EA, Bhatt YM, Goumnerova L, Folkerth RD. Journal of Neuropathology & Experimental Neurology 2004; 63: 536.

Research interests include head and neck oncology including quality of life issues; bening thyroid/parathyroid and salivary disease; molecular oncology; regional cancer service delivery.