Mr Ananth Vijendren


Consultant ENT Surgeon

Mr Ananth Vijendren is a Consultant ENT Surgeon specialising in otology, hearing reconstruction, balance problems and head and neck lumps.


Clinical Interests

  • Otology
  • Hearing
  • Balance
  • Ear pain
  • Ear discharge
  • Tinnitus
  • Vertigo
  • BPPV
  • Meniere’s disease
  • Eustachian tube dysfunction
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Glue ear
  • Hearing implants
  • Nasal polyps
  • Chronic rhinosinusitis
  • Tonsillitis
  • Neck lumps
  • Voice disorders
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Throat disorders
  • Snoring
  • Obstructive sleep apnoea


Other Languages Spoken

  • Malay
  • Tamil


Children and Young People

Mr Vijendren sees young patients with ENT concerns from birth onwards.


NHS Base

East and North Herts NHS Trust

Mr Ananth Vijendren


Consultant ENT Surgeon


Mr Ananth Vijendren is a Consultant ENT Surgeon with a sub-specialty interest in adult and paediatric ear-related diseases, balance and hearing reconstruction.


He qualified from the University of Southampton and undertook his foundation training in Basingstoke, where he first developed interest for ENT disorders. He was then recruited into postgraduate surgical and ENT training within the East of England after ranking amongst the top nationally. Since then, he has been privileged to work in renowned centres under the guidance of experts within the field. He was awarded the internationally prestigious Otology and Hearing Implant fellowship at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, where he gained further experience in complex ear, hearing reconstruction and cochlear implantation surgery before joining the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust in 2019.


Mr Vijendren has a busy NHS practice where he sees and treats a variety of ear presentations including tympanic membrane perforations, cholesteatoma, hearing loss and balance disorders. He frequently undertakes tympanomastoid, middle ear and hearing reconstructive surgeries amongst other operations. He is also a core member of the regional Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire head and neck cancer multidisciplinary team where he works closely with expert colleagues to treat patients with benign and cancerous head and neck lumps.


Mr Vijendren is often described as organised, efficient and a compassionate communicator. He firmly believes in practising evidence-based medicine, personalising it for every individual patient to deliver the best quality of care with the utmost respect for patient choice and satisfaction.


In his spare time, Mr Ananth Vijendren enjoys spending time with his young family, cooking and travelling. He is an ardent sports fan and finds playing the guitar an excellent way to wind down at the end of the day.

Mr Ananth Vijendren


Consultant ENT Surgeon

Here at One Hatfield Hospital, we are always pleased to hear what our patient’s think of the service they have received. Below is a snapshot of the some of the excellent feedback we have received for Mr Vijendren.


All About Balance

In this series of short videos Mr Ananth Vijendren explains how the human body balances itself, how he assesses his patients for balance issues and outlines some common balance problems including vertigo, BPPV (Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo) and Ménière’s disease.


How does the human body balance itself?


How are patients assessed in clinic for balance issues?


What are common balance problems?


What is vertigo?


What is BPPV (Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo)?


What is Ménière’s disease?


What should I do if I am concerned about my balance?


All About Hearing Loss

Mr Ananth Vijendren explains the causes of hearing loss, particularly otosclerosis and presbycusis, and tells us about some of the non-surgical and surgical treatments available. 


What causes hearing loss?


What is otosclerosis and how is it treated?


What is presbycusis and how is it treated?


What are common surgical treatments for hearing loss?


What are the common causes of hearing loss in children?


What should I do if I’m concerned about my loss of hearing?

Mr Ananth Vijendren, One Hatfield Hospital
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