Paediatric Surgery Research Group

The Paediatric Surgery Research Group is a team of clinical academics with an interest in research and teaching, based at the Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow.   Their specialities include ENT, Orthopaedics and Surgery & Urology. 



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Mr Haytham Kubba is a Consultant ENT Surgeon, Honorary Clinical Associate Professor and Hospital Sub-Dean for Child Health.  Haytham's clinical interests include airway surgery, head and neck anomalies and neurodisability.   His research interests include obstructive sleep apnoea, sialorrhoea, epistaxis, airway disorders, syndromes in ENT and quality of life outcomes.


1/10/2016-30/9/2019   A Signal Processing Approach to Diagnosis of Paediatric Sleep Apnoea£24,300.   YRSS/PSG/2015/06 Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity.   Jointly with Dr John Williamson, School of Computing Science, University of Glasgow.

1/1/2014-31/12/2016 Bioabsorbable materials for tracheal stents£117,527.   GN2223 Action Research for Children.
Jointly with Professor Elizabeth Tanner, Professor of Biomedical Materials, University of Glasgow.

5/10/2010-1/2/2012  Neonatal pinna splinting study£2,146.39.   SOS263515 Scottish Otolaryngological Society. £2,146.39 YERF-002-2010 Yorkhill ENT Research Fund.

1/3/2011-30/4/2011  Voice problems in children.  £1,500 RDF1686 University of Strathclyde. £1,500 YERF-003-2011 Yorkhill ENT Research Fund.   Jointly with Dr Wendy Cohen, Speech and Language Therapy, University of Strathclyde.

1/1/2008-31/12/2009  A new didactic module in paediatric otolaryngology€299,995 JEP-34092-2006 European Union TEMPUS.

Qualifications and publications here 


Paediatric Surgery & Urology