CLINICS for treatment of olfactory disorders

Mr Carl Philpott MB ChB DLO FRCS(ORL-HNS) MD PGCME

Special interest: Taste and smell disorders
Practising at: Spire Norwich Hospital, Old Watton Road Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TD
Telephone number to make a private appointment: 01603 255 574
Private secretary: Mrs Sara Forder: 01603 255 517
Private secretary email address: sara.forder@spirehealthcare.com
Personal email address: carl.philpott@btinternet.com

Clinic with expertise in smell/anosmia in Germany
Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Fetscherstr. 74, D-01307 Dresden
Telefon: ++49(0)351 458 4420
Telefax: ++49(0)351 458 4326
E-mail: huettenb@rcs.urz.tu-dresden.de

Clinics with smell specialists in the UK
Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital
330 Grays Inn Road
London WC1X 8DA,
Tel: +44 (0)207915 1300

The consultant is Dr Glenis Scadding


USA

Taste and Smell Clinic, Washington DC. Diagnosis and treatment at the Center for Molecular Nutrition and Sensory Disorders. The site also has a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs).

American Academy of Otolaryngology: Some basic info and search engine to find an Otolaryngologist (head & neck surgeon)

National Institutes of Health (USA): (government) info and some names and addresses of clinics

Taste and Smell Center at the University of Connecticut. A treatment center, website includes info on how to become a patient at the Center.

Nasal Dysfunction Clinic, University of California, San Diego. A good, comprehensive site covering aspects of nasal anatomy, physiology, dysfunction, testing and treatment.

Chemosensory Perception Lab, University of California, San Diego. The Chemosensory Perception Laboratory falls within the Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in the Department of Surgery

Ear, Nose and Throat Associates, MD, USA. American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Inc.

The Smell & Taste Treatment and Research Foundation, Chicago, USA. Functions as a private practice in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of disorders related to smell and taste. Website includes information about taste and smell disorders and treatment.

 

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Smell Tests

UPSIT Smell Test You can buy the self-administered 40-odour test from the company maintaining this site. This test, also known as SIT (Smell Identification Test) is widely accepted by physicians but has odours that are only recognised by USA citizens (e.g. root beer). A less comprehensive "Cross Cultural" test (CC-SIT) has been developed for use outside the USA.


Anosmia related links

The Sense of Smell, a comprehensive tutorial on smell and related matters

Aging and Alzheimer's

Leffingwell, an excellent review of olfaction

Monell Institute, scientific institute for research on the chemical senses

Merck Index manual: basic and limited, but simple information about smell and taste disorders.

Sense of Smell Institute comprehensive information about smell

Dr Carl Wuensch's personal account of anosmia and a good collection of links

In the UK, coming soon...

Fifth Sense UK - follow on Twitter @fifthsenseUK

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