Dr. Pierre El Chater

Contact Info

+971 4 41 44444

Designation: Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Head & Neck surgery
Specialty: ENT
Languages: Arabic, French, English

Core Competencies

Facial Plastic Surgery:

  • Rhinoplasty,
  • Otoplasty,
  • facial flaps reconstruction for skin cancer.
  • Rhinology:
  • Sinus surgery, FESS
  • Septorhinoplasty, turbinates reduction,
  • Nasal allergy management
  • Head & neck surgery:
  • oncology and non-oncology cases
  • Thyroid and parathyroid surgery
  • Salivary gland surgery
  • Ear with middle ear surgery:
  • Tympanoplasty (closure of ear drum perforations)
  • Ear bone reconstruction
  • Pediatric:
  • Hearing assessment
  • Ventilation tubes and intra tympanic injections
  • Adeno tonsillectomy and tonsillar reductions 
  • Congenital Cyst & Fistula

Other Treatments:

  • Management of dizziness and tinnitus
  • Snoring and sleep
  • Phonosurgery

Brief Profile

Dr. Pierre El Chater is a widely experienced Consultant ENT, Head, Neck and Plastic surgeon, who’s career spans across France and the Middle East. In his previous assignment, he has been associated with the Paris National Health System (APHP). He has additionally served as a Consultant and Member of the Advisory Board of the Ministry of Health for Hospital Governance.

Dr. El Chater has been featured in numerous papers across international journals and textbooks. He is an active member of various study groups within the French Otorhinolaryngology Society (SFORL) and is the Founder of the French Sleep ENT Society (AFOR). He is also the President of the European Sleep Conference in Otorhinolaryngology Somnoforum.

Among other notable achievements and trainings, he has received a Postgraduate Diploma in Sleep and Fatigue Management, a Master’s Degree in Health Biostatistics & a Master Degree in General Anatomy and Embryology.

He is associated with the following associations in various capacities:

  • President, French E.N.T & Ronchopathy Association
  • President, National Congress of Snoring and Sleep Apnea, Somnoforum
  • Member, Council of the Order of Physicians Val D’Oise
  • Member, Departmental Council of the Order of Physicians, Paris
  • Member, National Council of the Order of Physicians, France
  • Member, Board of Council of Seine-Saint-Denis


  • MBBS, Claude Bernard University, Lyon, France, 1998
  • University Degree in Reconstructive & Plastic Surgery of Face & Neck Faculty of Medicine,
  • Lyon, PR Disant, France, 2005
  • University Degree in Medical Imagery of Face & Neck Faculty of Medicine, Kremlin Bicetre, PR Bobin, France 2002
  • University Degree in Chirurgical (Surgical) Anatomy of Face & Neck Faculty of Medicine, Paris V, PR Vachet, France, 2001
  • Course Attenuation in Endoscopic Nasal Surgery CHU Labossiere, Paris VII, France, 2006

Research & Publications

  • OSA Upper Airways Surgery: A Targeted Approach 2021. Andrea De Vito 1, B Tucker Woodson 2, Venkata Koka 3, Giovanni Cammaroto 4 Claudio Vicini 4, Giannicola Iannella 4, Marcello Bosi 5, Stefano Pelucchi 6, Giulio Romano Filograna-Pignatelli 1, Pierre El Chater 7
  • EK Sign: A Wrinkling of Uvula and the Base of Uvula in Obstructive Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea Syndrome. Koka V, Baron S, Abedipour D, Latournerie V, El Chater P. Sleep Disord. 2015; 2015:749068. doi: 10.1155/2015/749068. Epub2015 Nov 29
  • A custom-made mandibular repositioning device for obstructive sleep apnoea- hypopnoea syndrome: the ORCADES study. Vecchierini MF, Attali V, Collet JM, d’Ortho MP, El Chater P, Kerbrat JB, Leger D, Monaca C, Monteyrol PJ, Morin L, Mullens E, Pigearias B, Meurice JC; ORCADES investigators
  • Realization of custom mandibular advancement orthotics by the ENT practitioner in the treatment of rhonchopathies: Feasibility study for 20 patients El-Chater P (1)*, Susini B (1), Gaillard C (2), Périé S (1), Lacau St Guily J (1) Hôpital Tenon& UFR Pierreet Marie Curie, Université Paris

Nationality: French/Lebanese

Number of Years of Experience: 18 years