The Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (Ear, Nose & Throat) provides a broad range of services with members of the Department having sub-specialty interest and expertise. The Department has an international reputation for management of ear disorders, acoustic tumours and skull base surgery. 

Our Services

Ear Surgery and Implantable Hearing Aid Surgery

  • Adult ear and paediatric ear disease
  • Implantable hearing aids and cochlear implants
  • Stapedectomy / Laser

Acoustic Neuroma Surgery and Skull Base Surgery

  • Including tumours of the ear, lateral skull base and anterior skull base

Head and Neck Tumour Surgery

  • Benign and malignant tumours
  • Transoral robotic surgery
  • Transoral laser surgery
  • Partial laryngeal surgery
  • Salivary gland surgery
  • Thyroid surgery

Nasal, Sinus and Anterior Skull Base Surgery

  • Treatment of sinus disease
  • Treatment nasal obstruction
  • Advanced endoscopic sinus procedures eg CSF leak, encephalocele
  • Nasal and sinus tumours


  • Management of voice and airway disorders
  • Management of vocal cord palsy, laryngeal and tracheal stenosis by endoscopic and external techniques
  • Multidisciplinary Voice Clinic

Please refer to Head and Neck page for more detail.

Our Specialists

Specialist Tel Fax
A/Prof Nigel Biggs
A/Prof Richard Gallagher OAM
A/Prof Ron Bova
Dr Brett Leavers
Dr Georgina Harris
Dr Peter Floros
Dr Phillip Chang