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Ear Nose Throat (ENT) Surgery

The St Vincent's Hospital Sydney department of ENT, Head, Neck and Skull Base Surgery has gained national and international recognition as a centre of excellence for its clinical practice and teaching programs.

Expertise includes:

  • Acoustic neuroma (vestibular schwannoma) and skull base surgery
  • Advanced otologic and hearing restoration surgery
  • Cochlear implantation and implantable hearing aids
  • Head and neck cancer surgery and reconstruction; robotic surgery
  • Thyroid, parathyroid and salivary gland surgery
  • Advanced endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) and allergy
  • Management and surgery of voice disorders
  • Laser treatment of benign conditions of the larynx


  • A/Prof Nigel Biggs
  • A/Prof Richard Gallagher
  • A/Prof Ron Bova
  • Prof Richard Harvey
  • Dr Sean Flanagan

Honorary members

  • Prof Paul Fagan
  • Dr Philip Chang
  • Dr Ian Cole