Ear, Nose and Throat - Otolaryngology Head Neck Skull Base Surgery

Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital’s Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) service, also as Otolaryngology Head Neck Skull Base Surgery, is a major centre of excellence in ear, nose and throat disorders and provides expertise in these specialist areas. It also provides the state service for Skull Base Surgery.

The Ear and Skull Base unit has an international reputation in the management of ear, acoustic tumour and skull base disorders. The Head and Neck Oncology Unit provides the complete spectrum of treatment for patients with cancer in the head and neck region. The specialist otolaryngologists at the University Department of Otolaryngology are trained in Australia and have undertaken major international postgraduate training in the various subspecialty areas involving Otolaryngology, Head and Neck, and Skull Base Surgery.

The department has been awarded a research Foundation Grant for Narrow Band Imaging cancer research. In addition three new cancer research trials in collaboration with medical and radiation oncology are being conducted.

The department has implemented a new cochlear implant patient file information, updated patient information board in clinic, introduced a new working channel voice scope for outpatient procedures and fully electronic WA Health record SHaRE system for MDT notes and cancer patient management.

Last Updated: 23/09/2019