Ear, Nose and Throat
The Otolaryngology Department provides a full
range of clinical services for the management of both basic and
complex paediatric ear nose and throat conditions.
The areas of special interest include
assessment of children with hearing, speech and airway problems.
Elective procedures include airway surgery, management of middle
ear disease and hearing loss including middle ear ventilation tubes
(grommets), cochlear implants and bone-anchored hearing aids. The
Department takes a major role in the management of children with
and obstructive sleep apnoea from enlarged tonsils and adenoids and
recurrent tonsillitis. We provide a 24 hour service to the
Emergency Department for conditions such as of foreign bodies in
the ear, nose, throat or inhaled into the lungs; and infections of
the ear, sinuses and throat.
The Otolaryngology Department works closely
with other Departments including Respiratory Medicine, Intensive
Care, Audiology, and Speech Pathology to optimise the care of our
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Telephone +61 3 9345 5522
50 Flemington Road Parkville
Victoria 3052 Australia