Department of ENT Surgery

Staff Members

Head of Department

Dr Martin Forer

Surgical Academia Lead

Dr Leo Pang

Director of Training

Associate Professor Nirmal Patel

Specialists

Dr Martin Forer

Associate Professor David Veivers

Dr Andrew Wignall

Associate Professor Nirmal Patel

Dr Leo Pang

Dr Nicholas Jufas

Dr Justin Kong

Department Secretary

Joanna Flewers

Post-graduate Training

There are three vocational training positions within the department, two of which are accredited by the Royal Australian College of Surgeons. In addition, there is a Subspecialty (Otology Neurotology) Fellow position.

Research Themes

  • Head and Neck Oncology – clinical outcomes
  • Rhinology – clinical outcomes
  • Otology – Endoscopic Ear Surgery – clinical outcomes, new technique and instrument development, Indigenous ear disease in NSW

Selected Publications

  • Current Management of Small Vestibular Schwannoma – A Systematic Review Cavada M, Jufas N and Patel NP
  • Transcanal Infrapromontorial Approach for IAC Surgery and Simultaneous Cochlear Implantation, Rubini A, Bianconi L, Patel NP, Marchioni D
  • Endoscopic Management of Marginal Perforations and Enplaque (Mural ) Cholesteatoma – Short term results, Rao A, Saxby A, Kong J, Jufas N, Patel N
  • Endoscopic Management of Retrotympanic Cholesteatoma – Short Term Results, Rao A, Saxby A, Kong J, Jufas N, Patel N
  • Endoscopic Management of Pediatric Cholesteatoma – Short Term Results, Ma A, Rao A, Saxby A, Kong J, Jufas N, Patel N
  • A New Quality of Life Instrument for Endoscopic Ear Surgery, Reddy R, Mohammadi A., Jufas N. And Patel Nirmal.
  • Endoscopic Ear Surgery Teaching Core Competency: A Structured Curriculum, Patel Nirmal, Saxby A, Kong J & Jufas N
  • Endoscopic Analysis Stapedius and Facial Nerve: Surgical Implications, Rubini A, Marchioni D, Saxby A; Jufas N & Patel N
  • Endoscopic Tympanoplasty – A Systematic Review and Metanalysis, Wong E, Saxby A, Kong J, Patel N, Jufas N
  • Endoscopic Management of Congenital Cholesteatoma: A Systematic Review and Metanalysis, Oh L, Saxby A, Kong J, Jufas N, Patel N
  • Endoscopic Management of Advanced Congenital Cholesteatoma, Ma A, Oh L, Saxby A, Kong J, Jufas N, Patel N
  • Endoscopic Transcanal Stapedotomy: A Systematic Review and Metanalysis, Hoskison E, Harrop E, Kong J, Jufas N, Patel N, Saxby A,
  • Endoscopic Transcanal Stapedotomy: Risk Analysis, Casey, Kong J, Jufas N, Patel N, Saxby A

Related Links.

  • https://sydneyearendoscopy.com/

Contact Person

Ms Joanna Flewers

Email: joanna@island.net.au