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Head and Neck/ENT 


The St Vincent’s Head and Neck/ENT unit provides expert clinical care in the diagnosis, treatment and management of adult head and neck/ENT conditions. Our surgeons are specialists in the areas of otology, endoscopic sinus and nasal surgery, laser surgery of the larynx, skull base surgery and all head and neck cancer related surgery. 


St Vincent's Head and Neck/ENT surgery team also specialise in the management of salivary gland and thyroid tumours (St Vincent's is usually the only centre in Victoria performing sialendoscopy - minimally invasive surgery for salivary calculi).



Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Clinic

This clinic is a combined initiative of St Vincent's, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. St Vincent's provides a comprehensive head and neck cancer program and prides itself on being a centre of excellence in the management of head and neck cancer patients.
Our multidisciplinary approach focuses on assessment and treatment of all malignancies of the head and neck, utilising staff that specialise in head and neck oncology.  

Referrals should include:

  • Tissue histology report (if available)
  • CT of head, neck and chest
  • OPG (x-ray) for suspected floor of mouth tumours


Please note: Audiology results must be sent with the referral for appropriate triage.

For further information, you may also wish to review the
clinical practice guideline for cerumen impaction produced by the American Academy of Otolaryngology.


Senior staff
Mr Bernard Lyons  Director ENT, Head and Neck Services
Mr Tim Baker
Mr Richard Kennedy
Mr Ben Cook
Mr Ben Dixon
Mr Michael Borschmann
Mr Mark Guirguis  Ballarat
Dr Lisa Wun  




Clinic times

41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia. Phone: (03) 9288 2211