About

Learn about Dr Smith

TRAINING

  • Dr Smith graduated (MB, BS) from Sydney University with 1st class honours in 1997.
  • He completed residency, and basic surgical training at Royal North Shore Hospital and subsequently Prince of Wales Private Hospital in Sydney.
  • He commenced advanced ENT training in NSW in 2001, and was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (otolaryngology, head and neck surgery) in 2005.
  • He undertook post-fellowship training through Oxford Deanery-ENT at Wexham Park Hospital in the United Kingdom.
  • Whilst overseas, he had subspecialist training in endoscopic sinus surgery, rhinoseptoplasty and middle ear surgery.

CLINICAL PRACTICE

  • Dr Smith has trained extensively, and excels at managing all aspects of general Paediatric and Adult ENT surgery.
  • He has particular interests in Paediatric ENT surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, nasal airway surgery and functional and cosmetic rhinoseptoplasty.
  • He consults at Miranda and is able to provide definitive ENT treatment for children and adults in the clinic setting, as well as in the public and private hospital systems.

PUBLIC HOSTPITALS

  • Sutherland Hospital, Caringbah
  • St George Hospital, Kogarah

PRIVATE HOSPITALS

  • Kareena Hospital, Caringbah
  • St George Private Hopital, Kogarah
  • Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Randwick

TEACHING AND RESEARCH

  • Dr Smith mentors advanced ENT trainees at St George and Sutherland Hospitals.
  • He teaches Emergency Doctors, GPs, junior doctors, medical students and other health practitioners on a regular basis.
  • He has published and presented across a series of topics including rhinoseptoplasty, nasal airway surgery, correction of prominent ears and general Paediatric ENT Surgery.
  • Most recently, he authored the chapter on “Otitis Media and Grommets in Children” in a comprehensive , international ENT textbook published in 2017.

HONORARY APPOINTMENTS

  • Supervisor of Advanced Surgical Training in Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery St George and Sutherland Hospitals, commencing 2016.
  • Honorary Treasurer of the Australian Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, commencing 2017
  • Ear Nose and Throat representative to Kareena Medical Advisory Committee 2008-2014.
  • Member of Organising Committee Australian Society of Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery Scientific Meeting 2010

OUTREACH

  • Dr Smith flies out to a clinic in Walgett in outback NSW on a regular basis. There is a particular focus on improving outcomes in middle ear disease of Aboriginal children.

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Australian Society of Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery
  • Australian Medical Association

PHOTO DOCUMENTATION

  • Dr Smith uses state of the art video-endoscopy and photo documentation.
  • This is very valuable for the education of patients and their families, and allows an objective assessment of any response to treatment.
  • If you are interested, you may request a hard copy or email of appropriate images or videos