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Dr Ted Smith ENT Miranda


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • Sutherland Hospital, Caringbah
  • St George Hospital, Kogarah


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


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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.


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


  • 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