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Mr Patrick J DawesMBChB (London) 1982, FRCS (eng), FRCS (Ed)

Areas of Specialisation

I am a fully trained Otolaryngologist. I have a special interest in ear surgery particularly children’s ear surgery and surgery for otosclerosis ( stapedectomy). I also have an interest in surgery for chronic sinusitis and dacryocystorhinostomy (surgery for the watery eye); I run a teaching course for surgeons learning these types of surgery. As Senior Lecturer at the University of Otago I am responsible for undergraduate ear, nose and throat teaching and run a number of research projects, in particular I have a research interest in the effects of Tonsil and Adenoid disease on children’s sleep and have been involved in analysing hearing outcomes following glue ear treatment.

I see private patients in Dunedin, Invercargill and Queenstown.

Specialist Training

  • Registrar Bristol and Bath Hospitals 1986 - 1989
  • Senior Registrar Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1989 - 1992
  • Tutor specialist Dunedin Public Hospital 1991 - 1992

Positions and Memberships

  • Consultant Otolaryngologist, Dunedin Hospital (clinical sessions Invercargill Hospital)
  • Senior Lecturer in Otolaryngology, University of Otago.
  • Consultant Otolaryngologist, Marinoto Clinic and Mercy Hospital

Contact Details

Address Suite 20
Marinoto Clinic
72 Newington Avenue
Dunedin
Telephone (03) 464 0222
Fax (03) 464 0217
Email reception@entotago.co.nz