Dr Damien Phillips is an Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon with more than 20 years of clinical experience and advanced training in a wide range of both Adult and Paediatric ENT conditions.
Having completed a postgraduate medical degree at University of Queensland in 2000, he then returned to Victoria to undertake further advanced surgical training in Ear, Nose and Throat, Head and Neck Surgery and obtained a Fellowship (FRACS) of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2010. Following this, Dr Phillips moved to the United Kingdom and worked at St Georges Hospital in London, during this time, he developed further experiences in Paediatric ENT as a visiting fellow at world renowned hospitals including Great Ormond Street in London, United Kingdom and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Ohio, United States of America.
Dr Phillips is the Head of Unit and Director of the ENT & Otolaryngology Department at Royal Children’s Hospital and has published and presented
lectures at domestic and international conferences and seminars. Passionate and actively involved in training and mentoring junior doctors, Dr Phillips has been involved as a supervisor of training ENT surgeons in the public hospital system for the past 10 years.
Adult and Paediatric
• Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
• Ventilation ear tubes (grommets)
for paediatric hearing loss and recurrent ear infection
• Nasal and sinus surgery
• Endoscopic sinus surgery including minimal access sinus surgery without nasal packing
• Head and neck surgery
• Branchial cysts and fistula
• Thyroglossal duct cysts
• Paediatric neck masses
• Thyroid and salivary gland surgery
• Head and neck cancer including
laser surgery of vocal cord and laryngeal cancers
• Surgery for snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea
• Tympanic membrane and middle ear surgery