Born in Sri Lanka, Dr Nadine de Alwis migrated to Australia with her family at the age of four. She grew up in Melbourne and completed a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery at The University of Melbourne.
Dr Nadine de Alwis was awarded fellowship of The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 2017. Following this, she commenced an ENT consultant surgeon position in Cairns. There she gained a vast generalist adult and paediatric ENT experience, in particular otological issues affecting the indigenous and rural communities.
In 2019 Dr Nadine de Alwis moved to Sydney to complete fellowship training in Neurotology, specifically major ear surgery such as mastoidectomy for cholesteatoma, stapedectomy, cochlear implantation,bone conduction hearing implants and acoustic neuroma surgery. She also has experience in endoscopic ear surgery and management of sudden sensorineural hearing loss.
Dr Nadine de Alwis’s particular clinical interests include:
• Paediatric ENT: Adenotonsillectomy, grommets, turbinate surgery
• Cholesteatoma surgery
• Hearing Rehabilitation
• Sudden sensorineural hearing loss
• Ear infections/concerns.
• Benign Parotid masses
• Skull base tumours: vestibular schwannoma / Acoustic neuroma
Consultant at Ballarat Health.