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Assoc Prof Nirmal Patel


Assoc Prof Nirmal Patel

Ear, Nose and Throat

A/Prof Nirmal Patel graduated from medical school with honours from the University of Sydney and completed his Ear Nose Throat (ENT) training in 2002, graduating from the New South Wales ENT Training programme.

Nirmal then completed a higher degree in surgery (a Master of Surgery) with training at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and New York University, USA under the guidance of Professor Anil Lalwani (Past President of the American Neurotology Society). His Master of Surgery Thesis was undertaken in Gene and Stem Cell Therapy of the Inner Ear. 

He is a Clinical Professor of Surgery at Macquarie University and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Sydney.


  • Children’s ENT Surgery and The Blocked Nose
  • Minimally Invasive (Endoscopic) Ear Surgery for Cholesteatoma and Chronic Ear Infection
  • Eustachian Tube Surgery
  • Cochlear Implant
  • Lateral Skull Base Surgery
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Norwest Private Hospital


11 Norbrik Drive , Bella Vista 2153