An ear, nose, and throat (ENT) doctor is a medical specialist that diagnoses, treats, manages, and operates on conditions relating to the ear, nose, throat, and some areas of the head and neck. ENT specialists are sometimes referred to as otolaryngologists.
If you or a family member require an appointment with an ENT specialist, you’ve landed in the right place. We asked Canberra’s locals to share their experience with local ENT doctors. And now, the results are in.
What makes an excellent ENT specialist?
If you’re not sure what, precisely, to look for when comparing potential ENT specialists, we’ve got you covered. Start by looking out for the following elements:
- Years of experience. ENT specialists with years of experience have seen it all before. They know exactly how to diagnose and treat a whole host of ear, nose, and throat conditions.
- Comprehensive training. ENT doctors are medical specialists that must undergo years of study. Make sure the ENT specialist you visit has all the appropriate training and is up to date with the latest innovations and research.
- Dedicated to patient care. Visiting a medical professional can be daunting. That’s why it’s best to work with a specialist that’s dedicated to providing a high level of patient care, backed by a respectful, friendly approach.
- Availability. If you need an appointment with an ENT specialist fast, sometimes it’s best to go for whoever is available first.
The top ENT specialists in Canberra according to you
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Let us introduce to you the top ENT specialists in Canberra and the surrounding areas.
Dr Eghtedari is an experienced, well-regarded ear, nose, and throat specialist. For patients young and old, he provides a comprehensive range of care. Dr Eghtedari welcomes referrals from GPs and other industry colleagues. After an initial assessment, he can deliver a suitable management plan which may or may not include a referral for operation at a nearby hospital.
Dr Albekaa is one of the most trusted names in the industry. His ENT clinic offers services for both children and adults, including a broad range of surgical operations. As an expert in all areas of ENT diseases, head tumours, and neck tumours, Dr Albekaa is a fantastic choice regardless of the ailment you are suffering with.
Dr Pham has years of experience identifying and treating ear, nose, and throat diseases affecting both children and adults. All services provided by Dr Pham can be undertaken in his private room at the Canberra Hospital, Calvary Hospital, Calvary John James Hospital, and National Capital Private Hospital. Dr Pham also participates in specialist training at the Australian National University (ANU) medical school.
Who did you pick?
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