Dr. Shyan Vijayasekaran
Professor Shyan Vijayasekaran grew up in Perth, studied at the University of Western Australia and graduated with distinctions in Medicine and Surgery. He subsequently trained in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in London and Perth. Shyan completed a Fellowship in Paediatric Otolaryngology with Professor Robin Cotton at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, USA. He is one of the few international graduates of this prestigious programme. Shyan was awarded the Charles Ferguson prize by the American Society of Paediatric Otolaryngology in 2005.
Shyan also works at Perth Children's Hospital and several other institutions in Perth. He is affiliated with the faculty of health and medical sciences, University of Western Australia. His clinical and research interests included disorders of airway, voice, swallowing, management of hearing loss and chronic otitis media. He has published over 100 papers in peer reviewed journals, chapters in textbooks and is frequently invited to speak at national and international meetings. He provides voluntary medical care at several hospitals in developing nations. Shyan is married with 4 children and enjoys travel, reading, the outdoors and yoga
Dr. Tim Cooney
Dr Tim Cooney MBBS(Hon) FRACS grew up in Queensland and graduated from the University of Queensland with honours. Tim won several prizes in his undergraduate years including the William Nathaniel Robertson Medal, the H.J. Windsor prize and the Memorial prize of the Australian Medical Association. Tim trained in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in Queensland and completed a fellowship in Nose and Sinus surgery with Professor Nick Jones at the University Hospital Nottingham, UK.
Tim works at Perth Children's Hospital and several other institutions in Perth. His special interests include paediatric otolaryngology, sinus disorders and surgery of the anterior skull base. He runs an annual nose and sinus surgery course here in Perth, which attracts both Australian and International ENT surgeons.
Tim married a Perth girl with whom he has 5 children. He is an avid cyclist who regularly competes in triathlons and ironman events.
Dr. Chris Rataphol Dhepnorrarat
Dr Chris Dhepnorrarat MBBS FRACS grew up in Perth and after Graduating from Hollywood Senior High School attended Medical School at the University of Western Australia.
On Completion of his Training in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in Perth, Chris worked at Royal Perth Hospital for twelve months before undertaking a Fellowship in rhinology, sinus surgery and endoscopic anterior skull base surgery with Professor Dharambir Sethi at the Singapore General Hospital in 2011. In 2012, he undertook a second Fellowship in sinus and anterior skull base surgery at the University of Toronto / Mount Sinal Hospital in Canada working with Professor and Chair, Dr Ian Witterick and Dr Allan Vescan.
Chris is one of very few ENT surgeons in Australia to have dual Fellowship training in sinus and anterior skull base surgery. His experience and research have lead to several international presentations, journal publications and academic book chapter publications. Chris has also participated as a lecturer and demonstrator at local and international sinus courses and workshops.
Chris is Head of the ENT Department at Sir Charles Gairdner hospital, and works at several other institutions in Perth as well. His interests include general and paediatric otolaryngology, the management of all aspects of sinus disease and endoscopic anterior skull base surgery. Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and children, as well as swimming and photography.
Dr. Darin Bilish
Dr Darin Bilish MB ChB FRACS grew up in New Zealand and after graduating from the University of Otago in medicine and surgery, he subsequently moved to Perth where he trained in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery. Darin has completed a Paediatric Otolaryngology fellowship at Starship Children’s Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand, and has visited a number of prestigious paediatric ENT units around the world including Cinicinnati Children’s Hospital and Arkansas Children’s Hospital in the US and Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, UK.
Darin works at Perth Children's Hospital and is a visiting specialist with the Western Australian Country Health Service, providing ENT services to rural and remote communities in northern WA. His special interests include paediatric ENT, paediatric airway disorders and ear health in remote communities. He enjoys travel and playing cricket and beach volleyball.
Dr. Ian Wallace
Dr Wallace has over 35 years experience in ENT surgery including 5 years as a Consultant at SCGH and 10 years at PMH.
With this background, he deals with general ENT conditions for both adults and children. His Specialist training included 4 years in Toronto, Canada, where he developed a special interest and expertise with Facial Plastic Surgery and is now focussed on Rhinoplasty (nose re-shaping and function repair) and Otoplasty (ear re-positioning).”
Dr. David Hall
Dr David Hall grew up in Sydney and completed his medical studies and ENT surgical training in Brisbane. After obtaining his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons he undertook further training in head and neck cancer surgery and microvascular reconstruction at the Royal Perth Hospital gaining experience managing complex benign and malignant head and neck pathology.
David joined Perth ENT Centre in 2013 and is available to manage all general adult and paediatric ENT problems including benign and malignant head and neck pathology. He has private hospital operating sessions at Hollywood Private, South Perth and Subiaco Private Hospital. David maintains public hospital appointments at the Royal Perth and Fiona Stanley Hospitals. He is a member of the Head and Neck Unit at Fiona Stanley Hospital and participates in the Head and Neck cancer meeting on a weekly basis. As part of his public hospital work he enjoys teaching medical students and junior doctors and is also involved in training ENT registrars.
Dr. Hayley Herbert
Spent her childhood in South Africa, moving to New Zealand as a teenager. She then moved south to the University of Otago to complete her medical degree.
Hayley trained in ENT surgery in the North Island of New Zealand and then completed dual Fellowship training- in Laryngology in London UK and in Paediatric ENT at Princess Margaret Hospital in Perth. Paediatric and Adult airways are her special interest. She is also actively involved in Remote Ear disease.
Hayley is the current WA representative for the Laryngology Society of Australia and is the Supervisor of Training for ENT Registrars rotating through Princess Margaret Hospital.
She is married with 2 active young sons.
Hayley is consulting at both our Subiaco and Jandakot rooms and is operating at South Perth Hospital and Subiaco Private Hospital. She is also a consultant at Perth Childrens Hospital