Ear Nose and Throat Dr Caroline Ryan

ENT Surgeon

Qualifications: BMedSc (1st Class Hons), MB BS(Hons), DLO (Eng), MRCS (Eng), FRACS (OHNS)

“I strive to treat all patients equally, fairly and with excellent quality of care. I am sensitive to the needs of families, workers, and individual groups in society. I am a strong advocate for a holistic team approach to medical care”.

Clinical Interest

– Paediatric ENT Surgery
– General adult ENT Surgery
– Functional Rhinology
– Sinus Surgery
– Sleep and snoring Surgery
– Benign head and neck surgical conditions
– Ear surgical procedures

Background and Qualifications

After completing her undergraduate medical degree at the University of Adelaide, Dr Ryan obtained a broad spectrum of surgical training in the UK and subsequently trained in Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in both London and Melbourne Australia.

She obtained her Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2007. Dr Ryan went on to undertake further subspecialty training in Paediatric Ear Nose and Throat Surgery in Auckland New Zealand.

Dr Ryan is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a Member of the Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (ASOHNS), the Australian and New Zealand Society of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology (ANZSPO) and the Australia and New Zealand Rhinologic Society (ANZRS).

Dr Ryan maintains her ongoing Continuing Professional Development through regular attendance at Conferences and Courses around the world. She sits on Hospital Committees and is closely involved in the ongoing education of medical students, residents, ENT Trainees and other medical colleagues.

Private Practice

Dr Ryan consults private at ENT Doctors suites in Fairfield, Bundoora, Epping and Whittlesea.

Private operating is performed at Northpark Private Hospital in Bundoora, St Vincent’s Private Hospital in East Melbourne and Northern Private Hospital in Epping. All sites care for young children as well as adult patients, with ICU facilities at Epworth Richmond.

Appointments for consultation and operations are available outside normal business hours to provide maximum ease of access. Onsite audiology is also available at her Bundoora and Fairfield site in order to streamline the patient experience and is bulk billed.

Dr Ryan encourages patients to contact her highly competent office staff for any enquiries and is always available to colleagues for medical advice. In the event of an emergency Dr Ryan has a highly qualified team available 24 hours a day at the Austin Hospital in Heidelberg.

Public Practice

Dr Ryan has public hospital positions where she sees public patients in the outpatient department as well as operating at the Austin Health in Heidelberg and Northern Health in Epping.

Beyond Medicine

Caroline enjoys an active and busy life with her family including her husband and three children, participating in their school and co-curricular activities. She loves to travel, ski, exercise, read and spend quality time with her friends, family and pets.