DescriptionEar, nose and throat (ENT) doctors are medical specialists who diagnose, treat and manage conditions of the ear, nose and throat, as well as related areas of the head and neck. ENT doctors are also called otolaryngologists.
- Diagnosis and treatment
- Management of acute and chronic conditions
- Medical and some cosmetic surgery
You need a referral from a doctor to see an ENT specialist.
How to accessAsk your doctor about how to make an appointment with your ENT specialist.
CostsThe cost of an ENT specialist varies depending on the provider. Contact the service before you attend if you would like more information about cost.
RegulationENT specialists must be registered with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS).
RegistrationRegulated by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
Minimum qualificationsFellow of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
- When selecting an ENT specialist, follow the advice of your doctor.
- Take results of any tests with you (such as x-rays, ultrasounds, MRIs) to your first appointment.