Doctors of Denistone 52 ENT

Dr. Andrew Wignall

Background: Training
Following initial Hospital appointments joined a group General Practice in Launceston where he worked for 15 years with interests in Sports Medicine - Regional President of Sports Medicine Australia - and Practice Management, along with a full time general practice.

Dr Wignall proceeded to further training in General Surgery, and then Otolaryngology (ENT), Head & Neck Surgery, with Fellowship with the Australian College of Surgeons – Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery ( FRACS )

Appointments
Royal North Shore Hospital:
          Department Of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
          Northern Sydney Cancer Centre – Head & Neck Clinic
          ENT Out Patient Clinics
          Voice Clinic (Combined with Speech Therapy Department)
Hunters Hill Private Hospital
North Shore Private Hospital
Sydney ENT & Facial Plastics Day Surgery Centre
The Mater Hospital
Macquarie University Hospital
           Australian School of Advanced Medicine: Clinical Lecturer

Interests
General Ear Nose & Throat Surgery – Adults & Children
… including Sinus surgery, Nasal Airway, Ear disorders
Head & Neck Cancer Surgery
Head & Neck Lumps, Masses, Salivary Gland Lesions
Voice Disorders & Laryngology
Snoring & Sleep Disorders including Sleep Apnoea


Dr. Nicholas Jufas

Background: Training
Nicholas graduated with honours from University of Sydney Medical School in 2006. He then undertook Specialist Training in Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery through the NSW training program, and subsequently became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Otolaryngology.

He has completed a Master of Surgery in Otolaryngology at the University of Sydney and has been appointed as a Clinical Lecturer through the University. He has also undertaken Advanced Cochlear Implant Training through ICIT.

Nicholas has undertaken post-training subspecialisation, with a clinical fellowship in Endoscopic Ear Surgery in Australia, as well as observerships with surgeons in Dubai and Italy who have pioneered the approach of Totally Endoscopic Ear Surgery globally. He completed a subsequent clinical fellowship in Otology, Implant and Lateral Skull Base Surgery under Profs Manohar Bance and David Morris at Dalhousie University in Canada.

He has been invited to speak and attend as faculty at conferences, courses and workshops in Australia and internationally. He has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals, many with international collaboration. He is a member of the International Working Group of Endoscopic Ear Surgery (IWGEES) and founding member of the Sydney Endoscopic Ear Surgery (SEES) Research Group.

Interests
Special interests include Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Ear Surgery and Eustachian Tube Disorders.

Nicholas has an interest in Indigenous ear health and works closely with the Aboriginal Medical Service and Base Hospital in Griffith, undertaking ENT outreach clinics and performing surgery on a regular basis.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, adventure racing, playing squash and occasionally flying planes.