Mr Price qualified from Grooteschuur Hospital, Cape Town in 1993. His specialist training in ENT Surgery was on the East of England rotation in the UK, based at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge. He received excellent Training in all aspects of adult and paediatric surgery. There was a strong emphasis on Otology (ear surgery) at both Addenbrooke's Hospital and Ipswich Hospital.
Tim was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in London in 2006 and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2015.
Tim's training in Ear surgery was complemented by an Otology Fellowship under Mr Moffat, a world renowned Skull base and ear surgeon, at Addenbrooke's Hospital in 2006/7.
For the past seven years prior to moving to Melbourne in August 2013, he had been a Consultant with a special interest in Otology and balance disorders at Dorset County Hospital, in Dorchester, England.
Tim provides a comprehensive general adult and paediatric ENT service as well as surgery for the removal of skin lesions with local skin flap repairs.
He has developed a special interest in adult and paediatric ear surgery (Otology), particularly in mastoid revision and reconstruction surgery.
At present Tim is one of very few surgeons offering surgery to obliterate troublesome mastoid cavities and rebuild the ear canal, using a prosthetic material (Hydroxylapatite granules) and cartilage. Tim also performs cholesteatoma surgery and Ossiculoplasy surgery, reconstructing the hearing mechanism using Titanium implants. He performs Stapedectomy surgery for Otosclerois.
Tim is committed to providing excellence in care and communication to his patients and their doctors.
Tim specialises in Paediatric and Adult ENT including
- Facial skin cancer removal
- Grommet insertion
- Audiology Consultation
- Lymph node biopsy
- Mastoid surgery
- BPPV (Epley's manoeuvre)
- Menieres disease
- Cholesteatoma surgery
- Endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)
- Ear drum perforation