Dr Hemi Patel - Royal Institute for Deaf & Blind Children

Dr Hemi Patel

RIDBC Background

Dr Patel is an experienced ENT surgeon practicing in Tiwi, Northern Territory. He has a special interest in children’s ENT, cochlear implantation, thyroid and parotid surgery, ear and sinus surgery.

Dr Patel trained at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in London, before completing his Master of Surgery at Imperial College. Since arriving in Darwin in 2007, he has worked in both public and private hospitals. He became Head of ENT at Royal Darwin Hospital in 2015 and is currently the Director of Darwin ENT at Darwin Private Hospital. 

Specialities and interests

Cochlear implants, surgical oncology, laryngology, otology, rhinology, neurophysiology.

Qualifications

  • Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons (FRCS) (UK)
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • Master of Science (MSc)

Work

Primary: Darwin ENT – Tiwi

  • Darwin Private Hospital

Profile link and research articles

Royal Australian College of Surgeons profile

Dr Patel’s research and publications