Dr Joanna Walton - Royal Institute for Deaf & Blind Children

Dr Joanna Walton

RIDBC Background

Dr Walton is an adult and paediatric ENT surgeon with sub-specialty interests in otology and cochlear implant surgery.

She graduated with honours from the University of New South Wales Medical program in 1998 and completed Australian Fellowship training in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in 2009. She also completed a Master of Surgery at the University of Sydney. 

She specialises in disorders of the ear, and the surgical correction of hearing loss including cochlear implantation and other hearing implants. She also specialises in the management of paediatric ENT disorders.

Dr Walton completed further training in Otology and Cochlear Implant surgery at the prestigious Otology and Skull Base unit in Cambridge University Hospital in the UK. This is a highly competitive international fellowship that has a history of training Australia’s best ear surgeons.

Throughout her career, Dr Walton has been dedicated to high-quality academic research and has published many articles in world-renowned, peer-reviewed journals. She has spoken at numerous national and international conferences in her areas of expertise.

Specialities and interests

Ear surgery, hearing, cochlear implantation, and children’s ENT.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc)(Med)(Hons)
  • Master of Surgery (MS)
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)

Work

The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Prince of Wales Private Hospital

Profile link and research articles

Clinic ENT Profile