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Prof Ben Panizza

Specialty: Ear, Nose and Throat
Clinical Interests: Paediatric Ear, Nose and Throat; Sinus surgery; Otolaryngology; Head and neck surgery
Other Languages: Italian
Practices at: MCPB MPHB
Phone 07 3905 5999
Fax07 3056 3221
Email[email protected]

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Suite 1/135 Wickham Terrace
Brisbane QLD 4000
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Dr Ben Panizza is a graduate of the University of Queensland and a professor of surgery in the Faculty of Medicine at UQ. After completing his specialist qualifications he undertook two years of fellowship training in Head and Neck/Skull Base Surgery in London then in Otology/Skull Base Surgery in Italy.

He is currently the Director of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Princess Alexandra Hospital and Co-Director of the Queensland Skull Base Unit. He is also the current Director of the Queensland Head and Neck Cancer Centre, a $15M research collaborative between the UQ Diamantina Institute/TRI, QIMRBerghofer Medical Research Institute, University of Queensland and Princess Alexandra Hospital.

He is active in clinical research being the lead investigator in a number of clinical trials and supervises numerous research higher degree students through the University of Queensland.

Dr Panizza has authored multiple research papers and textbook chapters. He is currently serving a 9 year appointment as an examiner with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.


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