About Mr Colin Brown
Colin is an Otolaryngologist specializing in Ear disorders and Childrens Otolaryngology (ENT).
Southern Cross Insurance have recognized him for exceptional outcomes and experiences based on patient feedback.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (since 1995) and qualified in Medicine 1986 (University of Otago). He is a past President of the Australasian society of Paediatric Otolaryngology (ANZSPO). He is also a Senior Lecturer in Surgery at the University of Auckland.
He has worked at Starship Childrens Hospital, the Northern Cochlear Implant Program and the University of Auckland for over 25 years. He is a peer reviewer for the International Journal of Pediatric Otolaryngology. His private practice at Southern Cross Gillies Hospital and Clinics is centrally located with easy access to the Motorway and has free on-site parking. He is co-located with audiologists and employs an ENT Nurse Specialist.
Dr Brown co-ordinates the Starship Microtia- Atresia multidisciplinary clinic, and multi disciplinary meetings concerning the care of deaf children and their progress with cochlear implants and hearing aids.
Dr Brown's practice, for some of the more common disorders, is an affiliated provider to Southern Cross Healthcare.
Colin treats all adult and child secondary and complex tertiary ear conditions and general Paediatric ENT. He undertakes minimally invasive endoscopic ear surgery, including Laser surgery, and treats a range of conditions such as:
- Discharging ears
- Ear drum repair
- Otitis Media/Grommets
- Eustachian Tube Dilation
- Deafness/Hearing Loss
- Surfers and Swimmers Ear (Exostoses)
- Hearing Implants
- Cochlear Implants
- Hearing Reconstruction
- Congenital Ear Disorders
- Ear Skin Cancers
- Prominent Ears
- Snoring Children
Adenoidectomy, Endoscopic sinus surgery, Grommets, Tonsillectomy
MB., ChB. FRACS