Mr David Vokes
Laryngologist, Head & Neck Surgeon, Adult & Paediatric Otolaryngologist
About Mr David Vokes
Mr David Vokes is a voice, swallow and upper airway specialist in Auckland, New Zealand.
A graduate of the University of Auckland, David completed his training in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in 2004. He then spent two years in the USA in post Fellowship subspecialty training: one year of Head and Neck Surgery and Laryngology at the University of California at Irvine, and one year of Laryngology at the University of Washington in Seattle.
David is the first Otolaryngologist in New Zealand to complete post Fellowship training in the Laryngology – the subspecialty that deals with disorders of the voice, of swallowing, and of the upper airway.
David returned home to New Zealand in 2007 to take up Consultant posts at Auckland City Hospital and North Shore Hospital.
David is a member of the Auckland City Hospital Multidisciplinary Head & Neck Clinic, and the Auckland City Hospital Voice Clinic, working together with Voice Therapists.
Davids clinical focus is on disorders of the voice, swallowing, upper airway and head and neck, including cancers in the head and neck region.
David is also the Secretary of the Training Education and Accreditation Committee of the NZ Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, which coordinates the surgical training of Otolaryngologists in New Zealand.
David is available for consultations in Remuera, New Lynn and on the North Shore in Takapuna.
Areas of Specialisation
- Voice & Swallowing Disorders
- Airway Stenosis
- Head & Neck Cancer
- Neck Lumps
- Parotid & Salivary Gland Surgery
- Thyroid Surgery
- General ENT
- Paediatric ENT
- Transoral Robotic Surgery
Hospitals Practicing At: Gillies & Mercy Ascot
Adenoidectomy, Endoscopic sinus surgery, Grommets, Tonsillectomy, KTP Laser Surgery
MBChB (1995), FRACS (2004),
Fellowships in Laryngology & Head & Neck Surgery