About Dr Murali Mahadevan
Dr Mahadevan is a New Zealand trained ENT Surgeon graduating from Auckland Medical School in 1987. Subsequent post graduate training was undertaken as an ENT Surgeon. He attained the Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1995 (FRACS).
Further post fellowship training in paediatric ENT was gained at Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne 1996 and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children in London 1997.
He returned following fellowship training to work in New Zealand in 1998. He now works half time in both the public and private sector. He is the Clinical Director / Surgeon at Starship Children’s Hospital and is also a Senior Lecturer with the Department of Surgery, University of Auckland.
His main practice is located at Gillies Hospital and Clinic, 160 Gillies Avenue, Epsom and has a branch practice in Warkworth.
His sub speciality interest is paediatric ENT and Sleep Apnoea/Snoring Surgery. He also has extensive experience in Neck lump Surgery, nose and sinus surgery.
Areas of Specialisation
Surgical treatment of common Paediatric ear, nose, and throat conditions.
All aspects of Paediatric ENT including ear infections, glue ear, grommets, tonsillitis, OSA and tonsillectomy.
PAEDIATRIC HEAD AND NECK SURGERY
All neck lumps in the paediatric age group including Branchial Cyst & Sinus, Thyroglossal Duct Cyst, Preauricular Cyst & Sinus, Dermoid Cyst.
NASAL SURGERY / RHINOPLASTY
Rhinoplasty is performed to improve nasal shape and function. Either open rhinoplasty or closed endo-nasal rhinoplasty technique. ACC Fractured Nose.
In Rooms Surgery for nasal turbinates.
SNORING & SLEEP APNOEA
Comprehensive treatment of OSA and Snoring including PSG Ambulatory Testing, Mandibular Advancement Splints and Surgery. Surgery of soft palate with Pillar Procedure, Radiofrequency/ Cobalation and UPPP with Palatal Advancement.
In Rooms Surgery for Tongue and Tongue Base with Cobalation and Radiofrequency, Tracheostomy.
HEAD & NECK SURGERY
Surgery to deal with lesions of the parotid, submandibular, sublingual, and minor salivary glands. Surgical excision of branchial cysts, dermoid cysts, Sistrunks procedure to remove thyroglossal duct cysts.
ENDOSCOPIC SINUS SURGERY
NOSE & SINUS DISORDERS
Nasal obstruction due to polyps, deviated septum, turbinate hypertrophy, chronic sinusitis, headaches, ACC Fractured Nose.
Hospitals: Gillies, Starship Childrens
Tonsillectomy, Adenoidectomy, Grommets, Adenotonsillectomy, Adenotonsillectomy and Grommets, Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS), Septoplasty, FESS/septoplasty
MB ChB 1989 Auckland, FRACS (ORL Hons) 1995
- Paediatric ORL Surgeon - Starship Childrens Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
- Associate Professor (HON) - Dept of Surgery, The University of Auckland
- Past Clinical Director - Dept of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Starship Childrens Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand (2004-2017)
- Private Practice - Gillies Hospital
- Immediate Past President - Australian NZ Society of Paediatric Otolaryngology
- Member of New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
- Member of the American Society of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
Overseas Post Graduate Fellowship Training:
Great Ormond Street Childrens Hospital, London, UK 1997
Royal Childrens Hospital, Melbourne, Australia 1996
Sabbatical in Sleep Medicine / Sleep Surgery, Stamford, USA 2007