Increasing knowledge, skills and expertise in Otorhinolaryngology, Head & Neck patient care.


Dr John Wood

Paediatric Airway Complications

Dr Wood is an Ear Nose and Throat surgeon with a special interest in all aspects of Paediatric ENT Surgery, as well as General ENT disorders. Growing up in Adelaide, he commenced his medical training at the University of Sydney Medical School. Initially returni ng to Adelaide, he subsequently ventured interstate again to complete his ENT surgical training in Western Australia. With a keen interest in managing complex paediatric ENT cases, he pursued a Paediatric ENT Fellowship at the prestigious Starship Childre n’s Hospital.

Returning to Adelaide, he is now a Senior Visiting Medical Specialist at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, and Flinders Medical Centre. With his passion in paediatric airway disorders, he was instrumental in setting up the first paediatr ic airway and swallowing service at FMC a multidisciplinary clinic incorporating ENT, Speech Pathology and Paediatric Respiratory members. He is a member of the Vascular Malformation clinic run through the Women’s and Children’s Hospital and consultant s on cases with the Cleft and Craniofacial SA service (previously the Australian Craniofacial Foundation). In addition to his own research activities, he acts as a reviewer for a number of international journals.