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Prof. Peter Friedland

Consultant ENT, SCGH

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Prof. Friedland completed his primary medical qualifications in Johannesburg at the University of Witwatersrand and was awarded an ENT fellowship from the South African College of Medicine in 1994. He then completed a postgraduate masters in medicine in 1998. After immigrating to Perth with his family, in 2010 he was awarded a Fellowship from the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (FRACS).

Prof Friedland is a consultant ENT at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH) in Perth, where he was head of department for six years and instrumental in recruiting five new fellowship trained consultants in head and neck surgery, and anterior skull base surgery.

He chairs the weekly multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer clinic at SCGH and runs a monthly multidisciplinary procedural voice clinic. He helped expand Cochlear and ear implantation services at SCGH which is now the largest adult public implant service in Western Australia. Prof. Friedland’s collaborative research into Head and Neck Cancer and Hearing Loss at SCGH and UWA, has attracted significant research funding grants. He has published more than 46 papers in the last 10 years. He has delivered more than 130 presentations at Australian and international conference