What is an Otolaryngologist? What does an ENT surgeon do? Part 2: Rhinology

Otology involves mastery of sound physics, acoustic coupling, tympano-ossicular impedance and a lot of ‘vestibulology’ that is dizzying and still all fuzzy wuzzy to me. Rhinology requires understanding of the science of nasal aerodynamics, olfaction and immunology. The skills required to be a great sinonasal surgeon is different to that of the ear surgeon. Both … More What is an Otolaryngologist? What does an ENT surgeon do? Part 2: Rhinology

What is an Otolaryngologist? What does an ENT surgeon do? Part 1: Otology

It is no secret that I have found gold in ENT. It is by far the best medical specialty in all of Medicine and Surgery. A few people who do not know us well enough are curious at what we do. It’s like a black box specialty, filled with magic and wonder. Public opinion suggests … More What is an Otolaryngologist? What does an ENT surgeon do? Part 1: Otology

Doctors, Money and Pride

Have a good read of this Medscape Report. Its about Doctors and their paychecks. As usual, and same as last year’s results, the top-earning doctors are Radiologists, Orthopaedic Surgeons, Cardiologists, Anaesthetists and Urologists. That’s American data from almost 25,000 doctors, and the Australian data will probably be quite similar. The poorest paid? Paediatrics, Family Medicine … More Doctors, Money and Pride