A/Prof Michael Elliott studied Medicine at the University of Adelaide and was awarded Bachelors of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) in 1996. He completed his internship in Whangarei Hospital in New Zealand before returning to Australia to commence surgical training. In 2000, A/Prof Michael Elliott moved to Sydney with his wife to finish his Basis Surgical Training. In 2003, A/Prof Michael Elliott took leave from clinical services and completed a Masters of Philosophy in the Field of Medical Science (University of Queensland) that was awarded in 2005.

Returning to Sydney, A/Prof Michael Elliott commenced Advanced Training in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery which he completed in early 2008. Following this A/Prof Michael Elliott traveled to London, where he commenced an intensive 12-month Head and Neck Fellowship at Guys Hospital (3rd largest Head and Neck Unit in the United Kingdom). After completing his fellowship, A/Prof Michael Elliott was appointed as a Visiting Medical Officer at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Sydney where he works as part of the Sydney Head and Neck Cancer Institute now located at Lifehouse – The Chris O’Brien Cancer Centre). A/Prof Michael Elliott has previously appeared on the Channel 9 RPA TV Show and Channel 7 Live Well TV Show (see Videos below).

A/Prof Michael Elliott has been appointed a Clinical Associate Professor with the University of Sydney and is involved in clinical and translational research activities between a number of academic instituitions in Sydney and the Chris O'Brien Lifehouse cancer centre. He also is involved in supervising and training Fellows, Advanced ENT registrars, junior medical staff and medical students.

A/Prof Michael Elliott also consults in Tamworth monthly through a Lifehouse regional clinic. 


To view a parotid operation (parotidectomy) performed by A/Prof Michael Elliott visit PAROTIDECTOMY.

To view a thyroid operation (thyroidectomy) performed by A/Prof Michael Elliott visit THYROIDECTOMY 1 (from 19:00 minutes) and then continued on THYROIDECTOMY 2 (from 00:20 minutes).

To view a major head and neck cancer resection for an oral cancer performed by A/Prof Michael Elliott ORAL CANCER and ORAL CANCER  (from 03:51 minutes).

To view a branchial cyst excision operation performed by A/Prof Michael Elliott visit BRANCHIAL CYST 1 (02:26 minutes) and then continued on BRANCHIAL CYST 2 (from 05:10 minutes).

To view a lymph node biopsy operation performed by A/Prof Michael Elliott visit LYMPH NODE BIOPSY (from 19:25 minutes).

Range of services in both ADULTS and CHILDREN :

  • Ear
    • Acute hearing loss and infection
  • Nose
    • Nasal obstruction, Allergic rhinitis, Sinusitis (acute and chronic), Epistaxis, Nasal/Paranasal Tumours, Nasal Polyps and Fractured Nose
  • Throat
    • Voice and Swallowing Disorders, Tonsillitis, Laryngopharyngeal Reflux, Benign and Malignant Tumours
  • Head and Neck
    • Benign and Malignant diseases of the Head and Neck, Thyroid and Salivary Gland and Lymph Nodes
  • Other
    • Snoring and Sleep Apnoea
    • Styloid issues and jugular vein compression

Current appointments and operating at:
Mater Hospital
Rocklands Road
North Sydney NSW 2060

Sydney Day Surgery Prince Alfred
RPAH Medical Centre
Level 1
100 Carillon Ave
Newtown NSW 2042

Lifehouse Chris O'Brien Cancer Centre
Missenden Road
Camperdown NSW 2050

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Missenden Road
Camperdown NSW 2050

Concord Repatriation General Hospital
Hospital Road
Concord NSW 2139

Chatswood Private Hospital
1/38B Albert Ave
Chatswood NSW 2067

Professional Association Membership
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Australasian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Australian and New Zealand Head and Neck Society

Practice Managers:Ms Susannah Chang and Ms Janette Zizovska

Receptionists: Ms Meredith Page and Ms Yasmine Downes