Dr Benjamin Wei
is an Australian Ear, Nose, Throat & Head & Neck Surgeon who completed his surgical training both in Australia and the United States of America.
Areas of Expertise: General Adult and Pediatric ear, sinonasal & throat, head and neck diseases including hearing disorders, cochlear implantation, hearing restoration surgeries, skull base tumors.
Academic Research: hearing research, biological safety of implantable devices, immunology, microbiology.
is the first and the only Australian to receive the Association for Research in Otolaryngology/American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgical Research Prize. He is also the first and the only Australian surgeon to receive the Premier's Award for Health and Medical Research, a joint initiative of the Victorian Government and Australian Society for Medical Research. Professional Qualifications:
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Melbourne.
Doctor of Philosophy in Otolaryngology, University of Melbourne.
FRACS - Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. Royal Australasia College of Surgeons
Diploma of Advanced Skull Base Surgery and Neurotology. University of North Carolina USA.
Adult and Pediatric Ear, Nose, Sinus, Throat & Head & Neck Surgery
Skull base surgery
Visiting Lecturer (2006)
: Johns Hopkins University, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Stanford University, University of Iowa and New York University.
Contact details for medical practitioners and patients:
Melbourne: (Tel)+61 3 9417 1041
Fax: +61 39417 10
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons,
Hugh Johnston Travel Grant (Royal Australasia College of Surgeons),
Finalist - Sir Edward Hughes Memorial Research prize in surgery, MONASH University,
Premier's Award for Health & Medical Research, Victorian Government,
Melbourne Abroad Travelling Scholarship, University of Melbourne,
Resident Research Award "Pneumococcal Meningitis Post cochlear Implantation" in the Basic Science Category, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation and Association for Research in Otolaryngology,
Scholarship in Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery 2004-2006, The Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation,