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Dr

Benjamin Wei

Honorary
life sciences & biomedicine
science & technology
humans
cochlear implantation
surgery
streptococcus pneumoniae
cochlear implants
meningitis, pneumococcal
animals
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Dr

Benjamin Wei

 
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Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
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Dr

Benjamin Wei

 

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.

Dr Wei 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.

Specialties:
Adult and Pediatric Ear, Nose, Sinus, Throat & Head & Neck Surgery
Skull base surgery
Otological surgery
Cochlear implantation

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 1051
Location: St Vincent Private Hospital East Melbourne - 141 Grey street Suite 23

Website : http://www.surgeons.org/profile/benjamin-wei

Regional Victoria: (Tel) +61 3 5333 4755

Enquiries for clinical research:
Bionics Institute: +61 3 9667 7513



Scholarly Works

Displaying the 29 most recent scholarly works by Benjamin Wei.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2010

Hugh Johnston Travel Grant (Royal Australasia College of Surgeons)

2008

Finalist - Sir Edward Hughes Memorial Research prize in surgery

MONASH University

2008

Premier's Award for Health & Medical Research

Victorian Government

2006

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

2006

Melbourne Abroad Travelling Scholarship

University of Melbourne

2004

Scholarship in Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery 2004-2006

The Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation

2011

FRACS - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Otolaryngology

Fellow

Royal Australasia College Surgeons

Education


Otology, Neurotology & Lateral Skull Base Surgery

University of North Carolina

Doctor of Philosophy in Otolaryngology

University of Melbourne

Bachelors of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

University of Melbourne