ASOHNS is the representative organisation for Ear Nose and Throat Head and Neck Surgeons in Australia, and dates from 1950.

ASOHNS Members are Specialist Surgeons who investigate and treat conditions of the ear, nose, throat, and head and neck, such as:

  • nasal and sinus conditions
  • snoring and breathing problems
  • tonsillitis
  • cancer of the throat, voice problems
  • plastic surgery of the nose and face
  • hearing difficulties and deafness
  • tumours of the head, neck and ears

ASOHNS, with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, provides a nationwide Training Program for future Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgeons.


Continuing Professional Development resources for Members include an Annual Scientific Meeting as well as regular lectures, seminars and workshops.


The Australian Journal of Otolaryngology is published in collaboration with the the AME Group. This is an open access journal and can be viewed at www.theajo.com 


ASOHNS members and trainees also received updated information about the Society's activities via our newsletter, "Australian Otolaryngology" and regular emails.


The Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Ltd

ABN: 50 002 977 102

Suite 403, Level 4
68 Alfred Street

Phone: +61 2 9954 5856       Fax: +61 2 9957 6863


If you have specific queries, please contact those below:

If your enquiry relates to


Please contact



ASOHNS Federal Executive & Federal Council, Governance, statutory reporting and any business matter.



Dr Philip Fisher  




Mrs Lorna Watson
Chief Executive Officer



Society membership applications, membership fees; the  Members, Events and General Notices sections of the website; Members Catalogue, newsletter; NSW CPD Meetings and webinars; Professional Development Update e-bulletin.




Mrs Melissa Coward
Membership Manager



OHNS Surgical Education & Training program management and Board meetings; Robert Guerin Memorial Annual Trainees Meetings.





Mr Ian Denney
Surgical Education & Training Program Administrator



Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

If your enquiry relates to



Please contact



Selection to the OHNS Surgical Education & Training program, hospital inspection/accreditation and admission to Fellowship process.



Executive Officer, OHNS
+61 3 9276 7481



Examinations, curriculum and fees for the Fellowship Examination and vocational assessment for International Medical Graduates (IMGs)




Department of IMGs & Assessment
+61 3 9249 1242