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ENT Fellow (commencing 2022)

The post is for 1 year and usually runs from July / August and is suitable for trainees towards the end of their specialist surgical training in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery.


The fellowship post is a full time paid position and includes being first on call (1 in 4 roster). Additional payment is made for any call back work. This is a general fellowship and usually involves 3 x 4 month rotations through combinations of Head & Neck, Rhinology, Otology, Paediatrics, Laryngology working with 6 consultants based in Dunedin. This can be modified to some degree depending on your sub-specialist interest and service requirements. Operating sessions & clinics also occur in Invercargill & Oamaru (2 to 3 hours away).


The service also deals with a large number of head & neck skin cancers.


The department is linked to the University of Otago Medical School and the Fellow will have under & post graduate teaching commitments.


The successful applicant will have to be eligible for & gain temporary registration with the New Zealand Medical Council. Further information is available from the NZMC website: https://www.mcnz.org.nz/home/doctors-wanting-to-practise-in-new-zealand/

In general: a primary medical degree or fellowship training in Australia, the UK, Ireland, parts of Europe, Canada or the USA is required to be eligible for registration.


Applications are currently being accepted for the July / August 2022 post.      Applications should include a full CV and the names, contact details & e-mail addresses of 3 current referees.

You are welcome to contact me for more information / clarification before submitting an application. Alternatively you may wish to contact our current or previous fellows.


Links about Dunedin / Otago:- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunedin http://www.newzealand.com/int/dunedin-coastal-otago/ http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/council-online/webcams https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otago


Email: martyn.fields@southerndhb.govt.nz

Martyn Fields FDSRCS, FRCS, FRACSORL Dept. Clinical Leader




  • Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Southern DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker.  If you have already been fully vaccinated you will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff. If you are not yet fully vaccinated you must make arrangements to be fully vaccinated, as required by the Order, by 1 January 2022.   

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