Dr Matthew Magarey

Dr Matthew Magarey’s areas of expertise include throat cancer, tongue cancer, thyroid cancer, parotid tumours and metastatic skin cancer in the head and neck. He also treats and operates on nasal and sinus conditions. Dr Magarey takes time to explain a patient’s medical condition and how he intends to treat it. He offers expert, personalised care to all of his clients.
Ear, Nose & Throat, Head & Neck Surgeon

About Matthew

Dr Matthew Magarey is an Ear, Nose, Throat and Head & Neck Surgeon. His primary interest lies in Head & Neck Cancer and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. Dr Magarey completed his surgical training in Melbourne and then undertook expert training in Head & Neck Cancer Surgery at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto General Hospital and Mt. Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada.

His advanced training in Rhinology and Sinus Surgery was at Charing Cross Hospital and the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital in London, England. He also completed detailed teaching in Trans-Oral Robotic Surgery (TORS) in Philadelphia, USA.

Dr Magarey’s areas of expertise include cancers of the sinonasal cavity, oral cavity, oropharynx and larynx, cancers of the salivary glands and thyroid surgery. He also treats and operates on the nasal airway and sinus disease. Dr Magarey focuses on maintaining function and quality of life for clients he treats with Head & Neck Cancer through modern operative techniques and close consultation with talented reconstructive surgeons. He is one of Melbourne’s few Head & Neck surgeons trained in robotic surgery and has helped establish Melbourne’s TORS program at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

Dr Magarey is well-published in journals and textbooks covering Head & Neck Cancer, Thyroid cancers, and Nasal surgery. He remains involved and actively engaged in research to minimise treatment effects for the new endemic throat cancers caused by the Human Papillomavirus (HPV), investigating the treatment of metastatic skin cancers in the head and neck, and investigation and surveillance of thyroid cancers.

Dr Magarey also has public hospital appointments at Peter MacCallum Cancer centre and Box Hill Hospital as a consultant Ear, Nose and Throat, Head & Neck Surgeon. He is the Head of Unit for Head & Neck Cancer surgery at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre where he also chairs the world famous Multidisciplinary Team Meeting for Head & Neck Cancer.



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