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Pinnacle Head and Neck Cancer Centre

Welcome to Australia’s most comprehensive private Head and Neck Cancer service, located on-site at Epworth Hospital, Melbourne.

The expert team at Pinnacle Surgery provide state-of-the-art care for all types of Head and Neck Cancer. Our staff, including a dedicated nurse coordinator, will support you through your investigation and treatment.

Our highly qualified specialists are committed to long-term functional outcomes and getting you back to the life you love. This is achieved through our thorough work up, the latest in surgical innovation and techniques and personalised after care.

Our surgeons coordinate and chair the Epworth Hospital, Head and Neck Multidisciplinary Cancer Meeting. Members of this team include surgeons, radiation and medical oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, nursing staff and allied health staff. All patients are discussed to gain consensus opinion and consider every available treatment option.

We strive to bring the latest evidence and technology into our practice and offer treatments that may not be available in other centres. You are welcome to ask us for a second opinion to feel satisfied that all options have been explored.

Pinnacle Head & Neck Surgeons have particular expertise in:

  • Trans-Oral Robotic Surgery (TORS) for Throat Cancer
  • Skin Malignancy including advanced and metastatic
  • Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery
  • Parotid Tumours
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Oral cavity/ Tongue Tumours
  • Laryngeal/ Vocal Cord Tumours
  • Sinus and Nasal Tumours
  • Skull Base Surgery including endoscopic approaches
  • Head & Neck Sarcoma and Melanoma
  • Parapharyngeal Tumours, open and TORS approach

All our team members hold public appointments throughout metropolitan Melbourne.
We are also committed to Cancer Survivorship. Getting you back to living and enjoying life is our goal. We will continue with your care and ensure that we use the latest innovative techniques to provide rehabilitation in both function and aethetics. Treating your Head & Neck Cancer doesn’t end after the cancer is cured. We will provide ongoing care, support and also further treatments if needed, to get you back to your life and family.

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Pinnacle Voice and Swallowing Centre

The Voice and Swallowing Centre at Pinnacle Surgery is a state of the art facility located at The Epworth Hospital in Melbourne.

Your care begins with a comprehensive assessment, including use of the most advanced technology for vocal cord imaging. Videostroboscopy provides you with a clear understanding of your problem and allows individualised care using the latest evidence and innovative treatments. We have international expertise in the most advanced laryngology techniques and our multi-disciplinary approach to voice, swallowing and airway conditions ensures that you receive the highest quality of care.

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The Voice and Swallowing Centre at Pinnacle Surgery specialises in:

  • Voice care in the professional singer and performer
  • Benign Vocal fold lesions
  • Vocal Scar and Sulcus
  • Vocal fold paralysis
  • Laryngeal papilloma
  • Pre-cancer and Cancer of the Larynx
  • Upper airway stenosis and reconstruction
  • Laryngeal trauma
  • Neurological Voice disorders
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Swallowing problems
  • Chronic cough

Pinnacle ENT

All of the ENT surgeons at Pinnacle Surgery have dedicated five years of training as general ENT surgeons in Australia before undertaking at least two further years of expert training overseas in their specialised area of interest.

General ENT problems such as tonsillitis, nasal obstruction, hayfever, hearing loss, tinnitus and dizziness will be managed with the same expert care as other more specialised health issues. The team at Pinnacle Surgery will manage any ENT problem, and whether it is removing wax from ears, treating a throat infection, or mending a broken nose, all of the ENT surgeons are dedicated to achieving the best health outcomes.

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At Pinnacle ENT we will provide expert care for all ENT conditions including:

  • Paediatric ENT
  • Tonsillitis
  • Snoring
  • Nasal obstruction
  • Sinusitis
  • Nasal trauma / fracture
  • Hayfever / allergies
  • Hearing loss
  • Dizziness
  • Tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
  • Ear wax
  • Ear infections
  • Facial nerve disorders
  • Salivary gland infections
  • Oral cavity lesions

Pinnacle Sleep & Snoring

At Pinnacle Surgery we recognise the importance of a good night’s sleep. Poor sleep and snoring is a complex health problem that can have ongoing effects on overall physical and mental health.

Snoring can arise due to a number of factors. It may be due to a blocked nose, large tonsils, the shape of your jaw, or even due to altered activity in the brain itself. There is not a one-size-fits-all approach to snoring, and the most important aspect of your treatment is a thorough assessment by qualified sleep physicians and surgeons.

Pinnacle Surgery, on site at the Epworth Hospital in Richmond, Melbourne has direct links to the newly established sleep centre within the Epworth Hospital.

Our multidisciplinary team will take a personalised approach to your assessment, and our surgeons will aim to improve your sleep with a tailored approach, expert care, and the latest in surgical techniques.
Services offered through Pinnacle Sleep & Snoring include:

  • Assessment of the upper airway
  • Direct links to the newly established Sleep Centre at Epworth Hospital, Richmond
  • Nasal surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • UPPP (reduction of the palate)
  • Robotic Tongue Base Reduction

Learn more about your treatment options – request an appointment now.

Pinnacle Sinus and Nose Centre

Welcome to the Pinnacle Nasal and Sinus Center, a world-class centre located on-site at Epworth Hospital in Richmond Melbourne. At Pinnacle Surgery, we recognize the severe impact that nasal and sinus conditions can have on an individual’s quality of life and day-to-day functioning.

Our sinus surgeons are some of the most highly trained in the world, having undertaken additional sub-specialist training in prestigious international institutions such as Stanford University, The Medical University of South Carolina, The University of Toronto and the Royal National Throat, Nose & Ear Hospital, London.

At the Pinnacle Nasal and Sinus Center, we pride ourselves on the use of the most up-to-date medical and surgical therapies, tailored to each individual patients needs. All surgeons have been trained in the most highly specialized, minimally invasive, endoscopic surgical techniques to ensure minimal pain and morbidity from surgery and a rapid return to normal life.

At Pinnacle Surgery we also consider the aesthetics of the nose. Rhinoplasty is a complex procedure that will often involve the function of the nose as well as the appearance. We adopt a personalised team approach, and surgeons from our sinus and nose centre will operate in conjunction with plastic surgeons from our facial aesthetics team to bring you the best functional and aesthetic outcomes.The Pinnacle Sinus and Nasal Center specialises in the management of all nasal and sinus conditions.
These conditions include:

  • Nasal obstruction – septal deviation and inferior turbinate hypertrophy
  • Allergic and Vasomotor Rhinitis
  • Acute and Chronic Rhinosinusitis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks
  • Epiphora (watering eyes) – Nasolacrimal duct obstruction
  • Benign and Malignant Sinus and Nasal Tumours
  • Pituitary Tumours
  • Benign and Malignant Lesions of the anterior cranial fossa.

Learn more about your treatment options – request an appointment now.

Pinnacle Facial Aesthetics

At Pinnacle Surgery, we seek to provide the best possible aesthetic outcomes for our patients. Located on-site at the Epworth Hospital in Richmond, Melbourne, we offer in-office and operating theatre procedures for your aesthetic enhancement.

Our aim is a natural enhancement of your facial appearance.

Facial Aesthetic Surgery includes surgery of the eyelids and eyebrows, nose, ears, face and neck.

Patients may have concerns with the appearance of any of these facial features, whether they have been present since birth or developed changes due to ageing, injury, weight loss or exposure to the sun.

We use carefully selected surgical procedures and treatments to achieve a balanced result that is right for a particular individual.

Non-surgical treatments, such as fillers, muscle relaxant injections and resurfacing of the skin may also form part of an individualised management plan.Rhinoplasty is a complex procedure that will often involve the function of the nose as well as the appearance. At Pinnacle Surgery we also provide expert assessment of function of your nose and will adopt a personalised team approach to your rhinoplasty. Surgeons from our sinus and nose centre will operate in conjunction with specialist plastic surgeons from our facial aesthetics team to bring you the best aesthetic and functional outcomes.Our Specialist Plastic Surgeons are fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and full members of the Australasian Society of Plastic Surgery.

For further information on Facial Aesthetic Surgery procedures, please see the Australasian Foundation for Plastic Surgery.

Learn more about your treatment options – request an appointment now.