Dr Emily Young MBChB FRCS
Otorhinolaryngologist Head and Neck Surgeon, Neurotologist
Dr Young earned her medical degree from the University of Leeds in the UK and her fellowship in ENT/Head and Neck Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons UK in 2016. She then undertook a further 2 years of specialist otology and neurotology training in Vancouver, Canada under the tutelage of Dr Brian Westerberg and Dr Jane Lea at St Paul’s Hospital and Vancouver General Hospital.
As part of her fellowship she undertook lab-based research examining how olfactory stem cells might be used to regenerate hearing in patients with sensorineural hearing loss and completed her master’s degree in public health (MPH).
Emily has a general ENT practice and a subspecialty interest in ear disease, particularly chronic ear disease and vertigo. She consults from Dr Bridget Clancy’s consulting rooms at 55 Banyan Street and operates as a VMO surgeon at South West Healthcare, Camperdown Hospital and St John of God hospital in Warrnambool. She does not perform cosmetic surgery.
Her interests include:
- Chronic ear disease, including cholesteatoma and tympanic perforation
- Vertigo including Meniere’s disease
- Management of sudden sensorineural hearing loss, with the use intratympanic dexamethasone injections, a new treatment for South West Victoria
- Investigation of thyroid nodules and thyroidectomy
- Medical management of chronic rhinosinusitis
- Functional endoscopic sinus disease, septoplasty and turbinoplasty
- Middle ear disease in children and adults, including middle ear ventilation tubes and adenoid surgery
- Paediatric ENT