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ent4kids - Murali Mahadevan

Private Service, ENT/ Head & Neck Surgery, Paediatrics


Gillies Hospital Specialist Centre, 160 Gillies Avenue, Epsom, Auckland


ENT4kids can help with all medical issues relating to children, especially Children's ENT issues such as:

Ears – Grommets, Ear Drums, Ear Infections etc

Nose – Blocked Nose, Deviated Septum, Snoring, Sinusitis

Throat – Tonsillitis, Tonsillar Hypertrophy, Tonsil Stones, Sleep Apnoea, Snoring, Husky Voice etc

Head + Neck – Neck Lumps, Lymph nodes, Cysts, Salivary Glands etc

Information about some common conditions we treat can be found here  and some common surgeries and procedures here

Our specialist Children's ENT doctor is Associate Professor Murali Mahadevan. Murali has been a paediatric ENT consultant for 25+ years with experience in all facets of ORL. He is fellowship trained in Paediatric ENT at famous Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital for children and Melbourne Children's Hospital. We work closely with a number of paediatric specialist doctors and if your issue doesn’t relate to ENT we are happy to refer you to the right specialist.


What is ENT for children/ ENT4KIDS / Otolaryngology?
Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery (ENT) is also known as Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.  This area of medicine is concerned with disorders of the ear, nose, throat, the head and the neck. Dr Mahadevan has special expertise in Children's ENT disorders, with over 25 years of specialist experience.

ENT Surgeons (or otolaryngologists) are specialist doctors who deal with medical and surgical treatment of conditions of the ears, nose, throat and structures of the head and neck.


Personal assistants and secretary

Mrs Linley Lovich

Mrs Nicky Barnett



Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Phone Booking - 09 9254050

Email - reception@ent4kids.nz


Ideally referral from your GP/Paediatrician or health professional (example speech pathologist/dentist).

We do accept self referrals but your insurance company may prefer a referral in order for you to claim…


Make an appointment

Please feel free to contact us through the online form, email or call.

Referral Expectations

Ideally you should have a referral letter from your GP or another doctor. However we can see you without one if appropriate. We can also give indicative charges for the services.

We also provide virtual consultations. Feel free to contact us to make an appointment now. If you’d like some more information on how virtual consultations work please click here: Virtual Appointments


Range from  $250 - $430

Initial consultation: $290

Follow up: $150

Endoscopy/nasendoscopy: $150

Aural toilet ear suction by specialist: $140


Gillies Hospital Specialist Centre, 160 Gillies Avenue, Epsom, Auckland

Mon – Fri7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (30 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

Languages Spoken

English, Sinhala, Tamil

Procedures / Treatments

  • Tonsillitis and Tonsillar Hypertrophy

    Your tonsils are the oval-shaped lumps of tissue that lie on both sides of the back of the throat.… More PDF

  • Ear Infection:: Otitis Media and Otitis Externa

    This is inflammation or infection of your middle ear (the space behind your eardrum) and is often associated with a build-up of fluid in your middle ear.… More PDF

  • Head & Neck Masses and Birthmarks

    In children growths, lumps, tumours or masses on the head and neck are largely benign (noncancerous) and rarely cancerous and these can originate from in the tonsils, lymph glands, larynx, pharynx, thyroid gland, salivary gland, mouth, neck, face or skull.… More PDF

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) in Children

    When snoring is interrupted by episodes of totally obstructed breathing, it is known as obstructive sleep apnoea.… More

  • Sinusitis and Snotty Nose in Children

    Snotty nose and sinusitis are common in children especially due to our urban living and daycare attendance.… More

  • Salivary Gland Swelling

    There are three large pairs of glands (parotid, sublingual and submandibular) in your mouth that produce saliva which helps break down food as part of the digestion process.… More

  • Snoring

    Snoring is the harsh rattling noise made by some people when they sleep.… More

  • Hoarseness/ Husky Voice

    Hoarseness can be described as abnormal voice changes that make your voice sound raspy and strained and higher or lower or louder or quieter than normal.… More

  • Rhinitis

    Rhinitis is the inflammation of the lining of the nose (nasal mucosa).… More

  • Audiology Hearing Test

    Audiometry is the electronic testing of hearing ability.  You will sit in a special room wearing earphones and be asked to respond when you hear a noise through the earphones.  These tests can measure your hearing levels as well as other aspects of hearing such as the ability to recognise… More

  • Hearing Loss

    Hearing loss can be divided into two types: conductive hearing loss (caused by some sort of mechanical problem in the external or middle ear) or sensorineural hearing loss (caused by disorders of the inner ear, hearing nerve or associated brain structures).… More

  • Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia)

    If you find it difficult to pass food or liquid from your mouth to your stomach, you may have a swallowing disorder or dysphagia.… More

Wheelchair Access



Tea/Coffee/ water available free of charge at office.

Public Transport

The website https://at.govt.nz/ is a good resource to plan public transport options.


Free patient parking is provided on site. Please note tow away on Gillies Avenue after 1600hrs.


There is no onsite accommodation except when you have a surgical procedure.


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Contact Details

Contact us online here

Associate Professor Murali Mahadevan is available for (Clinicians/GPs/Paediatricians/patients/parents) for clinical advice  on surgeon@entdoctor.co.nz or mobile 021678779.

Suite 2
Gillies Hospital and Clinics
160 Gillies Avenue
Auckland 1023

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Suite 2
Gillies Hospital and Clinics
160 Gillies Avenue
Auckland 1023

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Suite 2
Gillies Hospital
160 Gillies Avenue
Auckland 1023
New Zealand

This page was last updated at 2:57PM on August 25, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by ent4kids - Murali Mahadevan.