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Mr Michel Neeff - Otolaryngologist @ ENT Associates

Private Service, ENT/ Head & Neck Surgery, Paediatrics



Michel Neeff 

FRACS, Neurotologist / Skull Base Surgeon, Cochlear Implant Surgeon, Paediatric ENT Surgeon, Clinical Director Starship Children's Hospital, Director ENT Associates, Chairperson Northern Cochlear Implant Programme, Director of Otology/Neurotology Fellowship ADHB, Co-Director Paediatric ORL Fellowship

  • acoustic neuroma surgery
  • implant surgery (cochlear and brain stem implants, Bonebridge, BAHA)
  • oncological surgery involving the posterolateral skull base
  • general and complex otological surgery
  • Paediatric ENT conditions
  • general ENT surgery

Michel graduated from The University of Auckland, NZ and completed his training in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery with The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2005.

He was awarded a fellowship at the Skull Base and Auditory Implant Unit in Manchester, UK for one year in 2006, where he was involved in skull base procedures including acoustic neuroma surgery, auditory implant surgery [cochlear implants (CI), brain stem implants (ABI), Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA)], oncological surgery involving the posterolateral skull base as well as otological and general ENT surgery.

In 2007 he spent time at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati, USA to further his skills in the management of paediatric ENT disorders and the paediatric airway.

Since his return to Auckland, NZ in 2007 he has had appointments as an ENT consultant at Starship Children’s Hospital, Auckland City Hospital, and Green Lane Clinical Centre. 

He is involved in the management of paediatric and adult ENT disorders with subspecialty emphasis on neurotology, skull base surgery, cochlear implant surgery, bone anchored hearing aids and complex otological surgery. He is the first surgeon to perform brainstem implants in NZ.

Michel is a selector of the Training Education and Accreditation Committee (TEAC) which coordinates the surgical training of Otolaryngologists in New Zealand, and a past Secretary of the NZ Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.

He is a Senior Lecturer at the Auckland Medical School, and the current Chairperson and an Implant Surgeon of the Northernmost  Cochlear Implant Programme (NCIP). He is the Clinical Director for Paediatric ENT at Starship Children's Hospital and the Clinical lead for Otology/Neurotology at Auckland City Hospital. He is a founding member and Director at ENT Associates.


Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, is also known as Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery (ENT).  

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.


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Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

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Common Conditions / Procedures / Treatments

  • Otitis Media/Grommets

    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

  • Tonsillitis

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

  • Cholesteatoma


  • Otosclerosis

    In otosclerosis, there is new bone formation around the stapes (hearing bone) in the middle ear.… More

  • Vestibular schwannoma (aka acoustic neuroma)

    This is a slow-growing, benign (non-cancerous) growth of the fatty lining of the balance nerve.… 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

  • Meniere's Disease

    Meniere's disease is a disorder in which there is an abnormality in the fluids of the inner ear resulting in increased pressure in the inner ear.… More

  • Otology (Ear) Tests

    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

  • Sinusitis

    In the facial bones surrounding your nose, there are four pairs of hollow air spaces known as sinuses or sinus cavities.… More

  • Snoring

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

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)

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

  • Rhinitis

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

  • Hoarseness

    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

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Several pharmacies are available in Newmarket and Remuera, not far from my rooms.


24 hour security site surveillance is provided.

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155 Remuera Rd
Auckland 1050

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This page was last updated at 12:09PM on October 21, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Mr Michel Neeff - Otolaryngologist @ ENT Associates.