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Qualifications

MB ChB 1989 Otago; FRACS 1999

Profile

I am a New Zealand trained surgeon specialised in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. My private practice is situated at Forte 2, 132 Peterborough Street, Christchurch.

I offer a high standard of patient care in a caring and friendly environment.

For more information please visit my website at www.tomkuruvilla.co.nz

Interests

 

Some of my interests include :

  • Advanced endoscopic sinus surgery and balloon sinuplasty
  • facial plastic surgery including rhinoplasty, otoplasty and blepharoplasty
  • coblation assisted surgery for tonsillectomy and snoring surgery
  • state of the art treatment of otitis media/glue ear, tonsillitis and the runny or blocked nose.
  • injection snoreplasty and radio frequency treatment to the soft palate and tongue base for the control or snoring and sleep apnoea.

Title or Designation

Otolaryngologist – Head & Neck Surgeon

Post-Fellowship Training

Prior to beginning Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) training I have worked in :

  • General practice in Perth, Western Australia
  • plastic surgery at Middlemore Hospital
  • paediatric surgery at Starship Hospital
  • general and trauma surgery at Auckland Hospital.

This gave me a broad and useful skill base to take into my advanced training in ENT, first in Dunedin and finally Christchurch.

After obtaining my fellowship, I worked as a consultant surgeon at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary in Scotland, developing my subspecialty interests.

Qualifications and Memberships :

  • MBChB University Of Otago
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Member of the Australasian Rhinological Society
  • Member of the New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.
     

Full NZ Registration Date

22 November 1990

Vocational Scope

Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery

Contact Details

Mr Tom Kuruvilla is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

Forté 2, 132 Peterborough Street, Christchurch Central

Private Services

Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Specialists at Forte 2

This service is available at the following location:

Forté 2, 132 Peterborough Street, Christchurch Central

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Private Surgical Services

Southern Cross Christchurch Hospital - Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Christchurch Hospital