Not your average Doctors

David and Vanessa are both experienced local Doctors who understand the ENT needs of our Northland community. 



David offers a range of Surgical Services. See a few of our offered surgical services below

  • Tonsillectomy / Tonsillotomy

  • Adenoidectomy

  • Grommets

  • Sinus Surgery

  • Septoplasty

  • Rhinoplasty

  • Turbinoplasty

  • Exostoses

  • Tympanoplasty

  • Otoplasty

  • Vocal Surgery

  • Thyroidectomy

  • Parathyroidectomy


The Tūhauora Clinic offers a range of clinical services for Ear, Nose and Throat conditions.

  • Allergic disease

  • Snoring

  • Hearing loss 

  • Nasal Fractures 

  • Ear drum repair

  • Barotrauma

  • Vocal Surgery

  • Neck lumps

  • Salivary gland disease


Both David and Vanessa provide ENT assessments for all ages and surgical services for children 2 years +

Please inquire about estimate pricing on initial consultations and surgical services.


Broken or fractured nose, Barotrauma or Foreign Body located in the head and neck region? We can help!

Contact our team to arrange an appointment. Please include any information about your claim and accident. To ensure your ACC45 claim has been approved or processed contact your GP or ACC.


For urgent and acute appointments, we advise arranging a review with your primary physician, emergency care centre, or if life threatening, your nearest emergency department.

We can help

David and Vanessa work as a team to offer comprehensive Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (ENT) services. 

David has speciality surgical skills in all aspects of ENT care, including pediatric ENT conditions (tonsillectomy adenoidectomy, grommets), Sinus Surgery, Nasal surgery, ear surgery, Surgery of the larynx (voice box), and facial plastic surgery (facial skin cancer reconstruction). David can diagnose and offer surgery for Head and Neck Cancer.

Vanessa takes pride in her patient-centred approach and is the co-Clinical Director of the Tuhauora clinic.  She enjoys the medical aspects of ENT, including allergic disease, ear health, hearing assessments, and inpatient/post-operative care . 

Please get in touch with us for a complete list of services.

Are you booked in for surgery ?

Please ensure that you have registered with Personify, Kensington Private Hospitals' patient portal. The admissions team with inform you of all pre-admission instructions 3 days before your operation 


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