General Manager Trisha Dunn
160 Gillies Ave, Epsom Auckland. 1023
Reception Phone 09 925 4000

Dr Melanie Collins

MB BS 1987 Lond; FRCS (Otol) 1999; CCST (UK) Otol 2002

Practising at

Gillies Hospital (Auckland)


Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery

Full NZ Registration Date

20 April 2012

Private Services

ENT Group

Physical address: Mercy Specialist Centre
Specialist Suite 2 (lift access available to first floor)
Gate 3, Entrance D
100 Mountain Rd
Auckland 1023

(09) 623 5644

(09) 623 5765

Healthlink EDI: entgpltd

Special Clinical Interest(s)

Dr Collins specialises in surgery for chronic otitis media (perforations), cholesteatoma, exostoses (swimmers ears) and hearing loss (stapedectomy, ossicular chain reconstruction and bone anchored hearing aids).

She has trained in the use of lasers and endoscopes in ear surgery.

She has published a number of peer reviewed research articles and has a particular interest in postgraduate training.

Professional Profile

Dr Collins graduated from St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School in London. She completed her ENT surgical training in the North-East of England in 2001.

In 2001, she underwent further specialized Fellowship training in Otology and Neuro-otology in Adelaide Australia, with Dr Michael Schultz.

Dr Collins was appointed as a Consultant Otologist to Salisbury and Southampton University Hospitals, UK in 2002 and developed a regional ear surgery practice there, including the Cleft Palate service and Bone Anchored Hearing Aid service.

Dr Collins moved to Auckland with her family in 2011 to help provide otology services to the population of Waitemata DHB. She spends one day a week at Waitakere Hospital.

Post Fellowship Training

Neuro-otology Fellowship, Adelaide, Australia, 2001.

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Other Specialists in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery

Mr David Vokes

Dr Veronika van Dijck

Mr Graeme van der Meer

Mr Dev Tandon

Mr Angus Shao

Mr Sumit Samant

Mr Michel Neeff

Mr Salil Nair

Mr David Mills

Mr David Flint

Mr Richard Douglas

Mr Francis Hall

Mr John Chaplin

Mr Jim Bartley

Dr Jacqui Allen

Dr Nick McIvor

Mr Bill Baber

Mr Andrew Cho

Dr Michelle Wong

Contact Gillies Hospital

160 Gillies Ave, Epsom Auckland.

1023 PO Box 99018, Newmarket Auckland. 1149

Phone: (09) 925 4000 
Fax: (09) 925 4001

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