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

Mr David Vokes

MB ChB 1995 Auckland; FRACS 2004

Practising at

Gillies Hospital (Auckland)
North Harbour (Auckland)


Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery

Full NZ Registration Date

07 December 1995

Private Services

Mr David Vokes - Otolaryngologist, Head & Neck Surgeon

Physical address: 17 Shea Terrace
Auckland 0622

(09) 529 0399

(09) 529 0599

Healthlink EDI: entassoc

Special Clinical Interest(s)

  • Laryngology 
    • Voice Assessment and Surgery
    • Swallowing Assessment and Surgery
    • Upper Airway Assessment and Surgery
  • Head & Neck Surgery
    • Neck Lump Assessment 
    • Parotid and Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Head & Neck Cancer
  • Snoring & Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
  • Nasal & Sinus Surgery

Professional Profile

David is a voice, upper airway and swallow specialist in Auckland, New Zealand.

A graduate of the University of Auckland, David completed his training in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in 2004, becoming a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He then spent two years in the USA in post Fellowship subspecialty training: one year of Head and Neck Surgery and Laryngology at the University of California at Irvine, and one year of Laryngology at the University of Washington in Seattle. David returned home to New Zealand in 2007 to take up a consultant position at Auckland City Hospital.

David’s clinical focus is on:

David has a unique set of clinical skills and expertise, including videostroboscopy (for voice disorders), laser surgery, office based laryngeal procedures, transnasal oesophagoscopy, and transoral robotic surgery.

David is the only Otolaryngologist in New Zealand providing in-office laser treatment, transnasal oesophagoscopy and transnasal tracheoscopy in both private and public practice.

David is a member of the Auckland Regional Head & Neck Unit, and the Auckland City Hospital Multidisciplinary Voice, Airway & Swallow Clinic. David also works closely with his Paediatric Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery colleagues at Starship. In 2018, David was appointed to a leadership role as Clinical Director of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Auckland City Hospital.

Post Fellowship Training

Fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery & Laryngology
University of California, Irvine, California

Fellowship in Laryngology
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

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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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