Ear Nose Throat Specialist Sydney • ENT Clinic


We specialise in ear nose and throat surgery


Our ENT Surgeon


Dr Michael Barakate

MB BS, BSc(Med), M.Surg, FRACS

Paediatric and Adult Otolaryngologist
Head and Neck Surgeon

dr-michael-barakate-ear-nose-throat-specialist-sydneyAt the Ear, Nose and Throat – ENT Clinic our ear, throat and nose specialists have a wide range of experience when it comes to treatment for a variety of ear, nose and throat disorders. Our ear nose throat specialists in Sydney aim to increase the quality of life for people with a variety of clinical and surgical treatments that focus on restoring the form and function of patients that have ear, nose, throat, head and neck conditions.

Our ENT specialist team believes in providing quality treatment to patients, regardless of their age or background. Whether you require the services of an ear specialist, nose specialist or a throat specialist, each member of our team understands that this kind of treatment is often crucial to how a patient can live their life. Our ENT doctors are focused on delivering the best to clients, and aim to improve our patients’ quality of life.

Dr Michael Barakate graduated from Medicine (UNSW) in 1996 and completed his Master of Surgery degree (U.Syd) in 2003. His surgical training includes dual fellowships from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in General Surgery (FRACS 2002) and Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (FRACS 2006). Dr Barakate has an ongoing commitment to education and research in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and has lectured and published widely

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What Are the Causes of Glue Ear?


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Grommets and water precautions. Are water precautions necessary after tympanostomy tube placement?


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