Clinic Hours: Monday - Friday - 8am - 5pm

Like many other health services, we are experiencing unprecedented demand and as a result waiting times for surgery and clinic appointments have increased to levels we have never seen before. Please be assured my team and I are doing our level best to see everybody we can, but we are also at the point when we are having to triage those with the most urgent conditions (as is done in the public system) requiring surgery. Hopefully things will normalise in 2024 but please accept our/my apologies if you have a waiting time longer than you and we are comfortable with.

Covid-19 – Our clinic is open as usual. We are still obliged to use masks, and ask you to as well please.

Glue Ear

Because most episodes of Glue Ear resolve without treatment, regular observation alone is often recommended for three months....

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Surfers Ear

This a condition where the ear canal is narrowed by bone which grows slowly in the ear canal over a long period of time.

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The tonsils are lymph glands. They function as part of the first line of the body's defense against potentially harmful germs.

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Dr Colin Brown is a specialist Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon (Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon).

Dr Colin Brown is a specialist Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon (Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon).

He treats a wide range of ear diseases, deformities and deafness including BAHA, Bone Bridge, Cholesteatoma, Ear Drum Repair, Eustachian Tube Balloon Dilation, Microtia Atresia, Cochlear Implants, Otitis Media, Otosclerosis, Prominent Ears, Childhood Deafness, Surfers Ear and Tonsils

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What Causes Otitis Media?

Both glue ear and acute otitis media occur most commonly in young children, usually as a result of temporary malfunction of the Eustachian tube, which connects the middle ear to the back of the nose.

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Where to find us?

Gillies Hospital and Clinic,
160 Gillies Ave, Epsom, Auckland
Phone Number
(09) 631 1965