About Dr Guillermo Hurtado
Qualifications: BMed, ORL (Hons), FRACS, ANZSPO
Ear, Nose & Throat, Head and Neck SurgeonPaediatric ENT & Otology Fellow
- Paediatric ear, nose and throat Pathology
- Ear diseases and hearing loss
- Functional and endoscopic nasal/paranasal sinus surgery
- Snoring/sleep apnoea surgery
- Monash Health
Melbourne ENT Group would like to introduce Mr Guillermo Hurtado, ENT, Head and Neck Surgeon.
In 2011, Guillermo was duly admitted by the Council and granted Fellowship to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons by exam (RACS). He is also member of Australian & New Zealand Society of Paediatric Otolaryngology (ANZSPO).
In 2009, Guillermo completed fellowship training in Paediatric ENT at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. He later completed a second fellowship in Otology and General ENT at Monash Health in Melbourne in 2011. He still works at Monash Health, providing ongoing regular otologic and paediatric orientated specialist services at this Tertiary Medical Centre.
As a result of his Fellowship training, Guillermo has special interest in ear related disorders, including hearing loss management and hearing implants. He also has expertise in general ENT conditions, including conditions affecting neonates, young children and adults, including upper airway surgery for problems like snoring and minimally invasive nasal and paranasal sinus surgery.
Guillermo’s previous experience includes an Observership rotation and participation in the Basic Science Course at Bobby R. Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas in 2004 and a Consultant Surgeon position held at the National Children’s Hospital, in San Jose, Costa Rica.
Guillermo completed his Bachelor Degree in Medicine and Surgery at University of Costa Rica in 2000. In 2006, he completed Surgical Training in Otorhinolaryngology (ORL), receiving Graduation with Honors from the University of Costa Rica.
As part of previous research activity, Guillermo and his colleagues received the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) RC Bennett Award for the best clinical research paper at the 2015 Victorian-Tasmanian Annual Surgical Meeting.