Dr Paul Paddle
Qualifications: MBBS(hons), FRACS, MPH, PGrad Dip Anat
Sub-Specialty Interests: Professional Voice, Airway & Swallowing, Paediatric and Adult snoring and sleep disorders
Urban Consulting Locations: Richmond, Waverley, Hampton
Rural Consulting Locations: Swan Hill
He completed his Bachelor of Medicine and surgery with honours at Melbourne University in 2003, receiving the award for top surgical candidate in his class.
In 2013 he gained fellowship to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons by completing his advanced training in Otolaryngology, head and neck surgery.
He recently completed a 1 year fellowship in Laryngology at Harvard University in Boston. He gained expertise in all aspects of laryngology including the care of voice, airway and swallowing disorders, operative and office-based treatments, and the use of established and innovative diagnostic and surgical techniques.
Additionally, Paul has interest and expertise in general adult and paediatric ENT conditions, minimally invasive nose and sinus surgery, snoring and sleep surgery.
Working at Monash Health and Monash Children's hospital, Paul has extensive experience managing a wide range of paediatric ENT conditions, from neonates to adolescents. He is also an active researcher in paediatric obstructive sleep apnoea and sleep disorders.
Paul also has a keen interest in public health and research, knowing the impact this can have on the care of his individual patients and the health of the greater community. He has completed a Masters of Public Health at Melbourne University in 2010, and a post-graduate diploma of Anatomy in 2006. He is currently a principle investigator in a number of clinical trials in the fields of ENT, and holds a number of research grants currently. He has authored a number of scientific papers, and authored a number of book chapters.
Paul is also a founder and CMO of a health-tech startup company: Nebula Health, which uses technology to better engage and educate patients, and improve the care experience and decrease complications. This team won a place in the prestigious Melbourne Accelerator Programme for 2016. Nebula Health continues to grow and expand into other aspects of health-tech care.
Paul has appointments as an ENT surgeon at Monash Health, Alfred Health, Epworth Richmond, Waverley Private, Linacre Private and Swan Hill District Hospitals. He also consults as a Voice, Airway and Swallowing Specialist at the Melbourne Voice analysis Centre, www.mvac.com.au, and Melbourne Swallow Analysis Centre, www.melbswallow.com.au. Paul holds senior lecturer positions at both Monash University and LaTrobe University, and is the Supervisor of ENT training at Monash Health.
Paul is a keen musician, having an Associate Diploma of Music (AmusA) in both Piano and Viola. He is a devoted husband and doting father of three young children.