BMedSc (1st Class Hons), MB BS(Hons), DLO (Eng), MRCS (Eng), FRACSDr carolinhe ryan

Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon

Clinical Interests

Paediatric ENT Surgery, General Adult ENT Surgery, Functional Rhinology, Sleep and Snoring Surgery.
Benign head and neck surgical conditions, Home sleep studies, Injectable facial enhancement procedures.



Dr Ryan completed her undergraduate medical degree at the University of Adelaide and subsequently trained in Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in London and Melbourne.

She obtained her Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2007. Dr Ryan went on to undertake further subspecialty training in Paediatric Ear Nose and Throat Surgery in Auckland New Zealand.

Dr Ryan is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a Member of the Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Ltd (ASOHNS) and the Australian and New Zealand Society of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology (ANZSPO).

Dr Ryan maintains her ongoing Continuing Professional Development through regular attendance at Conferences and Courses around the world. She sits on Hospital Committees and is closely involved in the ongoing education of medical students, residents, ENT Trainees and other medical colleagues.

Principles and Practice

Dr Caroline Ryan strives to treat all patients equally, fairly and with excellent quality of care. She is sensitive to the needs of families, workers, and individual groups in society. Dr Ryan is a strong advocate for a team approach to medical care.

Appointments for consultation and operation are available outside normal business hours to provide maximum ease of access. Onsite audiology is also provided at her Parkville and Bundoora sites in order to streamline the patient experience.

Dr Ryan encourages patients to contact her excellent and highly competent Office staff for any enquiries and is always available to colleagues for medical advice. In the event of an emergency Dr Ryan has highly qualified teams available 24 hours a day at Royal Children’s Hospital and Austin Hospital.

Workplace Sites

Private Consultations occur at:

  • ENT at the Kid’s (Parkville)
  • Northpark ENT (Bundoora)
  • MACCS (Parkville)

Private Operating is undertaken at:

  • St Vincent’s Private Hospital, East Melbourne
  • Northpark Private Hospital, Bundoora
  • Epworth Richmond Hospital

Public Appointments:

  • Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne
  • Austin Health
  • Northern Health

Beyond Medicine

Caroline enjoys an active and busy life with her family including her husband and three children, participating in their school and co-curricular activities. She loves to travel, ski, read and spend quality time with her friends.