Michel Neeff is an otolaryngologist who spent his fellowship year at the Skull Base and Cochlear/Brainstem Implant Unit in Manchester, UK where he was involved in skull base procedures including:
- acoustic neuroma surgery
- implant surgery (cochlear and brain stem implants, BAHA)
- oncological surgery involving the posterolateral skull base
- general otological surgery
- ENT surgery
In early 2007 he spent two months at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital in Cincinnati, USA to further his skills in paediatric airway management.
Since his return to Auckland in 2007 he has worked as a consultant at Starship Children's Hospital, Auckland City Hospital, and Green Lane Hospital. He is involved in the management of general paediatric and adult ENT disorders with subspecialty emphasis on neurotology, skull base surgery, cochlear implant surgery and otological surgery.
Michel is a selector of the NZ Otolaryngology Advanced Training Committee and a past Secretary of the NZ Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. He is a Senior Lecturer at the Medical School of The University of Auckland.
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, is also known as Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery (ENT).
ENT Surgeons (or otorlaryngologists) are specialist doctors who deal with medical and surgical treatment of conditions of the ears, nose, throat and structures of the head and neck.