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Associate Professor Murali Mahadevan - Otolaryngologist, Head & Neck Surgeon

Private Service


12:30 PM to 5:30 PM.


Associate Professor Murali Mahadevan is a Specialist Paediatric and Adult ENT surgeon who works 5/10th with ADHB and 4/10th in the private sector. He has been a consultant surgeon at ADHB for the last 22 years. He is ex-Clinical Director / Paediatric ENT/Head and Neck Surgeon at Starship Children's Hospital. Murali also has an academic position with the University of Auckland as Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, UoA. Murali is double fellowship trained in Paediatric ENT at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London and Royal Children's, Melbourne.

His main practice is located at Gillies Hospital and Clinics, Epsom and he also holds consulting clinics at Kowhai Clinic, Warkworth. He operates at Gillies and MercyAscot Hospitals.

His subspecialty interests are all aspects of Paediatric ENT, adult Snoring & OSA, Nasal and Sinus surgery. He also has extensive experience in paediatric and adult neck lump surgery.



12:30 PM to 5:30 PM.

Mon 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tue 12:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Wed 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Please contact during business hours, Monday to Friday, to book appointments at either clinic.

Thursday: Starship Hospital

Friday: alternate weeks

Referral Expectations

For Patients

Ideally you should have a referral letter from your GP or another doctor. However we can see you without one if appropriate. We can also give indicative charges for the services.


For GPs

Management guidelines and tips:

Guidelines for Fractured Nose

Guidelines for Otitis Externa and Discharging Ear Secondary to Grommets

Management of a Child with a Runny Nose

Common Conditions

  • Otology (Ear) Tests

    Audiometry is the electronic testing of hearing ability.  You will sit in a special room wearing earphones and be asked to respond when you hear a noise through the earphones.  These tests can measure your hearing levels as well as other aspects of hearing such as the ability to recognise… More

  • Otitis Media

    This is inflammation or infection of your middle ear (the space behind your eardrum) and is often associated with a build-up of fluid in your middle ear.… More

  • Otosclerosis

    When the growth of one of the tiny bones in your middle ear, the stapes, changes from hard to soft and spongy, it leads to the condition called otosclerosis.… More

  • Hearing Loss

    Hearing loss can be divided into two types: conductive hearing loss (caused by some sort of mechanical problem in the external or middle ear) or sensorineural hearing loss (caused by disorders of the inner ear, hearing nerve or associated brain structures).… More

  • Acoustic Neuroma

    This is a slow-growing, benign (non-cancerous) overgrowth of tissue on the nerves that affect your hearing and balance.… More

  • Meniere's Disease

    Meniere's disease is a disorder in which there is an abnormality in the fluids of the inner ear resulting in increased pressure in the inner ear.… More

  • Sinusitis

    In the facial bones surrounding your nose, there are four pairs of hollow air spaces known as sinuses or sinus cavities.… More

  • Snoring

    Snoring is the harsh rattling noise made by some people when they sleep.… More

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)

    When snoring is interrupted by episodes of totally obstructed breathing, it is known as obstructive sleep apnoea.… More

  • Rhinitis

    Rhinitis is the inflammation of the lining of the nose (nasal mucosa).… More

  • Tonsillitis

    Your tonsils are the oval-shaped lumps of tissue that lie on both sides of the back of the throat.… More

  • Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia)

    If you find it difficult to pass food or liquid from your mouth to your stomach, you may have a swallowing disorder or dysphagia.… More

  • Hoarseness

    Hoarseness can be described as abnormal voice changes that make your voice sound raspy and strained and higher or lower or louder or quieter than normal.… More


Mr Mahadevan is a Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for the following treatments. As such he will assist in organising prior approval and claim on your behalf. Charges range from $260-400.

Affiliated Provider services offered:

  • consultations and follow up appointments
  • office based procedures - ENT
  • ear suction
  • minor surgery under local anaesthesia in rooms
  • OSA surgery
  • adenoidectomy
  • adenotonsillectomy
  • tonsillectomy
  • grommets
  • endoscopic sinus surgery

Travel Directions

Please click here for a location map and contact details.

Public Transport

The website www.maxx.co.nz is a good resource to plan public transport options.


Free patient parking is provided.

  • Gillies Hospital: to the left hand side
  • Kowhai Clinic: at the front


ANZSPO website: www.anzspo.consec.com.au

NZ Society of ORL head neck surgery website: www.nzsohns.org

South Pacific ORL website: www.southpacificorl.consec.com.au

Contact Details

Gillies Hospital Specialist Centre

Central Auckland

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This page was last updated at 10:54AM on July 15, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Associate Professor Murali Mahadevan - Otolaryngologist, Head & Neck Surgeon.