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Jeremy Hornibrook - Otolaryngologist

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Jeremy is an Otolaryngologist - Head and Neck Surgeon at Christchurch Hospital and in private practice, and Adjunct Professor at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Jeremy's areas of specialisation are: 

Vertigo and Dizziness

Jeremy has a particular interest and expertise in all vestibular disorders, including Meniere's disease and benign position vertigo. He is widely published with articles in this area and has been invited to present papers and lectures at various international conferences and meetings.

  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Meniere's Disease

Nose and Sinuses

  • Nasal Obstruction & Cosmetic Rhinoplasty
  • Recurrent Sinusitis & Endoscopic Sinus Surgery 


Jeremy has expertise in all causes of abnormal voice (dysphonia). He works with a Speech Language Therapist and a Voice Scientist in the Department of Communication Disorders at the University of Canterbury where he is an Adjunct Professor.

He also has a specialised voice clinic at Christchurch Hospital.

  • All Causes of Abnormal Voice (Dysphonia)


  • Recurrent Ear Infections
  • "Glue" Ear
  • Tonsillitis
  • Chronic Drooling
  • Enlarged Adenoids
  • Nose Bleeds


  • Adult Hearing Loss
  • Noise Induced Hearing Loss (Industrial Deafness)


  • Investigation and Treatment of Snoring

Head and Neck

  • Adult Tonsillitis
  • Salivary Gland Disorders


What is Otolaryngology?
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, is also known as Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery (ENT). This area of medicine is concerned with disorders of the ear, nose, throat, the head and the neck.

Otolaryngologists (or ENT Surgeons) are specialist doctors who deal with medical and surgical treatment of conditions of the ears, nose, throat and structures of the head and neck.



Please contact the clinic during business hours, Monday to Friday to book an appointment.

Common Conditions / Procedures / Treatments

  • 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

  • Cosmetic Rhinoplasty

    Surgery can be carried out to improve the appearance of your nose e.g.… 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

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The Christchurch Metro website will help you to plan your journey.


There is free off street parking for my patients in front of the clinic.

Contact Details

154 Leinster Road
Christchurch 8014

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154 Leinster Road
Christchurch 8014

This page was last updated at 1:51PM on February 9, 2016. This information is reviewed and edited by Jeremy Hornibrook - Otolaryngologist.