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John Clarkson – Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgeon

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8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.


Mr John Clarkson is a Consultant Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Aesthetic Surgeon in a thriving private practice in Hamilton and holds a senior position in the Ear, Nose and Throat Department at Waikato Hospital.

Mr Clarkson's interests include:

  • General Otolaryngology
  • Diseases of the Nasal Sinuses
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Facial Skin Cancers
  • Facial Surgery

What is ENT Surgery?

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

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



8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

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

  • 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

  • Ear Surgery (Otoplasty)

    The appearance of ears that are misshaped or protruding (‘bat ears’) can be improved surgically.… 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

  • Nose Surgery (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


Mr Clarkson is a:

  • Southern Cross Health Society Affiliated Provider for Consultations, Adenoidectomy, Endoscopic modified Lothrop, Grommets, Tonsillectomy

  • nib first choice Health Partner


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Contact Details

29 Thackeray Street, Hamilton


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48 Alpha Street, Cambridge


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This page was last updated at 10:43AM on May 13, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by John Clarkson – Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgeon.