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Mr Tom Kuruvilla

Specialist

Qualifications

MB ChB 1989 Otago; FRACS 1999

Profile

I am a New Zealand trained surgeon specialised in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. My private practice is situated at Forte 2, 132 Peterborough Street, Christchurch.

I offer a high standard of patient care in a caring and friendly environment.

For more information please visit my website at www.tomkuruvilla.co.nz

Interests

 

Some of my interests include :

  • Advanced endoscopic sinus surgery and balloon sinuplasty
  • facial plastic surgery including rhinoplasty, otoplasty and blepharoplasty
  • coblation assisted surgery for tonsillectomy and snoring surgery
  • state of the art treatment of otitis media/glue ear, tonsillitis and the runny or blocked nose.
  • injection snoreplasty and radio frequency treatment to the soft palate and tongue base for the control or snoring and sleep apnoea.

Title or Designation

ENT Surgeon, Otolaryngologist – Head & Neck Surgeon, Otolaryngologist

Post-Fellowship Training

Prior to beginning Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) training I have worked in :

  • General practice in Perth, Western Australia
  • plastic surgery at Middlemore Hospital
  • paediatric surgery at Starship Hospital
  • general and trauma surgery at Auckland Hospital.

This gave me a broad and useful skill base to take into my advanced training in ENT, first in Dunedin and finally Christchurch.

After obtaining my fellowship, I worked as a consultant surgeon at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary in Scotland, developing my subspecialty interests.

Qualifications and Memberships :

  • MBChB University Of Otago
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Member of the Australasian Rhinological Society
  • Member of the New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.
     

Full NZ Registration Date

22 November 1990

Vocational Scope

Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery

Contact Details

Mr Tom Kuruvilla is available at the following services:

Private Services

Mr Tom Kuruvilla - Otolaryngologist

This service is available at the following location:

Forté 2, 132 Peterborough Street, Christchurch Central

Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Specialists at Forte 2

This service is available at the following location:

Forté 2, 132 Peterborough Street, Christchurch Central

  • Healthlink EDI

    chchorls

Mr Phillip Bird
Ph (03) 962 6020
Fax (03) 962 6019

Dr Rebecca Field
Ph (03) 356 0274
Fax (03) 356 0278

Mr Allan Keast
Ph (03) 962 6020
Fax (03) 962 6019

Mr Tom Kuruvilla
Ph (03) 366 6733
Fax (03) 366 2831

Dr Rachelle Love
Ph (03) 366 6733
Fax (03) 366 2831

Dr Melanie Souter
Ph (03) 355 3299
Fax (03) 355 7889

Dr Rachel Care
Ph (03) 355 3299
Fax (03) 355 7889

Mr Christopher Thomson
Ph (03) 356 0274
Fax (03) 356 0278

Mr Mark Ward
Ph (03) 355 0571
Fax (03) 355 0572

Dr Sam Greig
Ph (03) 355 0571
Fax (03) 355 0572

Dr Angela Butler
Ph (03) 355 3299
Fax (03) 355 7889

Dr Justine Bradley (Vertigo specialist)
Ph (03) 355 3299
Fax (03) 355 3299

Private Surgical Services

Southern Cross Christchurch Hospital - Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Christchurch Hospital