About Dr Oosthuizen
Dr Chris Oosthuizen is a specialist ENT and Head and Neck surgeon with a special interest in all aspects of nasal and sinus surgery. He obtained his medical degree from Stellenbosch University, South Africa in 2005 and after completing his Internship, elected to move to Ireland in order to pursue a career in surgery. Here he completed rotations in various surgical specialities followed by 6 years of advanced training in ENT, Head and Neck Surgery with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI). Dr Oosthuizen was awarded Fellowship of the RCSI in 2015 and Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2018. He is registered as a specialist ENT, Head and Neck Surgeon in both Ireland and Australia.
Following his specialist training he undertook a further year of advanced training in Rhinology and Anterior Skull Base Surgery at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. During this time, he gained invaluable experience in the management of all nasal and sinus conditions, including Rhinoplasty procedures. His main area of interest includes functional Rhinoplasty and sinus surgery.
During his training he developed a keen interest in research and has been actively involved in several research projects since. His research is well published in numerous scientific journals and he has also had the opportunity to present his research at both national and international meetings. He is a senior lecturer at the University of Queensland and is actively involved in the teaching of medical students. He is also involved in the training and supervision of registrars within the ENT department at Ipswich Hospital.