Dr Tim Baker is an Ear Nose and Throat surgeon with over 20 years experience. Tim graduated for Monash University with first class honours in 1991. He completed his fellowship training in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck surgery in 1999 and commenced working in rural Victoria, visiting Bairnsdale and Shepparton.
He then undertook an advanced fellowship in Head and Neck surgical oncology in 2001 at the prestigious Princess Margaret and Toronto General Hospitals in Canada. Here, he honed skills in the management and reconstruction of numerous head and neck diseases utilising conventional and cutting edge techniques such as trans oral laser surgery. During his time in North America he undertook numerous research projects, publishing papers and presenting his work at international conferences.
Upon returning to Australia Tim commenced practise in the Eastern suburbs and has maintained his commitment to rural health and regularly continues to visit Shepparton. His busy practise is focused on providing excellent holistic care for all ENT issues with a strong focus on paediatrics including tonsils, adenoids and middle ear disease. He also is interested in general otology, sinus disease and has a sub interest in cosmetic and functional rhinoplasty.
Tim is appointed as a senior consultant surgeon at St Vincent’s public hospital where he continues to train registrars and perform surgery on advanced head and neck cancers in a multidisciplinary environment.
Dr Tim Baker is a member of the Australasian College of Surgeons, Australasian Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgeons and regularly performs voluntary outreach services to third world countries through the Pacific Island Project.
In his spare time, Tim enjoys pretending to be a farmer.