Dr Matthew Magarey is an Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), Head & Neck Surgeon with an interest in Head & Neck Cancer, and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery.

Matthew completed his ENT surgery training in Melbourne and is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS). He then undertook expert training in Head and Neck Cancer Surgery in Toronto, Canada. Following this he completed advanced training in Rhinology and Sinus Surgery in London, England. He also completed detailed teaching in Trans-Oral Robotic Surgery (TORS) in Philadelphia, USA.

As an ENT surgeon, Dr Magarey treats all General Adult and Paediatric ENT problems. In addition, Dr Magarey’s areas of expertise include cancers of the oral cavity (mouth), oropharynx and larynx (throat), sinonasal cavity (nose), cancers of the salivary glands and thyroid surgery.

He also treats and operates on the nasal airway and sinus disease. Matthew’s focus as an ENT surgeon is on maintaining function and quality of life for patients he treats, through modern operative techniques and close consultation with talented reconstructive surgeons.  

Matthew is one of Melbourne’s few ENT surgeons trained in robotic surgery, and has helped to establish Melbourne’s TORS program at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

Matthew is well published in journals and textbooks covering Head & Neck Cancer, Thyroid cancers, and nasal surgery.  He remains involved and actively engaged in research aimed at minimising treatment effects for the new endemic of throat cancers caused by the Human Papilloma virus (HPV), investigating treatment of metastatic skin cancers in the head & neck, and investigation and surveillance of thyroid cancers.

Dr Magarey works as an ENT surgeon at Pinnacle Surgery located at Epworth Hospital in Richmond. He also has public hospital appointments at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Box Hill Hospital as a consultant ENT, Head & Neck Surgeon.

Matthew was born and raised in regional Victoria and enjoys watching his footy team on weekends. When he finds the spare time, Matthew is passionate about travel and loves hiking and scuba diving. He is happily married with two beautiful young children and is of the firm belief that chasing his kids around passes for a fitness program.