Tim completed otalaryngology and basic surgical training in Melbourne, after graduating from Monash University with Honours in 1991. He completed fellowship training in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck surgery in 1999. After many years of working in both rural and metropolitan Victoria regions, he then undertook an advanced fellowship in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology in 2001, at the prestigous Princess Margaret and Toronto General Hospitals in Canada. Whilst based in Heidleberg, Tim maintains his commitment to rural health and regularly visits Shepparton. His interests include head and neck surgical oncology, rhinoplasty and sinus surgery, laser surgery and paediatric surgery.