Mr Yi Chen Zhao completed his medical training at Monash University in Melbourne with first class honours and several awards. After completing basic surgical training, he obtained his PhD at the University of Melbourne with a focus on the use of simulation during ENT training. He completed his specialist ENT Head and Neck training after various rotations through major Victorian metropolitan hospitals.
He has undertaken additional sub-specialist fellowship training in managing disease of the nose and paranasal sinus as well as complex rhinoplasty. Mr Zhao currently holds public appointments at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, St Vincent's Hospital and the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital where he is actively involved in teaching and research.
Mr Zhao manages general adult and paediatric ENT conditions including disease of the tonsils, adenoids and paediatric ear conditions. He has specialty interests in nasal and paranasal sinus conditions, including revision cases as well as functional rhinoplasties. Mr Zhao presents at national and international meetings as well as having published in several peer-reviewed journals.
Mr Zhao aims to provide a comprehensive and individualised ENT service to his patients through the use of the latest technology and evidence based medicine. For his rhinoplasties, he aims to produce natural looking results that also functions well through the use of an open structured approach to rhinoplasty.
Mr Zhao is also able to consult in Mandarin.