Dr Zenia Chow is dual fellowship trained Otolaryngologist Head and Neck and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon.
Zenia has completed a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery with honours after obtaining a full academic scholarship at the University of Melbourne, and was in the Dean’s Honours list during her undergraduate studies. Initially, she began training in General Surgery at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and then completed ENT training in Perth and became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2013. During her ENT training she has worked extensively in the Kimberley as part of an ENT Aboriginal Outreach Program as well as presenting research at national conferences, winning the poster prize at the Frontiers Conference. She also enjoys teaching and examining medical students, and previously was nominated for Teacher of the Year at Royal Perth Hospital.
Dr Chow has had extensive experience in Head and Neck and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery after completing 3 Clinical Fellowships. She completed a Facial Plastic Surgery Fellowship recognised by the Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (AAFPS) in Perth. Following this, she completed Head and Neck and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowships at the University of Virginia, USA. In addition, she spent time furthering her skills with world leaders in Facial Plastic Surgery at the University of Washington, USA. In 2014 she was awarded the American Academy of Otolaryngology International Travel Grant and Perth Convention Centre Travel Grant.
Dr Chow has also successfully passed the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery exam sponsored by the AAFPS. Zenia was awarded the second highest score out of all international candidates and following completion of this exam she was recognised as a fully qualified Facial Plastic Surgeon by the Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery. She is the only surgeon in Victoria who has this qualification and completed a Facial Plastic Surgery Fellowship.
Dr. Chow enjoys all aspects of ENT and endeavours to provide excellent medical care. She welcomes all enquires regarding patient management and is happy to see patients with general ENT problems. Zenia has strong interests in:
- Rhinoplasty – functional and cosmetic
- Nasal airway and Sinus surgery
- Skin Cancer of the Head & Neck including melanoma, reconstruction facial defects
- Head & Neck Surgery – cancer, thyroid, parotid, submandibular gland
- Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery – skin cancer surgery, scar revision, nasal trauma, eyelid, lip and ear surgery, facial rehabilitation after paralysis
- Facial aesthetic surgery – otoplasty, browlift, eyelid rejuvenation, facelift, facial implants, dermabrasion
- Paediatric ENT
Public Appointments – Austin Hospital, The Northern Hospital