About Dr Peter Friedland
Dr Friedland has more than 25 years’ specialist ENT experience serving both in Australia and abroad.
There have been many exciting advances in ENT including cochlear implantation, anterior skull base endoscopic sinus surgery and voice rehabilitation techniques.
Joondalup Health Campus is ideally situated and equipped for these services and together with his colleagues, Prof. Friedland is thrilled to be providing them to children and adults in the northern corridor.
Prof. Friedland's special interests include otology, cochlear implants, chronic ear disease, hearing loss and rehabilitation, paediatric otolaryngology, endoscopic sinus surgery and voice and swallowing disorders.
He travels regularly to conduct clinics and surgery in remote locations including the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of Western Australia. After a self-funded humanitarian mission to Bhutan, he and education and audiology colleagues from the University of Western Australia (UWA), started the Hear Hear for Bhutan Charity to improve hearing rehabilitation, ear health and education in that country.
Prof. Friedland completed his primary medical qualifications in Johannesburg at the University of Witwatersrand and was awarded an ENT fellowship from the South African College of Medicine in 1994. He then completed a postgraduate masters in medicine in 1998. After immigrating to Perth with his family, in 2010 he was awarded a Fellowship from the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (FRACS).
Prof Friedland is a consultant ENT at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH) in Perth, where he was head of department for six years and instrumental in recruiting five new fellowship trained consultants in head and neck surgery, and anterior skull base surgery.
He chairs the weekly multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer clinic at SCGH and runs a monthly multidisciplinary procedural voice clinic. He helped expand Cochlear and ear implantation services at SCGH which is now the largest adult public implant service in Western Australia. Prof. Friedland's collaborative research into Head and Neck Cancer and Hearing Loss at SCGH and UWA, has attracted significant research funding grants. He has published more than 46 papers in the last 10 years. He has delivered more than 130 presentations at Australian and international conferences.
Prof. Friedland's commitment to training and education has been recognised with over nine teaching awards. As an associate professor at Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at UWA and professor and discipline leader at School of Medicine, University Notre Dame, he teaches and coordinates the curriculum for final year medical students.
In his role as Chair of the WA ENT Royal Australian College of Surgeons Regional Training Scheme, he mentors and supervises future ENT trainee specialists. From 2005 to 2009, Prof. Friedland was clinical head of the ENT department at the University of Witwatersrand, where he was instrumental in convening the first cochlear implant workshop in Africa and performing the first middle ear implant in Africa.
In Southern Africa, he committed himself to regular consulting in outreach pro bono ENT programs in the underprivileged and rural areas and supported and helped to manage a school for 300 deaf and underprivileged children in a township outside Johannesburg. Prof. Friedland was also privileged to be Mr Nelson Mandela's ENT from 2000 to 2009.
About Dr Alastair Gliksman
Alastair Gliksman graduated in 1999 with a MBBCh from the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He completed his internship and community service in Johannesburg and worked for a year in the greater London area in the UK. He then accepted a training registrar position in general surgery for two years at Johannesburg General. Alastair subsequently completed his specialist training in Ear, Nose and Throat, Head and Neck Surgery in Johannesburg and was awarded the Fellowship of the College of South African (FCS) in Otolaryngology in 2007.
Alastair practiced at the Linksfield Park Clinic in Johannesburg developing a keen interest and expertise in salivary gland disease, head and neck surgery, sinus disease and functional rhinoplasty. During this period, he completed a 2-year fellowship in Head and Neck Cancer Surgery administered by the International Federation of Head and Neck surgeons and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York.
Additionally, he has been a visiting fellow at highly acclaimed medical practices in Austria, Oregon, Germany, and MD Anderson Cancer Centre in Houston, Texas.
Alastair also has a broad interest in general adult and paediatric ENT disease. After migrating to Australia in 2017, he worked in Victoria and New South Wales before joining the ENT department at Joondalup Health Campus and Joondalup ENT practice in August 2020.
In 2021, Alastair was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in after successfully passing the required final RACS examinations in 2019.
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Prof. Jane Courtney Associate Dean - Clinical at Notre Dame’s School of Medicine
Prof. Friedland treating ear conditions at a remote clinic in Bhutan
International Colleagues at Cochlear Implant Conference, Belgium 2018
Wangsel Institute, Paro, Bhutan and colleagues, teachers and pupils
Former President Sri Lanka – Mahindra Rajapaksa Colombo 2017
Surgery at Kununurra Hospital in Western Australia's far north
2018 Surgical Supervisor of the Year Award, Royal Australian College of Surgeons, Sydney
Prof. Friedland supervising at hands on ear surgery course
Professor Graeme Clark- Inventor of multi-channel Cochlear Implant
2018 Australian of Year- Dr Richard Harris (Thai cave rescue)
Prof. Friedland was Nelson Mandela's ENT specialist from 2000 - 2009
WHO Collaborative meeting, Switz. 2016. Prof. Prescott and Prof. De Wet Swanepoel
Annie Lennox of the band The Eurythmics at Nelson Mandela HIV fundraiser
Professor Friedland with Professor Daniele Marchione - Endoscopic ear surgeon
Dr Peter Friedland with former Prime Minister of Australia - Mr John Howard
Professor Friedland with Professor Ian Frazer - Developer of HPV vaccine
Professor Avraham Rivkind, Head of Trauma Unit, Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem
Ian Kenny (Birds of Tokyo)