Dr Andrew Chang specialises in the medical field known as ‘ENT’ – Ear, Nose and Throat. On the following pages you will find some background information on the main medical conditions affecting the ear, nose and throat that Dr Chang is able to treat.
Around 3.6 million Australians are affected by hearing loss making it the the second most common medical condition. Read more about the different types and grades of hearing loss, and their causes, here.
Click here to read more about Otitis (inflammation of the inner ear), Otosclerosis (a condition of the middle ear which causes hearing loss) and Meniere’s Disease (which can cause hearing loss, loss of balance, dizziness and tinnitis).
Here you can read more about sinus infection, sinusitis and rhinosinusitis, which affects up to 30% of the Australian population.
Tonsillitis is very common, particularly in children, and is caused by the inflammation of the tonsils and/or adenoids. Read more here about its causes and treatment.
Sleep disordered breathing (including snoring and sleep apnoea) can cause developmental issues in children. Read more here about the symptoms to watch out for.