A/Prof. Alexander Saxby is a consultant surgeon at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney where he works as an otologist and neurotologist. His main areas of interest include the development of endoscopic ear surgery, hearing implants and indigenous ear health.
He graduated from Cambridge University Medical School and later moved to Australia in 2002. After completing his FRACS in 2011, he has gained further experience from time spent at the Fisch Microsurgery Institute in Luzern, Switzerland, Causse Clinic in Beziers, France, BC Children’s and St Paul’s Hospitals in Vancouver, Canada and Ospedale Borgo Trento, Verona, Italy.
He is an active member of the International Working Group on Endoscopic Ear Surgery (IWGEES) promoting discussion and research into the use of endoscopes in ear surgery.
He co-founded the Sydney Endoscopic Ear Surgery Research Group (SEES) and is one of the directors of the Sydney Endoscopic Ear Surgery cadaveric training courses, now in its 6th year.
He has regularly been an invited speaker and faculty at numerous international Endoscopic Ear Surgery courses and meetings including Malaysia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Germany and Italy.
He had presented at 35 national and international meetings, published 22 journal articles and is on the editorial board for the Journal of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and the Australian Journal of Otolaryngology.
He is actively involved with education of ENT trainees and medical students through his involvement with the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the University of Sydney, where he is a Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery. He is a father of three and lives in Sydney’s Northern Beaches.