Dr Jo-Lyn McKenzie
MBBS (Hons), B.Pharm (Hons), FRACS (OHNS)
Dr McKenzie is a leading adult and paediatric Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) surgeon with special skills in advanced Head and Neck Cancer surgery.
As well as treating all general child and adult ENT conditions such as glue ear and hearing loss, ear infections, tonsillitis, snoring and sinus problems - her areas of expertise include Thyroid, Head and Neck Cancer. She is appointed as a surgeon at Princess Alexandra and Sunshine Coast University Hospitals and operates at Brisbane Private, St Andrews and Mater Private Hospitals.
Dr McKenzie completed medical school with extensive academic Honours and prizes in Surgery and Medicine. She was on the Dean's Honour List at University of Melbourne and was selected early to training as an Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon choosing to return to her home state of Queensland. Following her ENT training in Brisbane, she attained further subspecialty post-fellowship training at Princess Alexandra Hospital. She is further extending her training in Rhinology, Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery in London for 2021.
Research, Leadership and Teaching
Dr McKenzie is a leader in surgery and research. She has published and has been invited to speak at multiple national conferences. She has been part of cutting edge clinical trials and she holds an academic appointment at University of Queensland as a Lecturer in Medicine and Surgery. She is a passionate mentor of junior surgeons and involved in ongoing training as a supervisor of training doctors and a teacher of medical students.
Dr McKenzie has a young family and is a Queensland born and trained ENT surgeon. She is a regular on the running track and at community events. She has been a patient as well as a surgeon and understands your needs. She is focused on attention to detail, communication and patient-centered care which makes her a compassionate and caring doctor who can guide you and your family through your diagnosis and treatment options.