Faruque Riffat


Adult & Pediatric ENT


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A/Prof Faruque Riffat



Adult & Pediatric ENT

Nasal and Sinus Surgery

Head and Neck Surgery

Thyroid and Salivary Gland Surgery

Voice and Swallowing Disorders



Westmead Public Hospital and University of Sydney
Cambridge University Hospitals (UK)

Western Sydney Area Health Service (Adult and Pediatric)

Westmead Comprehensive Cancer Care Centre
Macquarie University Hospital (MUH)

Westmead & Norwest Private Hospitals
Chris O'Brien Lifehouse at RPA Hospital

About Dr. Riffat

University Affiliations

Faruque Riffat is an UK and Australian trained ENT Head and Neck Surgeon with post FRACS fellowship training (Cambridge University Hospital, UK) in surgery for head and neck cancers, thyroid, salivary glands, laser, voice and swallowing disorders. He also treats a full range of general adult and paediatric ear, nose and sinus and throat disorders. He completed his medical training in UNSW (MBBS) in addition to a Master of Surgery (MS).
In 2015, Dr Riffat completed the training requirements for transoral robotic surgery for cancer and sleep apnoea surgery at University of Pennsylvania (USA) to be accredited in the latest DaVinci robot technology.  He was also awarded the fellowship of the international college of surgeons (FICS). 
In 2016, Dr Riffat was made Fellow of American College of Surgeons (FACS), again one of the few Australian surgeons to be made a fellow of the largest surgical college worldwide (www.facs.org).
A/Prof Riffat is also the director and supervisor for ENT Training at Westmead Hospital as well as a clinical academic at University of Sydney, Western Sydney and Macquarie. He supervises and teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Laser Airway & Voice Box Surgery

By Dr Riffat