Professor Ben Panizza

After completing his specialist qualifications at the University of Queensland, Professor Panizza undertook two years of fellowship training in Head and Neck/Skull Base Surgery in London then in Otology/Skull Base Surgery in Italy.  He is the current Director of the Queensland Head and Neck Cancer Centre, a $15M research collaborative between the UQ Diamantina Institute/TRI, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, University of Queensland and Princess Alexandra Hospital.

He is active in clinical research being the lead investigator in a number of clinical trials, including first in human trials, and supervises numerous research higher degree students through the University of Queensland.  Professor Panizza has authored multiple research papers and textbook chapters.  He sits on the editorial boards of 3 international journals and is currently serving a 9 year appointment as an examiner with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He sits on two world councils that represent the international societies for Skull Base Surgery and Head and Neck Oncology.


Director: Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Princess Alexandra Hospital
Co-Director: The Queensland Skull Base Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital
Director of the Queensland Head and Neck Cancer Centre

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