​Otolaryngologists are medical experts focussed on diagnosing, treating, and assessing diseases of the head and neck. Commonly referred to as an ear, nose, and throat doctor (ENT), otolaryngologists often focus on diseases found in the external, middle, and inner ear, the nose, oral vacity, neck, and facial structures. Otolaryngologists are capable of prescribing medicine, however, may also be able to perform surgery under necessary circumstances.The responsibilities that an otolaryngologist has to bear may range from medical surgery to that of cosmetic surgery.

Otolaryngologists would be particularly useful in a legal capacity. They would be able to provide exclusive and specialised knowledge relating to damage, pain, and diagnoses that are attributed to a person’s general facial region. This may be particularly useful in identifying underlying diseases which may have arisen due to poor working conditions, or possibly identification of whether certain weapons contributed to facial damage in the manner purported by a party.

Otolaryngologists usually hold a completed medical degree with at least five years of specialty residency training in otolaryngology in order to be called an otolaryngologist.

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Otolaryngologists would be able to examine a person’s physiological state in determination of a medical diagnosis. Otolaryngologists would also be able to comment on whether certain treatments or remedies used were against industry standard, or elucidate whether certain factors were failed to be considered by previous diagnoses which may give rise to a matter of negligence or malpractice.

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An interesting an entertaining article where an otolaryngologist utilises their expertise to provide general medical information to public.

Relevant Cases Vlaming v von Marburg [2020] VSC 340 (10 June 2020)

This matter had an otolaryngologist comment on the potential for medical negligence toward an injured party.

Scully v Accident Compensation Corporation (Social Rehabilitation) [2020] NZACC 17 (18 February 2020)

This matter had an otolaryngologist examine the effects of long-term noise exposure to the claimants' ear.

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