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Personal profile


Richard currently works as a dedicated rhinologist (nose, sinus, allergy and endoscopic sinus and skull base surgery) at Macquarie University and St Vincent’s Hospitals in Sydney. He is the program head of Rhinology & Skull Base Surgery at the Applied Medical Research Center of UNSW and is Professor at both the University of NSW and Macquarie University. After several years of post-training fellowships, including formal fellowships in the USA and UK, Richard practices in Sydney, Australia, as one of only a few dedicated rhinologists in the country. He has authored over 250 publications, books, book chapters and completed his PhD in trans-nasal skull base surgery. Richard has presented over 500 lectures and talks on sino-nasal disease management. He is the current Editor-in-chief of the Australian Journal of Otolaryngology (ww.w.TheAJO.com) as well as an associate editor for the Cochrane ENT disorders group currently. Richard contributes to the editorial board for Rhinology Journal, American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy and the International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology and is actively involved in research programs in Sydney. He is the recipient of the Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Medal for Distinguished Contribution to the Art and Science of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, intended to recognise members who are providing outstanding OHNS services beyond their normal practice activities. Along with training surgeons in both developed and emerging countries, Richard runs a series of courses with Sydney every year to further rhinologic education and training in Australia.

External positions

Clinical Professor, The University of New South Wales

1 Jun 2016 → …

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Research Outputs

Cadaveric assessment of the efficacy of sinus irrigation after staged clearance of the medial maxillary wall

Wong, E., Sansoni, E. R., Do, T. Q-P., Matchett, I., Kalish, L. H., Sacks, R. & Harvey, R. J., 1 Mar 2020, In : American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy. 34, 2, p. 290-296 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Contemporary classification of chronic rhinosinusitis beyond polyps vs no polyps: a review

Grayson, J. W., Hopkins, C., Mori, E., Senior, B. & Harvey, R. J., Sep 2020, In : JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 146, 9, p. 831-838 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Fungal ball of the maxillary sinus and the risk of persistent sinus dysfunction after simple antrostomy

    Cavada, M. N., Wong, E., Orgain, C. A., Grayson, J. W., Alvarado, R., Campbell, R. G., Kalish, L. & Harvey, R. J., Jul 2020, In : American Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Medicine and Surgery. 41, 4, p. 1-6 6 p., 102541.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Hospital utilization for orbital and intracranial complications of pediatric acute rhinosinusitis

    Levy, D. A., Nguyen, S. A., Harvey, R., Hopkins, C. & Schlosser, R. J., 1 Jan 2020, In : International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 128, p. 1-7 7 p., 109696.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Impact of Draf III, Draf IIb, and Draf IIa frontal sinus surgery on nasal irrigation distribution

    Barham, H. P., Hall, C. A., Hernandez, S. C., Zylicz, H. E., Stevenson, M. M., Zito, B. A. & Harvey, R. J., Jan 2020, In : International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology. 10, 1, p. 49-52 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1 Citation (Scopus)