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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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Nose Medicine & Life Sciences
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Frontal Sinus Medicine & Life Sciences
Paranasal Sinuses Medicine & Life Sciences
Nasal Lavage Medicine & Life Sciences
Immunoglobulin E Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Outputs 2007 2019

Atopy in chronic rhinosinusitis: impact on quality of life outcomes

Ho, J., Alvarado, R., Rimmer, J., Sewell, W. A. & Harvey, R. J., 1 May 2019, In : International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology. 9, 5, p. 501-507 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Immunoglobulin E
Quality of Life
Nasal Polyps
Dermatophagoides Antigens

Clinically relevant phenotypes in chronic rhinosinusitis

Grayson, J. W., Cavada, M. & Harvey, R. J., 29 May 2019, In : Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 48, 1, p. 1-10 10 p., 23.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Effects of sphenoid surgery on nasal irrigation delivery

Grayson, J. W., Cavada, M., Wong, E., Lien, B., Duvnjak, M., Campbell, R., Kalish, L., Sacks, R. & Harvey, R. J., Sep 2019, In : International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology. 9, 9, p. 971-976 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Nasal Lavage
Therapeutic Irrigation
Sphenoid Sinus
Nasal Cavity

Health impairment from nasal airway obstruction and changes in health utility values from septorhinoplasty

Tjahjono, R., Alvarado, R., Kalish, L., Sacks, R., Campbell, R., Marcells, G., Orgain, C. & Harvey, R. J., Mar 2019, In : JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. 21, 2, p. 146-151 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Nasal Obstruction
Symptom Assessment

ICAR: endoscopic skull-base surgery

Wang, E. W., Zanation, A. M., Gardner, P. A., Schwartz, T. H., Eloy, J. A., Adappa, N. D., Bettag, M., Bleier, B. S., Cappabianca, P., Carrau, R. L., Casiano, R. R., Cavallo, L. M., Ebert, C. S., El-Sayed, I. H., Evans, J. J., Fernandez-Miranda, J. C., Folbe, A. J., Froelich, S., Gentili, F., Harvey, R. J. & 56 othersHwang, P. H., Jane, J. A., Kelly, D. F., Kennedy, D., Knosp, E., Lal, D., Lee, J. Y. K., Liu, J. K., Lund, V. J., Palmer, J. N., Prevedello, D. M., Schlosser, R. J., Sindwani, R., Solares, C. A., Tabaee, A., Teo, C., Thirumala, P. D., Thorp, B. D., Silva Vellutini, E. D. A., Witterick, I., Woodworth, B. A., Wormald, P-J., Snyderman, C. H., Banks, C., de Oliveira, M. F., Di Somma, A., Elsawy, A., Ferguson, M. S., Garcia, H. G., Hariharan, P., Hoshide, R., Kuan, E. C., Labidi, M., Lavigne, P., Mehlitz, M., Mehta, G. U., Micko, A., Mueller, S. K., Mukherjee, D., Orgain, C. A., Overdevest, J. B., Palejwala, S. K., Revuelta Barbero, J. M., Reyes, C. A., Rowan, N. R., Roxbury, C. R., Sahu, N., Sfeir, F., Shin, D., Solari, D., Soneru, C., Strohl, M. P., Svider, P. F., Valentine, R., Van Koevering, K. & Yang, A. I., Jul 2019, In : International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology. 9, S3, p. S145-S365 221 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review


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