A/Prof Carsten Palme

Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon

1300 552 665 Sydney
Urgent Appointments Available

About A/Prof Carsten Palme

Dr Carsten Palme is an Otolaryngology ( Ear, Nose and Throat ) Head & Neck Surgeon and holds clinical appointments at The Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Westmead Hospital, Sydney.

Dr Palme is Director of Head Neck Surgery at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse and a senior member of the Head and Neck Service, Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre, Westmead.

Dr Carsten Palme is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery, Sydney University Medical School and the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney, Australia.

After attending medical school at the University of Sydney Dr Palme completed four years of advanced training in Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery and obtained his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2002.

Dr Palme completed post-training fellowships in the American Head and Neck Society Head and Neck Oncology Program, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada and in Laser Head and Neck Surgery, University of Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany.

Dr Palme is the inaugural recipient in 2009 of the Chris OBrien Travelling Fellowship of the American Head and Neck Society. In 2010 Dr Palme was awarded the Coman Kennedy Laser Scholarship by the Australian and New Zealand Head Neck Society. The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons honoured Dr Palme in 2012 with an ” Outstanding Achievement Award “.

Dr Palme is active in clinical research and has authored a number of peer reviewed publications and book chapters. Dr Palme is a regular invited speaker at both national and international meetings. Dr Palme has a strong interest in training and is the Director of the Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Fellowship Program at Westmead Hospitals.

Gender: Male


Areas of Special Interest:

  • Head & Neck
  • Thyroid/parathyroid
  • Salivary Gland
  • Minimally invasive laser surgery

Other Languages Spoken

Hospitals Practicing At
Westmead Private, Royal Prince Alfred, Chris O'Brien Lifehouse



American Head & Neck Society
Laryngological Society of Australia

Contact A/Prof Carsten Palme

Urgent Appointments Available

P: 1300 552 665

G22, Norwest Medical Ctr
9 Norbrik Drive
Bella Vista
Sydney 2153 NSW

PO Box 52,
Westmead 2145 NSW

Practice Nurse P: 0416 115 899

Clinic A, Lvl 2, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse
119 Missenden Road
Camperdown 2050 NSW

9 Norbrik Drive Sydney NSW 2153 Australia