About A/Prof Jonathan Kong

Dr Jonathan Kong is a highly regarded specialist ear nose and throat (ENT) surgeon for children and adults, with special interest, experience, and skills in ear surgery, hearing, cochlear implantation, and childrens ENT. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) as well as a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS), and originally completed surgical training in Sydney, Australia. He then spent nearly 2 years in the UK and Europe further specialising in advanced ear, hearing, cochlear implantation and acoustic neuroma surgery before returning to Sydney.

His practice is based in Sydneys north shore, with rooms at Crows Nest (North Sydney), and Lindfield. He regularly operates at North Shore Private Hospital, The Mater Hospital North Sydney, and Macquarie University Hospital. He is also one of the principal surgeons of the Sydney Cochlear Implant Centre (SCIC, a facility of the Royal Institute of Deaf & Blind, RIDBC), and performs one of the highest number of cochlear implants per year of surgeons in Sydney.

As an avid educator, he is a respected teacher of surgery at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital for the University of Sydney, where he mentors surgical specialist trainees, fellows, and medical students. He is the director of the visiting otology (ear surgery) fellowship program at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, where fully qualified ENT surgeons come to gain experience in advanced techniques of ear surgery with Dr Kong and his colleagues. He also runs the longstanding RPA Hospital Otology and Temporal Bone Course in Sydney, a regular hands on course for training new surgeons in the skills of ear surgery, and is regularly a faculty member for courses in Endoscopic Ear Surgery, a minimally invasive ear surgery technique.

Gender: male


Areas of Special Interest

HEARING & IMPLANT SURGERY – Cochlear Implantation, Otosclerosis & Laser Stapedectomy, BAHA/BoneBridge Implants, Acoustic neuroma surgery

CHRONIC EAR DISEASE – cholesteatoma, perforations, Exostoses (Surfers ear), Paediatric Chronic Ear disease

MINIMALLY INVASIVE EAR SURGERY – Endoscopic (Keyhole) Ear Surgery

PAEDIATRIC ENT – tonsils, adenoids, snoring, nasal obstruction, grommets, hearing

Hospitals Practicing At: North Shore Pvt, Macquarie University Pvt, Mater Sydney, Chatswood Pvt, Royal Prince Alfred (University of Sydney)


Clinical A/Prof of Surgery - Sydney University & Macquarie University
ASOHNS Australian Society of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
IWGEES International Working Group on Endoscopic Ear Surgery
SEES Sydney Endoscopic Ear Surgery research group

Contact A/Prof Jonathan Kong

02 8072 6838
Ste 211
300 Pacific Hwy
Crows Nest
Sydney 2065 NSW

02 8072 6838
Ste 6, The Lindfield Ctr
12 Tryon Rd
Sydney 2070 NSW

02 8072 6838
Bldg 39, Old Gladesville Hospital
Punt Rd
Gladesville 2111 NSW

PO Box 188,
Gladesville 1675 NSW

300 Pacific Hwy Sydney NSW 2065 Australia