MBBS BSc.Med (Hons) MS FRACS
Dr Joanna Walton is a fellowship trained ear nose and throat surgeon. She specialises in disorders of the ear, and the surgical correction of hearing loss including cochlear implantation and other hearing implants. She also specialises in the management of paediatric ear nose and throat disorders.
Dr Walton graduated with honours from the University of New South Wales Medical program in 1998. She completed surgical training in ear nose and throat surgery and also a Masters of Surgery at the University of Sydney.
Dr Walton completed further training in ear and hearing implantation surgery at the prestigious Otology and Skull Base unit in Cambridge, United Kingdom. This is a highly competitive international fellowship that has a history of training Australia’s best ear surgeons.
Throughout her career Dr Walton has been dedicated to high quality academic research and has published many articles in world renowned, peer reviewed journals. She has spoken at numerous national and international conferences in her areas of expertise.
Joanna grew up in a family dedicated to public service. Her mother was a social worker and her father a teacher of children with disability. She knew at a young age that she wanted to be a doctor and improve health outcomes for children, adults, and the underprivileged. She has travelled extensively in the developing world and lived and worked in Vietnam as an Australian Youth Ambassador. She is committed to improving the health of our aboriginal population, especially in the chronic problem of childhood ear disease. Dr Walton is married and has 2 children.