Mr Randal Leung MBBS (Hons) PGDipSurgAnat FRACS

            Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon (ENT), Otolaryngologist Melbourne Victoria

 
 

Randal graduated from the University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital Medical School with Honours in 2000 and subsequently obtained his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in 2007. He is a member of The Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (ASOHNS), the Australian New Zealand Society of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology (ANZSPO),  The Australasian Rhinological Society (ARS) and The Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (AAFPS)


During 2008 and 2009 he undertook post-fellowship training in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA at the University Hospital and the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in the Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery in the areas of Otology, Neurotology and Skullbase Surgery with A/Prof Ravi N Samy, Prof Myles Pensak and A/Prof Daniel Choo.


Mr Leung consults in Essendon and he runs specialty a paediatric clinic at the Melbourne Paediatric Specialists at the Childrens.


He has appointments at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital’s Otology and Cochlear Implantation Unit, and at the Royal Melbourne Hospital’s Neurotology, Skull Base Surgery Unit and the Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Unit (encompassing Sinus Surgery and Head and Neck Cancer).


Mr Leung has been an invited speaker internationally, invited to international courses and presented at several national and international conferences. He is a current reviewer for a medical publisher, a fellow of the University of Melbourne, a Clinical Senior Lecturer of the Department of Surgery University of Melbourne, a tutor and mentor at the Royal Melbourne and Western Hospital Clinical School of the University of Melbourne and a current clinical examiner for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.


He continues to be involved in ongoing clinical research and trials and enjoys teaching the next generation of specialists currently progressing through the fellowship program. He is actively involved in surgical workshops and courses for international ENT surgeons and in continuing education seminars for primary care physicians.  


Mr Leung’s special interests include Otology/ Neurotology, Skullbase Surgery, Paediatric ENT, Rhinology and Rhinoplasty.










 

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(03) 9325 4187

 

Short Curriculum Vitae

Qualifications

Fellowship Royal Australian College of Surgeons (Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery) FRACS (OHNS)

Postgraduate Diploma of Surgical Anatomy (PGDipSurgAnat), University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery with Honours MBBS (Hons), University of Melbourne


International Fellowships

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA 2008- 2009- University Hospital and the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital subspeciality post-fellowship training as an Otologist / Neurotologist and Skull Base surgeon


International Courses

Microscopic and Endoscopic Approaches for the Skull Base, Pittsburgh,USA, Allegheny General Hospital

Approaches to the Skull Base Course, Miami, USA, Anspach Corporation

The Masters Course in Skull Base Surgery, Tampa, USA, University of South Florida

Advances in Rhinoplasty, Chicago, USA


Academic Achievements and Awards

Royal Australian College of Surgeons J.P. Ryan Scholarship in Clinical Surgery -Top honours in Clinical Surgery at Royal Melbourne Hospital Clinical School

Melick Prize in Clinical Medicine

Hedley F. Summons Prize in Otolaryngology

General Practice and Community Medicine Prize

Edgar Rouse Prize in Occupational Medicine

E.S.J. King Prize in Pathology for the paper ‘Tumour Angiogenesis’

The Baldwin Spencer Prize for Medical Biology

Dean’s Honours List


Research Awards and Grants

American Broncho-Esophagological Association Steven Dean Gray Award 2003

National Heart Foundation of Australia Research Scholarship

Research Scholarship at St. Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research


Academic / Editorial Positions

Clinical Examiner for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Clinical Examiner for the University of Melbourne, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Clinical Senior Lecturer Department of Surgery (Royal Melbourne Hospital), University of Melbourne

Fellow University of Melbourne, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Melbourne, Victoria

Tutor at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Western Hospital Clinical, University of Melbourne, Department of Medicine

Reviewer Thieme Medical Publishers, New York, USA

Reviewer Otology & Neurotology, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, USA

Fellow and Clinical Instructor at the University of Cincinnati, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery , Ohio, USA (2008-2009)

Fellow and Senior Tutor in Anatomy and Clinical Anatomy, University of Melbourne, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Melbourne, Victoria (2002-2003)

Faculty member, Non-resident Tutor in Clinical Surgery, University of Melbourne, Trinity College, Melbourne, Victoria (2002-2005)


Publications


    Szudek J, Briggs R, Leung R. Surgery for neurofibromatosis 2. Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery. 20:347-352, 2012


    Leung R, Samy RN. Book Chapter- Acoustic Neuroma, in Otolaryngology Cases, The University of Cincinnati Clinical Portfolio. Editors: Allen M. Seiden, Myles L. Pensak, Robin T. Cotton. Thieme Medical Publishers, New York, NY 2010


    Sun GH, Leung R, Samy RN, McAfee JS, Hearst MJ, Savage CR, Choo DI, Pensak ML. Analysis of hearing preservation after endolymphatic sac decompression surgery for Meniere’s disease. Laryngoscope. 120(3):591-7, 2010


    Leung R, Samy RN, Leach JL, Murugappan S, Sredney D, Wiet G. Radiographic anatomy of infracochlear approach to the petrous apex for computer-assisted surgery. Otology & Neurotology. 31(3):419-23, 2010


    Pensak ML, Kerr RG, Leung R, Keller JT. The enigmatic trigeminal caroticodural fold: an anatomic description and surgical relevance to anterior petrosectomy. Laryngoscope. 119(6):1060-6, 2009


    Leung R, Briggs RJ. Indications for and outcomes of mastoid obliteration in cochlear implantation. Otology & Neurotology. 28(3):330-4, 2007


    Leung R, Berkowitz RG. Incidence of severe acquired subglottic stenosis in newborns. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 71(5):763-8, 2007

 

    Leung R, Berkowitz RG. Decannulation and outcome following pediatric tracheostomy. Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology. 114(10):743-8, 2005


    Leung R, Jones IT. Clinical experience with Crohn's disease.  ANZ Journal of Surgery. 75(6):471-4, 2005.


    Leung R, MacGregor L, Campbell D, Berkowitz RG. Decannulation and survival following tracheostomy in an intensive care unit.  Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology. 112(10):853-8, 2003.


    Anastasopoulos F, Leung R, Kladis A, James GM, Briscoe TA, Gorski TP, Campbell DJ. Marked difference between angiotensin-converting enzyme and neutral endopeptidase inhibition in vivo by a dual inhibitor of both enzymes. Journal of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics. 284(3):799-805, 1998.


  

In Press

  

    Leung R. Book Chapter- Repair of Temporal Bone Encephaloceles, Meningoceles and CSF Leaks, in Encyclopedia of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Springer, 2012


   


    Iseli TA, Yahng J, Leung R, Briggs RJS, King JAJ, Phal PM. Anatomic comparison of nasal vs. lateral surgical access to the petrous apex. Clinical Anatomy 2012




Presentations

A. International


    2011 Meeting of the Peripheral Nerve Society, Potomac, Maryland USA. “Malignant Infiltration of Cranial Nerves”


    HOPE Medical Clinic Residency Program 2009, Macau, China. “Head and Neck Masses”

   

    12th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children 2009, Seattle, Washington, USA. “Propionibacterium Acnes Biofilm Formation in Cochlear Implantation”


    The Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meetings (COSM) 2009, at the Forty- Fourth Annual Spring Meeting of The American Neurotology Society, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. “Radiographic anatomy of infracochlear approach to the petrous apex for robot-assisted surgery”


    American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting 2008, Chicago, Illinois, USA. “Simulator Enhances Drilling Skills in Inexperienced Surgeons”


    The Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meetings (COSM) 2006, at the Eighty-Sixth Annual Meeting of The American Broncho-Esophagological Association, Chicago, Illinois, USA. “Incidence of severe acquired subglottic stenosis in newborns”


    The Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meetings (COSM) 2005, at the Eighty-Fifth Annual Meeting of The American Broncho-Esophagological Association, Boca Raton, Florida, USA. “Decannulation and Outcome Following Pediatric Tracheostomy”


    The Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meetings (COSM) 2003, at the Eighty-Third Annual Meeting of The American Broncho-Esophagological Association, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. “Decannulation and Survival following Tracheostomy in the Intensive Care Unit”

-Awarded the American Broncho-Esophagological Association Steven Dean Gray Award


B. National- Australia


    The Australian Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting 2010, Sydney. “Temporal Bone Encepholoceles - another obesity phenomenon?”


    The Australian Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting 2010, Sydney. “Radiographic anatomy of infracochlear approach to the petrous apex for computer-assisted surgery”


    The Australian Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting 2007, Adelaide. “Indications for and Outcomes of Mastoid Obliteration in Cochlear Implantation”


    The Australian Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting 2006, Melbourne. “Day Case Endoscopic Sinus Surgery”


    Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress 2005, Perth (co-investigator). “Spasmodic Dysphonia: A 12-year experience with Botulinum Toxin”


    The Australian Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Annual Alumni Meeting 2003, Melbourne. “Decannulation and Survival following Tracheostomy in the Intensive Care Unit”


    Royal Melbourne Hospital Postgraduate Surgical Research  Symposium 2003, Melbourne. “Decannulation and Survival following Tracheostomy in the Intensive Care Unit”


    Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Victorian State Committee Annual General and Scientific Meeting 2002, Melbourne. “Clinical spectrum of Crohn’s disease in a tertiary referral centre- a single surgeon’s experience”


    Royal Melbourne Hospital Postgraduate Surgical Research Symposium 2002, Melbourne. “Clinical spectrum of Crohn’s disease in a tertiary referral centre- a single surgeon’s experience”






Australian New Zealand Society Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology