About ENT Institute

“Welcome to the home of ENT Institute, located in Penrith on the banks of the Nepean River. We are a specialist Ear Nose Throat Head & Neck Surgery medical practice, and look forward to providing compassionate, safe and skillful care to you and your loved ones.”
Dr Niranjan Sritharan

Dr Niranjan Sritharan

Dr Niranjan Sritharan is an experienced adult and paediatric Ear Nose Throat & Head and Neck Surgeon.


Dr Sritharan grew up in Sydney, and completed medical school at the University of New South Wales. In 2008 he moved into specialty training in ENT Head & Neck Surgery involving tertiary paediatric and adult positions around Australia and obtained his formal Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery.

Dr Sritharan subsequently travelled to the USA for further subspecialty fellowship training. This involved a 12 month competitive placement at TUFTS University, specialising in advanced sinus and sleep disorders in a program authorised by the American Rhinologic Association. He then spent a further period of advanced training at Harvard University, working at the world leading institutions Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary and the Massachusetts General Hospital, specialising in Head & Neck Cancer with a focus on thyroid disorders.

Dr Sritharan’s areas of subspecialty interest include:

Advanced sinus and anterior skull base surgery

Head and neck cancer

Snoring & Sleep Apnoea

Thyroid surgery

Paediatric ENT - tonsils, adenoids & grommets

Adult ENT disorders

Dr Sritharan is appointed as a Conjoint Lecturer at the University of Western Sydney. He is committed to teaching and research, and has published and presented at conferences regularly in Australia and overseas.

His Private hospital appointments include Westmead Private Hospital, Nepean Private Hospital & Strathfield Private hospital. He also has public teaching hospital VMO appointments at Nepean Hospital & Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital in Sydney.