Otologist, Hawke’s Bay DHB, NZ
Stephen Toynton is an Otologist and Paediatric ORL who undertook sub-specialty training in
London at St. Thomas’s and Great Ormond Street Hospitals, also spending a year in lab research at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital. Formerly a council member of both British Societies of ORL-HNS (ENT-UK) and Paediatric ORL (BAPO), and Chairman of training for the UK Peninsular Deanery. After 16 yrs as a consultant at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, (Peninsular Medical School) UK, he moved to Hawke’s Bay, seven years ago. Formerly reviewed articles for Clinical Otolaryngology and has been a research grant assessor for the Czech Health Research Council. Clinical and research experience includes ototoxicity in phase 1 trials, temporal bone trauma, barotrauma, stapes surgery and more recently chronic ear disease in Māori and Pacifica.