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About us

WestsideENT is a group of ear, nose, and throat specialists who provide leading expert care for adults and children in southwest Brisbane, Ipswich, Springfield, and surrounding regions.


WestsideENT is committed to providing high-quality medical and surgical ENT care to patients and their families. Our core values are compassion, respect, and dignity.

Patient experience is of utmost importance to us and we respect the right of the individual to participate in their healthcare in an informed and constructive manner. We pride ourselves on working with other health professionals and see this as an essential part of the care of our patients.

Our specialists strive to provide the best care for our patients through our commitment to continuing education and through adapting and enhancing our professional skills and knowledge.



We demonstrate compassionate care to every patient.


We respect our patients and value each one as individuals.


We treat all patients with dignity in all aspects of care.

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Practice Focus:  

  • Benign and Malignant Tumours of the Head and Neck

  • Paediatric ENT disorders

  • Nose and Sinus disease

  • Ear Disorders

  • Voice disorders


Dr. Stephen Kelly – Specialist ENT Surgeon and Head & Neck Surgeon

Dr Stephen Kelly is a Queensland trained specialist ENT surgeon and head & neck surgeon with expertise in all aspects of Ear, Nose and Throat surgery in both adults and children. He is chairperson of the Head and Neck multidisciplinary meeting at Ipswich Hospital.

He obtained his medical degree at Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland. He undertook internship and basic surgical training in the deanery of Northern Ireland, with one year spent in Queensland (2002-3).

Dr. Kelly became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2006. He undertook further postgraduate education, obtaining a Diploma of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2007.

Dr. Kelly then undertook a five-year specialist ENT surgery training program in Queensland. He gained Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) in 2016. He completed a 12-month Rhinology and Otology Fellowship in 2018, in Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom, gaining experience in advanced otologic and rhinological surgical techniques in both adults and children.

Dr. Kelly has completed, published and presented research both in Australia, Great Britain and Ireland. He is an associate lecturer at the University of Queensland and is the current supervisor of RACS ENT training at Ipswich Hospital where he actively mentors and supervises registrars, junior doctors and medical students in their training.

Dr. Kelly is chairperson of the Multidisciplinary Head & Neck Oncology Clinic and a participating member of the Multidisciplinary Thyroid clinic at Ipswich Hospital. He is Deputy Director of the ENT department at Ipswich Hospital. He is a member of the Australasian Society of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery (ASOHNS) and the Australian Medical Association (AMA)


Stephen Kelly
Chris Oosthuizen

Dr. Chris Oosthuizen – Otolaryngologist & Rhinoplasty Surgeon

Dr. Chris Oosthuizen is a distinguished Ear, Nose and Throat and Rhinoplasty Surgeon with more than a decade of both local and international experience. His practice is focused on all aspects of Paediatric ENT conditions and the surgical management of Sinus and Nasal conditions in adult patients.


Dr. Oosthuizen has trained at leading institutions in South Africa, Ireland and Australia. He has been awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) as well as the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and is registered as a specialist surgeon in both Ireland and Australia. During the 15 years dedicated to medical and surgical training he also elected to pursue a master’s degree in advanced surgical practice from Cardiff University, Wales.


Following 6 years of specialist training he undertook a further year of advanced training in Rhinology and Anterior Skull Base Surgery. During this time, he gained invaluable experience in the management of all nasal conditions, sinus surgery and Rhinoplasty procedures.


Dr. Chris is the director of Form & Function Rhinoplasty and Sinus Surgery, a service dedicated to the management of all aspects of adult nasal and sinus disease. He has a passion for Rhinoplasty surgery and firmly believes that achieving the best possible outcome is dependent on addressing both the function and aesthetics of the nose simultaneously.


Dr. Oosthuizen is a pioneer in modern surgical practice. His research has been published in some of the world’s leading peer-reviewed medical journals including The Lancet. He has also had the opportunity to present his research at numerous national and international scientific meetings. He is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland Medical School and is actively involved in the teaching, training and supervision of medical students, junior doctors and training registrars.



MSc(Advanced Surgical Practice), MRCSI, MBChB, MSc (Adv Surg Prac), MRCSI, DOHNS (Eng), FRCSI (ORL-HNS), FRACS 


Practice Focus:  

Paediatric ENT


  • Rhinoplasty

  • Sinus Surgery

  • Septoplasty Surgery


  • Australian and New Zealand Rhinologic Society

  • Australian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery

  • European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery

  • European Rhinoplasty Society

  • European Rhinology Society

  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons



Practice Focus:  

  • Chronic diseases of the ear and cholesteatoma surgery

  • Cochlear Implantation and implantable hearing devices

  • Paediatric ENT Conditions

  • Nose and Sinus disease

Dr. Ian Gutteridge – Specialist ENT Surgeon

Dr. Ian Gutteridge is an Australian-trained ENT Surgeon, with a special interest in ear surgery and cochlear implantation. After completing specialty training, he received his ENT fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2017.

He has subsequently undertaken further training in Head and Neck Cancer Surgery at the Princess Alexandra Hospital. Following this, he completed a Fellowship in Otology and Neurotology, at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney.

Dr Gutteridge subspecialises in diseases of the ear and surgery for correction of hearing loss, including cochlear implantation and implantable hearing devices. Current clinical appointments are at both the Ipswich Hospital and Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.

He is an Associate Lecturer at the University of Queensland and has published and presented nationally and internationally. He has an active role in the education and training of ENT registrars, as well as junior medical staff and medical students.

He consults in rooms at both Ipswich and Springfield.

Ian Gutteridge

Dr. Stella Li – Otolaryngologist, Head & Neck Surgeon

Dr Stella Li is a Paediatric and adult ENT Surgeon. She has worked in New Zealand, Australia, and England. After obtaining a fellowship in Otolaryngology, Head, and Neck Surgery from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, she completed paediatric ENT and airway fellowship at Evelina London Children’s Hospital, in UK.


Her subspecialty interests include all range of paediatric ENT conditions, sinonasal conditions, ear conditions and voice disorders. Dr. Li takes pride in providing patient-centered care with compassion and clear communication.




  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

  • Australian Society of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery

  • Australia and New Zealand of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology

Stella Li
Dr. Glenn Jenkins
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