Dr Michael Taplin



MBBS (Hons 3, Syd) FRACS


ENT, Head & Neck

Areas of Interests

  • Paediatric Otolaryngology
  • otology
  • endoscopic sinus surgery
  • snoring surgery
  • sleep apnoea surgery


Suite 1, L2 66 Pacific H'way St Leonards NSW 2065


9436 3593


9901 4547

Other practice locations

Suite 202, 20 Bungan St, Mona Vale Ph 9979 3888


VMO Mater Hospital, Sydney Childrens Hospital, POW Private, Hunters Hill Private, Sydney Ear, Nose & Throat Day Surgery


Dr Michael Taplin is an adult and paediatric ENT surgeon. After obtaining his fellowship to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) in 2004, Michael undertook training in Toronto, Canada, working at the Toronto General Hospital and the Hospital for Sick Children (Sick Kids) under the guidance of world experts: Drs John Rutka, Jerry Halik and Blake Papsin.

He has held the position of Visiting Medical Officer to Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick since 2006.

Michael is also a VMO ENT Surgeon at the Mater, Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Hunters Hill Private, Chatswood Private and Pittwater Day Surgery.

He is the proud father of three outstanding young girls, who continue to educate him. He is passionate about AFL, cycling, music, cooking and travelling. When not at work, he is likely to be trying to keep up with his wife and children on a ski slope!