Dr Ryan De Freitas an ENT Surgeon with expertise in Head, Neck and Thyroid Surgery. After completing his ENT training in Melbourne, he completed 2 international fellowships in Head and Neck Surgery in London and Dublin. He also has an interest in managing general adult and paediatric ENT conditions as well as minimally invasive sinus and nasal surgery. Ryan places great importance on effective communication with his patients. He has an ongoing commitment to best patient care, and continuing professional development. He has public appointments at Monash Health and Swan Hill Hospital and is active in training junior doctors.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Melbourne ENT Group

Ground Floor Suite 2 173 Lennox St
Richmond VIC 3121

Consulting Location

Melbourne ENT Group

Linacre Private Hospital 12 Linacre Rd
Hampton VIC 3188

Consulting Location

Waverley Private Consulting Suites

1 Meadow Crescent
Mount Waverley VIC 3149

Special interests

  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Sinonasal Surgery

Education and training

  • Monash University Medical Students
  • Melbourne ENT Registrars


  • Head and Neck Surgical Oncology


  • BMedSci, University of Tasmania, 2001
  • MBBS (Hons), University of Tasmania, 2002
  • FRACS, RACS, 2013

Professional Associations

  • RACS
The Institute groups together surgical sub-specialties of dental, dermatology, opthalmology, oral and maxillofacial, otolaryngology (ear, nose, throat) and plastic surgery.