Dr Guillermo Hurtado

In 2009, Guillermo completed fellowship training in Paediatric ENT at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. He later completed a second fellowship in Otology and General ENT at Monash Health in Melbourne in 2011.

As a result of his Fellowship training, Guillermo has special interest in ear related disorders, including hearing loss management and hearing implants. He also has expertise in general ENT conditions, including conditions affecting neonates, young children and adults, including upper airway surgery for problems like snoring and minimally invasive nasal and paranasal sinus surgery.

Guillermo’s previous experience includes an Observership rotation and participation in the Basic Science Course at Bobby R. Alford Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas in 2004 and a Consultant Surgeon position held at the National Children’s Hospital, in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Guillermo completed his Bachelor Degree in Medicine and Surgery at University of Costa Rica in 2000. In 2006, he completed Surgical Training in Otorhinolaryngology (ORL), receiving Graduation with Honors from the University of Costa Rica.

As part of previous research activity, Guillermo and his colleagues received the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) RC Bennett Award for the best clinical research paper at the 2015 Victorian-Tasmanian Annual Surgical Meeting.

Guillermo currently holds VMO Consultant appointments at two major Tertiary centres in Melbourne:

At Monash Health he regularly attends the Complex Otology Clinic; and performs paediatric and otologic operating sessions.

Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, where Guillermo has joined the Cochlear Implant Clinic team and performs Bionic Ear Surgery



  • Epworth Healthcare (Richmond Hospital and Berwick Specialist Centre)
  • Cabrini Health (Malvern Hospital)


  • Monash Health
  • West Gippsland Healthcare Group (Warragul Hospital)