Dr Nicholas Goncalves graduated from the University of Witwatersrand Medical School in 2010, achieving the Deans Merit Award for academic excellence. He then completed his postgraduate ENT specialist training at the University of Cape Town, where he attained his Fellowship of Otorhinolaryngology South Africa. He graduated with a Masters of Medicine in Otorhinolaryngology (with Distinction) at the University of Cape 2019. Thereafter he completed further sub specialised postgraduate training in Rhinology, Skull base and Airway surgery. He completed his Fellowship at the University of Cape Town under the directorship of Professor Darlene Lubbe.
He holds a sessional ENT consultant post at the University of Cape Town, Groote Schuur Hospital where he provides clinical and surgical care as well as assisitng in the training of ENT registrars. He will also practice at UCT Academic Hospital.
Dr Goncalves manages and treats all ear, nose and throat conditions in both adults and children. His main interests are in the field of rhinology, endoscopic sinus and skull base surgery. He has a special interest in sinus conditions, snoring and breathing problems, pituitary surgery, cystic fibrosis, HHT (Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia), transorbital surgery and pediatric nasal conditions. He has a keen interest in clinical research and has authored and co-authored a number of peer-reviewed publications in the field of rhinology and transorbital surgery. He was awarded the International Mrs Harbans Kaur Tatla Fellowship (BACO ENT UK) 2021.