About Us

Mackay Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists are a Mackay based Otolaryngology practice lead by Mr Luke B. Reid.  A graduate of Monash Medical School, Mr Reid has worked in Melbourne, rural Victoria, Northern Territory and Queensland.  He has completed a highly prestigious Post Graduate Fellowship Training program in the United Kingdom at the Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) in Rhinology, Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery.  The MRI is the preeminent teaching hospital in the north of the United Kingdom.

Mr Reid has published medical publications and written chapters on orbital decompression in ENT Specialist medical textbooks.

He has a special interest in Rhinology and sinus surgery; Functional and Cosmetic Rhinoplasty; and Nasal Reconstruction (ie post traumatic and post ablative reconstructive surgery for skin cancer.)

Luke lives in Mackay with his wife and two children.  He strongly believes in supporting the local community by providing excellent surgical services locally.


Dr John Robinson - A graduate of Melbourne Medical School, Dr John Robinson has over 20 years of specialist experience. He has worked as a consultant to London University at The Royal National Nose, Throat and Ear Hospital in Surgery and at the Prince Henry Hospital in Melbourne. He has published over a dozen papers in international journals and addressed a number of international meetings including the Royal Society of Medicine, London. 

Having built a comprehensive network of tertiary consultants in major cities that assist with complex problems not suited to regional practice, Mackay ENT is ready for any problem ranging from snoring to orthodontic problems related to nasal blockage.


Dr David Wright is an Ear Nose and Throat Specialist with over 20 years’ experience. Originally from the United Kingdom, he studied medicine at Guy’s Hospital, London. He subsequently completed a ‘Calman Specialist Training Program’ in Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery. He then underwent advanced training in Head & Neck Surgery in Australia. He was the ‘Head and Neck Fellow’ at The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in 2005 & 2006. Dr Wright has three post graduate Fellowship qualifications with Colleges of Surgeons in both the UK and Australia.