Personal Life

I live locally in Brighton with my wife, Alla, and three beautiful children. I started my private practice in Brighton in 2008 after spending a Fellowship year in Ireland. This was a year of experience and adventure, following arduous years of medical school, surgical training and specialization between 1993 and 2007. Prior to that I have finished McKinnon Secondary College (1993), where I met my future wife. My family and I arrived to Melbourne in 1989 in search of a better life. I was born in 1975 in a small Ukrainian town Shargorod in the former Soviet Union.

Specialist Associations

Latest Academic Involvement

Current from 2008
Lecturer and Supervisor in ENT - Monash University, University of Melbourne, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
2014
  • August: Tri-Society Head and Neck Cancer Society satellite course: Robotics in Head and Neck Surgery
  • August: Tri-Society Meeting of ANZHNCS, Hong Kong HNCS and Singapore HNCS, including Annual Scientific Congress of Australian and New Zealand Head and Neck Cancer Society, Darwin, NT, Australia
  • August: as part of a small team, organised by MASHAV (Israeli Agency for International Development Cooperation), Mr Pudel has attended annual trips to Colonial War Memorial Hospital, Suva, Fiji to provide specialist ENT and Head & Neck oncologic surgery services
  • May: (Head and Neck section organising team, presenter, session chair) RACS AGM, Singapore
2013
  • November: As part of a small team, organised by MASHAV (Israeli Agency for International Development Cooperation), Mr Pudel has attended annual trips to Colonial War Memorial Hospital, Suva, Fiji to provide specialist ENT and Head & Neck oncologic surgery services
  • August: ANZHNCS Annual Scientific Congress, Melbourne, Australia
  • July: ASPORL and ANZRS Hawaii, USA
  • March: ASOHNS Perth, Australia
  • March: AAFPS Rhinoplasty workshop, Perth, Australia
2012
  • October: participant ANZHNCS ASM ("Travelling Roadshow") Brisbane Australia
  • June: participant ASEAN Sleep Congress and Malaysian ENT Society Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • May: participant Nose and Face World 2012, Rome, Italy
  • April: participant Australian Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Conference, Adelaide, Australia
  • March: participant Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery Conference, Adelaide, Australia
  • January: Presenter Biannual conference of Australian Jewish Medical Federation, Coffs Harbour, Australia
2011
  • September: participant American Academy of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery meeting, San Francisco, USA
  • June: Endocrine Surgery Society Meeting, Melbourne, Australia
  • April: participant Laryngology and laryngeal surgery Workshop and animal model LASER and open Surgery course, Annual ASOHNS (Australian Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery) conference, Melbourne, Australia
  • February: Participant Coblation Surgery Workshop, Melbourne, Australia
2010
  • November: Participant Multidisciplinary Thyroid Surgery Meeting, Noosa, QLD, Australia
  • October: Participant International Sleep Surgery Conference, Singapore
  • July: Participant Endoscopic Skull Base Cadaver Surgery Workshop, Adelaide, Australia
2009
  • September: Invited speaker, Victorian Post-graduate Medical Foundation
  • March: Participant ASOHNS Annual Scientific Congress, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
2008
  • May: Participant and Convocatee at RACS ASC, Hong Kong
  • February: Invited speaker, Victorian Post-graduate Medical Foundation
2007
  • January through December: Clinical Tutor in Otolaryngology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    - Specializing in Head and Neck Cancer surgery
    - Additional training in ear, sinus & rhinoplasty, paediatric ENT, Cochlear Implant Surgery
  • December: participant International Rhinology Society Meeting, Venice, Italy
  • November: Examiner in ENT, RCSI, Dublin.
  • October: participant IOS Meeting Ireland
  • September: Participant American Academy of Otolaryngology Head &Neck Surgery, Washington DC, USA
  • April: Participant Irish Otolaryngology Society Meeting Fota Island, Ireland
  • March: Examiner in ENT, Penang Medical College, Malaysia
  • February: Participant Thyroid Surgery Meeting, London UK