Endoscopic Middle Ear Surgery Dissection Course

Course dates: October 4-5, 2019

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Target Audience

This course is intended for practicing otolaryngologists, neurotologists, pediatric otolaryngologists, fellows and otolaryngology residents in training with a range of experience in middle ear surgery who would like to begin, expand or refine their skills in endoscopic ear surgery.

Course Overview

This course provides both didactic and hands-on experience in the state-of-the-art techniques and applications of endoscopic ear surgery (EES). Comprised of lectures, laboratory dissections of the temporal bone, live surgery and panel discussion, the course will cover current surgical techniques, equipment and instrumentation, anatomy and pathology of the temporal bone, surgical outcomes and future directions of endoscopic ear surgery. Course material and hands-on laboratory dissection will be appropriate for both novice and advanced endoscopic ear surgeons.

Topics to be presented:

  • Principles and history of endoscopic ear surgery
  • Endoscopic anatomy and ventilation pathways of the middle ear
  • Current applications, diagnosis and patient selection for endoscopic ear surgery
  • Endoscopic surgical techniques for tympanoplasty, ossiculoplasty, cholesteatoma management and middle ear tumor resection
  • Expanding applications of endoscopic ear surgery including cochlear implantation and skull base tumor resection

Course Faculty

George Wanna MD, FACS (Course Director)
Professor and Chair
Department of Otolaryngology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Chief, Division of Otology-Neurotology
Director, Ear Institute
Mount Sinai Health System

Maura K Cosetti, MD (Co-Director)
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology and Neurosurgery
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Director, Cochlear Implant Program
Ear Institute at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Mount Sinai Health System

Guest Speakers

Seilesh C. Babu, MD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Oakland University/William Beaumont Medical School
Otolaryngology Residency Program Director Staff Physician and Partner
Michigan Ear Institute Farmington Hills, MI

Matthew L. Carlson, MD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Neurosurgery
Medical Director
Cochlear Implant Program
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Alejandro Rivas, MD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Neurological Surgery
Director, Endoscopic Ear Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

Guest Speakers (International)

Prof. Daniele Marchioni, MD (via Skype)
Chief of Otolaryngology
University of Verona
Verona, Italy

Prof. Livio Presutti, MD
Head, Department of Otolaryngology
University Hospital of Modena
Modena, Italy

Mount Sinai Health System Faculty

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Patrick M. Colley, MD
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Alyssa Hackett, MD
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Enrique R. Perez, MD MBA
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Acknowledgements:

Jeffrey T. Laitman, Ph.D., D.Med.Sc. (hon), FAAAS, FAAA, FALA
Distinguished Professor
Professor and Director of Anatomy and Functional Morphology
Professor of Medical Education
Professor of Otolaryngology
Director, Anatomical Gift Program
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Arthur Tortorelli
Technical Director
Jorge N. Buxton, MD Microsurgical Education Center
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0AMA PRA Category I CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.