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3rd Annual Endoscopic Middle Ear Surgery Dissection Course

A New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai Continuing Medical Education (CME) Course

Save the Date: October 4-5, 2019

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 Directors

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

Maura K Cosetti, MD
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology and Neurosurgery
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Director, Cochlear Implant Program, Ear Institute
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

Course Faculty

Alyssa Hackett, MD
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

Daniele Marchioni, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Verona, Verona, Italy

Livio Presutti, MD (via Skype)
Head, Department of Otolaryngology
University Hospital of Modena
Modena, Italy

Alejandro Rivas, MD
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology-Head &Neck Surgery and Neurological Surgery
Director, Endoscopic Ear Surgery
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Nashville, TN

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Barbara Aubel, CME CoordinatorTel: 212-870-8126

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