The Cutting Edge – Update in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

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Conference ID

C6106-18

Audience

This conference is designed for practicing otolaryngologists – head and neck surgeons, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and other health care professionals.

Objectives

  • Discuss updates in the management of sensorineural hearing loss and tinnitus
  • Evaluate contemporary management of the unknown primary
  • Identify novel molecular techniques in the workup of a thyroid nodule
  • Provide current techniques for nerve monitoring during parotid surgery
  • Discuss the use of sialendoscopy in the treatment for salivary stones
  • Explain surgical techniques and ways to incorporate endoscopic approaches to skull base tumors into your practice
  • Discuss the role of surgery in the management of Meniere’s disease
  • Identify ways to avoid complications in ear surgery
  • Evaluate new approaches and techniques in sinus surgery
  • Incorporate advanced practice clinicians into your practice
  • Explain techniques to manage the head and neck surgical defect

Credit

Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accommodations


Sunset view of Quinn's outdoor pool and Lanai building at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort.

JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort
400 S. Collier Blvd.
Marco Island, FL

Deadline: Dec. 15, 2017

Rate: $274 per night, plus $20 resort fee (per day), single/double occupancy

We encourage you to book your accommodations at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort, which is the conference headquarters hotel. Penn State Office of Continuing Education makes every effort to secure the best rate for overnight accommodations. The rate is part of a negotiated conference package that incorporates many services. By staying at the host hotel and booking within the room block, you help us maintain current conference benefits. Accommodations are the responsibility of the program participant; we recommend that you make reservations as early as possible.

Book reservations here, or call 1-800-GET-HERE. If you call, you do not need a code, just mention you are a participant of the Otolaryngology Conference.

Includes: High-speed internet access, beach umbrella rental daily, two bottles of water daily, local and long distance calls, two daily spa fitness classes, one hour access to Hammock Bay Country Club Tennis Courts daily, Rookery or Hammock Bay Golf Practice Facility Privileges to include range balls, clubs, bottled water.

Agenda

Thursday, Jan. 11
4-6 p.m.

  • 4 p.m. | Check-in
  • 6 p.m. | Welcome Reception

Friday, Jan. 12
6:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  • 6:30 a.m. | Check-in and Continental Breakfast
  • 7 a.m. | Welcome and Conference Goals
    David Goldenberg, MD, FACS
    Neerav Goyal, MD, MPH
  • 7:15 a.m. | Endoscopic Management of Inverted Papilloma
    Johnathan D. McGinn, MD, FACS
  • 7:45 a.m. | KEYNOTE: Sensorineural Hearing Loss and Tinnitus: What’s New in 2018?
    D. Bradley Welling, MD, PhD, FACS
  • 8:15 a.m. | The Difficult Nasal Septum: How to Manage?
    Jessyka Lighthall, MD
  • 8:45 a.m. | Bringing Endoscopic Pituitary Approaches Into Your Practice
    Neerav Goyal, MD, MPH
  • 9:15 a.m. | Break / Exhibits
  • 9:45 a.m. | Management of Olfactory Disorders: What’s New? Bradley J. Goldstein, MD, PhD, FACS
  • 10:15 a.m. | Sialendoscopy for Treatment for Salivary Gland Disease
    Barry M. Schaitkin, MD
  • 10:45 a.m. | Reconstructive Flaps for the Non-Microvascular Surgeon
    Neerav Goyal, MD, MPH
  • 11:15 a.m. | Surgical Management of Meniere’s Disease
    Huseyin Isildak, MD
  • 11:45 a.m. | Comprehensive Management of Parathyroid Disease
    Phillip K. Pellitteri, DO, FACS
  • 12:15 a.m. | PANEL DISCUSSION WITH LUNCH
    My Most Outrageous Cases!

    Moderator: Phillip K. Pellitteri, DO, FACS
    Genevieve Andrews, MD
    Bradley J. Goldstein, MD, PhD, FACS
    Barry M. Schaitkin, MD
  • 2 p.m. | Adjournment

Saturday, Jan. 13
6:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  • 6:30 a.m. | Check-in and Continental Breakfast
  • 7 a.m. | KEYNOTE
    Facial Nerve Monitoring During Parotid Surgery
    David Eisele, MD
  • 7:30 a.m. | KEYNOTE
    Avoiding Complications in Ear Surgery

    D. Bradley Welling, MD, PhD, FACS
  • 8 a.m. | Cutaneous Malignancies for the Otolaryngologist
    Genevieve Andrews, MD
  • 8:30 a.m. | Congenital Hearing Loss in the Pediatric Population
    Jason May, MD
  • 9 a.m. | Current Approach to the Thyroid Nodule and Thyroid Surgery
    David Goldenberg, MD, FACS
  • 9:30 a.m. | Break / Exhibits
  • 10 a.m. | Imaging in Children: Radiation Safety and New Technologies
    Meghan Wilson, MD
  • 10:30 a.m. | How and When to Use Facial Nerve Electrical Testing
    Barry M. Schaitkin, MD
  • 11 a.m. | Nasal Polyps
    Bradley J. Goldstein, MD, PhD, FACS
  • 11:30 a.m. | Mandible Reconstruction Novel Techniques and Approaches
    Jessyka Lighthall, MD
  • Noon | Common Laryngology Disorders
    Ramon A. Franco Jr, MD
  • 12:30 p.m. | PANEL DISCUSSION WITH LUNCH
    Practice ENT: Incorporating Advanced Practice Clinicians Into Your Practice

    Moderator: Rafael R. Portela, MD
    Rafael R. Portela, MD
    James Biery, PA-C
    Katie Kugler, MEd, PA-C
    Ron Mitzner, MD
    R. Antonio Portela, MD
  • 2 p.m. | Adjournment

Sunday, Jan. 14
6:30 a.m. – Noon

  • 6:30 a.m. | Check-in and Full Breakfast
  • 7 a.m. | Survivorship in Head and Neck Cancer Caregivers
    Genevieve Andrews, MD
  • 7:30 a.m. | KEYNOTE
    The Unknown Primary
    David Eisele, MD
  • 8 a.m. | Chronic Pediatric Cough: Pinning the Diagnosis
    Meghan Wilson, MD
  • 8:30 a.m. | Flexible Robotics Technology: The Future of Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) is Here
    David Goldenberg, MD, FACS
  • 9 a.m. | Use of Topical Therapy is Rhinology
    Johnathan D. McGinn, MD, FACS
  • 9:30 a.m. | Break / Exhibits
  • 10 a.m. | Local Reconstruction for Cutaneous Facial Defects
    Jessyka Lighthall, MD
  • 10:30 a.m. | Treatment of Laryngeal Leukoplakia and Papillomatosis
    Ramon A. Franco Jr, MD
  • 11 a.m. | PANEL DISCUSSION
    Today’s Challenges in Otolaryngology Private and Hospital-Based Practice
    Moderator: R. Antonio Portela, MD
    James Biery, PA-C
    Mark Klingensmith, MD
    Katie Kugler, MEd, PA-C
    Michael Orsini, MD
    Rafael R. Portela, MD
  • Noon | Adjournment

Co-Course Directors

David Goldenberg, MD, FACS
Steven and Sharon Baron Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery
Penn State Health
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

Neerav Goyal, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Director, Head and Neck Surgery
Penn State Health
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Alumnus

Faculty

Keynote Speakers

David Eisele, MD
Andelot Professor and Director
Department of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

D. Bradley Welling, MD, PhD, FACS
Walter Augustus LeCompte Professor and Chair
Otolaryngology – Massachusetts Eye and Ear
Chief of Otolaryngology Senior Scientist
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Penn State Health Speakers

Milton S. Hershey Medical Center; Penn State College of Medicine;
Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery; Hershey, Pennsylvania

Genevieve Andrews, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Associate Director of Surgical Oncology
Penn State Melanoma Center
Penn State Alumna

Huseyin Isildak, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Director of Otology and Neurotology
Director of Cochlear Implant Program

Katie Kugler, MEd, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Jessyka Lighthall, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Director of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Jason May, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Johnathan D. McGinn, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
Program Director Otolaryngology
Residency Program
Penn State Alumnus

Meghan Wilson, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Guest Speakers and Moderators

James Biery, PA-C
Department of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Guthrie Health System
Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Ramon A. Franco Jr, MD
Associate Professor – Division of Laryngology
Medical Director, Voice and Speech Lab
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Penn State Alumnus

Bradley J. Goldstein, MD, PhD, FACS
Associate Professor
Department of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery
University of Miami
Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Mark Klingensmith, MD
Westmoreland Head Neck Surgery
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Penn State Alumnus

Ron Mitzner, MD
ENT and Allergy Associates
New Hyde Park, New York
Penn State Alumnus

Michael Orsini, MD, FACS
ENT & Allergy Specialists of Western PA
Sewickley, Pennsylvania
Penn State Alumnus

Phillip K. Pellitteri, DO, FACS
Chief, Department of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery
Guthrie Health System
Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rafael R. Portela, MD
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Portela ENT
Miami, Florida
Penn State Alumnus

Antonio Portela, MD
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Portela ENT
Miami, Florida
Penn State Alumnus

Barry M. Schaitkin, MD
Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery
Program Director
Otolaryngology Residency Program
University of Pittsburgh
Department of Otolaryngology
Eye and Ear Institute
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Penn State Alumnus

Fees

  • Physicians: $450
  • Residents, Fellows, Nurses, NPs, PAs, Other Health Professionals: $350
  • Penn State Alumni: $150

Registrations received after Jan. 10, 2018, will incur a $25 late fee.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received after Jan. 3, 2018, will be subject to a $25 processing fee.

No refunds will be available after Jan. 7, 2018.

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