Temporal Bone Surgical Dissection Course
 


 
Emory University Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery offers an intensive five-day Temporal Bone Dissection Course covering in detail the anatomy of the temporal bone, and all aspects of otologic and neurotologic surgery. Department Faculty will present daily lectures and laboratory instructions. Distinguished Guest Faculty will demonstrate surgical techniques and supervise personal drilling.

2016 Course Dates

2017 Course Dates

2018 Course Dates

April 4-8, 2016

April 3-7, 2017

April 2-6, 2018

November 14-18, 2016

November 13-17 2017

November 12-16, 2018

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Laboratory Design and Equipment:

  A twelve-station state-of-the-art surgical dissection laboratory has been designed for use by many specialty and subspecialty surgical disciplines including otologic, sinus, laryngeal, dental, maxillofacial, neurosurgical, dermatologic, orthopedic, vascular and ophthalmologic. Each laboratory station is equipped with Global surgical microscopes with wide screen flat video monitors, high speed Anspach drilling system, Medtronic surgical instruments and outlets for suction and water.

 

 

Course Faculty:

Malcolm D. Graham, MD: Professor, Emory University Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Douglas E. Mattox, MD: Professor and Chairman, Emory University Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

N.Wendell Todd, M.D MPH: Emory University Egleston Children's Hospital Department of Otolaryngology-Pediatrics

Esther X. Vivas, MD: Assistant Professor, Emory University Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Kavita Dedhia, MD: Assistant Professor, Emory University Egleston's Children Hospital Department of Otolaryngology -Pediatrics

 

 Course Objectives: 

  This intensive 5-day temporal bone dissection course is relevant to the otologic surgeon and resident. Participants will:

  • Review surgical anatomy of the temporal bone.
  • Explore current concepts in the surgical management of ear disease.

 

Curriculum:

  Emphasis will be placed upon temporal bone drilling. Temporal bone surgical technique will address chronic ear disease, stapedectomy, facial nerve exposure, vestibular surgery, internal auditory canal dissection, labyrinthectomy, intact canal wall down and canal wall down mastoidectomy, as well as endolymphatic sac surgery.

 

Tuition:

  The registration fees include continental breakfast, refreshments, luncheons, course materials and use of laboratory equipment and supplies.

Physicians: $1800

Residents & fellows: $1500 (with letter from program director*)

  The Emory University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 45AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  The Emory University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Cancellation Policy:

  • $300 processing fee for any cancellation.
  • 75% refund + $300 processing fee noted in #1 if cancelled >= 3 months from course start date
  • 50% refund + $300 processing fee noted in #1 for cancellations made <3 months yet >14 days from course start date
  • $0 refund for cancellations made <= 14 days from course start date
  • Registration: 

      Please contact otolaryngology@emory.edu if you have questions. For your convenience, you may also register online.

    * Residents/fellows must obtain a letter from their program director confirming active status in their program. This letter should be addressed to:

    Esther X. Vivas, MD.
    Emory University Hospital Midtown
    Medical Office Tower, Suite 1135
    550 Peachtree Street N.E.
    Atlanta, GA 30308

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    Location: 

      The Laboratory is located at Emory University Hospital Midtown, 550 Peachtree Street, in the Davis Fischer Building, Room# 2315, Atlanta, Georgia, 30308.

     For more information, please contact otolaryngology@emory.edu :

    Temporal Bone Surgical Dissection Course Contact                                                    
    Emory Department of Otolaryngology -
    Head and Neck Surgery
    Emory University Hospital Midtown
    Medical Office Tower, Suite 1135
    Atlanta,GA 30308                                                                                  
    Telephone: 404-686-8184                                    
    Fax: 404-686-3782
    Email: otolaryngology@emory.edu

                                                              
     

     
         


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