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.

2014 Course Dates

2015 Course Dates

August 4-8, 2014

April 13-17, 2015

November 17-21, 2014

August 3-7, 2015

November 9-13, 2015

 

 



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

 

 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: $1650

Residents & fellows: $1350 (with letter from program director*)

   An administration fee of $300 will be retained for any cancellation, regardless of timing. Only one-half of the fee will be returned for cancellations made less than two weeks prior to the course start date. No refund will be made once the course has started.

  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.

Registration: 

  Please call Ms. Opal Reynolds at 404-686-8184. Checks should be made payable to Emory University Department Of Otolaryngology. 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:

Malcolm D. Graham, M.D.
Emory University Hospital Midtown
Medical Office Tower, Suite 1135
Atlanta, GA 30308

Click here to register online

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 Opal Reynolds:

Clinical Support Specialist                                                    
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: opal.reynolds@emoryhealthcare.org

                                                          
 

 
     


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