Sub-specialty Meetings

About the Course
The course is aimed at practising surgeons and registrars.

Advanced areas of surgical managment will be covered.

There is a focus on integrated medical and surgical management.

Modern concepts of airway based approach will be discussed.

Live surgery is planned on Friday morning.

Lectures and discussions will prepare the participants for two afternoon sessions in the dissection laboratory.

Areas to be Covered

  • Techniques to ensure complete and quick sphenoethmoidectomy
  • Sphenoid sinus surgery
  • Salvage surgery techniques for the failed sinus
  • Current techniques in turbinoplasty
  • Managing complications
  • Outside-in Lothrop/frontal sinusotomy
  • Endotyping CRS and post operative care
  • Options to access lateral sinus pathology


CPD Points
Application will be made to the RACS for accreditation.


Invited Speaker
Dr Jeff Suh and Dr Jivianne Lee (UCLA)
Prof. Richard Douglas (NZ)

Dr Jeff Suh received his medical degree from the UCLA School of Medicine in 2003, and subsequently completed his residency in Otolaryngology at UCLA.

Following his residency training, Dr Suh completed a fellowship in rhinology and skull base surgery at the University of Pennsylvania.

He is currently an Associate Professor in the UCLA Department of Head and Neck Surgery.

Dr Suh is joined by his University of Pennsylvania alumnus, Dr Jivianne Lee, who has recently joined him at UCLA.

Dr Lee is an Associate Editor for Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Journal and has an interest in paediatric rhinology.

They are joined by Prof. Richard Douglas, who is a specliast ORL surgeon with clinical and research interests in nasal, sinus and medial skull base conditions.

He is a consultant surgeon at Gillies, Auckland City and North Shore Hospitals and is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Auckland.



Prof. Richard Harvey
A/Prof. Nick Stow
Prof. Raymond Sacks
Dr Yuresh Naidoo
A/Prof. Larry Kalish
Dr Raewyn Campbell



Dissectors $1,900 (incl. GST)
Non Dissectors $   600 (incl. GST)


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Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery Course

10 August 2017 to 12 August 2017

St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, NSW

Contact Name
Margi Griffiths

Contact Phone
+61 2 8382 6413

Contact Email

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