dIdactic Curriculum

August Otology & Audiology with Dr. Yu and Dr. Suss
September-October Otology & Audiology with Dr. Redleaf and Dr. Suss
November Laryngology with Dr. Sims
December-January Rhinology with Dr. Joe
January-February Microvascular Surgery
March-April General ENT with Dr. Thambi
May Head and Neck Surgical Oncology with Dr. Wenig
Monthly On-Going Facial Plastics with Dr. Dayan, Dr. Dixon & Dr. Kerolus

List of Lectures – Otolaryngology

  • Basic Perioperative Surgical Principles and Critical Care
  • Reading and Understanding Medical Literature
  • Genetics within Otolaryngology
  • Microbiology, Otolaryngologic Infections, Antibiotic Therapy
  • Surgical Pathologic Principles within Otolaryngologic Practice
  • Neurology as it pertains to Otolaryngology
  • Pain management
  • Ophthalmology as it pertains to Otolaryngology
  • Anesthesiology principles and Otolaryngologic Considerations, Managing the Difficult Airway, Intubation & Tracheotomy- Dr.Thambi
  • Endocrinology as it pertains to Otolaryngology
  • Geriatric Otolaryngology
  • Systemic Autoimmune, Connective Tissue, Granulomatous Disorders of the Head and Neck
  • Nasal, Oral, Laryngeal, and Tracheal Manifestations of Systemic Disease
  • Facial Analysis
  • Digital Imaging and Traditional Photodocumentation
  • Local Cutaneous Flaps and Grafts
  • Tissue Expanders
  • Scar Camouflage
  • Nasal Reconstruction
  • Facial Reanimation
  • Surgical Anatomy of the Nose as it Pertains to Rhinoplasty
  • Rhinoplasty: Analysis, Incisions and Approaches
  • The Nasal Dorsum: Management of the Upper 2/3 of the Nose
  • Nasal Tip Surgery
  • Management of the Crooked Nose
  • Revision Rhinoplasty
  • Management of the Aging Forehead
  • Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty
  • Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty
  • Rhytidectomy
  • Management of the Aging Neck
  • Otoplasty
  • Chemical Peels
  • Chin Augmentation
  • Congenital Auricular Malformation and Managemetn
  • Lasers in Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Hair Restoration
  • Cosmetic Uses of Neurotoxins and Injectable Fillers
  • Management of Benign Facial Lesions, Keloids
  • Wound Healing
  • Taste and Stomatitis
  • Pharyngitis, Odontogenic Infections and Deep Space Neck Infections
  • Head and Neck manifestations in the Immunocompromised host
  • Evaluation and Management of TMJ Disorders
  • Sleep Medicine for the Adult Patient and Medical Therapy
  • Nasal, Palatal, Oropharyngeal, Hypopharyngeal, and Skeletal Surgery for OSAS
  • Molecular Biology of Head and neck cancer – HPV. Fundamentals of molecular biology and gene therapy
  • Principles of Radiation Oncology in the head and Neck. Radiation Physics, Radiobiology and Clinical Principles
  • Principles of Chemotherapy and Targeted Biologic Agents
  • Cutaneous Malignancy, Non-melanoma
  • Malignant Melanoma of the Head and Neck, Cutaneous and Mucosal Disease
  • Salivary glands: Physiology, Inflammatory Disorders, Benign Neoplasms, Cancers, and Management
  • Lip Cancer
  • Neck Dissection
  • Controversies in Management of the N0 Neck
  • Differential Diagnosis of Neck Masses
  • Oral Cavity: Physiology, Benign tumors, Cancer & Treatment
  • Reconstructive Principles of the Oral Cavity
  • Prosthetic Management of Head and Neck Defects
  • Nasopharynx: Benign and Malignant Neoplasms
  • Oropharyngeal Carcinoma, Surgical Approaches, Reconstruction
  • Hypopharyngeal and Cervical Esophageal Carcinoma – Radiotherapy, Chemotherapy, and Reconstruction
  • Early Laryngeal Cancer – Conservation Laryngeal Surgery – VPL, Supraglottic laryngectomy, SCL- CHEP/SCL-CHP
  • Advanced Laryngeal Cancer. Reconstructive Principles of the Pharynx and Larynx
  • Voice Rehabilitation following Laryngectomy
  • Tracheal Tumors – Diagnosis and Management
  • Lymphomas of the Head and Neck
  • Orbital tumors
  • Cranial Base Surgery
  • Odontogenic Cysts and Tumors
  • Treatment of Thyroid Neoplasms
  • Hyperparathyroidism, Evaluation and Management (include management of Thyroid eye dz)
  • Complications of Neck Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Head and Neck Surgery, including TOLS and TORS
  • Management of Osteoradionecrosis- Reconstruction of the Mandible
  • Reconstructive Principles of Microvasular Free Flaps
  • Upper Digestive Tract Anatomy and Physiology
  • Laryngeal and Pharyngeal Function- Assessment of Swallowing
  • Esophageal Disorders and Diseases – Transnasal Esophagoscopy
  • Management of Intractable Aspiration
  • Glottic and Subglottic Stenosis: Evaluation and Management in the Adult
  • Voice: Anatomy, Physiology, Clinical Evaluation and Therapy
  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Infection, Infiltration and Benign Neoplasms of the Larynx
  • Benign Vocal Cord Lesions and Phonomicrosurgery
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Vocal Fold Paralysis (medialization thyroplasty, arytenoid adduction and abduction, laryngeal reeinnervation
  • Neurologic Evaluation of the Larynx and Pharynx. Neurologic Disorders of the Larynx
  • Care of the Professional Voice
  • Office-based Laryngologic Procedures
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Hearing
  • Development of the Ear and Congenital Malformations
  • Congenital Hearing Loss. Genetics of Ear Disorders and
    Sensorineural Hearing Loss
  • Infections and Benign/Malignant Disorders of the External
  • The Chronic Ear and Conductive Hearing Loss. Eustachian
    Tube Dysfunction
  • Otosclerosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Chronic Otitis Media with Cholesteatoma
  • Sensorineural Hearing loss. Hyperacusis. Treatment of
  • Auditory Rehabilitation
  • Acoustics and Lateral Skull Base
  • Otologic Manifestations of Systemic Disease (Excluding
    Autoimmune inner ear disease)
  • Facial Nerve. Anatomy, Tests of Facial Nerve Function,
    Infratemporal Facial Nerve Surgery
  • Peripheral Vestibular Function Testing
  • Peripheral and Central Vestibular Disorders. Surgery for
    Vestibular Disorders
  • Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease
  • Diagnostic Audiology
  • Electrophysiologic Assessment of Hearing. Neurophysiology and ABR
  • Cochlear Implantation: Patient and Device Selection. Outcomes, Rehabilitation, and Education
  • Hearing Aid Amplification, ALD’s, Tinnitus
  • Temporal Bone Neoplasms and Lateral Cranial Base Surgery
  • Neoplasms of the Posterior Fossa
  • Temporal Bone Histopathology
  • Auditory Processing Disorders
  • RRP
  • Pediatric Head and Neck Malignancies
  • Pediatric Neck Masses
  • Safety and Quality Assessment in Otolaryngology
  • Compliant Documentation, Coding and Billing in the Practice of Otolaryngology
  • Telemedecine for Otolaryngology
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Outcomes Research
  • Interpreting Medical Data
  • Evidence Based Performance Measurement
  • Temporal Bone
  • Head and Neck
  • Diagnositic Imaging of the Larynx
  • Sinus Imaging
  • Imaging of the Pharynx and Esophagus
  • Ultrasound Imaging of the Neck
  • Interventional Neuroradiology of the Skull Base, Head and Neck
  • Sinonasal Anatomy, Physiology and Olfaction
  • Immunology, Allergy and Allergy Testing
  • Diagnostic Tools for Sinonasal Disease. Objective Assessment of Nasal Function
  • Management of Intractable Aspiration
  • Epistaxis
  • Acute Rhinosinusitis – Pathogenesis, Treatment, and Complications
  • Fungal Rhinosinusitis
  • Results of Medical and Surgical Treatment of Chronic Rhinosinusitis W and W/o Nasal Polyps
  • External Approaches to Sinus Surgery for Chronic Rhinosinusitis
  • Correction of Nasal Obstruction, Septoplasty, Inferior Turbinate Reduction
  • Endoscopic orbital and lacrimal surgery. Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Complications of Sinus Surgery
  • CSF Rhinorrhea: Endoscopic Evaluation and Treatment
  • Frontal Sinus Surgery
  • Neoplasms of the Nose and Paranasal Sinuses
  • Principles of Trauma, Management of Facial Soft Tissue Injury and Burns
  • Penetrating Face and Neck Trauma, Laryngeal Trauma (penetrating and blunt neck and laryngeal trauma)
  • Principles of Rigid Fixation of the Facial Skeleton and Surgical Approaches
  • Mandibular Fractures
  • Midfacial, Orbital & Nasal Fractures
  • Frontal Sinus Fractures
  • Fracture Management within Pediatrics
  • Management of Temporal Bone Trauma

Hands-On Courses

Sinus Dissection

Temporal Bone Lab

Soft Tissue Dissection


For more information, please email our residency coordinator, Christopher Zell at [email protected] .