FALL PROGRAM . Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Massachusetts Medical Society . Waltham, MA
Current Controversies in ENT: Expert Debates
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Otolaryngologists with expertise in Endocrine Surgery will share their insight and experience regarding current controversies and challenges arising with the surgical management of thyroid and parathyroid disease. A special focus on recent advances in technology in surgery will be explored.
Moderator: Prerak Shah, MD, FACS
Panelists: Jagdish K. Dhingra, MD, Paul M. Konowitz, MD and Jeremy Richmon, MD
Panel 2 ”Controversies in Management of a Neck Mass: When Is It OK to Excise Only?”
This session will explore under what circumstances performing an excisional biopsy of a neck mass is appropriate.
Moderator: Jeremy Richmon, MD
Panelists: Heather Edwards, MD, Hani Z. Ibrahim, MD and Brian Park, MD, MPH
Panel 3: “Controversies in Tonsillectomy”
Breaking down common questions regarding the pre, peri, and post-op care of tonsillectomy patients and what to do when primary surgery is not successful.
Moderator: Mark Vecchiotti, MD
Panelists: Thomas H. Costello, MD, John Dobrowski, MD, FACS, and Jessica R. Levi, MD
Panel 4: “Controversies in In-Office Testing/Procedures – Is It Worth It?”
Panelists will discuss the advantages and potential downsides to using audiologists, ototechs, or automated machines for hearing evaluation. This will be followed by a discussion focusing on the controversies surrounding in-office sinus procedures.
Moderator: Vijay Nayak, MD
Panelists: Theodore P. Mason, MD and Pratik S. Pradhan, MD
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