Grand Rounds September 2020 - June 2021



Zoom Conference Meeting




GRAND ROUNDS 2020 - 2021
September 10, 2020 Head and Neck Panel: Laryngeal Cancer Dr Mlynarek, Panelists: Hier, Kost, Richardson, Sadeghi, Sultanem, Young
September 17, 2020 Rhinology Biologic agents Dr. Alizadehfar
September 24, 2020 Laryngology Neurological Disorders of the Larynx – Surgical Update Invited Speaker: Dr. Paul Bryson, Cleveland Clinic
October 1, 2020 Otology Neurological Approach to Dizziness Dr. Woo Young Choi
October 8, 2020 Pediatrics

Multi-disciplinary Panel: Refractory Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Moderator: Dr. Joshua Gurberg,

Panelists: Dr. Evelyn Constantin (sleep medicine), Dr. Aurore Cote (sleep medicine), Dr. Jeffrey Yeung (OTL), Dr. Genevieve Chiaisson (OMFS)

Resident presenters: Dr. Rawan Arif, Dr. Thomas Hudson

October 15, 2020 McNally Lecture-

Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome

John Carey

Professor and Chief of the Division of Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

October 22, 2020 Head and Neck

Difficult airway and management of tracheal lesions

Dr C. Sirois: "Role of ECMO and treatment of tracheal stenosis"

Dr. J. Spicer: "Management of malignant tracheal lesions"

Dr.Sirois and Dr. Spicer from thorasic surgery
October 29, 2020 Laryngology/Rhinology JC

Journal club

1 - "Are Indoor Cycling Instructors Riding Their Way to Vocal Injury? Acute Effects of a Single Class on Measures of Voice Production"

2 - “Effect of Wearing a Face Mask on Vocal Self-Perception during a Pandemic”

3 - “Eustachian Tube Balloon Dilation: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Treatment Outcomes”

4 - TBA


1 - Resident : Dr. Sama Alohali - Supervisor - Dr. Jonathan Young

2 - Resident : Dr. Jennifer Silver - Supervisor - Dr. Jonathan Young

3 - Resident : Dr. Rawan Arif M.D. MPH - Supervisor - Dr. Mark Tewfik

4 - Resident : Dr. Monirah Albathi - Supervisor - Dr. Mark Tewfik

November 5, 2020 Plastic/reconstructive Aesthetic reconstruction of the nose Dr. Jean-Brice Duron
November 12,  2020  Otology Otology Panel - The Tricks of the Trade for mastoid disease

Dr. Tamara Mijovic, Dr. Jamie Rappaport & Dr. Anthony Zeitouni

November 19, 2020

Birkett Lecture

Birkett Lecture 

‘Voice Surgery: Current Concepts’

Dr. Robert T. Sataloff MD, DMA, FACS

November 26, 2020 Pediatrics Assessing Healthcare Quality in Pediatric Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Dr. Jeffery Yeung, M.D. (McG.), FRCSC
December 3, 2020 Research The Influence of Electrode Insertion Depth and Auditory Plasticity on Tonotopic Mismatch in SSD Patients​

Dr. Mario A. Svirsky, Ph.D 

NYU Langone Medical Center

December 10, 2020 Laryngology “Current and Innovative approaches to Aspiration Management in Adults.”

Dr. Anaïs Rameau, M.D.

December 17, 2020                 Rhinology

Fibro-osseous lesions of the Nasal cavity and Skull base

Dr. Nathalie Gabra


Zoom Conference Meeting

MUHC (RVH) SITE - Room Block ES1.1129, Thursdays 5:15 p.m. 



Date Section Topic Presenter
January 7, 2021                 Laryngology Update on office based lasers - laser physiology, indications, and options

Dr. Jonathan Young

January 14, 2021                Otology

My most difficult skull base cases

Dr. Sean McMenomey from NYU
January 21, 2021 Pediatrics

1: CPD update: Royal College and CMQ - what do I need to know?

2: Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder: A can't miss diagnosis for Otolaryngologists

1: Dr. S/m J. Daniel, MD, FRCSC

2: Dr. Ching Yee Chan, Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellow

January 28, 2021 Head and Neck/ Ask the prof. Ask the professor


1. Yousif (supervisor Dr Sadeghi)

2. Monirah (supervisor Dr Yeung)

3. Rawan (supervisor Dr Mijovic)

4. Nagi (supervisor Dr Hier)

February 4, 2021 Rhinology

Fallacy, Reality, Conspiracy of Empty Nose Syndrome

Dr. Andrew Thamboo
February 11, 2021 Otology/Pediatric JC

Journal club

• The correlation between endolymphatic hydrops and clinical features of Meniere’s disease
• Adjuvant migraine medications in the treatment of sudden sensorineural hearing loss
• Pediatric type 1 tympanoplasty – Does age matter?

Dr. Tom Hudson - Supervised by Dr. Tamara Mijovic
Dr. Sama Alohali - Supervised by Dr. Tamara Mijovic
Dr. Jennifer Silver - Supervised by Dr. Jeffery Yeung
February 18, 2021 Plastic/reconstructive Indigenous Health

Dr. Raven Dumont Maurice

Dr. Samir Shaheen Hussain

Dr. Saleem Razack

February 25, 2021 Pediatrics

Pediatric Hearing Loss: CMV, Genetics, and Funky Anatomy

Dr. Margaret A. Kenna, MD, MPH

March 4, 2021 Head and Neck Sentinel lymph node biopsy in oral cancer  Dr. Gregoire Morand HN fellow McGill
March 11, 2021 Rhinology

"Trying to stand out: What really happens behind the scenes when medical students apply to OTL-HNS"

Dr. Lily Ha-Nam P. Nguyen, MDCM, MSc, FRCSC, Pediatric Otolaryngology

March 18, 2021 Laryngology Epic or Fail: Surgical Innovation for the Treatment of Profound Swallowing Impairment

Dr. Peter Belafsky, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.

March 25, 2021 Head and Neck

Skin Cancer Expert Panel

Moderator: Dr. Mlynarek

Panelists: Drs. Sadeghi, Hier, Richardson, Sultanem, Esfahani

April 1, 2021 Otology Ask the professor
  1. Dr. Sama Al Ohali - supervisor Dr. Josh Gurberg
  2. Dr. Deema Almutawa - supervisor Dr. Tamara Mijovic
  3.  Dr. Nagi El Sabbagh- supervisor - Dr. Jamie Rappaport
April 8, 2021 COSM Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting No GR NO GRAND ROUND
April 15, 2021 Research Impact of Congenital Hearing Loss on Brain Development Stephen G. Lomber, Ph.D. Professor of Physiology, Psychology, and Neuroscience
April 22, 2021 Otology Endoscopic ear surgery

Daniel Jethanamest, MD

Director, Division of Otology and Neurotology
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
NYU School of Medicine

April 29, 2021 Rhinology "What to do when Nasal Polyps come back" Professor Alkis Psaltis from the University of Adelaide in Australia
May 6, 2021 Plastic/reconstructive

Management of lagophthalmos, lid retraction and facial dystonias: Perspectives from an Oculoplastic Surgeon

Dr. Babak Maleki, MD, FRCS(C)

May 13, 2021

Raymer Lecture

“Endoscopic Resection of Pediatric Skull Base Lesions”

James N Palmer, Professor and Director, Rhinology

May 20, 2021

Pediatrics day/

Schloss Lecture

Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Surgery. What is new?

Sam J. Daniel, MDCM, FRCSC, M.Sc., Pediatric Otolaryngologist and Director, Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery

May 27, 2021 RRD/ Baxter Lecture RRD/ Baxter Lecture Dr Hadi Seikaly
June 3, 2021      
June 10, 2021      
June 17, 2021 CSOHNS/IFOS Canadian Society Of Otolaryngology-Head And Neck Surgery/IFOS Meeting, No GR NO Grand Round


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