Grand Rounds September 2023 - June 2024






GRAND ROUNDS 2023 - 2024


Date Division Topic Presenter
7-Sep-23 NO GR CSOHNS Annual conference Sept 9-10 Toronto, Ontario
14-Sep-23 Otology Ask the Prof rounds  
  1. Dr. Naser Karimi
  2. Dr. Catherine Roy
  3. Dr. Sama Alohali
21-Sep-23 Plastic/reconstructive

Difficult situations with patients: Legal action and College complaints.

Dr. Mark Samaha 
28-Sep-23 Head and Neck Surgery

Challenges in surgical training: A journey from student to teacher

Dr Arnaud Lambert

Annual Frenkiel Rhinology Lecture

Jeanne Timmins Amphitheater

Montreal Neurologic Institute

FESS: Past, Present and Future Prof. Peter John Wormald


MUHC (RVH) SITE - Room Block ES1.1129

Understanding Pulsatile Tinnitus – A panel discussion between Otology, Neurology and Interventional radiology
  • Dr Tamara Mijovic – Otolaryngologist
  • Dr Liam Durcan – Neurologist
  • Dr Jesse Klostranec – Interventional Neuro-Radiologist
19-Oct-23 Laryngology VC paralysis Dr. Carolina Peralta
26-Oct-23 Diversity, equity and inclusion lecture An approach to caring for Indigenous patients Pamela Gabriel-Ferland
2-Nov-23 Pediatrics

"The Montreal Children's Hospital Pediatric Vertigo Clinic: where we started and where we're going"

Dr. Joshua Gurberg
9-Nov-23 Research Ten years of Cochlear Implant Research at MUHC Dr. Alexandre Lehmann
16-Nov-23 Rhinology

New Frontiers in Frontal Sinus Surgery

Bradford A. Woodworth, MD, FACS
23-Nov-23 Birkett Lecture
Jewish General Hospital
Amphitheatre Block B-106
3755 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H3T 1E2, Canada

“Mentorship, Menteeship, and Committing to a Career in Surgery”.

Dr. John Yoo
30-Nov-23 Rhinology Odontogenic Sinusitis, NOT Rhinosinusitis Dr John Craig

McNally Lecture

MUHC (RVH) SITE - Room Block ES1.1129

Unlocking the Cochlea: The Journey from Synchrotron Phase-Contrast Imaging to Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Sumit Agrawal
14-Dec-23 Research Mechanisms of acute and chronic pain and its modulation by patients expectations and emotional states

Dr. Mathieu Roy

(Canada Research Chair on brain imaging of pain, McGill Psychology department

21-Dec-23 Pediatrics Setting Our Sights on Button Batteries: Understanding and Eradicating Esophageal Button Battery Injuries in Children

Dr. Nikolaus.wolter [at] (Nikolaus Wolter)


Zoom Conference Meeting

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



Date Division Topic Presenter
11-Jan-24 Head and Neck Novel Techniques in High-Volume Thyroid Surgery

Dr Orr Dimitstein (fellow)

18-Jan-24 Head and Neck Diagnostic pathway for head and neck cancer patients in the UK

Dr. Aleix Rovira

Head and Neck surgeon at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

25-Jan-24 Rhinology Approach and reconstruction of the intracranial skulk base Nithin D. Adappa, MD
Vice Chair of Clinical Operations
Surgical Director, Penn AERD Center
Fellowship Director, Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery
1-Feb-24 Otology/Peds JC

1 - Remote paediatric ear examination comparing video-otoscopy and still otoscopy clinician rated outcomes


2 - Cyber Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Growing Vestibular Schwannoma: Longitudinal Tumor Control, Hearing Outcomes, and Predicting Post-Treatment Hearing Status

1 - Dr. Jessica Hier MD,

2 - Dr. Koorosh Semsar-Kazeroon MD.

8-Feb-24 Head & Neck Journal club

1 - Intra-operative continuous nerve monitoring thyroid surgery APS
2 - Brief electrical stimulation for SAN injury and electroceuticals
3 - Reconstruction of the spinal accessory nerve

1 - Dr. Hamad Almhanedi MD, Resident
2 - Dr. Catherine Roy MD, Resident
3 - Dr. Sama Al Ohali MD, Resident
15-Feb-24 Plastic/reconstructive

What is “Preservation Rhinoplasty”? Discover the newest revolution in the rhinoplasty field

Dr. Rawan Arif, MD
22-Feb-24 Head and Neck

Complications in Head and Neck Microvascular Free Flap Reconstruction

Dr. Abdulaziz Alsalem MD
29-Feb-24 Pediatrics

Base of tongue reduction for obstructive sleep apnea

Dr. Faisal Alosamey MD.
7-Mar-24 Laryngology ‘Chronic Cough’ Dr Thomas Carroll
14-Mar-24 NO GR Tremblant  
21-Mar-24 Otology Challenges and updates in the management of superior canal dehiscence

Moderator: Dr. Emily Kay-Rivest

Panelists: Dr. Tamara Mijovic, Dr. Anthony Zeitouni, Dr. Joe Saliba

28-Mar-24 Research "Cross-modal Plasticity in Cochlear Implant Users: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly".

Dr. Andrew Dimitrijevic

Research Director of the Cochlear Implant Program at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre

4-Apr-24 Head and Neck Facial reanimation Dr Catherine Roy
11-Apr-24 Plastic/reconstructive How to build, from scratch, a Facial Plastic Surgery practice?
A Roadmap for surviving hurdles and achieving successes !!
Dr Kristina Zakhary, guest lecturer, University of Alberta
18-Apr-24 Raymer Lecture
Jewish General Hospital

Amphitheatre Block B-106
3755 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H3T 1E2, Canada

Sinonasal Cancers: Progress, Challenges, and Future Directions

Ehab Hanna, MD, FACS
Professor and Vice Chairman
Director of Skull Base Surgery
Department of Head and Neck Surgery
Medical Director Head and Neck Center
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Pediatrics day/Schloss Lect.

MUHC (RVH) SITE - Room Block ES1.1129

1001 Decarie Blvd, Montreal, Quebec H4A 3J1

Pediatric septoplasty and rhinoplasty

Dr Elton Lambert, Texas Children’s Hospital
2-May-24 Research
  1. "Once upon a time, Shilvi got a cochlear implant: Can we better prepare children and their families for cochlear implant surgery using an informative children's book?"
  2. "The effect of different HPV subtypes on the prognosis of p16 positive Oropharyngeal tumours"
  3. Overview of Cochlear Implant Clinical Research Executive Committee (CICREC)
  1. Samir Gouin (Dr. Joshua Gurberg)
  2. Naser Karimi (Dr. Sabrina Wurzba & Dr. Nader Sadeghi)
  3. Dr. Olivier Valentin (Dr. Alexandre Lehmann)

Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery

Safety in Sinus Surgery

Dr. Ahmad Aldajani

Rhinology and Skull Base Fellow

16-May-24 Otology

The Otology Picture – Golden Wax Competition

Presenters: All the residents from R1 to R5 –

Presenters: All the residents from R1 to R5 –

Supervisor: Dr Tamara Mijovic


RRD/ Baxter Lecture

MUHC (RVH) SITE - Room Block ES1.1129

1001 Decarie Blvd, Montreal, Quebec H4A 3J1

Auditory Brainstem Implants in Non-NF2 Children: Technological Advances

J. Thomas Roland Jr., MD


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