CME - Endoscopic Ear Course

Endoscopic Ear Course (Live virtual)

Vanderbilt University Medical Center's 7th Annual Endoscopic Ear Course

Friday, May 21, 2021

The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is proud to bring you The Otology Group at Vanderbilt's 7th Annual Endoscopic Middle Ear Surgery Course. This year's course will be a one-day virtual event taking place via Zoom that will feature pre-recorded lectures, live moderation by Vanderbilt faculty, and live panel discussions amongst invited faculty lecturers. Our virtual format will provide all attendees access to a video library where all lectures will be stored for future access. Additionally, live participants in the course will be eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CME credit.

Sponsored by Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Registration is open and free.

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AMA PRA Category 1 CME credit available.

    • Endoscopic Management of:
      • Cholesteatoma
      • Middle Ear Anomalies
      • Glomus Tumors
      • Superior Semicurcular Canal Dehiscence
    • Endoscopic Ear Anatomy
    • Endoscopic Stapes Surgery
    • Endoscopic Ossiculoplasty
    • Mastoidectomy
    • Microscopic Techniques for Management of Cholesteatomas
    • Cost Analysis of Endoscopic Ear Surgery
    • Endoscopic Ear Surgery in the Pediatric Population
    • Cochlear Implant
    • And more
  • Please note that times are subject to fluctuation given the live nature of the course.


    7:30 – 7:40 AM: Introduction


    Block 1 

    7:40 – 8:00 AM: Endoscopic Ear Anatomy by Justin Golub

    8:02 – 8:26 AM: A Brutally Practical Guide to Starting Endoscopic Ear Surgery by Nathan Cass

    8:28 – 8:43 AM: Endoscopes as an Adjunct to Conventional Ear Surgery by Marc Bennett

    8:43 – 8:48 AM Q&A


    Block 2 

    8:50 – 9:20 AM: Endoscopic Tympanoplasty: Medial and Lateral Techniques by Brandon Isaacson

    9:22 – 9:46 AM: Endoscopic Management of Cholesteatoma by Daniel Choo

    9:48 – 10:13 AM: Endoscopic Ossiculoplasty by Alejandro Rivas

    10:15 – 10:35 AM: Endoscopic Stapes Surgery by Justin Golub

    10:35 – 10:40 AM: Q&A



    10:50 – 11:35 AM: Live Dissection with panelists Justin Golub, Brandon Isaacson, Daniel Lee, and Alejandro Rivas



    Block 3 

    11:40 – 12:02 PM: Mastoidectomy by David Haynes

    12:04 – 12:27 PM: Bone Anchored Hearing Devices by Matthew O'Malley

    12:29 – 12:46 PM: Cochlear Implant by Rob Labadie

    12:48 – 1:06 PM: Expanding Indications in Pediatric Cochlear Implantation by Elizabeth Perkins

    1:06 – 1:11 AM: Q&A


    Block 4 

    1:11 – 1:42 PM: Pediatric Endoscopic Ear Surgery by Christopher Wootten

    1:44 – 2:02 PM: Endoscopic Management of Middle Ear Anomalies by Daniel Choo

    2:04 – 2:22 PM: Endoscopic-assisted Surgery for Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome by Daniel Lee

    2:24 – 2:51 PM: Transcanal Acoustic Neuroma Surgery by Brandon Isaacson

    2:53 – 3:20 PM: Endoscopic Ear Surgery: Glomus Tumor by George Wanna

    3:20 – 3:25 AM: Q&A



    3:35 – 3:55 PM: Panel 2: Micro vs. Endo: When to Convert. Moderator: Kareem Tawfik; panelists: Marc Bennett, Daniel Choo, Justin Golub, David Haynes, Brandon Isaacson, Matthew O’Malley, Elizabeth Perkins, Alejandro Rivas, George Wanna

    4:00 PM: Conclusion