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LA Otolaryngology Update
Friday, January 11, 2019


Time Topic Speaker
7:30 - 8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 9:00 Balloon Dilation for Eustachian Tube Dysfunction- Lessons from Clinical Practice Jivianne Lee, M.D.
9:00 - 9:30 Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation for Sleep Apnea Eric Kezirian, MD, MPH
9:30 - 10:15 Innovation in Dysphagia Therapy-Epic or Fail Peter Belaskfy, M.D.
10:15 - 10:30 Break/Visit with Vendors
10:30 - 11:15 The Changing Face of Head and Neck Cancer
Nishant Agrawl, M.D.
11:15 - 12:15 Panel - General Otolaryngology - New Research Studies that will Change your Clinical Practice Karla O'Dell, M.D. - Moderator

Jivianne Lee, M.D.
Alisha West, M.D.

12:15 - 1:30 Lunch
12:30 - 1:30 Resident Research Talks (during lunch) - Featuring Research from USC, UCLA and UCI
1:30 - 2:00 Updates in Clinical Trials in H&N Cancer Doug Trask, M.D.
2:00 - 2:30 Mangement of Neck Disease in Thyroid Cancer Mark Swanson, M.D.
2:30 - 3:00 Head and Neck Cancer Genetics and Biomarkers
Nishant Agrawl, M.D.
3:00 - 3:15 Break/Visit with Vendors
3:15 - 3:45 Updates in the Treatment of Tinnitus Kevin Peng, M.D.
3:45 - 4:15 Pediatric Auricular Reconstruction Gabe Gomez, M.D.
4:15 - 4:45 Global Health Opportunities in Otolaryngology and WHO Iniatives

Saturday, January 12, 2018

Time Topic Speaker
7:30 - 8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 9:00 Approaches to Maxillary Sinus Disease Jeff Suh, M.D.
9:00 - 9:30 Control of Bleeding During Sinus Surgery Edward Kuan, M.D.
9:30 -10:00 Thyroid Cancer: More but Less
Nishant Agrawl, M.D.
10:00 -10:30 The Most Common Causes of Solid Food Dysphagia Peter Belfasky, M.D.
10:30 - 10:45 Break/Visit with Vendors
10:45 - 11:15 Biologic Therapy for Chronic Sinusitis: Promise and Pitfalls Elisabeth Ference, M.D.
11:15 - 12:15 Panel - Sinus Art Wu M.D. - Moderator

Elisabeth Ference, M.D.

Jivianne Lee, M.D.

Ed Kuan, M.D.

Evan Walgama, M.D.

Bozena Wrobel, M.D.

Marty Hopp, M.D.

12:15 - 1:00 Lunch/Visit with Vendors
1:00 - 1:40 Joint Session: From Surviving to Thriving: Well-Being Essentials for a Healthy, Balanced Life (aka a Good Life) Ricki S. Bander, Ph.D.
1:40 - 2:40 Fireside Chat with Dr. Derald Brackman: History of Otology in Los Angeles William Slattery, M.D. - Moderator

Derald Brackmann, M.D.

2:40 - 3:10 Laryngology  Anca Barbu, M.D.
3:10 - 3:40 The Interdisplinary Reflux Team Peter Belfasky, M.D.
3:40 - 4:10 Break/Visit with Vendors Vendors
4:10 - 4:40 Minimally Invasive Face Lift Techniques Kian Karimi, M.D.
4:40 - 5:40 Panel - Facial Plastics - New Technologies in Facial Plastics: Latera, Radiofrequency, Filler Amit Kochhar, M.D. - Moderator

Ahmed Maki, D.O.

Nima Naghshineh M.D. 

Kian Karimi, M.D.

LA Ophthalmology Update
Saturday, January 12, 2019


Time Topic Speaker
6:45 - 8:00 Check In & Breakfast
7:15 - 8:00 Resident & Fellow Breakfast
8:00 - 8:05 Officer of the Day Peter Cornell, M.D.
8:05 - 8:15 Widefield Fundus Photos as a Screening Test James Salz, M.D.
8:15 - 8:35 Retina Round Table Discussion Peter Cornell, M.D. - Moderator
  Topics Include: Drusen and Vitamins; Plaquenil; Other TBD Christian Sanfilippo, M.D.

Dan Esmaili, M.D.

Michael Javaheri, M.D.
8:35 - 8:55 Retina Round Table Discussion - Continued  
8:55 - 9:15 Intraocular Tumors Tara McCannel, M.D.
9:15- 9:35 Some Things You Don't Know About Something You Know Well: Optic Neuritis and Neuromyelitis Optica Andrew Lee, M.D.
9:35 - 10:05 Break/Visit with Vendors
10:05- 10:25 Ocular Surface Disease in the Setting of Cataract Surgery Brandon Ayres, M.D.
10:25 - 10:55 Innovations in the Medical Management of Presbyopia Richard Lindstrom, M.D.
10:55 - 11:15 Neuro-ophthalmology of Space Flight Andrew Lee, M.D.
11:15 - 11:35 IOL Exchange: Techniques for Success Brandon Ayres, M.D.
11:35 - 11:55 Dealing with the Unhappy MFIOL Patient Bryan Lee, M.D., J.D.
11:55 - 12:15 Q&A
12:15 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 1:40 Joint Session: From Surviving to Thriving: Well-Being Essentials for a Healthy, Balanced Life (aka a Good Life) Ricki S. Bander, Ph.D.
1:50 - 2:10 Why I Don't Use the Femtosecond Laser Bryan Lee, M.D., J.D.
2:10 - 2:30 Why I Do Use the Femtosecond Laser Nicole Fram, M.D.
2:30 - 2:50 Glaucoma Round Table - Novel approaches to glaucoma diagnosis and treatment.  Moderator: Alena Reznik, M.D.

Daniel Krivoy, M.D.

Rohit Varma, M.D.
2:50 - 3:10 Glaucoma Round Table - Continued  
3:10 - 3:30 Painful Perilous Pupils
3:30 - 3:50 Hitting the Axis for Astigmatism Patients Bryan Lee, M.D., J.D.
3:50 - 4:10 Surgical Management of Iris Defects Brandon Ayres, M.D.
4:10 - 4:40 Evaluation of Eye Asymmetry Mehryar Taban, M.D.
4:40 - 5:10 Q&A


Location of Conference

The LA Grand Hotel 
333 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, California 90071 
Phone: 213 617 1133
thelahotel.com



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Hotel accomodations are available at The L.A. Grand Hotel Downtown.

333 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, California 90071 USA
Phone: 213 617 1133
thelahotel.com

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