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    • Friday, January 26, 2018
    • 7:30 AM
    • Saturday, January 27, 2018
    • Good Samaritan Hospital - Salvatori Auditorium - 635 Lucas Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
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    86th Midwinter Conference for Otolaryngology

    Recent Advances in Otolaryngology

     Program Chair:
    • James Andrews, M.D.
    • Karla O'Dell, M.D.
    • John Y. Lim, M.D.

    Featured Speakers:

    • Ira Papel, M.D.
    • Tim Smith, M.D.
    Earn up to 16 CME Credits
    Registration Fee includes admission to all sessions, breakfast, lunch, and refreshments breaks.

    Location of Conference is at:
    Good Samaritan Hospital - Salvatori Auditorium
    635 Lucas Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90017

    Program Schedule

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    Friday, January 26, 2018

     Time

     Topic

     Speakers

    8:00-8:30 Continental breakfast
    8:30 - 9:00 Sialoendoscopy Abie Mendelson
    9:00 - 9:30 Sensorineural Hearing Loss:  How New Imaging Technologies Can Explain What is Happening Inside the Cochlea John Oghalai
    9:30 - 10:15 Invited Faculty Talk- Evolution of Outcomes in Chronic Rhinosinusitis Tim Smith
    10:15:10:30 Break/Visit with Vendors
    10:30-11:15 Invited FacultyTalk - Rhinoplasty: Beauty in Simplicity Ira Papel
    11:15-12:15  How I do it: Tympanoplasty- Panel Discussion Hamid Djalilian Moderating

    Panelists:
    Mia Miller
    Quinton Gopen
    John Oghalai
    Sameer Ahmed
    12:15- 1:00 Lunch
    1:00-1:30 Tips and Tricks in Stapes Surgery Hamid Djalilian
    1:30: 2:00 Esophagology for the Otolaryngologist Lindsay Reder
    2:00- 2:15 Break/Visit with Vendors
    2:15-:2:45 Invited Faculty Talk- Medicolegal Issues in Sinus Surgery: The life and times of an expert witness Tim Smith
    2:45-3:15 Pediatric Sensorineural Hearing Loss
    Renee Park
    3:15- 3:45 Invited Faculty Talk- Volume in Modern Facial Rejuvenation Ira Papel
    3:45 - 4:45 Facial Reanimation-Multi-speciality Panel Discussion Amit Kochhar Moderating

    Babak Azizzadeh
    Sandy Zhang-Nunes
    Erica Sigman
    Jennifer Hui

    Saturday, January 27th, 2018

     Time

     Topic

     Speakers

    8:00- 8:30 Continental Breakfast
    8:30 - 9:00 Invited Faculty Talk - Basic Concepts for Facial Scar Revision Ira Papel
    9:00- 9:30 Invited Faculty Talk - Avoiding and Managing Complications in Rhinosinusitis Tim Smith
    9:30-10:30 Laryngology Panel Karla O'Dell Moderating

    Michael Johns
    Brianna Crawley
    Ben Raffii
    10:30 - 10:45 Break/Visit with Vendors
    10:45- 11:15 New Staging for HPV positive carcinoma Irene Kim
    11:15-12:15 Sinus Panel Art Wu Moderating

    Jeff Suh
    Bozena Wrobel
    Rohit Garg
    Evan Walgama
    Naveen Bhandarkar
    12:15- 1:00 Lunch/Visit with Vendors
    1:00:2:00 Combine Session with Optho.  Marc Milstein - Get the best night sleep based on how  your brain really works
    2:00-2:30 New Treatments for Non- Allergic Rhinitis Evan Walgama
    2:30- 3:00 Platlet Rice Plasma: Current Trends and Applications
    Grace Peng
    3:00-3:15 Break/Visit with Vendors
    3:15- 3:45 Current State of Sinonasal Tumors
    Jivianne Lee
    3:45-4:15 The New ATA Guidelines and how they will change your practice Allen Ho
    4:15-5:15 Resident Research Talks

    Objective Nasal Base Analysis and Classification

    Customized versus non-customized sound therapy for treatment of tinnitus

    Association of Alterations in Smell and Taste with Depression in Older Adults

    Safety and adverse events following pediatric congenital neck mass excision: a nationwide population-based study

    3-D Printed Scaffolds for Artificial Hair Implantation

    Sodium Potassium ATPase Expression in Human Inner Ear and its Effects on Hearing Loss

    Amit Kochhar Moderating

    Cameron Heilbronn UCI
    Christian Barnes
    Hossein Mahboubi (UCI)
    Kevin Hur
    Paul  Zhang
    Roxana Moayer, MD (UCLA)


    • Saturday, January 27, 2018
    • 7:30 AM
    • Good Samaritan Hospital - Salvatori Auditorium - 635 Lucas Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
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    86th Midwinter Conference for Ophthalmology

    Controversies in Ophthalmology

     Program Chair
    • Peter Cornell, M.D.
    • James Salz, M.D.
    • Nicole Fram, M.D.

    Featured Speakers:

    • George O. Waring IV, M.D. 
    • Karolinne Rocha, M.D. 
    • Mitchell Weikert, M.D.

    Registration Fee includes admission to all sessions, breakfast, lunch, and refreshments breaks.

    Location of Conference is at:
    Good Samaritan Hospital - Salvatori Auditorium
    635 Lucas Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90017

    Schedule

    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 - 8:25 Anterior Segment OCT: New Techniques & Applications Mitchell Weikert, M.D.
    8:25 - 8:45 Update on preoperative testing for screening for presbyopia-correcting IOLs Karolinne Rocha, M.D.
    8:45 - 9:05 New metrics in ectasia risk screening: biomechanics in the office George Waring IV, M.D.
    9:05 - 9:45

    Retina OCT angiography debate: Is OCTA a clinical tool or research tool

    Understanding retinal capillary flow and the implications for macular disease

    Artificial intelligence: implications for retinal diagnosis and management

    Vas Sadda M.D. and David Sarraf, M.D.
    9:45 - 10:15 Break
    10:15 - 10:35 In vivo modification of IOLs with a femtosecond laser George Waring IV, M.D.
    10:35 -10:55 Scleral Fixation 2018 – Drop the Suture, Ditch the Glue, Grab the Cautery (Yamane) Mitchell Weikert, M.D.
    10:55 - 11:15 Expanding the depth of focus Karolinne Rocha, M.D.
    11:15 - 11:35 IOL Calculations: What Can’t We Do Better? Mitchell Weikert, M.D.
    11:35 - 11:55 Dysfunctional lens syndrome: the aging lens George Waring IV, M.D.
    11:55 - 12:15 Q&A
    12:15 - 1:30 Lunch
    1:00 - 2:00 Joint Session
    2:00 - 2:40 Battle of the MIGS Alena Reznik, M.D. and Daniel Krivoy, M.D.
    2:20 - 2:40 The role of ocular scatter in clinical practice George Waring IV, M.D.
    2:40 - 3:00 Managing extreme astigmatism in cataract surgery Karolinne Rocha, M.D.
    3:00 - 3:20 The role of ocular scatter in clinical practice George Waring IV, M.D.
    3:30 - 3:50 Toric IOLs & Astigmatism Correction:  The Important Questions Mitchell Weikert, M.D.
    3:50 - 4:10 My 20 year experience with transconjunctival lower blepharoplasty Guy Massry, M.D.
    4:10 - 5:10 Resident's Bowl

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635 Lucas Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017

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