Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

  • Head and Neck Cancer and Reconstructive Surgery Course


    2015 Guest Faculty

    • Randal Weber, MD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
    • Eric Genden, MD, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
    • Richard Hayden, MD, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ 
    • Hisham Mehanna, PhD, MBChB, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Following this series of lectures and cadaver dissections, the participants should be able to describe and discuss contemporary surgical approaches to the management of head and neck neoplasms, and understand the role of radiation and chemotherapy in the contemporary management of head and neck cancers.

    The laboratory will include detailed prosections that demonstrate a wide spectrum of ablative and reconstructive procedures including pedicled and free tissue transfer reconstruction. Personal instruction with dissections is offered to course participants during the laboratory. The laboratory is particularly useful to residents in mastering the anatomy and techniques of head and neck ablative and reconstructive procedures.

    All lectures are held in the Otolaryngology Conference Room, 21271 PFP, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242, US