Dr. Peter Hwang to Speak at ORL Frontiers 2024

April 3, 2024

Otorhinolaryngology Frontiers on a dark blue backgroundRhinologist Peter Hwang, MD, professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery, at Stanford University School of Medicine, will be the guest of honor at this year’s ORL Frontiers, to be held June 21, 2024, at TMC3/Helix Park.

Dr. Hwang completed his undergraduate degree at Stanford University and his medical degree and otolaryngology residency at the University of California, San Francisco. After completing a fellowship in rhinology at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Hwang served as director of rhinology at Oregon Health & Science University. He returned to Stanford in 2005 to lead the Division of Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery and currently serves as vice chair of clinical affairs for the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Dr. Hwang has served in leadership of the American Rhinologic Society for more than a decade, most recently as president of the society. He also serves as associate editor of the International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology and associate editor of the World Journal of Otolaryngology. He co-edited the textbook Rhinology: Diseases of the Nose, Sinuses, and Skull Base, which was awarded the Benjamin Franklin Award for Scientific & Technical Book of the Year.

Dr. Hwang teaches the latest advances in endoscopic sinus and skull base surgery at national and international venues. He also trains future academic leaders in rhinology through the Stanford Fellowship in Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery. His research interests include clinical outcomes of endoscopic skull base surgery; development of innovative medical devices for treating sinus disease; and novel topical therapies for chronic rhinosinusitis.

The Otorhinolaryngology Frontiers medical education meeting highlights research endeavors and emerging technology in the diagnosis and management of common otolaryngologic clinical problems. Attendees learn about technological advances and their applications in clinical practice and evaluate patient safety and quality improvement practices.

Speakers and topics will include:

  • “Office Rhinology” by Dr. Peter Hwang
  • “Predicting Sinonasal Inverted Papilloma Attachment Using Machine Learning” by Dr. Sean McKee
  • “Treatment of Nasal Obstruction,” a panel discussion by Dr. Martin Citardi, Dr. Peter Hwang, Dr. Amber Luong, and Dr. William Yao, moderated by Dr. Brian Cameron
  • “Dural Sinus Narrowing in Patients with Anterior Skull Base Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks” by Dr. Karim Asi
  • “The Use of Bovine-Derived Collagen Matrix in the Treatment of Empty Nose Syndrome” by Dr. Brian Cameron
  • “Complex Sinus Cases,” a panel discussion by Dr. Martin Citardi, Dr. Peter Hwang, Dr. Amber Luong, and Dr. William Yao, moderated by Dr. Sean McKee
  • “Three-Dimensional Printed Models to Accelerate Resident Surgical Learning Curve for Standard Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Techniques” by Dr. Jumah Ahmed
  • “Pathways to Medical Entrepreneurship: Lessons Learned from Silicon Valley” by Dr. Peter Hwang

A Q&A session and closing remarks will be presented by course co-director Dr. Amber Luong, professor and vice chair for academic affairs in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at UTHealth Houston.

For more information, visit www.orlfrontiers.org.

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