Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

UT Health Medical School

Otorhinolaryngology Frontiers

ORL Frontiers

Course Overview

The Otorhinolaryngology Frontiers continuing medical education meeting highlights research endeavors and emerging technology in the diagnosis and management of common otolaryngologic clinical problems.  The 2014  meeting will take place on Saturday, June 28, 2014, at the Institute for Molecular Medicine in Houston, TX.

Shan R. Baker, MD, who serves as professor of otolaryngology at University of Michigan Health System, will be this year’s guest of honor.  He is a founding member of the Center for Facial Cosmetic Surgery at the University of Michigan, which opened in 1990. He had also been the director of the facial plastic surgery fellowship program at the university for more than a decade. Dr. Baker is past president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is the recipient of Larry D. Schoenrock Award for service from the ABFPRS, the William K. Wright Award for service in education and leadership from AAFPRS, as well as the University of Michigan Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Baker is a well-recognized world expert in facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, and has authored more than 155 scholarly publications and more than 75 chapters in textbooks dealing with facial plastic surgery. He is the author and editor of several landmark textbooks dealing with facial plastic and reconstructive surgery including Local Flaps in Facial Reconstruction and Principles of Nasal Reconstruction. He has lectured worldwide in Europe, Asia, Middle East, and the Americas on the subjects of facial cosmetic surgery, in particular nose surgery.

He will present his strategy for nasal reconstruction as well as personal reflections upon his career in facial plastic surgery.

The program will also include brief presentation by UTHealth faculty members.  In addition, UTHealth residents will present research developed under departmental auspices.

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Course Faculty

Guest of Honor
Shan Baker, MD
Course Directors
Amber U. Luong, MD, PhD
Tang Ho, MD
UTHealth Faculty
Ibrahim "Trey" Alava III, MD
Martin J. Citardi, MD
Samer Fakhri, MD
Russ Kridel, MD

This activity has been approved for 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 credits.™