Guest of Honor

Peter Hwang, MD (Stanford University)

Dr. Hwang completed his undergraduate degree at Stanford University and his MD 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. In 2005 he returned to Stanford 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 & Neck Surgery.

Dr. Hwang has served in leadership of the American Rhinologic Society for over a decade, most recently as President of the society. Dr. Hwang is also an Associate Editor of the International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology and of the World Journal of Otolaryngology. He co-edited the textbook “Rhinology: Diseases of the Nose, Sinuses, & Skull Base,” which was awarded the Benjamin Franklin Award for Scientific & Technical Book of the Year. Dr. Hwang teaches on the latest advances in endoscopic sinus and skull base surgery at many venues internationally and 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.

Course Director

Amber Luong, MD

UTHealth Faculty

Martin Citardi, MD
Amber Luong, MD
William Yao, MD

UTHealth Residents

Jumah Ahmed, MD
Karim Asi, MD
Brian Cameron, MD
Sean McKee, MD