Dr. Alexander G. Chiu, M.D. is the Russell E. Bridwell, M.D. Endowed Chairman and Professor of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Kansas in Kansas City, KS. Previous to his appointment, he served as the Founding Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Arizona and started his career on faculty at the University of Pennsylvania. He has held multiple leadership roles, including co-Chair of Banner-UA Academic Management Council, Interim Chair of the UA Department of Surgery, UA Otolaryngology Residency Program Director and the Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery Fellowship Director at both the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Arizona.
Dr. Chandra is Chief, Rhinology, Sinus & Skull Base Surgery, Vanderbilt University Department of Otolaryngology
Dr. Cohen is Associate Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center. Director, Rhinology Research, at the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Otorhinolaryngology. Chair of the Otorhinolaryngology Resident Research Committee, University of Pennsylvania Department of Otorhinolaryngology. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Dr. James Palmer is Director, Division of Rhinology Associate Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Dr Sindwani is the Section Head of Rhinology, Sinus and Skull Base Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and also serves as the Quality Improvement Officer for the Head and Neck Institute. Cleveland, Ohio.
Ray Sacks is Professor and Head of Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Macquarie University in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. He is also a Clinical Professor and Head of the Discipline of OHNS at Sydney University. Professor Sacks was the Chief Examiner in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons from 2012-2014 and was the President of the Australian and New Zealand Rhinologic Society from 2008-2013 and has been on the Board of the International Rhinologic Society from 2008 until the present. He has been Keynote speaker and Faculty on multiple conferences, Endoscopic Sinus Surgical courses and workshops in 35 countries across all 6 inhabited continents. He has published over 100 papers in peer reviewed journals and is a co-editor on “Endoscopic Orbital Surgery” published by Thieme in 2018.
Dr. James Stankiewicz, chair of Loyola's Department of Otolaryngology. Professor and Department Chairperson, Otolaryngology, Medical Director, Audiology, Medical Director, Otolaryngology
Jivianne T. Lee MD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. She is fellowship trained in complex sinus and endoscopic cranial base surgery, and specializes in minimally invasive surgical techniques for treatment of sinonasal and skull base disease. Dr. Lee obtained her Doctorate of Medicine degree from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine in 1998 where she graduated with distinction and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Subsequently, she completed her Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery residency at UCLA Medical Center from 1998-2004. Because of her special interest in sinonasal disorders, she proceeded to do a Rhinology & Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania from 2004-2005. On a national level, Dr. Lee holds multiple leadership positions in her specialty. She was elected to the Board of Directors of the American Rhinologic Society in 2014 and is currently Associate Editor of Sinonasal Disorders for Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, the official journal of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Foundation. In 2016, Dr. Lee was appointed to the International Outreach Task Force of the American Rhinologic Society and was a Founding Member of the United States Women in Rhinology Council. Subsequently, in 2018, she was elected as the Inaugural President of the Women in Rhinology Section of the American Rhinologic Society. In addition, Dr. Lee also serves on the Editorial Boards for the American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy and the International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology- the official journal of the American Rhinologic Society. Dr. Lee has been invited to lecture both nationally and internationally on endoscopic surgical approaches to sinonasal/skull base pathology and novel therapies for chronic sinusitis. She has given over 250 instructional course lectures, panels, and scientific presentations, as well as authored over 50 peer-reviewed articles and textbook chapters. Dr. Lee was bestowed an Honor Award by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Foundation in 2014, and received an AAO-HNSF Excellence Award for Distinguished Service in Rhinology & Allergy Education in 2016.
Dr. Andrew N. Goldberg serves as director of Rhinology and Sinus Surgery at UCSF Medical Center. He specializes in minimally invasive endoscopic surgery for the sinus and related conditions. He is an expert in the treatment of sinus infection, nasal polyps, inverted papilloma, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak and thyroid eye disease. He also performs surgery to treat sleep apnea. Goldberg is board certified in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, as well as Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. His research includes the study of sinus infection, microbial ecology of the sinuses and the microbiome, disease burden measurement, sleep apnea and quality of life.
Professor Heinz Stammberger, M.D. is Emeritus Professor and Head of the Department of General ORL, H&NS; of the Medical University at Graz/Austria. It was here where in the late 1960s and 70s his teacher, Prof. Walter Messerklinger, started what would become a revolution in diagnosis and treatment of nasal and sinuses diseases: Rigid endoscopy, FESS being the best known off-spring of this development. Prof. Stammberger today, is considered one of the world’s leading experts in the field of endoscopic sinus and skull base surgery. He has helped through numerous publications, books as well as lectures and teaching courses on all continents, to spread the knowledge and expertise and push the surgical frontiers.In the late 1990s, he and his ENT-team have started close co-operation with their neurosurgical partners, establishing the „Interdisciplinary Skull Base Unit“ of the Medical University Graz. Their transnasal concept of “Endoscopic Rhino-NeuroSurgery” has made the Graz Skull Base Group a leader in the field and a national and international excellence and referral centre.
Dr. Simmen is a Professor at Head and Neck Surgery at the Hirslanden Clinic and Centre for Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgery. Zürich Switzerland.
Dr. Schlosser is a professor in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center. Charleston, South Carolina.
Dr. Senior is a Professor, Vice Chairman for Academic Affairs and Chief, Division of Rhinology, Allergy, and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Dr. Orlandi is the immediate past President of the American Rhinologic Society and serves as the Chief Medical Officer for Ambulatory Health for the University of Utah. He is the principal author of the International Consensus Statement on Allergy and Rhinology: Rhinosinusitis and co-authored the AAO-HNS clinical practice guideline on adult sinusitis. He reviews Career Scientist Awards for the Triologic Society and previously chaired the general otolaryngology section of the AAO-HNS CORE program. He was a principal investigator on a grant from the NIH’s NIBIB and has served as the associate director of the University of Utah’s Center for Therapeutic Biomaterials. He is the author of over 100 journal articles and book chapters and has lectured throughout the North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and South America on a wide range of sinus and nasal topics. He’s served on the AAOA’s board of directors and as an associate editor for the International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology. Dr. Orlandi completed college at the University of Utah, medical school at New York University, residency at UCLA, and fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. He serves locally in his community and in national organizations. His most important accomplishment in his life is his family. He is the father of three children and a husband of over 25 years.
Valerie Lund is Professor of Rhinology at the Ear Institute, University College London and is an Honorary Consultant ENT Surgeon at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital (Royal Free Trust), Moorfields Eye Hospital, University College Hospital and Imperial College. London, England.
Dr. David W. Kennedy, M.D. is a Rhinology Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Active Staff at Veterans Administration Hospital, Philadelphia, PA. Active Staff at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Kennedy has also served as Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Vice Dean for Professional Services at the University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Harvey is an Associate Professor at Sydney Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic. Sydney, Australia.
Dr. Desrosiers is a Otolaryngology, Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal Hospital, Otolaryngology, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University. Montreal, Canada.
Dr. David Conley is Associate Professor in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois.
Dr. Chang is Associate Professor of Rhinology and skull base surgery, Dept of Otolaryngology, University of Arizona