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Navigated Office Procedures

Aired on 4.05.2018
Navigated Office Procedures

Open discussion from our two faculty surgeons about different procedures they are currently performing in their offices. Discussion includes basic information around anesthesia protocols, patient selection and then show case studies for procedures that they have done and are doing.  Join the ARS


1-hour discussion followed by Q & A

Directors & Faculty


Joseph Han, MD, FARS, FAAOA

Dr. Han is the Medical Director for the Division of Allergy at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Han has completed a fellowship in Rhinology and Allergy at Oregon Health Sciences University. Dr. Han holds a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Washington, a Medical Degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania, and completed an Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He is involved with many national organizations including the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American Rhinologic Society, and the Guideline Taskforce. His main scientific research project evaluates the impact of allergy and asthma on sinusitis and has given many national and international scientific presentations on this topic. His other clinical interest other than allergic rhinitis includes nasal obstruction, sinusitis, cerebrospinal fluid leakage, and nasal/skull base tumors. Our Division of Allergy provides a comprehensive management of allergic rhinitis that includes drug therapy, various forms of immunotherapy, and even surgical management of allergic rhinitis.

Roheen Raithatha, MD, FARS, FACS

Dr. Roheen Raithatha graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from the University of Pennsylvania and received his Doctor of Medicine from Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia & Cornell Campus) Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and then went on to complete a Fellowship in Advanced Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY.

Dr. Raithatha treats all Ear, Nose, and Throat disorders in adults and children, with extra specialization in both medical and surgical treatments of sinus and nasal conditions, including nasal obstruction, snoring, epistaxis, acute and chronic sinusitis, nasal allergies, deviated nasal septum, enlarged turbinates, and sinonasal and skull base tumors.

His surgical specialties include: septoplasty/turbinate surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery (including image guided sinus surgery), revision (re-do) sinus surgery, balloon sinuplasty (in-office or in operating room), nasal polyps, fungal sinusitis, nasal and sinus tumors, endoscopic skull base surgery, repair of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks, and endoscopic orbital surgery.

Dr. Raithatha is board-certified from the American Board of Otolaryngology. He has authored numerous book chapters and articles that have appeared in peer-reviewed journals and has been invited to give lectures at multiple Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery courses. He has also made academic presentations at the national level to many professional societies. He is an active member of the American Rhinologic Society, North American Skull Base Society, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. He is currently on faculty at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and is also a member of the ENT & Allergy Advanced Sinus/Skull Base Center.

Additional Faculty


5:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Medtronic Brief Portfolio Overview

5:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Office Based Procedures Overview

6:00 pm - 6:15 pm

6:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Overall Best Practices

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Case Study Discussions

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Questions from Attendees

Topics Covered

Office based procedures.  Patient selection, anesthesia protocols, equipment used, how did they get started, best practices 


Show attendees that they can perform more sinus procedures in their office and Medtronic can assist them with making this shift over.  Medtronic is the partner of choice, providing the same equipment currently used in the OR for their office based procedure room.  

Disclosures and Accreditation Statement

This is a non-CME event sponsored by Medtronic. The views expressed by the speakers do not necessarily reflect that of the American Rhinologic Society. The American Rhinologic Society is not endorsing any company or product..
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