Otolaryngology & Communication Sciences

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Honorary Guest Faculty

Alexander G. Chiu, MD, is internationally renowned in the field of endoscopic and minimally invasive surgery of the nose, sinuses and skull base. Dr. Chiu has authored two textbooks: Sinonasal Tumors and Atlas of Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery and published over 80 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on sinus and skull base surgery. He holds the title of  Acting Chairman of the Department of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Arizona Medical Center. Dr. Chiu is pleased to present the 3rd Annual Robert Toohill lecture during Best Evidence ENT 2015.




Paul L. Lambert, MD is the Chairman at the Medical University of South Carolina and the Director of the Otology and Neurotology division. Dr. Lambert has national stature for his expertise in otology and neurotology and has been involved in hearing-related research all his career. He has authored over 120 publications and book chapters and several textbooks related to ear diseases and ear surgery, and he is currently President of the  American Otological Society and President-elect of the American Board of Otolaryngology. Dr. Lambert is honored to present the 27th Annual Roger H. Lehman Lecture during Best Evidence ENT 2015.





Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAConference Directors

John S. Rhee, MD, MPH
is the John C. Koss Professor and Chairman and the Chief of the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He also holds the title of Professor of Dermatology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He serves as a Board Member and Coordinator for Research & Quality for the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF), and  Deputy Editor-in-Chief for the Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Rhee has been invited internationally to speak on topics ranging from outcomes studies, nasal airway surgery and biomedical research.



David R. Friedland, MD, PhD
is Professor, Vice Chairman and Chief of the Division of Otology and Neuro-Otologic Skull Base Surgery. He is also the Medical Director of the Koss Cochlear Implant Program at Froedtert Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Friedland heads the Division of Research and is the Director of the Otology CORE Section, Research Grants and Prizes Subcommittee of the AAO-HNSF.


David M. Poetker, MD is Associate Professor in the Division of Rhinology and Sinus Surgery and the Residency Program Director. Dr. Poetker has strong research interests in the differences of mucus production with sinus disease and evaluating the safety of corticosteroids. His patient care focus is on the long term management of sinus disease and working with patients to find a medical and surgical management plan that is tailored to meet their individual needs.



Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Division of General Otolaryngology
Division of Head and Neck Oncology
Division of Laryngology and Professional Voice
Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
     Ma'Lou C. Sabino, DDS
     Ruba N. Khader, BDS

Division of Otology and Neuro-Otologic Skull Base Surgery
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Division of Research
Division of Rhinology and Sinus Surgery
Division of Sleep Medicine
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