About this event

  • Date and time Fri 9 Jul 2021 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm
  • Location Live stream - online
  • Organised by Laryngology and Rhinology

This live stream will teach doctors various aspects of diagnosis, decision making and treatment of dysphagia via the Laryngology & Rhinology Section Presidential address and The RSM Visiting Professor lecture. 

Mr Guri Sandhu the Laryngology and Rhinology Section President will discuss the resurgence of British laryngology over the last decade. And the Visiting Professor Lecture will be given by Professor GregoryPostma, Augusta University, Atlanta, USA, who will discuss the latest development in dysphagia management. 

We hope you can join us in-person at the RSM for this event, tickets are available to purchase here 

Topics include:

  • Learn about diagnosis and decision making in dysphagia 
  • The latest developments in dysphagia management 
  • Update on airway stenosis and associated laryngeal pathology

The Laryngology & Rhinology Section would like to thank our Annual Sponsors KARL STORZ Endoscopy (UK) Ltd and Medtronic for their valued support of the 2020-2021 Academic Programme. We would also like to thank our sponsor Neomed UK Ltd for their support of this meeting.
Please note that none of the companies listed have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of the meetings.  

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Key speakers

Mr Guri Sandhu

President, Laryngology and Rhinology Section, The Royal Society of Medicine

Professor Gregory Postma

Professor and Vice-Chairman of the Department Otolaryngology and Director of the Center for Voice, Airway and Swallowing Disorders, Augusta University, Atlanta, USA

Speaker's biography

Dr Gregory Postma is a Professor and Vice-Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University and is the Director of the Center for Voice, Airway and Swallowing Disorders since 2005. 


He completed his residency in Otolaryngology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1993. He completed a fellowship in laryngology and professional voice at Vanderbilt University and joined the faculty at Wake Forest in 1996. 


He is a past President of both the American Esophagological Society (ABEA) and the Dysphagia Research Society. 


He is the author or co-author of more than 110 peer-reviewed publications, edited 3 books, and has written 70 chapters and invited articles. He has given more than 700 presentations on a wide array of laryngologic topics. He has been selected as one of America’s Top Doctors, a reference that identifies the top 1% of physicians in the nation, for the past twenty years. 


View the programme

Welcome and introduction
Diseases of the larynx and pharynx

Mr Guri Sandhu, President, Laryngology and Rhinology Section, The Royal Society of Medicine 

Comfort break and sponsored industry presentation

Medtronic’s newest innovations of 2020

The diagnosis and treatment of dysphagia

Prof Gregory Postma, Professor and Vice-Chairman of the Department Otolaryngology and Director of the Center for Voice, Airway and Swallowing Disorders, Augusta University, Atlanta, USA 

Closing remarks and final questions



Live stream - online

Disclaimer:All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations. 

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

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