About this event

  • Date and time Fri 1 Mar 2019 from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Otology

This afternoon meeting is to compare and contrast international otology practice, as well as hear the latest otology research from UK trainees and young consultants through short paper presentations.

 

Comparing international practice
For the UK perspective, you will hear from Mr Peter Monksfield, a consultant ENT surgeon who specializes in disorders of the ears. He also specializes in neurotology and has expertise in managing tumours related to the inner ear such as acoustic neuromas, glomus tumours and other malignant tumours.

Peter has a strong research interest and is the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN) lead for ENT in the West Midlands.

Contrasting and comparing against the UK perspective will be Dr Lawrence Lustig, chair, Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, USA.

He treats the full spectrum of ear disorders in adults and children, as well as skull base disease. His specialties include skull base surgery, Bone Anchored Hearing Systems (BAHS), cochlear implants, the genetics of hearing loss, cochlear gene therapy, surgery for chronic otitis media, balance disorders, and hair cell physiology.

 

Topics include: 

  • UK otology practice and the impact of scientific research
  • American otology practice and the impact of scientific research
  • Current research findings in otology

Key speakers

Mr Peter Monksfield

ENT Surgeon, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. 

Dr Lawrence Lustig

Chair, Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, USA

Agenda

View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction
Science and the Otologist: The UK perspective

Mr Peter Monksfield, ENT Surgeon, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Question and answer session
Short paper 1
Short paper 2
Tea and coffee break
Short paper 3
The American neurotologic surgeon-scientist

Dr Lawrence Lustig, Chair, Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, USA

Question and answer session
Closing remarks
Close of meeting

Sponsors

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St,, Marylebone, London, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom