September 15 - 18, 2019
Johns Hopkins endocrine surgeon and laryngologist Vaninder Dhillon describes radiofrequency ablation (RFA), the minimally invasive treatment option for thyroid nodules.
Facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Jason Nellis describes his approach to addressing facial paralysis and improving facial asymmetry in a patient who had meningioma resection.
Johns Hopkins speech language pathologist (SLP) Rina Abrams recaps a consensus statement by dysphagia experts that was recently published in the journal Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery.
Johns Hopkins rhinologist Jean Kim recaps recently published research and review undertaken by a work group including members of the American Rhinologic Society’s allergy and immunology section and Johns Hopkins climate scientists.
Johns Hopkins laryngologist Simon Best summarizes findings from a study that identified factors that help transgender patients follow through with the recommended course of treatment for vocal care.
Head and neck surgeon Wojtek Mydlarz provides a recap of the recommendations for parotid tumor management that he shared during the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting 2022.
Head and neck endocrine surgeon Vaninder Dhillon recaps a discussion she moderated during the 2022 American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery annual meeting.
Johns Hopkins audiologist Stephen Bowditch recaps his presentation given at the Maryland Academy of Audiology Convention 2022 on the topic of transitioning patients from osseointegrated devices to cochlear implants.
Neuro-otologist Wade Chien shares a recap of findings related to sudden sensorineural hearing loss related to COVID-19 infection and vaccination, which he presented at the 2022 AAO-HNSF meeting.
September 10 – 14, 2022 Philadelphia, PA
Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery resident Deborah Xie and otolaryngologist Matthew Stewart recap their presentation given at the AAOHNS 2021 meeting. They studied how patients are using social media to find medical information.
Johns Hopkins Otolaryngologist Kevin Motz recaps a presentation, from the 2021 annual meeting of the AAOHNSF, about research related to the incidence and sequela of intubation related to COVID-19.
Head and neck cancer and skull base surgeon Nyall London describes the case of a patient who presented with a nasal mass that was determined to be human papillomavirus (HPV) positive sinonasal squamous cell carcinoma.
Head and neck cancer and skull base surgeon Nyall London discusses three key immunotherapy clinical trials including KEYNOTE-012, Checkmate 141 and KEYNOTE-048 that have contributed to Food and Drug Administration approval for nivolumab ...
Head and neck cancer surgeon Christine Gourin and patient Jerry, who had a recurrence of laryngeal cancer, discuss his long-term response to immunotherapy as part of a clinical trial in which he participated in 2014, a time when research ...
David E. Tunkel, MD, discusses opioid prescribing for analgesia after common otolaryngology operations.
Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery residents discuss how the pandemic impacted their academic training and their lives.
Sinus surgeon Nicholas Rowan discusses the importance of smell and taste dysfunction for patients and how it relates to frailty.
Head and neck surgeon Carole Fakhry, director of the Johns Hopkins Head and Neck Cancer Center, describes the case of a patient who presented to the Johns Hopkins Head and Neck Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic team with a right-sided neck ...
Head and neck surgeon Carole Fakhry, director of the Johns Hopkins Head and Neck Cancer Center, describes the case of an adult male patient with a neck mass mistaken for a branchial cleft cyst
Laryngologist Vaninder Dhillon discusses a promising new treatment option for patients with chronic neurogenic cough. A review of data shows that superior laryngeal nerve block is a safe, effective office-based form of treatment for this cough.
Otologist Carrie Nieman discusses aspects of the clinical history and exam physicians can look for to accurately diagnose eustachian tube dysfunction and set patients on the right treatment path.
Since 2015, research about hearing and hearing loss has benefited from generous financial support provided by the David M. Rubenstein Precision Medicine Center of Excellence, within the Johns Hopkins Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery.
September 13 - October 25, 2020
In this case presentation, a male in his 50s presents with a right-sided neck mass that did not resolve with antibiotic treatment. He was diagnosed with HPV-related cancer, primarily of the tonsil, and opted for surgery. Postsurgical clinical ...
Carole Fakhry, director of the Johns Hopkins Head and Neck Cancer Center, discusses the rise in head and neck cancer due to HPV-related exposure. She reviews testing, diagnosis and treatment options, and clinical trials available at Johns Hopkins.
Johns Hopkins experts connect with colleagues around the world about their experiences with COVID-19. In this video, David Eisele, director of otolaryngology, and Carole Fakhry, chief of head and neck surgery, speak with Johns Hopkins ...
Rhinologist Nicholas Rowan explains the treatment guidelines, research and developments in treating chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis with biologic therapies.
Dr. Nicholas Rowan, rhinologist, discusses cryotherapy/cryoablation as a less-invasive outpatient treatment option for chronic rhinitis.
Pediatric otolaryngologist David Tunkel discusses the recently published evidence-based clinical practice guideline for managing nosebleeds intended for all clinicians who evaluate and treat patients with nosebleeds.
Learn how microvascular and facial plastic reconstructive surgeon Shaun Desai conducted a complex, two-stage nasal reconstruction after the surgical removal of a woman’s Merkel cell carcinoma.
Microvascular facial and reconstructive surgeon Shaun Desai conducted a complex two-stage reconstruction for a war veteran who had experienced a blast injury and 10 subsequent surgeries over a 25 year period.
Sinonasal and skull base surgeon Murugappan Ramanathan discusses a case of a male in his mid-50s who presented unable to breathe out of his left nostril.
Otolaryngologist Carole Fakhry, M.D., discusses the case of a 52-year-old man presenting with a neck and tonsil mass. The patient is doing well after transoral robotic surgery (TORS) and neck dissection were performed, followed by radiation.
John Carey, director of the Johns Hopkins Division of Otology and Neurotology, presents a case of a patient with superior canal dehiscence syndrome whose sound vertigo was completely eliminated with surgery.
Auditory rehabilitation therapist Deborah Bervinchak from the Johns Hopkins Listening Center answers questions about adult and pediatric auditory rehabilitation following cochlear implantation and activation.
Lee Akst, director of the Johns Hopkins Voice Center, answers questions about voice disorders, when it is time to see a voice specialist and what to expect when you do.
Audiologist Steve Bowditch from the Johns Hopkins Listening Center answers questions about the activation process of cochlear implants, what to expect once you have healed from cochlear implant surgery, and the activation and adjustments of the device.
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