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Undergoing surgery can be stressful for anyone, especially small children. A Weill Cornell Medicine pediatric otolaryngologist has been making the experience easier for patients, thanks to a pair of miniature cars that kids can play with as they await surgery—and can even drive to the operating room themselves. "It was a total game changer," says Elena Silverman, whose four-year-old son, Jaime (both seen at right), came to the NewYork-Presbyterian David H. Koch Center in March for procedures...

Samuel H. Selesnick, MD, has been selected as the new editor-in-chief of The Laryngoscope, an official journal of the Triological Society. He succeeds Michael G. Stewart, MD, who has served as the journal’s editor for eight years.

ENTtoday talked to Dr. Selesnick about his goals for the publication under...

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MIND Your Health is a first-of-its-kind summit dedicated to a holistic approach to mental and physical health. Co-presented by 92Y, Women’s Health and featuring top experts from Weill Cornell Medicine, the summit will include workshops, demonstrations, panels and keynotes. 

On October 6, Dr. Suurna will be appearing alongside other guests including founder and creator of KINRGY Julianne Hough, author and nutrition expert Brooke Alpert, psychiatrist, bestselling author and...

AAO-HNSF 2019
Dr. Aaron N. Pearlman moderated a panel at AAO-HNSF 2019 on Pediatric Chronic Rhinosinusitis.
 
Co-panelists were David Gudis MD of Columbia University, Sanjay Parikh MD of Seattle Children’s Hospital, and Emily Boss MD of Johns Hopkins University.

Our Department was honored to have four faculty invited to participate in the 5th Congress of the Confederation of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck, held from June 29 - July 3, 2019, in Brussels, Belgium.  Drs. Ashutosh Kacker, Lucian Sulica, Maria Suurna, and Michael Stewart all participated in multiple roles - as Panelists, Panel Moderators, Speakers, and Instruction Course faculty.  Pictures and additional stories will follow soon.  

Pictured: Dr. Kacker is serving as...

Allergies are the worst. Whichever time of the year they pop up for you, seasonal allergies can make your life miserable. You know the symptoms: runny nose, sore throat, coughing, constant sneezing, and terrible sinus pressure. You most likely are heading to the pharmacy to grab some Benadryl or Flonase—but not everyone wants to pop a pill every time your eyes start to itch.

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Dr. Maria Suurna, who serves as Regional Advisor for Europe for the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (AAOHNS), helped organize a joint meeting of the American Academy of Oto-HNS and the German ENT Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft fur HNO), in Berlin, Germany from May 29-June 1, 2019.

There were several joint American-German panels and presentations, and the joint portions of the meeting were well-received by both groups.  
At the Gala...

At the Triological Society Combined Sections meeting held in Coronado Island, California, on January 24-26, 2019, the Weill Cornell Department was well-represented.  

Dr. Ashutosh Kacker was invited to present at the Triological Society Best Practices Panel which led off the meeting.

Another invited panel was a "How I Do It" Video Panel, and of the four invited panelists, two were from Weill Cornell:  Dr. Lucian Sulica and Dr. Vikash Modi.  Dr. Sulica spoke on "Office Based...

Eleven-month-old Julian Epstein sat between his parents in a private room in the Hearing and Speech Center with a team from NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine, his attention on the stuffed elephant in his hands. His care team had decorated the room with presents, a cake, and silver balloons that spelled out “Ace,” Julian’s nickname, meaning “the highest, luckiest, most valuable card in the deck” to his parents, Tracy DiMarco-Epstein and Corey Epstein. Also in tow were...

In celebration of World Voice Day, the Sean Parker Institute for the Voice announces a Free Seminar on Vocal Health. Following the seminar, participants are invited to an open house at the Institute. A limited number of free voice screenings will be raffled.

Wednesday, April 17 at 12:00pm to 6:30pm

Actors’ Equity Building 165 W 46th street, New York, NY 10036

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(646) 962-3681

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