Visiting Professor: Sam Selesnick, M.D.

Sep. 10-11, 2013

SamuelHSelesnickMDFACSSamuel H. Selesnick, M.D., F.A.C.S. is Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology and Professor of Otolaryngology in Neurological Surgery at the Weill Cornell Medical College, and is a member of the Department of Neurological Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Selesnick received a Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University and graduated from the New York University School of Medicine. He completed his training in Otolaryngology at The Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital – Cornell Residency Program and went on to advanced Fellowship training in Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery at The University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Selesnick is a Past President of the American Neurotology Society, the largest specialty organization of neurotologists – skull base surgeons in the United States, an Honorary Police Surgeon in the New York Police Department and has lectured on neurotologic and ear related topics in the United States, France, Italy, the United Kingdom, Austria, Denmark, Spain, Australia, Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, India, the Ukraine, Canada, Japan and Mexico.


Tuesday, September 10, 2013

12:30 pm

Lunch with Dr. Kesser

1:30 pm

O/N work with Dr. Kesser, Ginny Pittman from Wolters Kluwer (McGovern)

4:00 pm


5:00 pm

Lecture to residents – Management of the Facial Nerve in Chronic Ear Surgery (Riggs)

6:00 pm



Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013

6:45 am

Breakfast will be served (Riggs)

7:00 am

Grand Rounds – Evolution of Treatment for Vestibular Schwannoma (Riggs)

8:00 am

Grand Rounds – A History of New York Hospital (plus one or two interesting cases, time permitting; Riggs)

8:50 am


9:15 am

Tour of facilities