2nd Cochlear Implant Course

16 - 17 August (Thursday - Friday)


Introduction

Following the success of our inaugural Cochlear Implant Surgery Course last year, we will be having our 2nd Cochlear Implant surgery course this year. This is a surgical masterclass focusing on all aspects of cochlear implant surgery. It is targeted at the Otologist who is embarking on his cochlear implant surgery journey and is performing his/her first few cochlear implant surgeries independently. There will be a mix of lectures and hands-on dissection on temporal bones focusing on key surgical steps involved in cochlear implant surgery. 

 

Course Objectives and Cadaveric Dissections:

Upon completion of the course, the participants will be able to perform the following dissections under supervision:

  • Cortical Mastoidectomy

  • Posterior tympanotomy

  • Round window insertion of cochlear implants

  • Cochleostomy insertion of cochlear implants

  • Subtotal petrosectomy and blind sac closure for CI insertion in post irradiated patients


Course Directors

Dr Barrie Tan
Head of Department
Director, Centre for Hearing and Ear Implants
Principal Investigator, Hearing Research Laboratory
Senior Clinical Lecturer, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Adj Asst Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
Senior Consultant ENT Surgeon
Department of Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery)
Singapore General Hospital


Dr Thong Jiun Fong
Consultant
Department of Otolaryngology
Singapore General Hospital


Foreign Faculty

Professor Michael Tong

NTEC Cluster Co-ordinator

Department of Ear, Nose & Throat, Prince of Wales Hospital

Chairman

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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Dr Harim Priyono

Indonesia

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Dr Chen Chin Kuo

Taiwan

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Prof Goh Bee See

Deputy Director

Institute of Ear, Hearing and Speech (Institute-HEARS)

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Malaysia





Dr John Sung

Associate Consultant

Department of Ear, Nose & Throat, Prince of Wales Hospital

Clinical Associate Professor (honorary)

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong



Local Faculty

Dr Rebecca Heywood

Consultant

Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) – Head & Neck Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital and Jurong Medical Centre


Dr Tan Tiong Yong

Senior Consultant

Department of Diagnostic Radiology

Changi General Hospital


Dr Yuen Heng Wai

​Senior Consultant

Department Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Changi General Hospital


Dr Euan Murugasu

Director, Otology

Senior Consultant, Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) – Head & Neck Surgery

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital and Jurong Medical Centre


Dr Low Wong Kein

Senior Consultant

Novena ENT- Head & Neck Surgery Specialist Centre


Dr Wong Manzhi

Consultant

Department of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Singapore General Hospital