4th Laryngology Course

19 - 20 August (Sunday - Monday)


Introduction

The Laryngology Course will have as its keynote speaker, Dr Peak Woo, an internationally recognised Laryngologist and Clinical Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York. This is a 2-day course comprising 2 half-days of lectures on 19th and 20th Aug 2018, a half-day workshop on Stroboscopy (19 Aug) and a half-day hands-on cadaveric dissection workshop (20 Aug).

The lectures will feature topics such as care of the professional voice, surgical pearls in phonosurgery and advances in in-office laryngological procedures. The cadaveric dissection workshop will feature endolaryngeal surgical techniques (such as microflaps, sutures) and thyroplasty techniques. 


Course Directors

Dr Shalini D/O Arulanandam
Associate Consultant - SAF
Department of Otolaryngology
Singapore General Hospital



Foreign Faculty



Dr. Peak Woo

Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology

Icahn School of Medicine


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Dr. Peak Woo is a board certified otolaryngologist specializing in laryngology (voice and throat disorders). His main interest is in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the throat. During his 25 years in academic medicine, he spearheaded the development of the computerized videostroboscope and the high-speed video imaging system, now standard for imaging of vocal fold vibration. He also developed some novel applications of office lasers for treatment of disease of the throat. As a leader in his field, Dr. Woo is frequently asked to give courses and talks nationally and internationally on topics of phono-surgery, laser surgery, voice diagnosis and office intervention for voice disorders. Dr. Woo speaks English and Mandarin.

Dr. Woo received the Guest of Honor, Recognition of Outstanding Contribution to the Art and Science of Laryngology and the The James Newcomb Award, Recognition of Outstanding Contribution to the Art and Science of Laryngology and Dedication to the The American Laryngological Association, April 2018.