Minnesota Academy of Otolaryngology

Annual Meeting

January 20, 2024 - Hyatt Regency Bloomington-Mall of America

Scientific Schedule 

7:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00am Welcome  Neil Brown, MD 

8:10am Ask Your Legislators Session

             Senator Kelly Morrison, MD

            Senator Alice Mann, MD, MPH

8:30am Keynote Presentation

             New Perspectives in Diagnosis and  Management of Osteoradionecrosis

             Michael Fritz, MD

9:30am Treatment and De-escalation Therapy p16+ Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma            

             Eric Moore, MD

10:00am Break - Visit Exhibitors

10:30am New AJCC Guidelines for Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OPSCC) and Robotics

            Katie Van Abel, MD

11:00am TMJ Replacement Surgery 

             James Swift, MD 

11:45am Partner with us! From bench to bedside with the University of Minnesota's Otopathology Laboratory

             Sebahattin Cureoglu, MD

12:00 pm Lunch / Business Meeting / Visit Exhibitors

1:00pm ENT Rapid Resident Talks 

             “Third Window Lesions of The Inner Ear: A Pictorial Review” 

              Karl Khandalavala, MD, Mayo Clinic Rochester PGY2

             “Selective Deep Lobe Parotidectomy vs Total Parotidectomy for Patients With Benign Deep Lobe Parotid Tumors”
              Katherine Wallerius, MD, Mayo Clinic Rochester PGY4

1:30pm The World of Third Windows

             William Juston Garvis, MD

2:00pm What’s New and Innovative in Otology

             Joseph Roche, MD

2:30pm Eustachian Tube: Doesn't Open vs Always Open

            Tina Huang, MD 

3:00pm Break & Visit Exhibitors

3:15pm Panel Discussion:  All Things Otology

             Moderator:  Nate Schularick, MD 

            Panelists: Drs. Garvis, Roche, Huang

4:00pm Afternoon Keynote: Physician Burnout

             Three Secrets of Sustainability and Satisfaction in Life & Work

             Mary Illions Wilde, MD

5:00pm Poster Session/Reception/Visit Exhibitors


Industry partners have the opportunity to offer a separate event/hands-on training/meetings at the conclusion of the MAO Annual Meeting.  All attendees MUST be registered for the MAO Annual Meeting to attend these events. Invitations will be only sent out to those registered for the MAO Annual Meeting in a couple of weeks. So, DON’T DELAY REGISTERING to avoid missing these opportunities.