Welcome Address

Dr. Barbara Salmon-Grandison
President of the Caribbean Association of Otolaryngology
(Cornwall Regional Hospital, Jamaica)

Formal Opening of the CAO Virtual Meeting 2021

Dr. Duane Taylor, MD
Immediate Past President of the AAO-HNS
(Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, USA)

Legend of Otolaryngology
Airways Diseases in children – from Congenital and Acquired, from Whooping Cough and Diphtheria to Covid 19

Prof. Halda Shaw
(UWI, Jamaica)

Aging and Otology

Prof. Howard Francis
(Duke University, USA)

Aging and Rhinology

Prof. I. Tasca
(AUSL-Imola, Italy)

Aging and Laryngology

Prof. Greg Postma
(Augusta University,USA)

HPV infection and Head & Neck cancer at EWMSC, Trinidad

D. Richards (1), S. Juman (2), W. Mohammed (2), R. Fundora (2), R. Santo1 & C. Naraynsingh (2)
(1) Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, Mt. Hope, Trinidad
(2) UWI, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad

Cystic Hygroma in Adults

Caraline Cho, CCIV, Roger Su, MD, James K. Fortson, MD MPH
(ENT Associates, Atlanta,USA)

Outcomes of Early Vs Late Tracheostomy in the Intensive Care Unit: Trinidad

C. Felix, S. Juman & S. Medford
(UWI & SFGH, Trinidad & Tobago)

Legend of Otolaryngology
Evolution of Hearing Technology – How Did We Get There?

Prof. Harold Pillsbury
(University of North Carolina, USA)

Coronavirus and the Otolaryngologist

Dr. Karen Shaw

Coronavirus – Risks and precautions in Otolaryngology

Dr. Salmon- Grandison

Update on Coronavirus vaccination

Prof. Celia Christie
(UWI, Jamaica)

Legend of Otolaryngology
Allergic Rhinitis in the Caribbean and with particular emphasis on Jamaica

Prof. Halda Shaw
(UWI, Jamaica)
Personal Contemplations in Otolaryngology


Subdural Empyema

B. Dixon, R. Goodluck-Tyndall, B. Grandison, R.Holness, S.Hemmings & F.K. Pencle
(Cornwall Regional Hospital,Montego Bay, Jamaica)

Chronic Rhinosinusitis in San Fernando General Hospital

S. Dookhoo, S. Medford & S. Juman
(UWI & SFGH,Trinidad & Tobago)

Ocular cardiac reflex during Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

C. Cho, J.K. Fortson, & R. Su
(ENTAssociates, Atlanta, USA)

Legend of Otolaryngology
The evolution of Reconstruction of Major Defects In Head and Neck Surgery

Prof. Eugene Myers
(University of Pittsburgh, USA)

Telemedicine in the Caribbean

Dr. Che Bowen
(MDLink, Jamaica)

Challenges in Telemedicine
Dr. Kino Francis

Changing face of Medical Education

Dr. Tomlin Paul
Dean – Faculty of Medical Sciences (Mona)

Assessment of Potential Risk Factors for Development of Persistent Postural-Perceptual Dizziness: a case-control pilot study

Aaron Trinidade
(Anglia Ruskin University, UK)

The Prevalence of Hearing Impairment in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) in Trinidad and Tobago and its Associated Factors

L. Noel
(Trinidad & Tobago)

Do Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss Patients with a neural pattern of hearing loss have the same recovery profile as other Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss patients

R. Xu, G. Joshua, P. Wijesinghe, A. Ayub, M. Lee & D. Nunez
(University of British Columbia, Canada)

A review of primary temporal bone and external ear malignancies in Jamaica – a retrospective case series

G. Channer & G. Jugmohansingh

Legend of Otolaryngology
The Development of Statewide Pediatric Auditory Rehabilitation Program

Prof. Harold Pillsbury
(University of North Carolina, USA)

Management of Mandibular fractures – current concepts
V. Sharma
(Luton and Dunstable Hospital, UK)

Biologics in Chronic Rhinosinusitis

Prof. Amin Javer
(University of British Columbia, Canada)

Management of the troublesome mastoid cavity through secondary obliteration surgery: a prospective series of 228 paediatric and adult cases

Aaron Trinidade
(Anglia Ruskin University, UK)

Management of unilateral hearing loss in children

Samantha Anne

Where the Psyche/ Mind presses the ENT

G. Rach

A Retrospective analysis of patients with TMJ dysfunction (TMD) from 2011-2020 – Increased incidence of TMD due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

S. Juman , R. Ramoutar & J. Juman
(EWMSC, Trinidad & Tobago)

Xanthous Vocal Cords in a jaundiced patient with Laryngitis

C. Cho, JK Fortson, R. Su, H. Dani
(ENT Associates Atlanta, USA)

The lingual thyroid – A practical approach to the management of a rare condition

G. Jugmohansingh
(SFGH, Trinidad & Tobago)

Legend of Otolaryngology
Should Frozen Sections be Taken From the Specimen or the Defect in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Tongue?

Prof. Eugene Myers
(University of Pittsburgh,USA)