29th Scientific Meeting of the Caribbean Association Of Otolaryngologists (CAO)
in Association with the University of the West Indies
and American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery,

May 21 – May 22, 2022

“The Multidisciplinary Approach In Otorhinolaryngology”

PROGRAMMES
(All times are Jamaica times)

Day 1
Saturday 21st May 2022

2:00pm-2:15pm
WELCOME
Dr. Barbara Salmon-Grandison – Montego Bay Jamaica
President of the Caribbean Association of Otolaryngology (CAO)

2:15pm-2:30pm
Platinum Sponsor

FEATURE LECTURE

2:30pm-2:50pm
The Evolution of the Multidisciplinary approach in Otorhinolaryngology
Prof. Eugene Myers, University of Pittsburgh, USA

OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNOEA SYNDROME – THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH

2:50pm-3:10pm
Overview of Surgical challenges in OSAS
Prof. Jimmy Brown, University of Florida, USA

3:10pm-3:30pm
How to interpret a Sleep study
Dr. Chandra Ali MD, Island Sleep Diagnostics

3:30pm-3:50pm
The role of the Physician in OSAS
Dr. Paul Scott, University of the West Indies, Jamaica

3:50pm-4:10pm
Bariatric surgery and OSAS
Prof. Dilip Dan, University of the West Indies, Trinidad & Tobago

4:10pm-4:30pm
Anaesthetic challenges in OSAS
Dr. Kelvin Metalor, University of the West Indies, Jamaica

RESEARCH PAPERS

4:30pm-4:40pm

4:40pm-4:50pm

4:50pm-5:00pm – Questions

5:00pm-5:15pm
Break

5:15pm-5:30pm
Platinum Sponsor

THYROID DISEASE AND THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH

5:30pm–5:50pm
Challenges in managing thyroid diseases
Prof. Greg Randolph, Harvard University, USA

6:10pm-6:30pm
Interaction between the Endocrinologist and ENT surgeon in Thyroid disease
Dr. Chad Bissambhar, EWMSC, Trinidad

6:30pm-6:50pm
Thyroid surgery and the Thoracic surgeon
Dr. Joseph Blidgen, University of the West Indies, Jamaica

6:50pm–7:10pm
Management of Graves orbitopathy
Prof. Amir Javer, University of the West Indies, Jamaica

7:10pm-7:30pm
Multidisciplinary approach in Parathyroid surgery
Dr. David Terris, Medical College of Georgia, USA

RESEARCH PAPERS

7:30pm-7:40pm

7:40pm-7:50pm

7:50pm-8:00pm

8:00pm-8:15pm
Questions

 



Day 2
Sunday 22nd May 2022

2:00pm-2:15pm
Platinum Sponsor

MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO HEAD AND NECK CANCER

2:15pm-2:40pm
Challenges to managing Head & Neck Cancer in the Caribbean
Prof. Halda Shaw, Jamaica

2:40pm-3:05pm
Locally advanced HNSCC and Immunotherapy
Prof. Robert Ferris, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, USA

3:05pm-3:25pm
Practical Pathology for the H&N Surgeon
Dr. Karen Bishop, University of the West Indies, Jamaica

3:25pm-3:45pm
Palliative Management of Head & Neck cancer
Dr. Dingle Spence, Jamaica

3:45pm-4:05pm
Structure of Head & Neck Oncology services in the UK
Dr. Jerome Philip, Hull York Medical School, UK

4:05pm-4:10pm
Questions

SKULL BASE SURGERY

4:10pm-4:30pm
Lateral Skull base a multidisciplinary approach
Dr. Guyan Channer, Kingston Public Hospital, Jamaica

4:30pm-4:50pm
Endoscopic approach to the anterior skull base
Dr. Warren Mullings, Kingston Public Hospital, Jamaica

4:50pm-5:10pm
External approach to the anterior skull base
Prof. Renn Holness, Montego Bay, Jamaica

5:10pm-5:30pm
Combined Neurosurgical and Otorhinolaryngology approach to the Cervical spine
Dr. Fermin Stewart, Atlanta, USA

5:10pm-5:20pm
Questions

5:20pm-5:35pm
Break

MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH IN OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY

5:35pm-5:55pm
Radiaology & Thyroid Disease
Dr. Fidel Rampersad, University of the West Indies, Trinidad

5:55pm-6:15pm
Interesting radiology cases in ORL
Dr. Peter Johnson, University of the West Indies, Jamaica

5:15pm-5:35pm
The Role of the prosthetic technician in the head and neck
Mrs. Aldyth Amir, Kingston Public Hospital, Jamaica

5:35pm-5:55pm
Double Jaw surgery for cranio facial deformities
Dr. Ladi Doonquah, University of the West Indies, Jamaica

RESEARCH PAPERS

6:00pm-6:10pm

6:10pm-6:20pm

6:20pm-6:30pm

6:30pm-6:40pm

6:40pm-6:50pm

6:50pm-7:00pm

Questions

7:10pm
Vote of thanks & Farewell
Dr. Barbara Salmon-Grandison