The World of Acoustic Neuroma - Schedule

Schedule

7:45AM

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00AM

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Gelareh Zadeh, MD, PhD, FRCS(C), FAANS, Wilkins Family Chair in Brain Tumor Research, Associate Professor, Neurosurgery Department, University of Toronto & Medical Director, ANAC

Rex Banks, Au.D., CCC-A, Reg. CASLPO; Director of Hearing Healthcare, Canadian Hearing Society and Past President, ANAC

 

Acoustic Neuromas: The Past, Present and Future

Moderator: Gelareh Zadeh, MD

8:10AM

 

Anatomy Primer: Acoustic Neuromas
Karolyn Au, MD, MSc, FRCSC; Department of Neurosurgery, University of Alberta

 

8:30AM

 

Neurofibromatosis Type 2
Carolina Barnett-Tapia.MD, FRCSC; Clinician Scientist, Toronto General Hospital, UHN

 

8:50AM

 

Natural History of Acoustic Neuromas
Joseph Chen, MD, FRCSC; Director, Sunnybrook Otology-Skull Base Fellowship Program, Provincial Coordinator, Ontario Cochlear Implant Program, Professor, University of Toronto

 

9:10AM

 

Current Treatment Options for Acoustic Neuromas
Anthony Zeituni, MD, FRCSC; Director, Dept of OTL-HNS: Royal Victoria Hospital, Director (OTL-HNS) Skull Base Program: McGill University

 

9:50AM

Networking & Nutritional Break

10:10AM

 

Science: How Can Understanding Tumor Biology Lead to Novel Treatment
Suganth Suppiah, MD, PhD Candidate; Resident Physician, Dept of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto

 

10:30AM

 

Clinical Trials for Acoustic Neuromas
Catherine Maurice, MD; Neurologist and Neuro-Oncologist, Brain Clinic, UHN and Université de Montréal

 

10:50AM

Ask the Experts: Q+A Session

 

Quality of Life

11:10AM

 

Hearing Loss: Community Support and Coping Strategies
Rex Banks, Au.D., CCC-A, Reg. CASLPO; Director of Hearing Healthcare, Canadian Hearing Society

 

11:30AM

 

Ophthalmic Considerations in Facial Nerve Palsy
Edsel Ing, MD, FRCSC; Michael Garron Hospital, Dept of Ophthalmology & Vision Sciences, University of Toronto

 

11:50AM

 

Treating Facial Paralysis: Cosmetic Procedures
Zel Krajden, MD, FRCSC; Medial Director, Woodbridge Plastic Surgery Clinic, Chief of Surgery, Brampton Civic Hospital, Division Head of Plastic Surgery, William Osler Health System, Asst Professor, McMaster University, Past President of Ontario Society of Plastic Surgeons

 

12:10AM

 

Treating Facial Paralysis: Facial Reanimation Surgery
Heather Baltzer, MD, MSc, FRCSC; Toronto Western Hospital, UHN, Asst Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Toronto

 

12:30AM

 

LUNCH

 

1:00PM

 

Patient Panel Stories
Moderator – David Ellison, ANAC Board of Directors

 

1:20PM

 

Physician Tumor Board: Multidisciplinary Discussions on Treatment Options
Chair - Farhad Pirouzmand MD, FRCSC; Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Asst Professor of Surgery, University of Toronto
Karolyn Au, MD; Joseph Chen, MD; Derek Tsang, MD; Anthony Zeituni, MD

 

2:20PM

Refreshment Break

2:30PM

 

Break Out Sessions

Balance and Vestibular& Facial Rehabilitation
Joanne Dorion, B.Sc PT; Bayview Physiotherapy & Sports Medicine Clinic, Facial Physiotherapist
Beth Kroetsch, B.Sc PT; Vestibular &Facial Physiotherapist, Lifemark Physiotherapy

Living with Tinnitus
Dany Pineault, Au.D.Reg. CASLPO; Clinical Audiologist, Canadian Hearing Society; Adjunct Professor, A.T. Still University

 

3:15PM

 

Break Out Sessions

Balance and Vestibular& Facial Rehabilitation
Joanne Dorion, B.Sc PT; Bayview Physiotherapy & Sports Medicine Clinic, Facial Physiotherapist
Beth Kroetsch, B.Sc PT; Vestibular &Facial Physiotherapist, Lifemark Physiotherapy

Living with Tinnitus
Dany Pineault, Au.D.Reg. CASLPO; Clinical Audiologist, Canadian Hearing Society, Adjunct Professor, A.T. Still University

 

4:00PM

Discussion & Concluding Remarks

Dr. Gelareh Zadeh, Scientific Medical Chair, ANAC; and Dr. Rex Banks, Past President, ANAC