Ear, Nose and Throat disorders are some of the most common reasons children and adolescents seek medical care. The aim of this conference is to provide comprehensive, up-to-date information on the treatment of pediatric otolaryngology disorders.

 Breakfast and Lunch will be provided. Space is limited. 

Date: Saturday, November 10, 2018

Location: Primary Children's Hospital Auditorium

Time: Breakfast @ 7:30am, Conference from 8:00am-3:30pm



8:00-8:05 am Introductory remarks: Albert H. Park, MD

8:05-8:30 am Genetic and Down Syndrome: John Carey, MD

8:30-9:00 am Cardiology and Down Syndrome: Heidi (Sonali) Magdo, MD

9:00-9:20 am Newborn Hearing Screening: Jill Boettger, MD

9:20-9:40 am The Role of ABR testing?: Kayla Sivas, AUD

9:40-10:00 am BREAK

10:00-10:20 am Hearing Testing for the School Aged Child: Mary Lou Reitz, AUD

10:20-10:40 am Hearing Aids for the Child with Down Syndrome: Lindsey Tubaugh, AUD

10:40-11:00 am Chronic Otitis media and the Role of Ventilation Tubes: Paul Krakovitz, MD

11:00-11:20 am Surgical Options for Chronic Otorrhea: Albert Park, MD

11:20-11:45 am Sinusitis and Down Syndrome: Steve Kelly, MD

12:00-12:30 pm LUNCH

12:30-1:00 pm Endocrine Disorders in Down Syndrome: Fred Grimmer, MD

1:00-1:20 pm Dental and Occlusal Challenges: Duane Yamashiro, DDS

1:20-1:40 pm A Multidisciplinary Approach to Swallowing Disorders: Marshall Smith, MD; Martina Costello, SLP

1:40-2:00 pm BREAK

2:00-2:20 pm Otolaryngology Approach to Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Jonathon Skirko, MD

2:20-2:40 pm The Role of CPAP for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Brian McGinley, MD

2:40-3:00 pm The Role of Adenotonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea: Jeremy Meier, MD

3:00-3:20 pm Lingual Tonsillectomy or Tongue Reduction Surgery: Harlan Muntz, MD

3:30 pm Concluding Remarks: Jonathon Skirko, MD