Meet the faculty

All members of the faculty have a wide experience in the management of sinus disease and endoscopic surgical techniques. They are joined by leading physicians involved in the management of upper airways disease, who all have academic appointments at major teaching facilities.

invited speakers:


Prof Jean Anderson Eloy, MD, FARS (USA)

Prof Eloy is currently Distinguished Professor and Vice Chair of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He serves as the Director of Rhinology and Sinus Surgery, Director of Otolaryngology Research, and Co-Director of the Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery Program. Dr. Eloy also has joint appointments as Distinguished Professor of Neurological Surgery and Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He is currently the Co-President of the New Jersey Academy of Otolaryngology/New Jersey Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, and the Chair and Chief of Service of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center. His clinical/surgical interests and area of expertise include medical and surgical management of refractory rhinosinusitis, endoscopic management of sinonasal neoplasia, cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea, ventral skull base lesions, endoscopic revision sinus surgery, and computer – aided sinus surgery.

Professor Thibault Van Zele

Prof Thibault Van Zele (Belgium)

Prof Thibaut Van Zele (MD, PhD) is currently an associate professor at the Ear, Nose, and Throat department at the Ghent University Hospital. In 2002 he finished his medical studies at Ghent University. He trained in Belgium at the ENT department at the Ghent University Hospital and in France at the Head and Neck Department of the CHRU Lille University Hospital. His clinical activities are focused on endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis, benign and malignant sinonasal tumours, and endoscopic skull base surgery in collaboration with the department of neurosurgery.

He worked in the Upper Airway Research Laboratory at the University of Ghent (Prof Dr Claus Bachert) from 2002 to 2006 and obtained his Ph.D. degree in 2008 on role of Staphylococus aureus in chronic rhinosinusitis nasal polyps and the therapeutic consequences. His research interests now concentrate upon tissue engineering of upper airway mucosa, improvement of wound healing after endoscopic sinus surgery, and the management of epistaxis. He has published over 80 peer-reviewed articles and multiple book chapters.

local faculty:

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Prof Richard Harvey20230315205142

Prof Richard Harvey

Rhinologist, Otolaryngology/Skull Base Surgery
A/Prof Raewyn Campbell20230315205515

A/Prof Raewyn Campbell

Rhinologist and Skull Base Surgeon
Prof Raymond Sacks20230315205941

Prof Raymond Sacks

Paediatric and Adult Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon
A/Prof Larry Kalish20230316113451

A/Prof Larry Kalish

Paediatric and Adult Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon
A/Prof Janet Rimmer20230316114303

A/Prof Janet Rimmer

Respiratory Physician
A/Prof Wilcsek20230316115444

A/Prof Wilcsek

A/Prof Nicholas Stow20230316115835

A/Prof Nicholas Stow

Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) Surgeon
Prof Pete Smith20230316120205

Prof Pete Smith

Allergy - paediatric & adult patients
Prof Stuart Mackay20230316120800

Prof Stuart Mackay

Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) Surgeon
Prof Connie Katelaris20230316121106

Prof Connie Katelaris

Allergy Specialist & Immunologist
Dr Justin Kong20230316121509

Dr Justin Kong

Ear, Nose and Throat
Dr Chris Dhepnorrarat20240503191003

Dr Chris Dhepnorrarat

Consultant Otolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgeon, Rhinology, Skull Base Surgery
Prof Harshita Pant20240521215607

Prof Harshita Pant

Otorhinolaryngologist Head & Neck Surgeon