The Sydney Rhinoscopy Course

Date: Thursday 1st – Friday 2nd August 2024

Venue: St Vincent’s Hospital Campus

The course is aimed at respiratory physicians, immunologists, allergists, GP’s, and other specialties who are interested in the diagnosis and management of upper airways disease.

There is a focus on integrated medical and surgical management. Modern concepts of airways disease, inflammatory processes and an evidenced based approach will be discussed.

A ‘hands on’ practical component will give participants instruction in nasal endoscopy of the upper airways.

The course is held in conjunction with the Sydney Sinus Surgery Course and live surgery is planned for Friday morning.

Key topics:

  • Sinonasal anatomy and function
  • Modern concepts of airways disease
  • Abnormalities of the upper airways
  • Inflammatory processes
  • Upper airways methods of assessments:
    – endoscopy of the upper airway
    – airflow analysis of the upper airway (rhinomanometry)
    – allergy assessment
    – olfactory testing


All members of the faculty have wide experience in the management of upper airways disease, corresponding testing techniques and have academic appointments at major teaching facilities.

Local faculty:

Dr Raquel Alvarado
Prof Richard Harvey
A/Prof Larry Kalish
A/Prof Gregory Katsoulotos
A/Prof Janet Rimmer
Prof Pete Smith

Registration options:

ANZRZS members: $350 (ex gst)

Non ANZRZS members:  $450 (ex gst)