Panetti Endoscopic Ear Instruments

Giuseppe Panetti is a renowned otologist and one of the forerunners of endoscopic ear surgery. One of his major contributions to ENT has been through designing bespoke equipment to assist in some of the challenges of operating endoscopically. In this...

In conversation with Julian Hamann

In recent years, there has been a definite shift toward the acceptance and use of smartphone technology in the delivery of healthcare. Within the fields of ENT and audiology, there is considerable appeal in the portability, simplicity, affordability, and connectivity...

In conversation with Tim Woolford: BACO International 2018

The British Academic Conference in Otolaryngology (BACO) will take place at the Manchester Central Conference Centre next July. To give you an idea of what to expect at this major UK conference we interviewed Professor Tim Woolford, Consultant Ear, Nose...

In conversation with George Tavartkiladze

For decades, Professor Tavartkiladze has been the personification of Russian audiology and its best known ambassador on the international stage. Hailing from the republic of Georgia, he has led countless seminal initiatives within Russia to advance the science and practice...

In conversation with Nick Jones

“I admit to having felt vulnerable and anxious about exposing my work to scrutiny, and I still do.” From nasal reconstruction to poetry composition: retired rhinologist, Nick Jones - author of new poetry collection, Encounter - tells us more about...

In conversation with De Wet Swanepoel, President of the International Society of Audiology

Gareth Smith caught up with the new President of the International Society of Audiology, De Wet Swanepoel, about the aims of the society, the upcoming World Congress of Audiology and the current state of hearing healthcare in Africa. De Wet...

In conversation with Gregory W. Randolph, President of the AAO-HNS

The American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) is the world’s largest otolaryngology, head and neck surgical organisation. Declan Costello caught up with its new President, Dr Gregory W. Randolph. Dr Gregory W. Randolph. Congratulations on your...

In conversation with Ulrik Pedersen, Chairman of the EBEORL-HNS Exam Board

The European Examination Board in Otorhinolaryngology was created in 2008 in order to ‘harmonise the knowledge base among otorhinolaryngolgists throughout Europe’. Declan Costello spoke to new Chairman of the Board, Ulrik Pedersen. Ulrik Pedersen. Congratulations on your appointment as the...

In conversation with Dr John Woo and Mr Derek Skinner

Dr John Woo and Mr Derek Skinner have between them an absolute wealth of experience and expertise in the fields of surgical training and specialist examinations. Here, they tell us about their involvement in surgical education, and explain some of...

In conversation with Shusheng Gong and Shahed Quraishi on ENT Masterclass® China

ENT Masterclass® China was a landmark event that brought an international training resource to Beijing. Profs Shusheng Gong and Shahed Quraishi discuss the organisation of this event, the training pathway in China, and the setup of a typical ENT academic...

In conversation with Professor Gao Zhiqiang

Prof Zhiqiang, President of the Chinese Society of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck surgery takes us on a journey spanning over a hundred years of ENT in China: A story of an amazing achievement in a country with a population over...

In conversation with Ad Snik

Professor Ad Snik has spent a large portion of his career in hearing implantation and has seen novel devices come and go, some of great benefit to patients, others which haven’t produced expected results. In this interview, he talks to...