33rd Annual Dallas Rhinoplasty Symposium (RP1603C)

Dallas, TX US
March 4, 2016 to March 6, 2016

The symposium is designed to take the participant from the basic fundamentals of rhinoplasty through the latest refinements and advancements in technique. It will consist of didactic lectures, cadaver dissections, panel discussions, question-and-answer periods, and evening DVD sessions. An anatomic nasal dissection DVD will be provided to all participants registered for the anatomy laboratory. Participants will observe experienced surgeons demonstrate advanced closed and open rhinoplasty techniques via unedited videotaped surgery. Participants may directly engage in questions and answers with the surgeons.



Click on the following link if you are interested in registering for the:

19th Annual Dallas Cosmetic Surgery Symposium  
Wednesday-Thursday, March 2-3, 2016

Target Audience

This symposium is designed for and limited to the plastic surgeon or otolaryngologist who would benefit from a refresher course in the anatomy and fundamentals of rhinoplasty. The didactic course will provide an update on specific aspects and problems of rhinoplasty. Registration is limited.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the didactic course, the attendees should be able to:
  • Clinically analyze and diagnose common and subtle Rhinoplasty problems
  • Identify the appropriate Rhinoplasty techniques for specific Rhinoplasty problems
  • Develop an individual approach to Rhinoplasty
  • Implement advances in techniques and technology in secondary Rhinoplasty into daily clinical practice.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 25.50 AMA
  • 25.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/04/2016 - 6:00am CST
Event ends: 
03/06/2016 - 11:30am CST
Westin Galleria Dallas
13340 Dallas Pkwy
Dallas, TX 75240
United States

Symposium Chairman

Rod J. Rohrich, M.D.
Professor of Plastic Surgery
Distinguished Teacher Professor
Department of Plastic Surgery
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Anatomy Lab Co-Director

Jamil Ahmad, M.D., F.R.C.S.C.
The Plastic Surgery Clinic
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Honored Guest Faculty

H. Steve Byrd, M.D.
Senior Partner
Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute
Dallas, Texas

Special Guest Faculty

Sherrell J. Aston, M.D.
Professor of Surgery – Plastic Surgery
New York University School of Medicine
Chairman, Plastic Surgery
Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital
New York, NY

Ronald P. Gruber, M.D.
Private Practice
Clinical Assistant Professor,
University of California, San Francisco, California
Adjunct Clinical Faculty,
Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

Dean M. Toriumi, M.D.
Head of the Division of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
College of Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Guest Faculty

Jamil Ahmad, M.D., F.R.C.S.C.
The Plastic Surgery Clinic
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Ashkan Ghavami, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor – Voluntary
David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine
Beverly Hills, California

Michael R. Lee, M.D.
Private Practice
Shreveport, Louisiana

Jerome H. Liu, M.D.
Private Practice
Los Gatos, California

UT Southwestern Faculty

Bardia Amirlak, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery

C. Spencer Cochran, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor,
Department of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery

James Smartt, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery

Adjunct Faculty

Gal Moreira Dini, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief of Rhinoplasty Division at the Plastic Surgery Dept.
Federal University of Sao Paulo-Escola Paulista
de Medicina Brazil

John G. Hunter, M.D., MMM
Clinical Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College
Attending Plastic Surgeon at New York-Presbyterian Hospital
New York, New York

Jason Roostaeian, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
UCLA Plastic Surgery
Los Angeles, California


Accreditation and Designation Statements

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.



To register:

  1. Create an account in EthosCE, online learning management system, by selecting the "create an account" link at the bottom of the page or "log-in" to your existing account.
  2. Return to this course page, select the designated fee and click on "add to cart" at the bottom of the page.
  3. In the following "checkout" pages you will verify and process your payment.
  4. After registration is completed, a confirmation will be sent by email.


Participants registering for the Rhinoplasty laboratory will be required to bring the following instruments:

Surgical gown or scrub suit                       Mask                                                    10 cc syringes
4-0 nylon sutures (3)                                25 gauge needle                                     Angled septal scissors
Centimeter ruler and/or calipers                 Needle holder                                         Iris or nasal scissors
Brown-Adson forceps                               Double Skin Hook (10 or 12mm)               Penlight
Single Skin Hooks (2)                              1” 30g needles (5)                                   1 1/2” 25g needles (5)
Cottle or Freer elevator                             Mallet                                                    Nasal speculum
Aufricht retractor                                     Straight 2mm osteotome                          Neivert curved osteotomies (left & right)
Dorsal rasp

Please Note: We do not supply the instruments for your use. Items cannot be in carry-on luggage.  Instruments must be placed in checked luggage.

Lab registrants may purchase instruments in advance from some of the vendors who are supporting the symposium. Click on the following link for contacting vendors directly to place your order and they will arrange to have your order at the meeting for you to pick-up.


Available Credit

  • 25.50 AMA
  • 25.50 Attendance


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