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31st Advanced Otology Course
16-19 March 2020
Manchester Surgical Skills Centre, University of Manchester

Manchester Surgical Skills Centre, University of Manchester


The Faculty

Professor Manohar Bance
Manohar Bance is Professor of Otology at Cambridge University having been a consultant otologist and skull base surgeon in Halifax, Canada for many years. He has a strong academic background and is also a very experienced clinician in the field of otology.

Mr Chris Coulson
Chris Coulson is a ENT consultant at the Queen Elizabeth hospital, Birmingham. His fields of interest are endoscopic ear surgery, stapes surgery and cochlear implantation. He has a PhD in robotic surgery and is actively involved in creating and delivering innovative healthcare solutions.

Mr Jonny Harcourt
Jonny Harcourt is an Otologist and Skullbase surgeon at Imperial Hospitals in London. His interests include Middle Ear disease and reconstruction as well as Medical Neurotology and Stapedectomy.

Mr Richard Irving
Richard Irving is a consultant otologist and skull base surgeon at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. He has one of the largest practices in this field in the UK.

Professor Simon Lloyd
Professor Lloyd is a consultant neurotologist and skull base surgeon in Manchester. He is based at the Manchester Royal Infirmary and at Salford Royal Hospital. He is also Professor of Otology at the University of Manchester.

Professor Rory McConn-Walsh
Professor McConn-Walsh is a consultant Otolaryngologist & Neuro-Otologist and Clinical Head of Department of Otolaryngology at Beaumont Hospital, Dublin. He is also a Clinical Associate Professor in Otolaryngology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin. Chairman of Irish Specialty Training Programme in Otolaryngology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland with special interests in Otology, Neuro-Otology and Lateral Skull Base Surgery and he provides a National tertiary referral service for these subspecialties for the Republic of Ireland.

Professor Shak Saeed
Professor Saeed is Professor of Otology and Neurotology at University College, London. He is also a consultant ENT and skull base surgeon at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London. He is one of the most experienced otologists in the UK and is widely published in this field.

Mr Patrick Spielmann
Patrick Spielmann is a consultant otologist in Dundee, Scotland.

Mr Joe Toner
Joe Toner is a consultant otologist at Queen’s University Hospital Belfast.