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Lectures by Invitation (last 13 years)


International, National and Local Meetings:


Parotid Update, 2003, American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Orlando, Florida, 9/24/03 

Salivary Gland Neoplasms Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 1/28/04

Parotid urgical Anatomy, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA, 3/25/04

​Parotid Update, 2004, American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, NYC, NY, 9/19/04

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​Benign and Malignant Salivary Neoplasms, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA, 1/13/05

Evaluation and Management of a Thyroid Nodule Medical Grand Rounds, Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington DE, 3/10/05

Thyroid Malignany Kenya Otolaryngology Society, Nairobi, Kenya, 7/3/05

Parotid  Neoplasms, Kenya Otolaryngology Society, Nairobi, Kenya, 7/3/05

​ Parotid Update-2005. American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, 9/26/05

​ The role of surgery in diagnosis and treatment of thyroid cancer, Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, Newark DE, 10/12/05

Salivary Gland Neoplasms Jain ENT Hospital, Jaipur, India, 11/25/05

Salivary Gland Biochemistry, Physiology, and Clinical Disease, Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 4/5/06

Thyroid and Salivary Gland Malignancy, Oncology Nursing Assoc. Wilmington, DE, 4/12/06

Salivary Glands and Systemic Disease, Medical Grand Rounds, Christiana Care Health Systems, Newark, DE, 6/8/06

Salivary Gland Update-2006. American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada. 9/19/06

Salivary Gland Physiologic and Biochemical Basis of  Disease, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 9/20/06

​ Salivary Gland Basic Science. Dept of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 9/28/06

Salivary Gland Neoplasms and Surgery. Dept. of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 9/28/06

Salivary Gland Surgery, Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 12/6/06

Decision Making in Patient Treatment: Standards of Care, BISC 806/833, Advances in Cell and Organ Systems, “Translational Biology” University of Delaware, Newark DE, 4/20/07

Salivary Gland Biochemistry, Physiology and Clinical Disease American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 9/16/07

Advances in Salivary Gland Surgery, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 9/17/07

​ Oral Cavity Cancer, Christiana Care Health Systems, Dept of Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery and Dept of Dentistry Lecture Series, 2/11/08

Salivary Gland and Vocal Fold Tissue Engineering, Dept. Of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Jefferson Medical College, 4/23/08

Advances in Salivary Gland Surgery, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Annual Meeting, Chicago, Il, 9/21/08

​ Salivary Gland Tumors, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 10/30/08

Salivary Gland Tissue Preservation and Laboratory Formation, Surgical Grand Rounds, Christiana Care Health Systems, Newark, DE, 11/19/08

Head and Neck Surgery Update, Physicians Assistance Meeting, Christiana Care Health Systems. 12/10/08

​ Advances in Salivary Gland Surgery. Int’l Federation of Otolaryngology Soc, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 6/3/09

Advancements in the Management of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma, Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 7/29/09

Management of Papillary Thyroid Cancer, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, San Diego, CA, 10/06/09

Engineering an Artificial Salivary Gland, 2009 Annual Cancer Symposium, Christiana Care Health Systems, Newark, DE, 10/28/09

Multidisciplinary Team Approach to Oral Cancer, Delaware Dental Society, Christiana Care Health Systems, Newark DE, 11/30/09

Complications of Salivary Gland Surgery, 7th International Course on Diagnostics and Surgery of Salivary Gland Diseases, Erlangen Germany, 2/24/10

Tissue Engineering an Artificial Salivary Gland, 7th International Course on Diagnostic and Surgery of Salivary Gland Diseases, Erlangen, Germany, 2/26/10.

Management of Papillary Thyroid Cancer, 4th World Congress of International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies, Seoul, Korea, 6/18/10

Update in the Management of Papillary Thyroid Cancer, American Academy of Otolarynogology-Head & Neck Surgery, Boston, Ma, 9/26/10

The American Thyroid Association Guidelines and how Molecular Biology will Change Them, Medicine Grand Rounds, Christiana Care, Newark, DE 10/14/10

Translational Research Update: Salivary Gland Tissue Engineering, Dept of Biological Sciences Faculty Seminar, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 1/7/11

The Impact of Molecular Biology on the Surgical Management of Papillary Thyroid Cancer. Annual Meeting of the Israeli Society of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Eilat Israel, 3/2/11

Molecular Genetics of Papillary Thyroid Cancer, Visiting Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 4/21/11

Avoidance of Complications in Salivary Gland Surgery, Visiting Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 4/21/11

Sialendoscopy: State of the Art, Annual meeting of the Triological Society, Invited Lecture, Chicago, Il 4/29/11

Update in the Management of Papillary Thyroid Cancer, American Academy of Otolarynogology-Head & Neck Surgery,
​San Fransisco, CA 9/12/11

Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques for Salivary Neoplasms and Calculi, American Academy of Otolarynogology-Head & Neck Surgery, San Fransisco, CA 9/13/11

Tissue Engineering an Artificial Salivary Gland, National Institute of Health (NIDCR), Bethesda, MD, 5/7/12.

Complications and Management of Salivary Gland Surgery, 9th International Course on Diagnostics and Surgery of Salivary Gland Diseases, Erlangen/Nurnberg, Germany, 6/13/12

How to Prevent Frey’s Syndrome, 9th International Course on Diagnostics and Surgery of Salivary Gland Diseases, Erlangen/Nurnberg, Germany, 6/14/12.

Advances in Salivary Gland Tissue Engineering, 9th International Course on Diagnostics and Surgery of Salivary Gland Diseases, Erlangen/Nurnberg, Germany, 6/15/12.

The Use of Molecular Markers in Differentiated Thyroid Cancer, Thomas Jefferson University Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, 7/25/12.

Advances in the Management of Papillary Thyroid Cancer, American Academy ofOtolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Washington, DC, 9/9/12

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Salivary Tumors and Stones, American Academy ofOtolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Washington, DC, 9/10/12

Management of thyroid cancer in the era of molecular markers, Medicine Grand Rounds, Christiana Care Health Systems, 9/27/12.

Tissue Engineering an Artificial Salivary Gland, 13th International Congress of the Iranian Society of Otolaryngology, Tehran, Iran, 10/5/12.

Sialendoscopy: Indication and Technique, 13th International Congress of the Iranian Society of Otolaryngology, Tehran, Iran, 10/4/12.

Diagnosis and Management of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer using Molecular Markers, 13th International Congress of the Iranian Society of Otolaryngology, Tehran, Iran, 10/5/12.

Parotidectomy Techniques, 13th International Congress of the Iranian Society of Otolaryngology, Tehran, Iran, 10/4/12.

Thyroid Cancer and Molecular Biology: What the Surgeon Should Know, Endocrine Surgery Cancer Update, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, Ca, 11/9/12.

Surgery for Well-differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma: The Primary, Endocrine SurgeryCancer Update, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, Ca, 11/9/12.

Parathyroid Surgery: Technical Issues, Endocrine Surgery Cancer Update, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, Ca, 11/10/12.

Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques for Salivary Neoplasms and Calculi, Cornell University Medical Center, NYC, NY, 12/20/12

Tissue Engineering an Artificial Salivary Gland, Keynote Speaker, Nurnberg, German Society of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Nurnberg, Germany, 5/11/13. (in German)

Minimally invasive techniques in salivary tumors and stones, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, 7/12/13.

Avoidance and Management of Complications in Salivary Gland Surgery, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, 7/12/13.

Tissue Engineering an Artificial Salivary Gland, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, 7/12/13.

Advances in the Management of Papillary Thyroid Cancer. American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Vancouver, Canada, 9/30/13.

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Salivary Tumors and Stones, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Vancouver, Canada, 10/1/13.


Thyroid Surgical Care and the Impact of Molecular Testing, National University Health System, Singapore, 3/24/14



Thyroid Surgical Care and the Impact of Molecular Testing, Thomas Jefferson University, 6/4/14


 Use of molecular genetic testing for workup of a thyroid nodule: avoiding the diagnostic lobectomy. Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology, Hershey, PA, 6/14/14

Thyroid Cancer: Gene Expression Classifiers, Sloan Kettering/American Head & Neck Society Meeting/IFHGOS, New York City, NY, 7/29/14



Advances In The Management Of Papillary Thyroid Cancer, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Orlando, Fl, 9/21/14

​ Minimally Invasive Surgery For Salivary Tumors And Stones, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Orlando, Fl, 9/21/14


Etiology and Management of Recurrent Parotid Pleomorphic Adenoma, Grand Rounds, Thomas Jefferson University, Dept of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Philadelphia, PA, 10/8/14.

Management of Recurrent Pleomorphic Adenoma, 11th International Salivary Gland  Conference, Erlangan, Germany,  10/23/14

​ Tissue Engineering a Salivary Gland, 11th International Salivary Gland Conference, Erlangan, Germany, 10/24/14



Etiology and Management of Recurrent Pleomorphic Adenoma, National University Health System, Singapore, 12/22/14


Thyroid Surgical Care 2015: The Impact of Molecular Testing, 3rd Congress of European ORL-HNS, Prague Czech Republic, 6/8/15

​Do We Need to Close or Stent the Papilla, 25th Internaional Sialoendoscopy Course-Advanced, Geneva, Switzerland, 9/9/15

Recurrent Salivary Gland Stones, 25th International Sialoendoscopy Course-Advanced, Geneva, Switzerland, 9/10/15

Salivary Gland Tissue Engineering, 25th International Sialoendoscopy Course-Advanced, Geneva, Switzerland, 9/11/15

Advances in the Management of Papillary Thyroid Cancer, Amer Acad of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Dallas TX, 9/27/15

Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques for Salivary Gland Neoplasms and Stones Amer Acad of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Dallas TX, 9/30/15

Thyroid Surgical: Surgical Technique to reduce complications. Ted and Molly Carr Visiting Professor, Auckland, New Zealand, 11/26/15

Thyroid Surgical Care: The Impact of Molecular Testing Ted and Molly Carr Visiting Professor, Auckland, New Zealand, 11/26/15

Update on Parotid Surgery Ted and Molly Carr Visiting Professor, Auckland, New Zealand, 11/27/15


Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Grand Rounds, Dept. of Otolaryngology, Thomas Jefferson University, 12/8/15


A Practical Overview of Thyroid Molecular Testing using Ultrasound. American Academy of Otolarygology-Head & Neck Surgery, San Diego, CA 9/19/16.


Thyroid Molecular Testing using Ultrasound, Grand Rounds, Dept of Otolaryngology, Thomas Jefferson University,10/18/16


Recurrent Salivary Gland Stones, The Hong Kong International Sialendoscopy and Salivary Gland Conference, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 12/1/16


Tissue Engineering an Artificial Salivary Gland (Keynote Speaker), The Hong Kong International Sialendoscopy   and Salivary Gland      Conference, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 12/1/16.


Do we need to stent the Papilla?, The Hong Kong International Sialendoscopy and Salivary Gland Conference, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 12/1/16.


Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques for Benign Salivary Neoplasms, The Hong Kong International Sialendoscopy and Salivary Gland Conference, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 12/2/16.


Etiology and Management of Recurrent Pleomorphic Adenoma, The Hong   Kong International Sialendoscopy   and Salivary Gland Conference, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong,  Hong Kong, 12/2/16.


Extracapsular Dissection for Benign Parotid Tumors, The Triological Society Combined Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 1/21/17


Regenerative Medicine and Progress Towards Curing Xerostomia, World
Oral Cancer Congress of the International Academy of Oral  Oncology, Bangalore, India, 5/18/2017

Thyroid Molecular Testing and Ultrasound (Keynote Lecture), 2017 Taiwan
Head and Neck Society, Hua-Lien, Taiwan, 6/10/2017

Surgical Management of Grave’s Disease, 2017 Taiwan Head and Neck
Society, Hua-Lien, Taiwan, 6/10/2017

Minimally Invasive Parotid Surgery, International Facial Nerve Symposium,
Los Angeles, CA 8/5/17

Recurrent Pleomorphic Adenoma, International Facial Nerve Symposium,     Los Angeles, CA 8/5/17,

Tissue Engineering an Artificial Salivary Gland, International Facial Nerve
Symposium, Los Angeles, CA 8/5/17

Extracapsular Dissection: the Good the Bad and the Ugly, American
Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Chicago, IL 9/13/17