12th September

Day 1: 0730-1730

0745-0800 Registration 

0800-0810 Welcome and housekeeping

0810-0830 Anatomy of the neck dissection 

0830-0900 Parotid and parapharyngeal space surgery 

0900-0920 Thyroidectomy and Parathyroidectomy

0920-0930 Questions/Discussion

0930-1000 Morning Tea

1000-1300 In lab dissection

1300-1340 Lunch

1340-1400 Principals of reconstruction in H&N

1400-1420 Treatment of the paralysed vocal cord

1420-1430 Discussion/Questions 

1430-1700 In lab dissection

1800 Course Dinner: Cipri Italian; 10 Elizabeth St, Paddington NSW 2021

13th September

Day 2: 0800-1700

0800-0820 The anatomy of the transoral approach and TORS

0820-0840 Open approaches to the oral cavity/oropharynx

0840-0900 Approaches to the Maxilla

0900-0920 Partial laryngeal Surgery

0920-1000 Discussion/Questions

0930-1000 Morning Tea

1000-1300 In lab dissection

1300-1330 Lunch

1330-1350 Treatment of the paralysed face

1350-1410 Principles of Laryngoscopy and Tracheostomy

1410-1415 Discussion/Questions

1415-1630 In lab dissection



The next St Vincent's Head and Neck Dissection Course will be 12th-13th September 2020

Dissectors: $2500 

Medical Student/Nurses: $50

Course Dinner: $60



The course will be held at Sydney Hospital

The Sight for Life Foundation Wetlab

2nd Floor, North Block

Sydney Eye Hospital

8 Macquarie St, Sydney

Who should attend


The course is open to all surgeons who have an interest in Head and Neck Surgery. 

The course is registered for CPD and is accredited for SET training