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Special Interest Sessions

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
2:00pm — 4:30pm

Open Forum on Cleft, Craniofacial, and Pediatric OMS: Comprehensive Management of Treacher- Collins Syndrome


This presentation will educate the audience on basic genetics and the management of soft and hard tissues in the Treacher-Collins patient. Special concerns in airway, orthognathic, orbital (and zygomatic) and soft tissue reconstruction in TCS will be discussed.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Improve surgical outcomes in the management of TCS
  2. Improve treatment planning
  3. Improve procedures and outcomes by understanding the impact of growth and development in the TCS patient.

2:05pm — 2:35pm

Current Genetics and Etiology
Wendy K Chung, MD, PhD
Department of Pharmacology
Columbia University
New York, NY

2:40pm — 3:00pm

Airway Management and Management of Wide Cleft Palate
Paul Tiwana, DDS,MD
Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

3:05pm — 3:25pm

Orthognathic Surgery
Jaime Gateno, DDS, MD
Chairman and Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
The Methodist Hospital
Houston, TX

3:30pm — 3:50pm

Orbital Zygoma
Timothy A Turvey, DDS
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

3:55pm — 4:25pm

Soft Tissue
Jerry Popham, MD
Private Practice
Denver, CO

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