Otolaryngology Update: Medical Center

Join Texas Children’s Otolaryngology for a half-day session geared toward the front-line pediatric practitioner. This series of three CME events addresses ear, nose and throat conditions often seen in a primary care office. Learn when to treat and when to refer to a pediatric specialist. 


Saturday, November 2, 2019 | 9 AM-1 PM 
Texas Children’s Smith Legacy Tower
Level 16, Taussig Auditorium
6651 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77030

$35 (includes parking and breakfast)

About the Conference

The first in this series of three conferences focuses on General ENT Concerns, Thyroid Conditions and Aerodigestive Topics. In addition to General ENT Concerns, the other two conferences will address Sleep, Voice, Feeding Issues and Vestibular Disorders. 

Agenda - November 2, 2019

8:30-9:00 am Registration & Breakfast

9:00 am Welcome & Introduction

9:10 am Ear Infections 101: 2019 UpdateDr. Rodrigo Silva

9:40 am Myths and Monsters: The Pediatric ThyroidDr. Amy Dimachkieh

10:10 am When is a Snotty Nose Really Sinusitis? | Dr. Uma Ramaswamy

10:40 am Break

10:55 am Tongue-tie & Lip Tie: Fact or FictionDr. Anna Messner

11:25 am Tonsillectomy Guidelines: What Every Pediatrician Needs to KnowDr. Mary Frances Musso

11:55 am “Why Does My Child Cough So Much?”: A Multi-D Aerodigestive PerspectiveDr. Elton Lambert, Dr. Julie KatkinDr. Eric ChiouCatherine L. Turk, PhD, CCC-SLP

12:55 pm Closing


Texas Children’s Hospital Smith Legacy Tower, Level 16 Taussig Auditorium, 6651 Main St., Houston, Texas 77030 


Parking will be complimentary. Please self-park in the Texas Children’s Smith Legacy Tower garage. This is TMC parking garage 21. Smith Legacy Tower and the Pavilion for Women share a parking garage. Please bring your parking ticket to the registration table for a validation. We will not be able to offer validations for valet parking.

  • Coming from Main Street? Look for TMC parking garage 21 signs.
  • Coming from Fannin? Look for TMC entrance 9/garage 21 signs for parking.

From the parking garage, take the Smith Legacy Tower Express Elevators to level 16. Taussig Auditorium will be on your right.

Contact Us

For more information on this conference, contact Grace Anand, gxanand@texaschildrens.org or 832-822-1980.

Other Information

Sponsored by Texas Children’s Hospital.

Accreditation Statement

Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Texas Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

All presenters have reported no relationships with proprietary entities related to the content of this activity. Persons involved in the planning of this activity have reported no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest.

Series Schedule

November 2, 2019 - Texas Children's Hospital in the Texas Medical Center - General ENT Concerns, Thyroid Conditions and Aerodigestive Topics

December 14, 2019 - Texas Children's The Woodlands - General ENT, Feeding Issues & Vestibular Disorders

March 28, 2020 - Texas Children's West Campus - General ENT, Sleep & Voice