Chicago Laryngological & Otological Society


We are very pleased to announce the the return to in-person meetings for the CL&O Society!

Now that the pandemic is waning, and in response to member requests, we're beginning to schedule in-person meetings for the coming academic year.  At the same time, we are considering the possibility of virtual or "hybrid" options... announcements about those alternatives will be made when appropriate.

Monday, November 14, 2022

"Who Nose Best?  Expert Panel Discusses Hot Topics in Rhinology"

Organizer:  Victoria Lee, MD - University of Illinois at Chicago

Location:  The Gleacher Center, 450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive in downtown Chicago -- meeting will be on the 6th floor

CLICK HERE for area maps and parking information

Format:  Panel Discussion


  • Pete Batra MD; Rush University
  • Joey Raviv, MD; NorthShore University Health System
  • Chris Roxbury, MD; University of Chicago
  • Jim Stankiewicz, MD; Loyola University
  • Kevin Welch, MD; Northwestern University

Our multi-institutional panel of experts will be reviewing current and common topics in rhinology trough case-based education and panel discussions.  Topics covered will include management of:  1) recurrent chronic rhinosinusitis and considerations for revision sinus surgery and biologic therapy; 2) odontegenic sinusitis; 3) the allergic patient; 4) cystic fibrosis/immunodeficiency; and 5) sinonasal inverted papilloma.  We aim to provide both general otolaryngologists and rhinologists with the most up-to-date evidence and guidance in managing these patients.

Thursday, December 8, 2022
"Partial Hybrid" -- guest lecture in-person and online, panel discussion in-person only


Host:  University of Chicago

Invited Guest Speaker:  Jim Burns, MD; Associate Professor in Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Associate Visiting Surgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital; Co-director, Center for Laryngeal Surgery Fellowship Program.

Topic:   "Transoral Angiolytic Laser Surgery for Early Glottic Carcinoma"

Expert Panel:  William Gao, MD, University of Chicago; H. Steven Sims, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago; Andrew P. Stein, MD, Northwestern University; Steven Charous, MD, Loyola University Medical Center.

Location:   Gleacher Center; 450 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive, Chicago

Additional meeting dates are being planned now... details coming soon!

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Host:  Rush University Medical Center

Invited Guest Speaker:  TBA

Location and lecture title to be announced.

Monday, April 17, 2023

Host:  Lurie Children's Hospital

Invited Guest Speaker:  Reza Rahbar DMD, MD; Associate Otolaryngologist-in-Chief; Director, Center for Airway Disorders; Co-Director, Head, Neck and Skull Base Surgery Program; Professor of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Rahbar is an internationally recognized pediatric otolaryngologist and an expert in pediatric airway.

Location and lecture title to be announced.

May 2022
Specific date to be announced

Lederer-Pierce Resident Research Presentations

This is the annual resident research paper competition.  Additional details and procedures will be announced soon.

Reception begins at 5:00 p.m.
Presentations begin at 5:45 p.m.


Contact the CL&O Society Administrative Office

P:  847-680-1666

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