University Fellowships

Fellowships At Canadian Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Departments

 Dalhousie University

Clinical Fellowship Otology/Neurotology  
– Dr. M. Bance and Dr. D. Morris (1 year).  This is a FUNDED position.

This position incorporates a 70% clinical, 30% research split and is funded. It includes experience in chronic ear surgery, skull base, cochlear implants, middle ear and bone conduction implants, vestibular disorders and Eustachian tube, with exposure to basic science and applied research.

For more information please contact  Dr. David Morris at

Research Fellowship in Otology-Neurotology
– Dr. M. Bance. (1 year)

This is an unfunded (self-funded) position, that involves research in our 3 EAR labs and clinical research. Research areas are: developing new ear imaging technologies using high frequency ultrasound and OCT, middle ear mechanics -physiology and reconstruction of the middle ear, cochlear implant related research, bone conduction mechanics and outcomes, eustachian tube diagnostics, and home diagnostic test development. The Fellowship comes with opportunity to observe clinically 1 to 2 days a week, but is PRIMARILY research. Applicants MUST be fluent in oral and written English.

For more information please contact Dr Bance at

Head and Neck Fellowship
– Drs. Mark Taylor / Jonathan Trites / Rob Hart / Joe Nasser(1 year)

This comprehensive one year head and neck surgery fellowship was initiated in July, 2007. The fellowship includes advanced head and neck oncologic surgery, endocrine surgery, reconstructive surgery including microvascular surgery (approx. 50-60 free flaps), transoral laser microsurgery and facial plastic and cosmetic surgery. The fellowship is open equally to Canadian and foreign trained individuals.

For more information or to submit an application contact:
Dr. Mark Taylor, Head
Section of Head & Neck Surgery,
Dalhousie University, Halifax
Tel: (902) 473-5752; Fax: 902-473-4016;  Email:

McGill University

Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery Fellowship:
– Dr. Marc A. Tewfik, Dr. Anthony Zeitouni (C/R)
Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship:
– Dr. Sam Daniel, Dr. John Manoukian, Dr. Lily Nguyen, Dr. Mel Schloss (C/R)
Head & Neck Surgery Fellowship:
– Dr. Michael Hier, Martin Black, Dr. Richard Payne, Dr. Alex Mlynarek (C/R)
Auditory Sciences Laboratory:
– Dr. Sam Daniel (R)

Fellowship Director
Dr. Jaime Rappaport    Email:

Fellowship Requirements
Fellows will be directly responsible to the director of the fellowship training program and otolaryngologist-in-chief of the hospital where the fellow is based. All requests for clinical fellowship training must be directed to the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University.

For any other fellowship inquires please contact Dr. Jamie Rappaport, Fellowship Director, E-mail:

Université de Montréal

Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Fellowship
– Dr. M. Desrosiers (1 year) (C/R)

For more information please contact…
Dr. Martin Desrosiers, Program Director at (514) 252-3400 x7267
PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must have a good working knowledge of French.

Head and Neck Surgery
– Dr. Tareck Ayad, Fellowship Director (1-2 years)

For more information please contact Dr. Ayad at
PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must have a good working knowledge of French.

University Of Ottawa

Combined Clinical Epidemology and Head and Neck Fellowship
– Drs. M. Odell / M. Corsten / A. Lamothe. 2 yrs. (C/R)

Head and Neck Fellowship
– Drs. M. Corsten / M. Odell. 1 yr. (C/R)

– Dr. David Schramm 1 yr. (C/R)

For more information please contact:
Sara McMartin, Program Administrator, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Ottawa Hospital – General Campus, 501 Smyth Rd. Rm S3, Box 216 613-737-8899 x72968 / fax 613-737-8548 / or
Dr. Paul Odell, Fellowship Director, University of Ottawa, Department of Otolaryngology

University Of Toronto

Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Program
– Drs. D. Brown, D. Enepekides, J. Freeman, R. Gilbert, Goldstein, P. Gullane, Higgins, and J. Irish

6 clinical positions (3 AHNS-accredited positions), 1 full-time research position.
Primary Contact:
Dr. J. Freeman, 600 University Avenue, Ste. 405, Toronto, ON M5G 1X5

Upper Airway Laboratory Fellowship
Drs. R. Fenton / J. Haight, St. Michaels Hospital (C/R)(R)

Fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery
(sponsored by the Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, University of Toronto & AAFPRS)
Dr. D.A.F. Ellis, University Health Network (C/R)

Fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery
(sponsored by the Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, University of Toronto & AAFPRS)
Dr. P. Adamson, University Health Network (C/R)

Rhinology Fellowship
Dr. I. Witterick, Mt. Sinai Hosptial & St. Josephs Health Centre (C/R)

Pediatric Fellowship
Dr. E. Propst, Hospital for Sick Children (C/R)

TWJ Clinical Fellowship
Dr. J. Rutka, University Health Network (C/R)

Neurotology Fellowship
Drs. J. Nedzelski, J. Chen Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (C/R)

Medical Neurotology/Otology Fellowship
Dr. J. Rutka, University Health Network (C/R)

Auditory Science Laboratory Fellowship
Dr. R. V. Harrison, Hospital for Sick Children (R)

Laryngology Fellowship
Dr. J. Anderson, St. Michaels Hospital (C/R)

For additional information about these programs, please contact the individual fellowship supervisor. Fellowships within the Department are subject to change without notice.

Dr. P. Gullane
Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
190 Elizabeth St. RFE 3S-438,
Toronto, ON M5G 2N2

Dr. J. Irish
610 University Ave., 3-952
Toronto, ON M5G 2M9

Dr. I. Witterick
Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery,
600 University Ave. Ste. 401,
Toronto, ON M5G 1X5

Dr. P. Adamson
150 Bloor Street W., Ste. M110,
Toronto, ON M5S 2X9

Dr. D. Ellis
167 Sheppard Ave. W.
Willowdale, ON M2N 1M9

Dr. E. Propst
c/o Aja Dykes
555 University Ave.,
Room 6131A Burton Wing
Toronto, ON M5G 1X8

Dr. J. Rutka
200 Elizabeth St.
7-222 ENW,
Toronto, ON M5G 2C4

Dr. R.V. Harrison
McMaster Building, Rm 3005
555 University Ave.,
Toronto, ON M5G 1X8

Drs. J. M. Nedzelski   /   J. Chen
Dept. of Otolaryngology,
2075 Bayview Ave.,
Toronto, ON M4N 3M5

Drs. R. Fenton   /   J. Haight
Dept. of Otolaryngology,
30 Bond St., 8th Floor, C Wing
Toronto, ON M5G 1X8

Dr. J. Anderson
30 Bond St., 8C-129
Toronto, ON M5G 1X8

Dr. J. Freeman
600 University Ave.
Ste. 405
Toronto, ON M5G 1X5

Dr. R. Gilbert
Room 955, 3rd Floor
610 University Ave.
Toronto, ON M5G 2M9

University Of Western Ontario

Advanced Training in Head and Neck Oncology and Reconstructive Microvascular Surgery Fellowship
– Dr. John Yoo
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University Of Alberta

Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology
Stollery Children’s Hospital, Edmonton, AB
– Dr. H. El-Hakim
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or contact Ms. M. DeRocher at

Head and Neck Oncology Fellowship
– Dr. Jeffrey Harris and Dr. Hadi Seikaly
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Fellowship in Rhinology / Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery
– Dr. Erin D. Wright, 1 year (June – July) (C)

This fellowship will provide a broad experience in Rhinology with focus on complex and revision endoscopic sinus surgery as well as the extended applications of endoscopic techniques including minimally invasive approaches to the skull base, management of neoplasms, endoscopic pituitary surgery, and orbital decompression. Academic activities will include clinical or basic science research as well as teaching responsibilities for trainees in otolaryngology. Application deadline is May 1 of the year prior to beginning the fellowship.

For more information contact:

Dr. Erin D. Wright
1E4 Walter MacKenzie Centre
8440 – 112 Street
Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7
Tel: 780-407-7656
Email: or go to the website at

University Of British Columbia

Otology & Neurotology Fellowship
St. Paul’s Rotary Hearing Clinic/Vancouver Hospital Neurotology Service
– Director: Dr. Brian Westerberg
– Supervisor: Dr. Jane Lea
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Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship
BC Children’s Hospital
– Director: Dr. Neil K. Chadha
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Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery
St. Paul’s Hospital Sinus Centre
– Dr. Amin Javer
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Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery
Vancouver General Hospital
– Dr. Arif Janjua
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For more information about these programs, please contact the individual supervisor.

International Head And Neck Surgery Outreach Program

Visiting Scholar

Location: University of Alberta, Edmonton AB Canada

This program is supported by the Department of Surgery and the Postgraduate Medical Education Office at the University of Alberta

Duration:  3 months

Number of Positions:  1 visiting scholar position available per calendar year

Open to:  International candidates with fellowship and/or board certification (or national equivalent) in Otolarynoglogy – Head & Neck Surgery; General Surgery; Plastic Surgery or other related discipline and who are eligible for temporary licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Preference will be given to candidates currently practicing in faculty (or equivalent) positions and planning on returning to regions or countries currently underserviced in the area of Advanced Head & Neck Surgery…
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International Fellowship – Australia

Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery
Flinders Medical Centre, Australia
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