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The University of Alberta, Department of Surgery offers fellowships in Advanced Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction, Pediatric Otolaryngology and Rhinology / Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery.

Advanced Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction:
​During this fellowship, the individual will be exposed to a large volume of patients and will gain a broad experience in the medical and surgical treatment of all types of head and neck cancer. In addition, the fellow will participate in over 100 microvascular flap reconstructions of major head and neck defects. The fellowship guidelines are available - Fellowship guidelines

For further information, contact:

  Dr. Dan O'Connell,
  1E4.31 WC Mackenzie Centre,
  8440 - 112th Street,
  Tel: 780-407-7250
  Email: dan,o'connell@albertahealthservices.ca

Pediatric Otolaryngology:
This fellowship provides broad exposure with emphasis on airway pathology, salivary control problems and sleep apnea. Research output is mandatory. Press attached document for more information on Pediatric Fellowship:  

For further information contact:

  Dr. Hamdy El-Hakim
  2C3.59 Walter MacKenzie Centre  
  8440 - 112 Street
  Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7
  Tel: 780-407-8629
  Email: hamdy.elhakim@albertahealthservices.ca

Rhinology / Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery:
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 further information contact:

  Dr. Erin D. Wright
  1E4 Walter MacKenzie Centre
  8440 - 112 Street
  Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7
  Tel: 780-407-7656
  Email: erin.wright@ualberta.ca
  Alberta Sinus Centre
Fellowship Program Information
2020/2021 Current Fellows:

Dr. Paul Tabel, Head and Neck
Dr. Daniel O'Brien, Rhinology
Dr. Hussein Smaily, Pediatrics