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Weill Cornell Medicine's First Benign Airway Disease Symposium: Airways Large and Small

Cardiothoracic Surgery is thrilled to invite pulmonology, thoracic surgery and otolaryngology specialists, as well as fellows and residents.

Lecture Topics

  • Endobronchial and Surgical Lung Volume Reduction Procedure for Patients with Severe Emphysema
  • Novel Clinical Trials for COPD
  • Tracheal Stenosis
  • The Future of Airway Stenting: 3D Printing
  • Endoscopic and Surgical Treatment of Tracheobronchomalacia

Hands-on Workshop: Cadaver Lab

The workshop will be limited to 40 participants to allow for ample hands-on experience with faculty.

  • Rigid Bronchoscopy
  • Stent Placement
  • Endobronchial Valve Placement
  • Tracheostomy

Course Director

Eugene Shostak, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
in Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery

Invited Guest Speakers

Adnan Majid, M.D.
Chief of Interventional Pulmonology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Thomas Gildea, M.D.
Clinical Interventional Lead
Head of Bronchoscopy
Cleveland Clinic


  • Registration is FREE
  • Didactic Sessions are in person or virtual
  • Limited Registration to first 40 participants for Cadaver Lab

Friday, February 10 at 8:00am to 5:30pm

Belfer Research Building, BB204-B & C
413 East 69th St., New York, NY 10021

Event Type



Cardiothoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery







Event Contact

Neetu Shaji: nes9048@med.cornell.edu

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