World Congress on Thyroid Cancer 4.0
July 29 – August 1, 2021
WCTC3.5 Steering Committee:
Rocco Bellantone, Co-Chair
Celestino Lombardi, Co-Chair
Gregory W. Randolph, MD
Bryan McIver, MD
Jeremy Freeman, MD
Ian J. Witterick, MD
Ashok R. Shaha, MD
Jatin P. Shah, MD
- Patrick Gullane's presentations
Professor Patrick Gullane was born in Ireland and received his medical degree from Galway University, Ireland in 1970. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada and certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. In 1975 he was selected as the McLaughlin Fellow and then pursued advanced training in Head and Neck Oncology in Pittsburgh, and New York.
In 1978 Dr. Gullane was appointed to the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Western Ontario. He was subsequently recruited to the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Toronto in 1983. In 1989 he was appointed as Otolaryngologist-in-Chief within the University Health Network and in 2002 appointed as Professor and Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto.
Dr. Gullane is a member of numerous Surgical Societies, nationally/internationally and has been invited as a Visiting Professor to over 85 countries lecturing on all aspects of Head and Neck Oncology. He has delivered over 835 presentations nationally/internationally and serves on the Editorial Board of 10 Journals. Dr. Gullane has published 335 papers in peer-reviewed journals and 92 chapters in textbooks. In addition he has published 10 books on various aspects of Head and Neck Surgery. In 2010 was appointed as a Member to the Order of Canada by the Governor General of Canada, Cited for his inspiration of young surgeons and his contributions to the field of Head and Neck Surgery. In 2014, in recognition of his outstanding contributions an endowed Chair was named in his honour at the University Health Network/University of Toronto. In February 2015, Dr Gullane was appointed as a Member to the Order of Ontario by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario for his achievements in the field of Head and Neck Surgery.