Ian J. Witterick

  • Ian Witterick is Professor and Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Toronto and Otolaryngologist-in-Chief at Sinai Health System in Toronto.  His clinical interests are head and neck oncology, rhinology and anterior skull base surgery. He is actively involved with national and international organizations related to otolaryngology and is currently President-Elect of the North American Skull Base Society and 2nd Vice-President of the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.

    Dr. Witterick is a member of the Collegium Oto-Rhino-Laryngologicum Amicitiae Sacrum and an Associate Editor for the Journal of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and the American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy. He is a frequently invited speaker nationally and internationally and has published widely in the fields of head & neck oncology, rhinology, and skull base surgery.

    Dr. Witterick has received numerous teaching awards at the University of Toronto including the Postgraduate Medical Education Program Development and Innovation Award, the Charles Mickle Fellowship Award and the Colin R. Woolf Award for Long-Term Contributions in Continuing Education. In 2013 he received the Educational Excellence Award from the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. At the University of Toronto he chaired the Education Committee and is now Deputy Speaker for Faculty Council. At the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, he has been the Chief Examiner for otolaryngology-head & neck surgery, a member of the accreditation committee and currently is a member of the international accreditation committee.



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