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The First PG Congress on Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgery
Congress Date: 4-7 DECEMBER 2009
Rhinology Research Society announced that the society has organized the First PG Congress on Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgery which will be held in Tehran on 4-7th December 2009.
The Congress is collaborated by multiple societies in the Middle East and will be an excellent platform for specialists to share their ideas in different fields of Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgery.
  • The most recent advances in different fields of Rhinology & Facial Plastic Surgery
  • The Second Largest Gathering of the MIDDLE EAST Rhinologists & Facial Plastic Surgeons
  • Keynote lectures, panels, instruction courses & workshops on Rhinology & Facial Plastic Surgery by the most distinguished guest speakers from all over the world.
  • The excitement of Tehran in December, with nice mountain views traditional & modern art galleries, museum & monuments.
Rhinology Research Society (RRS) is an international nongovernmental organization established to promote knowledge, practice and ethics in rhinology. The society has members from different countries and different subspecialties including Rhinology, Facial Plastic Surgery, Skull Base Surgery, Maxillofacial Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery and encourages research in rhinology and related fields in head and face. RRS helps higher education in rhinology with results in the best patient care in nose, sinuses, face and skull base disorders. The Rhinology Research Society provides meetings, symposiums, workshops and research grants in rhinology while promotes health care in nose and related structures through public educational publications.
Faculty of the Year: Instructor of Sinus & Skull Base Diseases and Surgery 

Samer Fakhri, MD
Residency Program Director
Rhinology Fellowship co-Director
Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
University of Texas Medical School - Houston   
Keynote Lecturer:
Howard L. Levine, MD, is Director of the Cleveland Nasal-Sinus & Sleep Center.  He is on the consultant staff of the Head and Neck Institute of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and the former head of the section of nasal and sinus disorders of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Northwestern University School of Medicine, Dr. Levine trained in general surgery at University Hospitals of Cleveland Ohio and in otolaryngology at Northwestern University Medical Center. 
Dr. Levine is a fellow in the American Rhinologic Society and is its President (2006-2007).  He is also a fellow in the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American College of Surgeons, and the Triological Society.  He is a member of the Sinus and Allergy Health Partnership.
Dr. Levine has written and lectured on nasal endoscopic diagnostic techniques, functional sinus surgery, and advanced applications for managing nasal and sinus disease since the early 1980’s. 
Dr. Levine has been an investigator in minimally invasive sinus procedures such as Balloon Sinuplasty and the use of office procedures to manage snoring and sleep apnea. 
Dr. Levine serves as a consultant to several companies that specialize in pharmaceuticals and instrumentation for nasal and sinus disease. 
Dr. Levine has been frequently named in “Best Doctors in America” from 1992 to 2008, “Top Doctors in Cleveland”, and “America’s Top Doctors”.

Rhinoplasty Instructors:

Fazil Apaydin MD

Nolst Trenite MD

Ignazio Taska MD

Instructor of Facial Rejuvenation Courses

Alexander Pazoki MD
Date and Venue:
  • Congress will begins on Friday, December 4, 2009 and ends on Monday December 7, 2009.
  • Main program begins at 8 and continues until 5 every day. Instruction courses and workshops begins at 13:30 and ends at 19 everyday.
  • Congress venue is Tehran Milad Hospital Convention Center which is placed close to the great Milad Tower in Tehran.
  • Please click here for the Iranian Foreign Ministry e-visa form.
  • Feel free to contact  if you have any problem with visa affairs or if you need an invitation letter.
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English will be the official language of the Congress.
An Exhibition of Rhinology & Facial Plastic Surgery instruments will be open during the Congress hours.
Sponsorship & Exhibition:
The First Persian Gulf Congress on Rhinology & Facial Plastic Surgery is an international congress and exhibition which is the second largest gathering of Rhinologists & Facial Plastic Surgeons in the Middle East after MERCs. The congress presents the most recent advances in different fields of Rhinology & Facial Plastic Surgery.
The exhibitors benefit from gathering of more than 500 Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgeons from different countries in a 4 days program and presence of the world experts in Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgery at the same time.
For further information, sponsorship or exhibition reservation, please contact:

Early Registration Opening: 10 July 2009
Abstract Submission Opening: 10 July 2009
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