Surgical Approaches to the Skull Base: A Hands-on Dissection Course

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This unique hands-on course is conducted at Weill Cornell’s state-of-the-art Surgical Innovations Laboratory for Microneurosurgery. Participating surgeons work at 3-D interactive cadaver workstations, where they watch cadaveric dissections and review surgical anatomy — all in 3D — before and during their own dissection.
2017 Skull Base Course

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Course Objectives
The objective of this surgical course is to improve patient care. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:


  • Identify orbital anatomy and orbito-zygomatic osteotomies
  • Describe cavernous sinus anatomy and surgical exposure
  • Describe and better understand cerebello-pontine anatomy
  • Review jugular foramen anatomy and surgical exposure
  • Identify temporal bone anatomy and specify transpetrosal surgical approaches


Target Audience
Practicing neurosurgeons, otolaryngologists, fellows, and residents in training.


Feel free to contact us via e-mail at or by phone at (212) 746-1468.

Registration Fees
$2,400 (physicians)
$1,500 (residents and fellows)
$700 (lecture only, subject to availability)

On-site accomodation is also available at the NewYork-Presbyterian Helmsley Tower Guest Facility. A special rate for attendees is available at the Courtyard New York Manhattan/Upper East Side, please click here for more information (available until November 22).