JERUSALEM 14-17 MAY 2023

Congress Venue: The Inbal, Jerusalem

C'est avec grand plaisir que je vous accueillerai dans la ville mythique de Jérusalem pour la 14ème rencontre AFIDOC qui sera couplée avec la rencontre franco-israélienne du sommeil. La réunion se tiendra à l'hôtel Inbal à quelques minutes à pied de la vieille ville. Le programme scientifique couvrira tous les aspects de l'ORL de l'enfant à l'adulte, de l'oreille au larynx, du nez à la thyroïde. Il réunira de prestigieux intervenants français et israéliens. « Réservez la date » et venez avec nous à Jérusalem.

You are more than welcome at the 14th AFIDOC meeting which will be held in the wonderful city of Jerusalem. The AFIDOC meeting will be associated with The Franco-Israeli Sleep Meeting. The scientific program will include many topics in the field of our specialty presented by prestigious French and Israeli speakers. Save the date and come with us to Jerusalem. 

Pr BRASNU Daniel
Prof. Daniel Brasnu
AFIDOC President


  • Pr BRASNU Daniel

    Prof. D. Brasnu

  • r AYACHE Denis

    Prof. D. Ayache

  • Dr MAJER Jacques

    Dr J. Majer

  • Patrick Klap

    Prof. P. Klap

  • dr tordjman

    Dr E. Tordjeman

  • Pr Jean-Yves Sichel

    Prof. JY. Sichel

  • Ron Eliashar_AFIDOC

    Prof. R. Eliashar

Prof. Sébastien Albert: Centre ORL Maillot, Clinique Hartmann, Neuilly

Prof. Denis Ayache: Service ORL, Hôpital Fondation A. de Rothschild, Paris

Prof. Daniel Brasnu : Service ORL, Hôpital Fondation A. de Rothschild, Paris

Dr Olivier Choussy : Service ORL, Institut Curie, Paris

Dr Lise Crevier : Service ORL, Hôpital Foch, Suresne

Prof.  Stéphane Hans : Service ORL, Hôpital Foch, Suresne

Dr Philippe Katz : Institut d‘Explorations des Glandes Salivaires, Paris

Prof. Jean Lacau St Guily : Service ORL, Hôpital Fondation A. de Rothschild, Paris

Dr Jean-Baptiste Lecanu : Service ORL, Institut Arthur Vernes, Paris

Dr Jacques Majer : Service ORL, Hôpital Fondation A. de Rothschild, Paris

Prof. Justin Michel : Service ORL, Hôpital Universitaire La Conception, Marseille

Dr Guillaume Poillon : Service d’Imagerie Médicale, Hôpital Fondation A. de Rothschild, Paris

Pr Sébastien Schmerber : Service ORL, CHU Grenoble

Prof. Natacha Teissier: Service ORL pédiatrique, Hôpital Universitaire Robert Debré, Paris

Prof. Christophe Vincent : Service d’Otologie & Otoneurologie, CHU Lille

Dr Avraham Abergel, Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv.

Dr Eran Alon, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv

Prof. Gideon Bachar, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv

Dr Anat Bahat-Dinur, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem

Dr Joshua Benzion, Barzilai Medical Center,

Prof. Jacob Cohen, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa

Dr Orr Dimistein,  Assuta Medical Center, Tel Aviv

Prof. Ari Derowe, Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv.

Prof. Ron Eliashar, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem.

Dr Gadi Fishman, Baruch Padeh Medical Center, Tiberiade.

Dr Menachem Gross, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem.  

Dr Yaniv Hamzani, Beilinson Medical Center, Petah Tikva

Prof. Avi Hefetz, Assuta Medical Center, Tel Aviv

Dr Nir Hirshoren, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem       

Prof. Daniel Kaplan: Soroka Medical Center, Beer sheva

Dr Michal Kaufmann-Yehezkely, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem

Prof. Yonatan Lahav, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot

Dr Anna Lazutkin, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem. 

Dr Samuel Moscovici, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem

Prof. Nidal Muhanna, Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv

Prof Ronen Perez, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem

Dr Adi Primov-Fever, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv

Prof. Eyal Raveh, Schneider Medical Center, Tel Aviv.

Prof. Jean-Yves Sichel, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem

Prof. Ethan Soudry, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv.

Dr Chanan Shaul, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem

Prof. Avigdor Shupak, Haifa University

Dr Sagit Stern-Shavit, Hadassah Medical center, Jerusalem

Dr David Ulanovski, Schneider Medical Center, Tel Aviv.

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Sunday, 14 May 2023:     

Registration 15:00 - 19:00 

08:30 Opening words    |     8:40 -10:00 Session 1      |     10:00-10:30 Refreshment break     |     10:30-12:00 Session 2     |     12:00 - 13:30 Session 3

Day 1 - 15 May 2023


Prof. D. Brasnu & Prof. JY. Sichel


CHAIRPERSON: N. Teissier & E. Raveh

Keynote lectures

Congenital cytomegalovirus infection: what does the otolaryngologist needs to know? N. Teissier

Cochlear implantation in children with single-side deafness, D. Ulanovski

Round Table: Tonsils surgical procedures in children

Moderator: A. DeRowe

Panelists: Panelists: G. Fishman, M. Gross, J. Majer, E. Raveh, N. Teissier, D. Ulanovski



10:30-12:00: RHINOLOGY

Chairpersons: A. Abergel & J. Michel

Keynote lectures

Office-based rhinology: technical considerations, indications & limits. J. Michel

Precision medicine in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis. Are we there? A. Abergel

Round Table: New therapies in nasal polyposis: a shift in management?

Moderators: JB Lecanu

Panelists: R. Eliashar, A. Lazutkin, J. Michel, E. Soudry

12:00-13:30: SKULL BASE

Chairpersons: R. Eliashar & D. Ayache

Vestibular schwannoma imaging. G. Poillon

Vestibular schwannoma management algorithm. C. Vincent

Transnasal repair of cerebrospinal rhinorrhea: pearls and perils. R. Eliashar

Transnasal endoscopic approach to the anterior skull base: A teamwork. S. Moscovici


Day 2 - 16 May 2023

08:30-10:00: HEAD & NECK AND THYROID

Chairpersons: F. Chabolle & JY Sichel

Keynote lectures

Swallowing disorders in oculopharyngeal dystrophia: surgical therapy and new therapeutic perspectives. J. Lacau St Guily

Elucidating the cause for gender difference in thyroid malignancy: J. Benzion

Near-infrared autofluorescence identification of parathyroid glands during thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy: O. Dimistein, A. Efetz

Round Table: Thyroid Cancer

Moderator : JY Sichel

Panelists: A. Bahat-Dinur, G. Bashar, D. Brasnu, J. Benzion, F. Chabolle




Chairpersons: D. Brasnu & A. Primov-Fever

Keynote lectures

Laryngeal dystonia: epidemiologic & demographic considerations. D. Brasnu

The role of the laryngologist in M to F affirmation. A. Primov-Fever

Voice quality outcome after transoral CO2 laser cordectomy. L. Crevier

Round Table: Office-based laryngeal surgery & mini-invasive laryngeal surgery

Moderator: Y. Lahav

Panelists: D. Brasnu, J. Cohen, S. Hans, J. Lacau St Guily, Y. Hamzani, T. Landau Zemer, A. Primov


Chairpersons: O. Choussy & N. Hirshoren

Keynote lectures

Free flaps in Head & Neck oncology: unavoidable or selected indications. S. Albert

Surgical innovation in Head & Neck cancer management: N. Muhanna

DNA methylation of tongue cancer – Innovative diagnostic tool: N. Hirshoren

Drooling and Botulinum Toxin. J. Majer

State-of-the-art 3D planning in mandibular reconstruction. E. Alon


Day 3 - 17 May 2023

08:30-10:00: OTOLOGY

Chairpersons: D. Ayache & R. Perez

Keynote lectures

Advances in cholesteatoma surgery.  S. Schmerber

Necrotizing otitis externa. S. Stern-Shavit

Round table: Otosclerosis and stapes surgery

Moderator: D. Ayache

Panelists: M. Kaufmann, R. Perez, S. Schmerber, C. Vincent




Chairpersons: D. Kaplan & C. Vincent

Keynote lectures

Cochlear implantation in nomadic population. D. Kaplan

Drug-eluting cochlear implant: perspectives. C. Vincent

Cochlear implantation and management in children with post meningitis deafness. R. Perez

Round Table: Difficult cases in cochlear implantation

Moderator: M. Kaufmann

Panelists: D. Kaplan, S. Schmerber, H. Shaul, S. Stern-Shavit, C. Vincent


Chairpersons: A. Shupak & S. Schmerber

Keynote lectures

Corticosteroid for treatment of Sudden Sensorineural Hearing loss, does it really help? H. Shaul

Skull vibration-induced nystagmus: a new asset for vestibular evaluation. S. Schmerber

Towards personalized vestibular treatment: the model of motion sickness. A. Shupak

Inner ear MRI: a step forward in labyrinthine disorders understanding.  G. Poillon

Superior semicircular canal dehiscence: plugging, resurfacing, or follow-up? C. Vincent


350 € per single room per night

375 € per double room per night


Register online on keyboard key

Regular Registration: 990 €

Onsite Registration: 1200 €

Developing Countries – 400€

Para Health Providers – 500€

AFIDOC Members - 690€

Israeli Participant Full Rate registration: 1050 NIS

Israeli Participant Daily Registration: 350 NIS


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