Surgical procedures to master Rhinology

Practical course in Barcelona

RHINOWEEK is a 3 courses journey designed to further enhance otorhinolaryngology doctors, plastic surgeons and oral surgeons in Rhinology and take them several steps closer to mastering this field.

Barcelona from November 8th to 10th


November 8th

8 places

8 hours

Welcome to our Cadaveric Sinonasal Dissection Course, an unrivaled opportunity for surgeons to refine their endoscopic skills and build confidence through hands-on practice with cadavers before transitioning to live surgeries. This course merges theory and practice, bridging the gap between learning and implementation while significantly reducing risks for actual patients.

In this course, surgeons will conduct cadaver dissections, offering a unique chance to acquaint themselves with anatomical variations. This environment serves as a safe testing ground for applying new techniques and a means to deepen their understanding of endoscopic anatomy, all while minimizing patient risk.

Under the guidance of seasoned professionals, participants can advance their technical competency, hone decision-making skills, and gain invaluable insights to improve patient outcomes. This mentorship and ample practice opportunities enhance your surgical results and patient satisfaction.

Our Cadaveric Sinonasal Dissection Course is an invaluable learning experience that allows surgeons to perfect their craft and improve real-life surgical outcomes. Join us on this transformative journey to bolster your surgical expertise, refine your decision-making process, and contribute to advancing safe and personalized patient care.

General Objective

The overarching goal of the Cadaveric Sinonasal Dissection Course is to provide surgeons with an immersive, hands-on learning experience to refine endoscopic skills, enhance decision-making abilities, and improve real-world surgical outcomes in sinonasal procedures.

Specific Objectives

  • Enable surgeons to perfect endoscopic sinonasal techniques through safe and intensive practice on cadavers.
  • Facilitate understanding of anatomical variations in the sinonasal region, equipping surgeons to develop more individualized and effective surgical plans.
  • Provide an environment for surgeons to explore and practice new endoscopic techniques, thus broadening their technical capabilities.
  • Deepen surgeons’ comprehension of endoscopic sinonasal anatomy, aiding in more precise planning and execution of surgical procedures.
  • Promote the highest patient safety standards by offering a thorough pre-operative training platform that minimizes risk to actual patients.
  • Expert guidance fosters the enhancement of surgeons’ technical competence and decision-making abilities in sinonasal surgery.
  • Ultimately, aim to boost patient outcomes and satisfaction by producing more skilled, confident, and knowledgeable surgeons in sinonasal surgery.

PLACES: 8, both nostril per participant

8 hours

Content blocks

  1. Unveiling the Mysteries of Uncinectomy: Begin your journey by exploring this fundamental procedure in Rhinology.

  2. The Key to the Frontal Sinus: Master the frontal recess, unlocking the complex gateways to the frontal sinus with Draf I, II, and III procedures.

  3. Delve into the Maxillary: Discover the techniques to gain full access to the maxillary sinus and perform effective maxillectomies.

  4. Ethmoidectomy Excellence: Navigate through anterior and posterior ethmoidectomies, unearthing the true essence of precision.

  5. Delve into the Maxillary: Discover the techniques to gain full access to the maxillary sinus and perform effective maxillectomies.

  6. The Power of Sphenoidotomy: Get hands-on experience with sphenoidotomy, a critical procedure that opens the doors to advanced Rhinology.

  7. Into the Depths with Sellar and Suprasellar Approaches: Gain a deep understanding of these advanced techniques, offering a comprehensive insight into the intricacies of Rhinology.

  8. The Art of Decompression: Dive into the precise techniques of Orbital Decompression and Optic Nerve Decompression, mastering the balance between patient care and surgical excellence.

Due to the subsequent Rhinoplasty course following the FESS course, participants are kindly requested not to engage in nasal septum work to maintain optimal conditions.

Inscription fee for Day 1 is

To enroll to the Day 1 “Sinonasal and Skull Base Disection” & Day 3 “Theoretical lectures”, please fill in this form and we will contact you:


November 9th

8 places

8 hours

Rhinoplasty is a complex surgical procedure with a dual purpose: aesthetic enhancement and functional improvement. It demands a deep understanding of nasal anatomy, encompassing bones, cartilages, and soft tissue structures. This course aims to deliver a comprehensive, hands-on learning experience through cadaveric dissection.

The Cadaveric Rhinoplasty Course is an invaluable platform for surgeons aspiring to enhance their skills and expand their knowledge base. Here, participants can dive deeper into the intricate anatomy of the nose and surrounding structures, explore them up close, and manipulate them safely.

Using state-of-the-art simulation methodologies, our course provides a practical approach to mastering surgical competencies and diverse nasal surgery techniques. It builds confidence in your surgical abilities, promoting increased patient safety for those undergoing these procedures.

Recognizing the variations in nasal anatomy among different patients is critical in designing personalized surgical strategies. Through this course, you will develop a bespoke approach for each patient, which may lead to improved surgical outcomes.

Furthermore, cadaveric dissection empowers surgeons to refine their skills and stay abreast of the latest advances in rhinoplasty techniques. Ultimately, this leads to better results for your patients and enhanced safety standards.

Join us in the Cadaveric Rhinoplasty Course and elevate your surgical expertise. Deepen your understanding, polish your techniques, and contribute to advancing the frontier of rhinoplasty surgery.

General Objective

The primary objective of the Cadaveric Rhinoplasty Course is to provide surgeons with an extensive, hands-on learning experience that enhances their understanding of nasal anatomy and surgical techniques in rhinoplasty. It aims to improve their surgical practice’s overall safety, precision, and effectiveness.

Specific Objectives

  • Deepen the understanding of the complex anatomy of the nose and its surrounding structures including bones, cartilages, and soft tissues.
  • Provide a comprehensive introduction to various surgical techniques in rhinoplasty, enabling participants to expand their technical repertoire.
  • Offer a practical, simulated environment for surgeons to practice, refine, and master surgical competencies related to rhinoplasty.
  • Instill confidence in surgical abilities, emphasizing improving patient safety during rhinoplasty procedures.
  • Encourage the appreciation of anatomical variations among different patients to promote the development of individualized surgical approaches.
  • Keep participants informed about the latest advancements and trends in rhinoplasty techniques.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement in rhinoplasty surgery, contributing to better surgical outcomes and patient satisfaction.

PLACES: 8, one nose per participant

8 hours

Content blocks

  1. Anatomy Unleashed: Start from the ground up with the basics of anatomy and recognition of structures, setting a solid foundation for the complex procedures to follow.

  2. The Closed Technique: Get into the rhythm of the precision required for the closed technique approach, focusing on making the perfect incision.

  3. Embrace the Open: Transition into the open technique approach, where you will learn how to make clean incisions and perform accurate dissections.

  4. Master the Hump Resection: Delve into the art of Hump Resection, a cornerstone technique for achieving desirable rhinoplasty results.

  5. The Subtleties of Osteotomies: Master the crucial osteotomy techniques, and delve deeper into the innovative realm of preservation.

  6. Rebuilding the Midvault: Equip yourself with the knowledge and skill for Midvault reconstruction, a vital component in the world of rhinoplasty.

  7. Tip Plasty Triumphs: Perfect the subtle art of Tip Plasty, enhancing your abilities to create balanced and aesthetic outcomes.

  8. The Gift of Grafts: Discover the transformative power of grafts in rhinoplasty, an essential tool in your surgical arsenal.

  9. The Freedom of Exploration: Conclude your immersive experience with free time with the cadaver head, providing an opportunity to apply learned techniques and explore at your own pace.

Inscription fee for Day 2 is

To enroll to the Day 2 “Rhinoplasty Dissection” & Day 3 “Theoretical lectures” please, fill in this form and we will contact you:


November 10th

100 places

8 hours

TOCA NARICES – Lecture Day

Rhinology, FESS & Rhinoplasty


Dr. Langdon - Villarroel


09:00 - 09:20 

Dr. Langdon

Navigating the Future of Rhinosinusitis: Treatment, Quality of Life, and Policy Innovations

09:20 - 09:35

Dr. María Jesús Rojas 

Unraveling the Mysteries: A Straightforward Look at Chronic Rhinosinusitis Pathophysiology

09:35 - 09:50

Dr. Jaime Artiles

Unlocking Better Outcomes: Revolutionize Your Functional Endoscopic Surgery Skills

09:50 - 10:10

Dr. Juan Maza

Pushing Boundaries: Seville's Advancements in Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

10:10 - 10:40

Dr. Laura Van Gerven

Patching Holes, Healing Lives: My Journey through Septal Perforations

10:40 - 11:00

Dr. Laura Van Gerven

Unseen Horizons: The Endoscopic Endonasal Transsphenoidal Approach for Sellar and Suprasellar Tumors

11:00 - 11:30


11:30 - 11:45

Dr. Joaquin Ramirez

Crafting the Perfect Shot: An Insight into Facial Analysis for Photoshoots

11:45 - 12:30

Dr. Süreyya Şeneldir

A Roadmap to Success: Navigating the Standard Open Approach Rhinoplasty

12:30 - 12:45

Dr. Diego Arancibia

Tipplasty Uncovered: Navigating Complexity with Skillful Techniques

12:45 - 13:00

Dr. Diego Arancibia

The Supratip Simplified: A Deep Dive into Its Role in Rhinoplasty

13:00 - 15:30


15:30 - 16:00

Dr. Joaquin Ramirez

A Latin American Perspective: Effective Septal Extension Graft Techniques for Droopy Noses

16:00 - 16:15

Dr. Süreyya Şeneldir

Setting Things Straight: Mastering the General Management of Crooked Noses

16:15 - 16:45

Dr. Süreyya Şeneldir

Mastering the Craft: A Comprehensive Guide to Secondary Rhinoplasty

16:45 - 17:00

Dr. Gustavo Suarez

Unveiling Preservation Rhinoplasty: A Comprehensive Guide for Beginners

17:00 - 17:15

Dr. Cristóbal Langdon

Conquering Challenges: A Unified Approach to Rhinoplasty and Nasal Perforation

17:15 - 17:30

Dr. Pedro Pablo Villarroel

The Road to Recovery: Maximizing Outcomes in Postoperative Rhinoplasty Management


Dra. Alicia Barreiro

Thick Skin Demystified: A Dermatologist's Guide to Comprehensive Care

17:45 - 18:00

Dr. Lucas Cueto

Eyes Wide Open: Beginning Your Blepharoplasty Journey


Dr. Langdon / Dr. Villarroel




Inscription fee for Day 3 is:


To enroll to the Day 3 Theoretical lectures, payment online is available here 

To enroll to the Day 1, Day 2 & Day 3 he inscription fee is

Please fill in this form if you would like to enroll to all 3 days and we will contact you:

Professors of the courses and conferences

Dr. Diego Arancibia

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.

Dra. Alicia Barreiro

Specialist in Medical-Surgical Dermatology and Venereology at the Melanoma and Skin Cancer Unit of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona.

Dr. Ricardo Bartel

Otolaryngologist specialized in rhinology and endoscopic sinus surgery and otology and endoscopic ear surgery.

DR. Lucas Cueto-Felgueroso López-Cortijo

ENT Physician & Head and Neck Surgery, Professor at AMIR Academy, Member of the Spanish Society of Facial Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Juan Maza

Rhinology, Smell and Skull Base Surgery.

Dr. Joaquín Ramírez

Plastic and reconstructive surgery spcialist.

Dra. Maria Jesús Rojas

Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery.

Sureyya Seneldir

Dr. Sureyya Seneldir

Otolaryngologist founder of the Rhinoplasty School who has performed more than 10,000 functional and aesthetic rhinoplasty operations throughout his career.

Dr. Gustavo Suárez

Specialist in Otolaryngology and Cervicofacial Surgery, Fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery by the EAFPS Rhinoplasty Expert.

Dr Jaime Viera Rhinoweek

Dr. Jaime VIERA

Otolaryngology, specialist in cronical sinusitis and rhinoplasty


Doctoral degree in biomedical sciences with a thesis on the pathophysiology of non-allergic rhinitis. Fellowship in endoscopic sinus surgery and anterior skull base surgery. Rhinology specialist, endoscopic sinus surgery and anterior skull base surgery. Her current research is mainly focused on the different endotypes of rhinitis and rhinosinusitis.


Consultant ENT Surgeon at University Hospital Birmingham



Dr. Cristobal Langdon

Otolaryngologist, specialist in nose surgery: rhinoplasty, perforation of the septum, high-precision surgery at the base of the skull or the treatment of sinusitis.

Dr. Pedro Pablo Villarroel

Otorhinolaryngology, surgical procedures related to the nose, paranasal sinuses and auricle, as well as procedures related to facial aesthetic medicine.

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The places for Day 1 and Day 2 are sold out. If you would like to attend to next edition of RHINOWEEK, please fill in this form and we will contact you: