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Alfred Simental, MD
Chair, Otolaryngology & Hed/Neck Surg
School of Medicine
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology & Hed/Neck Surg
School of Medicine
Other LLU Classes Outside Of Schedule 
Lecture
 
4/2007 Minimally Invasive Thyroid Surgery
One hour lecture to approx 25 surgeons at Ethicon Endosurgery Institute in Cincinatti, Ohio.
4/2007 Whats New in Thyroid Surgery: Technological Advances in Minimally Invasive Thyroid Surgery
Instructional Course for approx 25 surgeons which included 3 hours and Porcine Laboratory for 3 hours at Ethicon Endosurgery Institute in Cincinatti, Ohio.
3/2007 Minimally Invasive Thyroid Surgery
1 hour lecture for approx 20 surgeons at Ethicon Endosurgery Institute in Cincinatti, Ohio.
3/2007 Selective Neck Dissection: How I do it
One hour lecture to approx 70 residents and physicians. at the Loma Linda University School of Medicine APC 2007.
3/2007 Whats New in Thyroid Surgery: Technological Advances in Minimally Invasive Thyroid Surgery
Lecture for Ethicon Endosurgery Institute in Cincinatti, Ohio. Instructional Course for 3 hours and Porcine Laboratory for 3 hours.
11/2006 Neck Dissection in Laryngeal Cancer
One hour course to approx 35 Senior Residents at the State of the Art Larynx Conservation Surgery Instructional Course at Loma Linda University School of Medicine.
9/2006 Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
American Academy Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in Toronto, Canada. Speakers: G Petti, MD; H Harvey, MD; A. Simental, MD; B Stack MD. Two hour instructional course.
7/2006 Whats New in Thyroid Surgery: Technological Advances in Minimally INvasive Thyroid Surgery
Ethicon Endosurgery Institute in Cincinatti, Ohio. Instructional Course 3 hours and Porcine Laboratory 3 hours. Approx 20 people attended.
2/2006 Endocrine Lecture
1 hr. lecture for Senior General Surgery students.
2/2006 Risk Management and Lip Cancer
1.5 hrs - Grand Rounds lecture for Plastic Surgery
12/2005 Salivary Cancer
1 hr. resident lecture on the diagnosis and treatment of salivary gland cancer.
11/2005 Minimally Invasive Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
1 hr lecture for resident course: State of the Art Concepts in Laryngeal Conservation Surgery.
6/2005 Risk Management
1 hr resident lecture covering risk management and malpractice issues in the ENT practice.
3/2005 Risk Management
Lecture - APC Otolaryngology Symposium
3/2005 Risk Management
Lecture - APC Otolaryngology Symposium
3/2005 Treatment Approaches to Thyroid Nodules
1 hr resident teaching lecture
12/2004 Thyroid, Parathyroid Surgery
3rd Year Med. Student Surgery Rotation Lecture on Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery (1hr)
11/2004 Neck Dissection
1 hr resident teaching lecture covering issues and techniques for assessment and performance of neck dissections.
11/2004 State of the Art Concepts in Laryngeal Conservation Surgery
Instructors: Alfred Simental MD, Greg Weinstein MD, Ralph Tufano MD, Paul Kim, MD Instructional Course taught as part of a Head and Neck Conference 11-5-2004 for ENT Residents and Attendings
8/2004 Thyroid, Parathyroid Surgery
1 hr resident teaching lecture covering issues and techniques in thyroid and parathyroid surgery
Interactive Teaching
 
11/2008 5th Annual State of the Art Concepts in Laryngeal Conservation Surgery. Alfred Simental MD--Course Director, Charles Stewart IV MD, Robert Ferris MD PhD, Paul Kim MD. Instructional Course to Otolaryngology Residents from Surrounding schools. Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Loma Linda, CA November 2008
10/2008 Minimally Invasive Thyroidectomy Preceptorship. Instructional Course and Surgical Observation. Loma Linda University Medical Center
8/2008 Minimally Invasive Thyroidectomy Preceptorship. Instructional Course and Surgical Observation. Loma Linda University Medical Center
6/2008 Minimally Invasive Thyroidectomy Preceptorship. Instructional Course and Surgical Observation. Loma Linda University Medical Center
5/2008 Minimally Invasive Thyroidectomy Preceptorship. Instructional Course and Surgical Observation. Loma Linda University Medical Center.
3/2008 Minimally Invasive Thyroidectomy Preceptorship. Instructional Course and Surgical Observation. Loma Linda University Medical Center
2/2008 Minimally Invasive Thyroidectomy Preceptorship. Instructional Course and Surgical Observation. Loma Linda University Medical Center
11/2007 4th Annual State of the Art Concepts in Laryngeal Conservation Surgery. Alfred Simental MD--Course Director, Charles Stewart IV MD, Ralph Tufano MD, Paul Kim MD. Instructional Course to Otolaryngology Residents from Surrounding schools. Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Loma Linda, CA November 2007
11/2007 Minimally Invasive Thyroidectomy Preceptorship. Instructional Course and Surgical Observation. Loma Linda University Medical Center
10/2007 Minimally Invasive Thyroidectomy Preceptorship. Instructional Course and Surgical Observation. Loma Linda University Medical Center
9/2007 Minimally Invasive Thyroidectomy Preceptorship. Instructional Course and Surgical Observation. Loma Linda University Medical Center
7/2007 Minimally Invasive Thyroidectomy Preceptorship. Instructional Course and Surgical Observation. Loma Linda University Medical Center
6/2006 Minimally Invasive Thyroid Surgery Lab
1 hr. laboratory techniques course for Ethicon-Endosurgery corporation.
3/2005 Journal Club
Small Group discussion reviewing current research in Head and Neck surgery. Session covered current research in ENT oncology (2hrs)
9/2004 Journal Club
Small Group discussion reviewing current research in Head and Neck surgery. Session covered current research in ENT oncology. (2hrs)
7/2004 - Present Clinic Instruction
Approximately 20 individuals which include 3rd and 4th year medical students, ENT Residents, Family Practice Residents, and General Surgery Residents
7/2004 - Present OR Instruction
Individualized OR instruction for 3rd and 4th year medical students, ENT Residents, and General Surgery Residents
7/2004 - Present Tumor Board
Small group teaching. Participants include ENT attendings, residents and 3rd and 4th year medical students who are completing the ENT portion of their General Surgery clinical rotation. Purpose of tumor board is to provide a means for ENT attendings and residents to collaborate on treatment options and recommendations for ENT oncology patients, in a forum that provides opportunities for teaching and sharing information related to the treatment of Head and Neck cancer. (1-2 hrs per week)
Administrative Teaching Roles
 
11/2006 State of the Art Concepts in Laryngeal Conservation Surgery
Course Organizer - Planned and organized 2nd annual resident teaching course on Surgical Techniques for Laryngeal Conservation Surgery.
3/2006 Alumni Postrgraduate Convention Otolaryngology Symposium
Course Organizer - Planned and organized the Otolaryngology symposium for Healthy People 2006.
12/2003 - Present Department Chief
LLUMC Department of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery