Published: April 23, 2021

Get to Know the #OTOMTG21 International Guests of Honor: Society of Polish Otorhinolaryngologists, Audiologists and Phoniatrists

Otolaryngology-head and neck surgery is an essential and significant medical specialty in Poland.

Prof. Piotr H. Skarzynski, MD, PhD, MSc Board SecretaryProf. Piotr H. Skarzynski, MD, PhD, MSc
Board Secretary
Otolaryngology-head and neck surgery is an essential and significant medical specialty in Poland. The main otolaryngological and head and neck procedures in Poland are sinus surgeries, cancer surgeries of the head, neck, and larynx, laryngectomies, surgeries for benign and malignant tumors, cysts, and abscesses. Otological procedures include adenotomy, tonsillectomy, stapedotomy, hearing implantations with cochlear implants, bone conduction implants, middle ear implants, and reconstructive surgery.

ToafpThe Society of Polish Otorhinolaryngologists, Phoniatrists and Audiologists (Towarzystwo Otorynolaryngologow, Audiologow i Foniatrow Polskich) cooperates with central and regional public administration bodies, professional self governments, and associations to provide the adequate standards of clinical management and treatment in otolaryngology (including paediatric otolaryngology), audiology, phoniatrics, head and neck surgery, speech therapy, surdopedagogy, rehabilitation, telemedicine, and the related fields. The Society organizes and supports research and scientific works dedicated to otolaryngology-head and neck surgery fields and cooperates with other institutions and associations in these areas. 

The main goal of the Society is to provide high-quality healthcare to patients from Poland and abroad by pursuing and supporting various forms of training and education-related activities for the benefit of representatives of medical or medicine-related professions as well as to broaden their knowledge and practical skills in the fields mentioned above. The activities include granting of patronages, spreading knowledge about the scientific advancements across these fields, and raising public awareness of them, especially within the community of medical students, doctors, and medical personnel.

The Society organizes scientific meetings to share knowledge and experience with other colleagues. These scientific conferences and congresses play the leading role in promoting and increasing healthy lifestyle and focusing attention on preventing and treating ENT diseases. 

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