The mission of Otology/Neurotology program is as follows:
"The Otology/Neurotology program of the QEII Health Sciences
Centre is a local, national, and international leader in providing
a higher quality of life for patients. We are regarded as a world-class
centre that provides excellence in clinical care and research. We
are committed to providing a first-rate teaching program in otology.
Our strength in quality and innovation makes the program a place where
people are valued and want to work and learn."
The Otology/Neurotology program is lead by a team of highly experienced
and skilled individuals. This team includes: Dr. Manohar Bance, Dr.
Kevin Clarke, Dr. Charles Cron, Dr. David Kirkpatrick, Dr. Emad Massoud,
and Dr. Nural Wali. Currently, Dr. Bance is the only full-time otologist/neurotologist
on the team.These members perform various middle ear surgeries, including:
- tympanomastoid surgery,
- stapes surgery, and
These hearing reconstruction surgeries dovetail
the research interests of Dr. Bance, who runs the Ear and Auditory
Research Laboratory at Dalhousie University.
In addition, the Otology/Neurotology program
runs specialized clinics including:
Furthermore, the Otology/Neurotology program
has close links with the Ear and Auditory Research Laboratory,
Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech, and the School of Communication
Disorders at Dalhousie University.