The Byron Bailey Surgical Society

Sixteenth Annual Byron Bailey Surgical Society Meeting

Join us for the Sixteenth Annual Byron Bailey Surgical Society Meeting — In person meetingSaturday, June 22, 2024

For more information contact Patricia Garza or Roxann Ortiz at: (409) 772-2701

Bryon Bailey Surgical Society Meeting Information

  • Course Objectives

    Learning Objectives

    At the conclusion of the activity, the participants should be able to:

    • Describe 3 areas where new technology will improve patient care
    • Be more aware of the ethics of ability and how that translates to educating residents
    • List socioeconomic factors that influence the timing, access and disparity to care

    Performance Objective

    • Improved awareness of the newest technologies already available that can change patient outcomes
    • Influence the strategy on how to effectively train surgical residents.
    • Excited outlook for the future of ENT and medicine in the 21st century.
  • Agenda
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  • Guest Speakers

    Edward Buckingham, MD

    Edward Buckingham, MD, is a renowned facial plastic surgeon and the Director of the Buckingham Center for Facial Plastic Surgery in Austin, Texas. With extensive experience and expertise, he is a leader in the medical community, recognized for his contributions to facial rejuvenation techniques and surgical management.

    Beyond his clinical practice, Dr. Buckingham holds key positions in professional associations such as the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

    Dr. Buckingham's educational journey includes graduating with top honors from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and completing fellowships in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Albany Medical Center and the New England Laser and Cosmetic Surgery Center. He is double board certified by The American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and The American Board of Otolaryngology.

    In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Buckingham serves as the Fellowship Director for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, mentoring aspiring surgeons and conducting innovative clinical research.

    Throughout his career, Dr. Buckingham has contributed significantly to medical literature, with numerous publications and presentations on various topics in facial plastic surgery.

    Outside of medicine, Dr. Buckingham enjoys spending time with his children and pursuing outdoor activities like golf, skiing, hunting, and fishing, reflecting his balanced approach to life and work.


    Anna Pou, MD

    Anna M. Pou, MD, is currently a head and neck oncologic surgeon at Ochsner Health System in Covington, Louisiana. Dr. Pou, a native of New Orleans, received her BS from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana and an MD at Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana.  She subsequently completed 2 years of General Surgery training at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis, a residency in Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and a Fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery and Microvascular Reconstruction at Methodist Hospital of Indiana.  Dr. Pou served on the faculty in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston for 7 years where she was the Director, Division of Head and Neck Surgery from 1999 to 2004.  She joined the Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans in September 2004. She served on the faculty for 14 years during which time she was Professor, residency Program Director for seven years and Director, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement.

    Dr. Pou is a diplomat of the American Board of Otolaryngology, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Head and Neck Society where she has served on multiple committees. Dr. Pou has served on editorial boards including the Laryngoscope and was co-editor of the Head and Neck Section of the widely read textbook, Head and Neck Surgery-Otolaryngology for almost 20 years.

    She was on call in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina made landfall in 2005. Since that time she has lectured extensively regarding the care of patients during disasters and was instrumental in passing into law disaster medicine legislation to protect healthcare workers.


  • Meeting Registration

    Sixteenth Annual Byron Bailey Surgical Society Meeting

    Please register here.

"May we always keep the needs of our patients foremost in our minds and in our hearts as we study, learn, and practice the science and art of medicine."    — Byron J. Bailey, MD