Can local nerve blocks decrease admission times after cleft surgery?

This question is the central theme of our two day cleft palate master course on the 9th and 10th of February 2023.

Our international experts will provide evidence-based information, as well as practical tips on performing nerve blocks during cleft palate surgery. You’ll also be able to put this information to the test in our practical hands-on dissection sessions at the state-of-the-art Amsterdam Skills Center. 

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Wet Lab Cadaver Dissection

International Speakers

State-of-the-art venue

Accreditation*

Meet our speakers!

The International Cleft Palate Master Courses Amsterdam has invited expert speakers from all over the world and across disciplines to discuss their experiences in local nerve blocks for cleft lip and palate surgery. 

Oksana Jackson, MD

Plastic surgeon 
Children’s Hospital of Philadephia
Philadelphia, U.S.A.

Walid Alrayashi, MD

Anesthesiologist
Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston, U.S.A.

Nina Hardcastle, MD

Anesthesiologist
Alberta Health Services
Calgary, Canada

Montserrat Munill, MD, DDS

Maxillofacial surgeon
Vall d’Hebron University Children’s Hospital
Barcelona, Spain

Anke Top, MD, PhD

Anesthesiologist
Amsterdam UMC
Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Peter Don Griot, MD, PhD

Plastic surgeon
Amsterdam UMC
Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Karl Jacobs, MSc

Anatomist
Amsterdam UMC
Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Markus Stevens, MD, PhD

Anesthesiologist
Amsterdam UMC
Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Corstiaan Breugem, MD, PhD

Plastic surgeon
Amsterdam UMC
Amsterdam, the Netherlands