MilestonesSeptember 2022

Dr. Emily Kay-Rivest joins Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Dr. Emily Kay-Rivest has joined the JGH Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery as a specialist in ear and skull base surgery (neurotology).

 

Her expertise includes treating of a wide variety of ear pathologies (such as cholesteatoma, perforations, ossicular chain problems and otosclerosis); performing cochlear implants for hearing loss; and operating on skull base tumours (vestibular schwannomas, meningiomas and paragangliomas). 

 

Dr. Kay-Rivest completed her medical studies and residency at McGill University, followed by a two-year fellowship in otology and neurotology at New York University. There she gained extensive experience in skull base surgery, complex cochlear implants and endoscopic ear surgery.

 

Among Dr. Kay-Rivest’s interests are patients with neurofibromatosis type 2. Her research focuses on improving hearing rehabilitation (cochlear implants and auditory brainstem implants) in individuals with vestibular schwannomas and other retrocochlear pathologies. 

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