Who is Dr Anthony Zeitouni?

Dr. Anthony Zeitouni graduated from Sherbrooke Medical School and a residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at McGill University.  After the residency, he obtained additional research training leading to as MSc, and then a fellowship in New York.  He went to Zurich for further training in Skull Base Surgery. 

He returned to McGill in 1995.  A strong believer in interdisciplinary care, he fostered the development of interdisciplinary clinics for Head and Neck Cancers at the Royal Victoria Hospital and for Skull Base Tumors at the Montreal Neurological Hospital.  He was Medical Director of the Head and Neck team, building the team into a strong supra-regional center for Head and Neck Cancer. More recently he has served as co-lead for the Head and Neck Cancer site for the Rossy Cancer Network.   

He innovated in surgery, helping patients in Montreal benefit from endoscopic skull base surgical techniques.  

Having been trained in cochlear implantions in his fellowships He saw first hand the benefits children and adults with profound hearing loss received. Since then Dr Zeitouni has been a strong proponent of cochlear implantation in Montréal to benefit patients with profound hearing loss. 

He developed a number of technology tools to help in-power patients and promoted psychosocial research within the team.

He has an active research program; he has been invited to lecture nationally and internationally and he has published over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles.

Occupational hearing loss expert

Dr Zeitouni is appointed by the CNESST because of his scientific competence and his expertise in occupational deafness, As part of the medical assessment procedure provided for by the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (LATMP), the Commission des standards, equity, health and safety at work (CNESST) may, under section 204 of the AIAOD, require the worker to submit to an examination by a health care professional. designated by him, with a view to obtaining a written report on any matter relating to the injury. The CNESST could eventually submit this report to the Medical Assessment Bureau (BEM).