Next Course: October 25-26, 2024

Join us for our 2-day temporal bone drilling course featuring the House Institute faculty as lecturers and instructors. The House Institute temporal bone dissection course is held twice annually in partnership with Advanced Bionics. Courses are scheduled for the spring and fall. The program is designed for the resident, fellow, or ENT physician looking to advance or update their knowledge and practical skills in temporal bone dissection and surgery. The course includes lectures in otology, neurotology, and skull base surgery with emphasis on hands-on dissections that aim to improve surgical skills.

Upcoming Dates 

October 25-26, 2024







Registration Fee: $1,100 USD

The registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, course materials, use of laboratory equipment and supplies, and two fixed tissue temporal bones per participant. Scholarships may be available to participants joining from low- to middle-income countries. We seek to ensure surgical education opportunities are available to professionals everywhere.

To register, please complete the form at the bottom of this page.

Topics Presented

  • Middle ear and stapes surgery
  • Mastoidectomy, facial recess
  • Facial nerve decompression

Procedures Demonstrated

  • Middle ear and stapes surgery
  • Mastoidectomy, facial recess
  • Facial nerve decompression
  • Jugular bulb/carotid artery anatomy

Course Location & Maps

Advanced Bionics
28515 Westinghouse Pl,
Valencia, CA 91355

Advanced Bionics, LLC

Travel & Accommodations


  • 40 miles from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
  • 24 miles from Burbank Airport (BUR)
  • 60 miles from Long Beach Airport


Accommodation options within walking distance of the course:

Our course is accepting registrations! To register for the April 2024 or October 2024 course, please submit your information in the respective form below. Thank you!