Lily Ha-Nam P. Nguyen, MDCM, MSc, FRCSC, Pediatric Otolaryngology

Pediatric Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Fun fact about me 

I love all kinds of good food, but am a truly horrible cook.

I love working with children and their families because 
... because a child's smile lights up my day.

Hospital information

Awards and distinctions 

Recipient, Faculty Honor List for Educational Excellence (2015).  Award given in recognition for exceptional contributions to education in the Faculty of Medicine, McGill Universit

Recipient, Canadian Association of Medical Education (CAME) Certificate of Merit (2014).  Award given to promote medical education in Canadian medical schools and to recognize and reward faculty’s commitment to medical education.

Recipient, Jonathan Campbell Meakins and Family Memorial Fellowship (2013).  To award and promote educational excellence in medical education (such as research, curriculum design or innovation

Surgical Teaching Award (2010) at Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University in recognition of the outstanding contribution to surgical teaching

Academic appointments 

Co-director, Reflux clinic



Masters of Science in Otolaryngology, McGill University

Medical Degree 

McGill University


Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at McGill University


2 year fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Hospital for Sick Children at University of Toronto


Research interests 

Disorders in pediatric otolaryngology, including obstructive sleep apnea, airway and sinus.

Medical and Surgical Education, especially in simulation-based education, curriculum development, and assessment for operative skills.

Selected publications 

Fanous A*, Rappaport J, Young M, Park YS, Manoukian J, Nguyen LHP.  A Longitudinal Simulation-Based Ethical-Legal Curriculum for Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Residents. Laryngoscope. 2017 Aug 29. doi: 10.1002/lary.26551

Smith MM, Huang A*, Labbe M*, Lubov J*, Nguyen LHP.  Clinical Presentation and Airway Management of Tracheal Atresia: A Systematic Review.  Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Oc; 101: 57-64.

AlReefi MA*, Nguyen LHP, Mongeau LG, ul Haq B, Boyanapalli S, Hafeez N, Cegarra-Escolano F, Tewfik MA.  Development and Validation of Septoplasty Training Model Using 3D Printing Technology. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2017 Apr;7(4):399-404.

Schwartz J*, Costescu A*, Mascerella M, Young M, Husein M, Agrawal S, Roth K, Doyle P, Nguyen LHP.  Objective Assessment of Myringotomy and Tympanostomy Tube Insertion: A Prospective, Single-Blind Validation Study. Laryngoscope. 2016 Sep;126(9):2140-6.

Sater L*, Schwartz J*, Coupland S, Young M, Nguyen LHP.  Nationwide study of publication misrepresentation in applicants to residency. Medical Education 2015 Jun;49(6):601-11.

Do JBA, Lands L, Ste Martin C, Marsello M, Manoukian J, Daniel S, Nguyen LHP.  Effect of the F508del Genotype on Outcomes of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery in Children with Cystic Fibrosis.  Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol, 2014 Jul;78(7):1133-7

Ho-Wo-Cheong D, Mijovic T, Manoukian JJ, Bergeron M, Nguyen LHP.  Synchronous airway lesions in children: an analysis of characteristics and comorbidities. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol, 2014 Oct;78(10):1586-91.

Campagna M, Manoukian J, Razack S, Nguyen LHP.  Assessment of the Acceptability of the Multiple Mini Interview for the Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery program. Laryngoscope. 2014 Jan;124(1):91-6.

Horwood L, Nguyen LHP, Brown K, Paci P, Constantin E.  African−American Ethnicity as a Risk Factor for Respiratory Complications of Adenotonsillectomy.  JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2013 Jan 17:1-6.