Lily Ha-Nam P. Nguyen


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

Hospital information

Academic appointments

Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery

Awards and distinctions

Recipient, Prix d’innovation pédagogique from the Conseil québécois de développement professionnel continu des médecins (CQDPCM) given in recognition of innovative initiative related to continuing health professional education.

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

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.



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

Fun fact about me

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


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

Chaudhry Z*, Campagna-Vaillancourt M*, Husein M, Varshney R, Roth K, Gooi A, Nguyen LHP.  Perioperative Teaching and Feedback:  How are we doing in Canadian OTL-HNS programs? J OTL-HNS 2019; 48:6.

Beaudoin PL*, Labbé M*, Fanous A, Young M, Rappaport J, , Park YS, Manoukian JJ, Nguyen LHP. Teaching communication Skills to OTL-HNS Residents: Multisource feedback and simulated scenarios. J OTL-HNS 2019; 48:8.

Huang YQ*, Traore K*, Ibrahim B*, Sewitch MJ, Nguyen LHP.  Reporting Quality of Randomized Controlled Trials in Otolaryngology: Review of Adherence to the CONSORT Statement. J OTL-HNS 2018; 47:34.

Bhindi A*, Carpineta L, Al Qassabi B*, Waissbluth S*, Ywakim R, Manoukian JJ, Nguyen LHP.  Hearing Loss in Pediatric Temporal Bone Fractures; Evaluating 2 Radiographic Classification Systems as Prognosticators.  Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2018 Jun;109:158-163

Nhan C*, Nguyen LHP, Bank I, Fisher R, Nugus P, Azzam M, Young M. Interdisciplinary Crisis Resource Management Training: How Do Otolaryngology Residents Compare? A Survey Study. OTO-Open 2018 May: Issue 2 Volume 2.

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.