Congestion, difficulty breathing, facial pain, and fatigue are all signs that allergy season is upon us...or so we think. For many Canadians, these symptoms indicate sinusitis rather than allergies. Differentiating between sinusitis and allergies can be difficult, but a visit to a doctor can lead to a diagnosis and proper treatment.
Dr. Allan Vescan
Otolaryngologist Head and Neck Surgeon
Dr. Vescan was born in Toronto. He earned his MD at Western University in London, Ontario, and then did his residency in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Toronto. Dr. Vescan then spent one year at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center doing a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Skull Base and Sinuses. His primary practice is at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto as an Otolaryngologist Head and Neck Surgeon. Dr. Vescan lectures and is the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Education for the Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Toronto Medical School. Dr. Vescan has appointments at the University Health Network where he performs Minimally Invasive Skull Base surgery at the Toronto Western Hospital in conjunction with Neurosurgery. His Balloon Sinuplasty practice takes place at Centric Health in Toronto. In his spare time, Dr. Vescan is an avid sportsman with a passion for golf and hockey. He currently lives in the GTA with his family, which plays a major role for Dr. Vescan in keeping a balanced outlook on life.
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