Forte, Vito

Professor

MD, FRCSC

Main Appointments

  • Professor, Department of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery
  • Liaison Officer, Hammers & Nails Program, Department of Surgery, Sick Kids Hospital

Additional Appointments

  • Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering
  • Board Chairman, OtoSim Inc

Contact Information

Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue, Suite 6278A
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8 Canada

+1 416 813-7654, extension 201380 (office)
vito.forte@sickkids.ca (email)


Research Theme

Research Interests

  • Recent (2015) retirement from academic clinical practice of Paediatric Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Clinical and research include all areas of Paediatric Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery with a focus on the paediatric airway
  • Current focus on innovation and translational engineering as applied to surgical practice including robotics and simulation

Select Publications

Olfactory testing in children using objective tools: comparison of Sniffin’ Sticks and University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test (UPSIT). Hugh SC, Siu J, Hummel T, Forte V, Campisi P, Papsin BC, Propst EJ. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Mar 1;44:10. doi: 10.1186/s40463-015-0061-y

Evaluation of an otoscopy simulator to teach otoscopy and normative anatomy to first year medical students. Lee DJ, Fu TS, Carrillo B, Campisi P, Forte V, Chiodo A. Laryngoscope. 2015 Sep;125(9):2159-62. doi: 10.1002/lary.25135. Epub 2015 Jan 19.

Ultrasound to differentiate thyroglossal duct cysts and dermoid cysts in children. Oyewumi M, Inarejos E, Greer ML, Hassouneh B, Campisi P, Forte V, Propst EJ. Laryngoscope. 2015 Apr;125(4):998-1003. doi: 10.1002/lary.24934. Epub 2014 Sep 19

Otoscopy simulation training in a classroom setting: a novel approach to teaching otoscopy to medical students. Davies J, Djelic L, Campisi P, Forte V, Chiodo A. Laryngoscope. 2014 Nov;124(11):2594-7. doi: 10.1002/lary.24682. Epub 2014 Aug 28

Angiogenesis in costal cartilage graft laryngotracheoplasty: a corrosion casting study in piglets. Kus LH, Negandhi J, Sklar MC, Eskander A, Estrada M, Harrison RV, Campisi P, Forte V, Propst EJ. Laryngoscope. 2014 Oct;124(10):2411-7. doi: 10.1002/lary.24597. Epub 2014 Aug 6

Corrosion casting of the subglottis following endotracheal tube intubation injury: a pilot study in Yorkshire piglets. Kus LH, Sklar MC, Negandhi J, Estrada M, Eskander A, Harrison RV, Campisi P, Forte V, Propst EJ. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Oct 14;42:52. doi: 10.1186/1916-0216-42-52