Hospital-Based Faculty

Allan L. Abramson MD, FACS   Lee Smith, MD
Douglas K. Frank, MD, FACS   Andrea Vambutas, MD, FACS
Prajoy Kadkade, MD   Gerald D. Zahtz, MD
Mark Jay Shikowitz, MD, FACS    

 

Allan L.Abramson, MD, FACS

Chairman, Department Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders
Professor of Otolaryngology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
(718) 470-7555
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Areas of Specialization

  • Swallowing and Laryngology Disorders
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Salivary Gland Disorder
  • Head and Neck Oncology
  • Respiratory Papillomas - Celecoxib Trial
  • Voice and Laryngeal Disorders

 

Post Graduate Training

Mixed Internship: Long Island Jewish Hospital, New Hyde Park, New York
General Surgery: Long Island Jewish Hospital, New Hyde Park, New York
Resident and Chief Resident of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders: Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York

Medical School
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center

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Douglas K. Frank MD, FACS

Chief, Division of Head and Neck Surgery
Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
(718) 470-7552
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Areas of Specialization

  • Head and neck cancer surgery
  • Thyroid and parathyroid surgery
  • Salivary gland surgery
  • Surgery for congenital and vascular head and neck tumors
  • Skull base surgery
  • Surgery for head and neck melanoma and advanced non-melanomaskin cancers

Post-Graduate Training

  • Internship and Residency: St Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center of New York, NewYork, NY
  • Residency: Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, NewYork, NY
  • Fellowship: Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center,Houston, TX

Medical School

  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

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Prajoy Kadkade, MD, FACS

Director, Otolaryngology & Communicative Disorders at North Shore University Hospital
Co-Director, Laryngeal EMG Testing Facility
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Otolaryngology & Communicative Disorders, North Shore-LIJ
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
(516) 562-4676
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Areas of Specialization

  • General Otolaryngology
  • General Otolaryngology
  • Head and Neck Oncology
  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
  • Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Problems with Hearing, Vertigo, and Tinnitus
  • Diseases of the Nose, Sinuses and Throat
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures for the Nose and Sinuses
  • Sleep Apnea and Snoring
  • Disorders of the Upper Airway
  • Disorders of Voice, Speech and Swallowing

 

Postgraduate training
Residency and Chief Resident:University Hospitals of Columbia and Cornell Medical Centers(New York-Presbyterian)
Fellowships: Head & Neck Surgical Oncology rotational fellowship -Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Keck Foundation Fellow at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School

Medical School
University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine

Undergraduate Study
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), Electrical/Biomedical Engineering

Additional Information

Co-Director and Founder of the Laryngeal Electromyography (EMG) Clinical Testing Facility - Long Island’s first testing facility for vocal cord paralysis and other larynx problems (Read More).

Investigator, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Featured on the The Learning Channel show "That's Gotta Hurt" for facial reconstruction/repair of driver assaulted in the face with a frozen turkey during Thanksgiving November 2004. Author/editor of several articles in medical journals, biomedical engineering journals, and E-medicine.

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Mark Jay Shikowitz, MD, FACS

Vice Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders
Professor of Otolaryngology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
(718) 470-7557
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Areas of Specialization

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Respiratory Papillomas-Celecoxib Trial
  • Diseases of the Sinus and Nose
  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Voice and Laryngeal Disorders
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Otoplasty
  • Blepharoplasty

 

Post Graduate Training
General Surgery: Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York
Residency and Chief Resident: Otolaryngology, Long Island Jewish Medial Center, New Hyde Park, New York

Medical School
University of Dominica

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Lee Smith, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York
(718) 470-7550
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Areas of Specialization

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Airway and Voice Disorders
  • Reconstructive Airway Surgery
  • Head and Neck Masses
  • Hearing Loss
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Ear Infections

 

Post Graduate Training
Internship: General Surgery, University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL
Residency: Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL
Fellowship: Pediatric Otolaryngology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Medical School
New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

Undergraduate
Brown University, Providence, RI

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Andrea Vambutas, MD, FACS

Medical Director, Apelian Cochlear Implant Center
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
(718) 470-7955
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Areas of Specialization:

  • Cochlear Implants
  • Otology and Neurotology
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Hearing and Balance
  • BAHA
  • Dizziness
  • Otosclerosis
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Stapedectomy
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Ear Disease
  • Autoimmune Hearing Loss
  • Pediatric Otology

 

Post Graduate Training
Internship: General Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY
Residency and Chief Resident: Otolaryngology, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY
Fellowship: Otology & Neurotology: Michael Paparella M.D., Minnesota Ear, Head & Neck Clinic, Fairview-University Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN

Medical School
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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Gerald H. Zahtz, MD

Chief, Division of Ambulatory Care
Director of Residency Training Program AECOM
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
(718) 470-7554
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Areas of Specialization

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Diseases of the Sinus and Nose
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Airway Disorders
  • Pediatric Otology
  • Dysphagia

 

Post Graduate Training
General Surgery: Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Resident and Chief Resident: Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Medical School
St. Louis University School of Medicine

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Last Update

May 26, 2010
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