Academic Achievements, Training, Presentations, and Research
Best Doctors - Castle Connolly - New York Magazine - June 2011-2016
Top Doctors - Castle Connolly - Westchester Magazine - November 2007-2016
Phelps Legend Award. Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, November 2015.
Westchester County, Doctors of Distinction, Humanitarian Award, October 2015.
Westchester Healthcare hero, Westchester Magazine, May 2015.
Westchester Magazine - Top Doctors - November 2006 - Featured Physician

Committees and Academics
The American Laryngological Association
The American Broncho-Esophageal Association
The New York Laryngological Society
The European Laryngological Society
The Voice Foundation - Physician Member
Reviewer, The Laryngoscope Journal
Reviewer, Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Journal
American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Advisory Board of Mercy College (Department of Speech, Language Pathology)
Advisory Board of WSHLA (Westchester Speech Hearing and Language Association)
Professional Advisory Committee of Visiting Nurse Services in Westchester
Faculty Senate, New York Medical College
Medical Executive Committee, Westchester Medical Center
Board of Directors, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center
Otolaryngology Residency Coordinator - Westchester Medical Center (New York Eye & Ear Infirmary)
Medical Student Coordinator - New York Medical College

Training:
Laryngology Fellowship: St. Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital - Dr. Andrew Blitzer, Laryngologist
Otolarynoglogy - Head and Neck Surgery Residency:
New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia
New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center
Manhattan Eye, Ear, & Throat Hospital
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Undergraduate Education: Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Presentations
International Guest lecturer including Australia, Italy, Austria,Turkey, Peru, Singapore, France, and The Netherlands
Numerous presentations at prestigious institutions including Manhattan School of Music, The Westchester Music
Conservatory, Purchase University - Opera Department, Westchester Medical Center, Phelps Memorial Hospital
Center, Vassar Brothers Hospital, Sound Shore Medical Center, New York Eye & Ear, Burke Rehabilitation Center;
Numerous Grand Rounds: Departments of Medicine, Pulmonary, Pediatrics, Gastroenterology.
Keynote Speaker: Practical Approach to Pediatric and Adult Voice Disorders, Puerto Rico Voice Update
Keynote Speaker: Introduction to Laryngeal Diagnosis, Lima, Peru
Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Disease - Extra-esophageal Manifestations of GERD
Care of the Professional Voice
Pediatric Voice Disorders
Laryngeal Anatomy

Research Interests:
Diet based aproaches to treating Laryngopharyngeal reflux
EMG findings in the thyroarytenoid muscles of chronic cough patients
Role of KTP laser in treating base of tongue cysts in patients with chronic dysphagia
The time course of anesthesia using topical lidocaine in the larynx
Role of laryngopharyngeal reflux in chronic cough
Role of laryngopharyngeal reflux with mucositis in head and neck cancer patients
Vector Laryngeal Electromyography and Vocal Fold Paralysis
Laryngopharyngeal Reflux disease
Office Based Laryngeal Biopsy
FEESST examination and sensory testing
Vocal Fold Paralysis
Dysphagia - Early Dilation in Head and Neck Cancer patients
Chronic Cough - Genoa, Italy
June 2016