Academic Achievements, Training, Presentations, and Research:

  • Top Doctors – Castle Connolly – Westchester Magazine – November 2007-2019
  • Best Doctors – Castle Connolly – New York Magazine – June 2011-2016
  • 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
  • Board of Directors, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center
  • Faculty Senate, New York Medical College
  • 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
  • Medical Executive Committee, Westchester Medical Center
  • Otolaryngology Residency Coordinator – Westchester Medical Center (New York Eye & Ear Infirmary)
  • Medical Student Research Coordinator – New York Medical College


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


International Guest lecturer including Australia, Italy, Austria, Switzerland,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: Farma vs. Pharma – A Plant Based, Diet Based Approach to Treating Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Diseae
  • 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