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Dr. Andrew Blitzer, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of Ny Univ in 1973 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story
This content was provided by Dr. Blitzer "Dr. Blitzer is internationally recognized as a clinician, scientist, teacher, and author. He has published over 300 scientific articles and text chapters concerning head and neck surgery, voice and swallowing disorders, nasal and paranasal sinus disorders, and the use of Botox for hyperfunctional conditions of the head and neck, and the cosmetic use of toxin and fillers. He helped establish the field of neurolaryngology and has one of the seven fellowship programs in the country. He is the author of 14 text books including the definitive texts Surgery of the Paranasal Sinuses, Neurologic Disorders of the Larynx, Office-Based Surgery in Otolaryngology, and Management of Facial Lines and Wrinkles, and Botulinum neurotoxins for head and neck disorders. In addition to his innovative work with spasmodic dysphonia, Dr. Blitzer has helped develop new surgical techniques for the rehabilitation the paralyzed vocal cord. Dr. Blitzer has been an extramural consultant to the National Institutes of Health and is a member of the special sensory and language study section. Dr. Blitzer has also conducted several product and drug trials for the Food and Drug Administration, including the clinical trials for Botox for facial lines and wrinkles, temporomandibular disease, and migraine headaches. He is also the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships in recognition of his expertise and major contributions to the field of Otolaryngology, including the prestigious James A. Newcomb Award and the de Roaldes Award of the American Laryngological Association and the Chevalier Jackson Award of the Am. Bronchoesophagological Assoc. for his outstanding contributions to the field of laryngology. Dr. Blitzer is an editor or a member of the editorial board of 9 peer review journals. Dr. Blitzer was, for 6 years, the Coordinator for Instruction Courses and Member of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is also the past-President of the American Bronchoesophagological Association and of the American Laryngological Association."