Dr. Eli Grunstein, MD

Dr. Eli Grunstein, MD

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Dr. Eli Grunstein, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in 2000 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat).Read his story

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Group Health Cooperative

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Grunstein performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Tonsillectomy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 95% of peers
Head and Neck Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Grunstein's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Grunstein "Eli Grunstein, M.D. is the John and De Graaf Woodman Assistant Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and assistant attending physician at NewYork-Presbyterian/ Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. He specializes in general Pediatric Otolaryngology, with specific clinical interest in pediatric throat and airway diseases, hyper nasality, and pediatric sinonasal diseases. Dr. Grunstein received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery residency training at Columbia University Medical Center and The Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, then a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Grunstein is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and is Board Certified in Otolaryngology. He is author or co-author of a number of journal articles and textbook chapters. His current research project is focused on novel ways to prevent intubation related laryngeal injury."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Grunstein "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Seattle Childrens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Grunstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Grunstein's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Grunstein to family and friends
4.5
based on 15 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Grunstein's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

We saw doc Grunstein yesterday and were so pleased with him. I highly recommend him! He performed an endoscopy to check my three year old son's adenoids which were actually enlarged. He was so patient and nice with my son. By contrast before seeing him we went to a similar doctor at Cornell and he...more
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While very entertaining to the child. This doctor has been an utter disappointment under all other aspects. I guess the moe thy are told they are good, the more their ego gets inflated and they stop caring or actually seeing what they need to see. Twice, I had the same problem with him: he is...more
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I'm disgusted with Dr. Grunstein. My 2 year old with Down Syndrome needed an emergency removal of tonsils/adenoids since she couldn't eat or sleep regularly. She had severe sleep apnea, complicated because at 4 months old she had major open heart surgery. Sleep apnea causes heart complications...more
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Dr. Grunstein is laid back, very knowledgeable, friendly and easy to talk to. He didn't push for unnecessary surgery, but rather allowed us to decide. When we decided to go through with it, he was an excellent surgeon. Highly recommend.
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Amazing bedside manner and so well spoken. Really helped me make an educated decision about how to proceed with my infants tongue tie
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