Dr. Eric Smouha, MD

Dr. Eric Smouha, MD

Neurotology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(20)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Eric Smouha, MD is a neurotology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from McGill University Faculty of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in neurotology.

261 5th Ave Rm 901

New York, NY 10016

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
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Top Care Areas

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

Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cochlear Implant Insertion
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smouha "As a board certified neurotologist (ear specialist), I am committed to providing total care for problems of the ears, hearing, and balance. I am well versed in the latest diagnostic methods, and I have expertise in all forms of surgery of the ear and skull base."
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Specialties

  • Neurotology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurotology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma Removal (incl. Hearing Preservation Techniques) 
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Audiometry
  • Balance Testing
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Eardrum Repair
  • Endolymphatic Mastoid Shunt
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Facial Nerve Repair
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Myringotomy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Stapedectomy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibular Schwanoma Surgery
  • Vestibular Testing
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 11/24/2014
    Amount or Range: Average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: New York County, NY
    State: 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

  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • McGill University Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Saint Vincent's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Manhattan Ee Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Saint Vincent's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Ear Rsch Fdn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Smouha has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Smouha has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smouha's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smouha to family and friends
4.6
based on 20 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Smouha'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

in Elverson, PA
I went to Dr. Smouha for a large complex Cholesteatoma in the left ear in which he surgically removed in an outpatient procedure. I travelled from a couple states away to have Dr. Smouha as my surgeon. I felt very confident and comfortable from the first time met him. I'm glad I did my research and...more
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in Rego Park, NY
Great Doctor!
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in Jackson Heights, NY
This guys really good. Period
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in Forest Hills, NY
I was treated by dr. Smouha very WELL and would highly recommend him to family and friends.
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in Huntington, NY
Dr. Smouha is a unique practitioner in this day of managed care. I was so fortunate to have him as a choice in my Cigna PPO! Not only did my hearing get restored to 100% after he did my stapedectomy, he proved he CARED about me and my treatment from initial consultation to surgery to my final...more
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