Dr. Eric E. Smouha, MD

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Dr. Eric E. Smouha, MD

Neurotology | Male

Mount Sinai Hospital ENT 5 E 98th St Fl 8, New York, NY 10029 Get Directions

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Care Philosophy

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.Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smouha to family and friends
4.5
based on 17 total surveys (4 with reviews)
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (14)
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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.
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 visit with him today. I would strongly recommend Dr. Smouha to anyone that needs an experienced and compassionate surgeon for their procedure.
in Princeton, NJ |
I had a previous surgery six years ago, but when performed by Dr. Smouha, the surgery was night and day. I had no pain close to the extent by a fellow Dr. The bed side manners were beyond comforting. I was extremely impressed by his attention to me as well as his follow ups. I wouldn't see another Dr. based on my experience.
in Newburgh, NY |
Dr Smouha is an excellent doctor in every aspect. He executed a complicated surgery of removing cholesteatoma from my ear and the surgery went very well and I am in minimal pain the day after.He was very informative and made me and my parents very comfortable. The surgery runs many risks such as deafness paralysis etc..but he was able to execute without any issues and completly remove the disease. I highly recommend Dr Smouha and the nurses, anesthesiologists and staff of MT SINAI. TOP NOTCH!!
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Specialties

  • Neurotology

Board Certifications

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  • Neurotology
  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Deafness
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Cancer
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Mastoiditis
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Otorrhea
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perilymph Fistula (PLF)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma Removal (incl. Hearing Preservation Techniques) 
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Audiometry
  • Balance Testing
  • 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
  • Facial Nerve Repair
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Myringotomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Stapedectomy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibular Schwanoma Surgery
  • Vestibular Testing
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

  • 1
    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Smouha has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement  (11/24/2014)
    • Amount or Range: Average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: New York County, NY
    • State: New York
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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    McGill University Faculty of Medicine

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    Saint Vincent's Hospital

    Completed in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    Manhattan Ee Hospital

    Completed in 1986

    Saint Vincent's Hospital

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ear Rsch Fdn

    Completed in 1987

  • Undergraduate School
    Yale University

    Graduated in 1977

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

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  • Specializes in Neurotology
  • Board certified in Neurotology and Otolaryngology
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Smouha's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Smouha

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Smouha's Care Philosophy

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.