Dr. Lawrence R. Lustig, MD

Dr. Lawrence R. Lustig, MD

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Neurotology | Male | 52 years old

Dr. Lustig is the Howard W. Smith Professor and Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Columbia University and New York Presbyterian Hospital. He treats a variety of disorders in both children and adults related to the ear, including cochlear implants for deafness, cholesteatoma and the complications of otitis media (ear infections), otosclerosis and other forms of hearing loss, and tumors of the temporal bone and skull base. Dr. Lustig also runs a research lab where he is studying the development of cochlear gene therapy for a variety of forms of inherited hearing loss. Read more

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Dr. Lustig strives to provide the most advanced, comprehensive, and compassionate care possible. All patients are treated with dignity and compassion. The practice strives for timely communication of medical information with all patients and seeks to make the patient-centered experience as enjoyable and efficient as possible.Read more

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Dr. Lustig is the Howard W. Smith Professor and Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Columbia...Read more

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based on 8 total surveys (1 with a review)
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Great Doctor with awesome diagnosis and 0% greed . For my problem had visited at least 5-6 ear specialist with unanimous opinion of operating it immediately either due to poor diagnosis or greed, but Dr Lustic was the saviour. Now over 8 months have passed and the problem seems to have improved on its own as predicted by the Doc. Now think about being dashed to OR immediately :)
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Specialties

  • Neurotology
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Why It Matters: Dr. Lustig's Board Certifications

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  • Neurotology
  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Deafness
  • Deafness Conductive - Stapedial - Ear Malformation - Facial Palsy
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperacusis
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Pediatric Hearing Loss
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perilymph Fistula (PLF)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Temporal Bone Disorder
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Implant
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Eardrum Repair
  • Endolymphatic Mastoid Shunt
  • ENT Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Implantable Hearing Device
  • Inner Ear Repair
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Myringotomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Stapedectomy
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Ca

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    University of California At San Francisco

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    University of California At San Francisco

    Completed in 1997

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine

    Completed in 1999

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurotology
  • Board certified in Neurotology and Otolaryngology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Lustig says...

Dr. Lustig is the Howard W. Smith Professor and Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Columbia University and New York Presbyterian Hospital.  He treats a variety of disorders in both children and adults related to the ear, including cochlear implants for deafness, cholesteatoma and the complications of otitis media (ear infections), otosclerosis and other forms of hearing loss, and tumors of the temporal bone and skull base.  

Dr. Lustig also runs a research lab where he is studying the development of cochlear gene therapy for a variety of forms of inherited hearing loss.  

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Dr. Lustig's Care Philosophy

Dr. Lustig strives to provide the most advanced, comprehensive, and compassionate care possible.  All patients are treated with dignity and compassion.  The practice strives for timely communication of medical information with all patients and seeks to make the patient-centered experience as enjoyable and efficient as possible.