Dr. Lawrence Lustig, MD

Dr. Lawrence Lustig, MD

Neurotology  ·  
Male  ·  
53 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Lawrence Lustig, MD is a neurotology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in neurotology and ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

Columbia Doctors Midtown

51 W 51st St # 385

New York, NY 10019
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Brown & Toland Physicians
  • Delta Health System
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • National Elevator
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Ear Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Ear Ache
more than 85% of peers
Earwax Buildup
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Lustig's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Lustig's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lustig "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. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lustig "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.  "

2  Specialties

  • Neurotology
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurotology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

38  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • 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
  • Implantable Hearing Device
  • Inner Ear Repair
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Myringotomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Stapedectomy

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.


  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University of California At San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University of California At San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lustig has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lustig's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lustig to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lustig's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I am completely grateful for all the attention I received before and after my recent surgery. I can say enough positive things about Dr. Lawrence Lustig. He has been my doctor since 2016. He went above and beyond to make my experience positive. I was very comforting to know that my care was in his...more
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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...more
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