Dr. Maria Suurna, MD

Dr. Maria Suurna, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Female  ·  
40 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Maria Suurna, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 9 years. She specializes in ear, nose, and throat and sleep medicine.Read her story

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, Department of Otolaryngology

2315 Broadway

New York, NY 10024
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • VNS Choice

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Top Care Areas

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

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 95% of peers
Sleep Apnea
more than 91% of peers
Sleep Disorders
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Suurna'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. Suurna's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Suurna "Dr. Suurna received her medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine and completed her residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. Prior to coming to Cornell she had an appointment as an Assistant Professor with the Department of Otolaryngology at the New York University Langone Medical Center. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Suurna is actively involved in teaching otolaryngology residents and medical students at the New York Presbyterian Hospital. She is a frequent speaker and published author, having had her work and research appear in several prominent medical journals and academic textbooks. Dr. Suurna maintains memberships with the American Board of Otolaryngology; the American Academy of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery; the American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society; the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Suurna is nationally and internationally recognized as an expert in sleep surgery. She is dedicated to providing a comprehensive evaluation and surgical treatment for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea, including upper airway neurostimulation implant surgery."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Suurna "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. "

2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Sleep Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

36  Conditions Treated


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42  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
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Procedure
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Airway Surgery
  • Nasal Lacrimal Duct Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Treatment
  • Sleep Study
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Treatment for Nose Bleeds
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction


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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.


  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University Hospital, University of Cincinnati
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Hospital, University of Cincinnati
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Suurna has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Suurna's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Suurna to family and friends
56 total reviews (29 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (56)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Suurna'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 (29)

Dr. Suurna takes her time and answers every question even if asked twice. Her staff is friendly and great. Hardly had to wait to see her. Been seeing her for years and I wouldn’t change!
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Answered all my questions. I did not feel rushed.
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Dr. Suurna was extremely thorough and professional yet personable. During my 2nd visit, after having addressed the reasons for that visit, Dr. Suurna asked follow up questions about a condition that I has seen her about a year prior. In addition, she confirmed information that was on record to see...more
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Dr. Suurna is one of those rare Specialists who patients hope to find that cares, listens and has empathy She is tops in diagnosing and finding solutions for longstanding sleep disorders Rather than give you a one size fits all’ treatment plan, she goes after the true cause and will fight to...more
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Dr. Suurna is an incredibly kind and skilled surgeon. She took care of me after my tonsillectomy and I would feel confident in her operating on any of my family members
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