Dr. Salvatore Caruana, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat •  Male • Age 57

  

Dr. Salvatore Caruana, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.


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4.5

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From the moment I met Dr. Caruana and his NP Anne I was met with the utmost diligence and compassion. If I could have Dr. C take the lead on all my medical issues I would gratefully in a heartbeat. His is knowledgeable and humble and is willing to leave no stone unturned in ensuring you get the best care. I am grateful that my path lead here, and that I was able to have my care completed by Dr. Caruana. If you are considering him as a doctor you will have no regrets!
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Amazing compassionate skilled surgeon and human. Would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone facing really scary surgery
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Saved me from an unnecessary biopsy that had been scheduled by Sloan Kettering! Can't ask for better than that. Kind and compassionate.
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Excellent. He is thorough, patient and highly skilled. Happy to be in his care
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Kind of egotistical - doesn't want to hear that you don't feel well after surgery and worse that the surgery didn't work. Reaction "go to pain management."
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Highly recommend
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Dr Caruana is kind and professional. Took the time to explain everything to me. After suffering for severel years from chronic sinusitis, loss of smell, impaired ability to breathe and sleep, I am now feeling better than I have in years. It's now been two weeks after a very successful surgery and I couldn't be more grateful I found him.
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Excellent physician. Listens to his patient. Explains things fully and makes you feel like you are in good hands. He is dedicated to healing his patients. And he is kind.
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One of the smartest physicians I have ever been cared for by! He is honest and listens to his patients. He is truly an expert in his field!
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Caruana's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Caruana performs Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Caruana performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Head and Neck Cancer
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Caruana treats Head and Neck Cancer more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Caruana treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Head and Neck Surgery
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Caruana performs Head and Neck Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Caruana performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Caruana's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Reconstruction Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Reconstructive Surgery After Head and Neck Cancer Treatment
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Throat Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy

About Me

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. 

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Education

1997
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship Hospital
1995
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
Residency Hospital
1990
St Vincents Hosp and Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1989
Mt Sinai School of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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