Dr. Samuel H. Selesnick, MD

Dr. Samuel H. Selesnick, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male | 56 years old

Samuel H. Selesnick, M.D., F.A.C.S. is Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology...Read more

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Samuel H. Selesnick, M.D., F.A.C.S. is Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology and Professor of Otolaryngology in...   Read More

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      Dr. Selesnick is a kind, patient and extremely competent doctor. His staff is wonderful and very responsive. I cannot recommend him any higher. He and Dr. Stieg saved my life.
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      Specialties

      • Ear, Nose, and Throat
      • Neurotology
      • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)

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      • Neurotology
      • Otolaryngology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acoustic Neuroma
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Benign Positional Vertigo
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Cholesteatoma
      • Chronic Adenoid Infection
      • Chronic Sinusitis
      • Conductive Hearing Loss
      • Deafness
      • Deviated Septum
      • Dizziness
      • Dysphagia
      • Ear Ache
      • Ear Disorders
      • Earwax Buildup
      • Enlarged Turbinates
      • ENT Cancer
      • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Glomus Tympanicum Tumor
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Headache
      • Meniere's Disease
      • Meningiomas
      • Nerve Sheath Tumors
      • Neurofibromatosis, Type 2
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Otitis Media
      • Otosclerosis
      • Outer Ear Infection
      • Perforated Eardrum
      • Perilymph Fistula (PLF)
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Schwannoma
      • Sensorineural Deafness
      • Sinusitis
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
      • Throat Pain
      • Tinnitus
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia
      • Vertigo
      • Vocal Cord Paralysis

      Procedures Performed

      • Adenoidectomy
      • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Implant
      • Cochlear Implant Insertion
      • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
      • Ear Reconstruction
      • Ear Surgery
      • Ear Tube Placement
      • Eardrum Repair
      • EMG (Electromyography)
      • Endolymphatic Mastoid Shunt
      • ENT Surgery
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Inner Ear Repair
      • Mastoidectomy
      • Myringotomy
      • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
      • Skull Base Surgery
      • Stapedectomy
      • Stereotactic Radiosurgery

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        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        New York University School of Medicine

        Graduated in 1985

      • Internship Hospital
        St. Vincent's Hospital

        Completed in 1986

      • Residency Hospital
        Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Residency Program

        Completed in 1990

        Saint Vincent's Hospital

        Completed in 1987

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Of California San Francisco

        Completed in 1991

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • French
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
      • Board certified in Neurotology and Otolaryngology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Selesnick's Care Philosophy

      Samuel H. Selesnick, M.D., F.A.C.S. is Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology and Professor of Otolaryngology in Neurological Surgery at the Weill Cornell Medical College, and is a member of the Department of Neurological Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Selesnick is a Past President of the American Neurotology and is the President Elect of the American Otological Society. At the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Dr. Selesnick has pioneered skull base surgery for acoustic neuromas as well as other skull base tumors. He is an expert in surgery for otosclerosis and cholesteatoma and placement of cochlear implants. Dr. Selesnick has lectured on these topics in 18 countries, across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.