Dr. Samuel H. Selesnick, MD

Dr. Samuel H. Selesnick, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male | 57 years old

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. 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 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.Read more

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Superb doctor who really takes time to listen to me.
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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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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. 

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  •  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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  • Neurotology
  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • 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

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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Specialties

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

Procedures Performed

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