Dr. Shaista A. Husain, MD

Dr. Shaista A. Husain, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Female | 62 years old

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As an otolaryngologist, Dr. Shaista Husain devotes most of her time to treating patients with diseases of the head and neck area including tumors, cysts, polyps, lesions and nodules of the ears, nose, paranasal sinuses, oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, neck, salivary glands and skin. She is particularly interested in treating patients with thyroid nodules, thyroid growths and thyroid tumors, benign or malignant.Read more

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Dr Husain was very pleasant and eager to listen. Her office staff is another story. They are the most incompetent group of office staff I have encountered. They have messed up on my testing orders time and time again. They do not bother trying to rectify the situation or apologize for their errors. They will tell you their phones and fax line are down....while they are on the phone with you. The doctor, although very skilled, will undoubtly loose patients due to the fact her staff is not engaged
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Dr. Husain's Care Philosophy

As an otolaryngologist, Dr. Shaista Husain devotes most of her time to treating patients with diseases of the head and neck area including tumors, cysts, polyps, lesions and nodules of the ears, nose, paranasal sinuses, oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, neck, salivary glands and skin. She is particularly interested in treating patients with thyroid nodules, thyroid growths and thyroid tumors, benign or malignant.

Dr. Husain's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  •  Board certified in Otolaryngology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cleft Palate
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Goiter
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Peshawar Khyber Medical College

    Graduated in 1975

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    State University Of New York At Brooklyn

    Completed in 1988

  • Undergraduate School
    Govt College Dera Ismail Khan Pakistan

    Graduated in 1972

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Urdu

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Thyroid Disorders

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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