Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology) – Head and Neck Surgery

General Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology)

Mount Sinai’s general ear, nose and throat doctors (otolaryngologists) are board certified and practice across multiple locations at the Mount Sinai Health System. Their expertise spans the full range of general ear, nose and throat disorders, such as sinusitis, epistaxis (nose bleeds), ear infectionslaryngitis and tonsillitis. Additionally, they perform in-office procedures, when necessary, including nasal endoscopy, stroboscopy, laryngoscopy, biopsies, balloon sinuplasty, ear tube insertion, and ear wax removal.

The team embraces a multidisciplinary, collaborative approach with other Departments and Divisions across the Health System. These encompass Internal Medicine/Primary Care AssociatesPulmonologyAllergy & ImmunologyNeurologyGeriatrics and Oncology. Similarly our general ENTs work closely with other specialty Divisions within the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, particularly Rhinology, Laryngology, and Head and Neck Oncology. As part of an academic medical center, the members of the Division of General ENT participate in research studies with the Division of Infectious Diseases and other ENT specialties, namely rhinology and head and neck oncology.

Specialty services at our various Mount Sinai locations are also available when you or a loved one visit our general ENTs. These are: speech language pathology (speech and swallowing evaluations), audiology, allergy testing, vestibular rehabilitation, and balance/vertigo testing.  

When to Make an Appointment with an ENT Doctor

Your primary care provider may refer you to a general otolaryngologist for problems of the ear, nose, throat, mouth or neck. You may also schedule an appointment with a general otolaryngologist directly for chronic or urgent problems of these areas. Check with your insurance carrier about whether a referral is necessary.

Conditions General ENTs Treat

Ear Conditions:

Nasal Disorders:

Throat/Airway Disorders:


Procedures General ENTs Perform

In addition to the in-office procedures mentioned above, our General ENTs perform various outpatient and inpatient procedures. These include: septoplasty, sinus surgery, sialendoscopy for salivary stones, tonsillectomytympanoplasty (eardrum repair)UPPP, turbinate reduction, tracheostomy, and vocal cord surgery. Learn more about our General ENT physicians at the Mount Sinai Health System:

Bart Castellano, MD, Staten Island

David Culang, MD, Mount Sinai Downtown-Union Square

Reny Daniel, PA, The Mount Sinai Hospital

Lissette Giraud, MD, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai/Tribeca

Anthony Jahn, MD, Mount Sinai West

Matthew Hirsch, MD, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

Sam Huh, MD, Mount Sinai Brooklyn

Isaac Namdar, MD, Mount Sinai West

Harry Pantelides, MD, Mount Sinai Queens

Gregory Tsai, MD, Mount Sinai West

Benjamin Tweel, MD, The Mount Sinai Hospital

Same Day Appointments

The Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery offers Same Day Appointments at various sites in the Mount Sinai Health System. Appointments with physicians, physician assistants, speech language pathologists and audiologists are available Monday through Friday and may be made by calling 844-463-2778. Referring physicians can also make rapid/same day appointments by calling 800-TO-SINAI. For more information, visit the Same Day Appointment Program at the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.