Ear Nose and Throat
Mount Sinai West’s board certified otolaryngologists and head and neck surgeons treat a broad spectrum of conditions affecting the ear, nose and throat. Their expertise ranges from routine care for ear infections and tonsillitis to more complex cases of oral and thyroid cancers. This also includes unique areas of specialization, such as facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, sleep surgery, scuba diving medicine, balloon sinuplasty, and head and neck cancers (thyroid, oral, throat, and skin cancers) .
The Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery works in a multidisciplinary approach. Our physicians closely collaborate with other Departments and Divisions, such as Primary Care, Cardiology, Dermatology, Pulmonary, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Pediatrics, Thoracic Surgery and more. Patients benefit from multiple experts and seamless communication among their physicians.
ENT Conditions We Treat at Mount Sinai West
Mount Sinai West otolaryngologists treat a wide variety of ear, nose, and throat conditions, including:
- Acoustic neuroma
- Bell’s palsy
- Cerebrospinal fluid lieak
- Deviated septum
- Disorders of the larynx and vocal cords
- Disorders of the throat, adenoids, and tonsils
- Ear disorders and infections, including earache, earwax, and swimmer’s ear
- Ear deformities
- Facial nerve paralysis
- Facial trauma
- Hearing loss and balance disorders
- Nasal deformities
- Nose and sinuses disorders, including acute and chronic sinusitis and nasal obstruction
- Oral and throat cancers
- Perforated/ruptured eardrum
- Skin cancers
- Smell and taste disorders
- Snoring, obstructive sleep apnea, and other sleep disorders
- Speech and swallowing problems
- Thyroid conditions
- Thyroid cancer
- TMJ (temporomandibular joint) dysfunction
- Traumatic injuries to the head and neck, including barotrauma from scuba diving
- Vertigo and Meniere’s disease
Specialty Otolaryngology Services
Specialty services at Mount Sinai West are also available when you or a loved one visit our otolaryngologists. These services encompass: speech language pathology (speech and swallowing evaluations), audiology, home sleep testing, and balance/vertigo testing.
Dr. Isaac Namdar, specializes in medical acupuncture for various ear, nose and throat disorders. This treatment is offered for conditions such as TMJ dysfunction, voice concerns, nasal congestion and allergies, and tinnitus. Additionally, Dr. Gregory Tsai has a unique specialty caring for scuba divers and their related ear, nose and throat symptoms, Dr. Michael Berger manages all head and neck cancers including skin cancer, and Dr. Zachary Schwam specializes in complex ear growths and disorders.
Learn more about our physicians, located in Midtown West Manhattan:
Dr. Michael Berger, head and neck oncology
Dr. Isaac Namdar, general ENT and acupuncture
Dr. Noah Sands, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
Dr. Zachary Schwam, otology-neurotology
Dr. Gregory Tsai, general ENT with a focus on sleep surgery, scuba diving medicine, and balloon sinuplasty/Eustachian tube dilation
Dr. Calvin Wei, rhinology and skull base surgery
Same Day Appointments at Mount Sinai West
The Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Mount Sinai West understands that various types of appointments may require rapid scheduling. Our physicians and audiologists participate in Mount Sinai’s Same Day Appointment Program Monday through Friday. Appointments 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.