Meet Our Team

William Lawson, MD, DDS
Professor of Otolaryngology
Vice Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Mount Sinai Health System

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Dr.William Lawson's expertise as an otolaryngologist, facial plastic surgeon and maxillofacial surgeon has enhanced Mount Sinai’s reputation as a leader in these fields. As a clinician, Dr. Lawson’s focus on primary and revision rhinoplasty, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, and sinonasal and anterior skull base tumors ensures that Mount Sinai remains an internationally recognized institution in the treatment of head and neck disorders. Dr. Lawson is an elected fellow in 10 highly-respected professional societies, including the American College of Surgeons. He has been repeatedly invited to lecture around the country on the latest scientific developments in the fields of otolaryngology and maxillofacial surgery. For more than 20 years, Dr. Lawson was program chairman of internationally attended courses on facial plastic surgery and sinus surgery given at Mount Sinai post–graduate medical school. He has authored 270 scientific publications, including five books and monographs. Additionally, he has received numerous awards and honors including the Presidential Citation of the Triological Society, the senior academic otolaryngology society.

Matthew B. Hirsch, MD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology

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Matthew B. Hirsch, MD, is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and practices Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery at NYEE. He completed his Otolaryngology residency at the University of Louisville, followed by an accredited fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital and Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital, where he trained with world-renowned experts in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face and surgery for tumors of the skull base. Dr. Hirsch treats the full range of general ear, nose, and throat problems in adults and children. In addition, he is fully trained in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face. His clinical interests include reconstruction after skin cancer surgery, facial trauma, facial paralysis ("Bell's Palsy"), eyelid surgery, facial birthmarks, facial and jaw fractures, facial lacerations, sinus and skull base tumors, deviated nasal septum, and nasal reconstruction. Dr. Hirsch brings a warm, caring approach to treating all his patients and believes that a discerning eye and meticulous attention to detail are the keys to excellent outcomes.

Joshua D. Rosenberg, MD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology

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A diplomat of the American Board of Otolaryngology and a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Joshua Rosenberg is an expert in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and microvascular reconstruction. His clinical interests include facial rejuvenation, facelifts, functional and cosmetic rhinoplasty, facial reconstruction after Moh’s surgery/skin cancer and head and neck cancer, facial paralysis, BOTOX/Dysport, and wrinkle treatments. Throughout his career, Dr. Rosenberg has published articles for major U.S. journals and has authored textbook chapters related to plastic surgery of the face, head and neck. He is Co-Director of Mount Sinai’s annual Facial Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery course, a multidisciplinary collaboration between the Departments of Dermatology, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, and Plastic Surgery. Dr. Rosenberg also maintains membership in several professional societies. He has been enthusiastically involved with Medical Missions for Children, a charitable foundation traveling to South American to perform reconstructive surgery for children with cleft lips and palates, along with other facial disfigurements.

Joseph J Rousso, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor
New York Eye & Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
Co-Director, Cleft Lip, Palate, Craniofacial Malformation & Microtia Services

Dr Joseph Rousso serves as the co-director of the pediatric facial malformations services at the NYEE, a comprehensive team of subspecialists and allied health professionals who take care of children born with issues such as cleft lip and palate, microtia (ear deformities), vascular malformations and birthmarks. He is dual board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery as well as the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and member of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA). Dr. Rousso is an expert in both cosmetic and reconstructive facial surgery and has published several book chapters and journal articles on innovative facial plastic surgery procedures including minimally invasive facelifting, rhinoplasty and skin care.  His clinical practice focuses on all aspects of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and he sees patients in the hospital setting as well as the Mount Sinai private offices in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, East Village and Tribeca.


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Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
The Mount Sinai Hospital

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New York, NY 10029

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