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Ilya Likhterov, MD Email Ilya Likhterov

Ear, Nose, Throat / Otolaryngology
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    • Position
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (PENDING) | Otolaryngology
    • Specialty
    • Ear, Nose, Throat / Otolaryngology
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
    • Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
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Dr. Likhterov is a Mount Sinai Union Square and Mount Sinai Brooklyn otolaryngologist, specializing in head and neck surgical oncology. His focus includes the surgical management of thyroid and parathyroid disease, advanced management of all malignancies of the head and neck—including upper aerodigestive tract cancers (oral cavity, oropharynx, hypopharynx, and larynx), advanced skin cancers, salivary gland tumors, and skull base malignancies. He also specializes in advanced reconstruction of head and neck defects. He is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a fellow of the American Head and Neck Society. Dr. Likhterov earned a BA in biology from New York University and an MD from Cornell University School of Medicine, both with honors distinction. He completed his residency in Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS) at UCSF Medical Center, followed by advanced fellowship training in head and neck surgical oncology and microvascular reconstruction at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York under the mentorship of Dr. Mark Urken. A member of the Mount Sinai Beth Israel Head and Neck Oncologic and Endocrine Surgery team, Dr. Likhterov is committed to providing exceptional, direct-access patient care. He is available for short-notice consultations for head and neck and thyroid cancer patients.



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MD, Weill Cornell Medical College

Internship, General Surgery
University of California - San Francisco

Residency, Head & Neck Surgery
University of California - San Francisco

Fellowship, Head & Neck Surgery
Beth Israel Medical Center