Dr. Derek Soohoo is a Yonkers native and Fordham Prep School graduate. He has a degree in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. While an engineering student, he built communications equipment for quadraplegics at the Burke Rehab. Center. He earned his MD from SUNY at Stony Brook in 1990. In medical school he was in the top 10 percent of his class. Dr. Soohoo completed his Otolaryngology training at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary in 1995.
Dr. Soohoo has been Board-Certified in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, since 1996. He is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology at New York Medical College. He is Chief of ENT at St. Joseph's Medical Center and on the surgical staff of Sound Shore Medical Center, Lawrence Hospital and St John's Riverside Hospitals.
Dr. Soohoo's special interests are in endoscopic sinus surgery, disorders of the voice, pediatrics and neck and thyroid surgery.
Dr. Soohoo is affiliated with St Joseph's Medical Center, Sound Shore, Lawrence and St John's Riverside Hospitals.
Published On: 07/20/2011