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Mount Sinai & ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP Affiliate to Fight Cancer

09/12/2007 in press release

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The Mount Sinai Medical Center's Head and Neck Cancer Center is teaming up with ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP to help fight cancer. The clinical alliance between Mount Sinai and ENT and Allergy Associates, the largest ear, nose and throat, allergy and audiology practice in the tri-state area, together will provide patients with a full spectrum of high quality care, cancer screening and advanced surgical options for patients diagnosed with cancer and other serious ENT conditions.
“Mount Sinai’s new collaboration with ENT and Allergy Associates marks an exciting venture in cancer care outside the city limits,” said Dr. Eric Genden, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology and Director of the Head and Neck Cancer Center at Mount Sinai. “My extraordinary team of head and neck surgeons, neurosurgeons, oncologists, and radiologists at Mount Sinai look forward to offering patients from all over the tri-state area the widest choice of treatments including the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques.”

Mount Sinai and ENT partnership will establish a series of thyroid and head and neck cancer screening centers throughout New York and New Jersey at ENT and Allergy Associates office locations. ENT physicians and Mount Sinai surgeons will work together to promote early detection, proper cancer screening guidelines and provide the latest oncology updates to all ENT physicians. Mount Sinai will offer continuous access for thyroid and head and neck cancer surgeries for all ENT and Allergy, LLP patients.

“Mount Sinai’s head and neck cancer team has gained national recognition for its expertise and innovation in the management of head and neck cancer” said Dr. Wayne Eisman, president of ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP. “ENT is proud to call Mount Sinai our partner. This exciting association will provide seamless access for our patients to world class physicians offering comprehensive care for the most complicated ENT and Allergy diseases.”
 

“This year more than 55,000 Americans will develop cancer of the head and neck most of which is preventable. With this new partnership between Mount Sinai and ENT and Allergy Associates, - our goal will continue to be to promote early detection, screening and intervention to save more lives,” said Dr. Eric Genden of Mount Sinai.

About ENT and Allergy Associates
ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP is the largest ENT, allergy and audiology practice in the tri-state area, with over 75 physicians and 25 offices in Westchester, Putnam, Orange, Dutchess and Rockland counties, New York City and northern New Jersey . ENT and Allergy offers the convenience of a large group practice, with multiple office sites, evening and weekend hours and prompt appointment scheduling. The practice features state-of-the-art care for ear, nose, throat and allergy disorders, and offers a variety of highly specialized procedures that utilize the latest medical technology. ENT physicians and licensed audiologists have the finest training and experience and can treat a variety of conditions. Their services include diagnostics and treatment for sleep apnea and other sleep disorders, sinusitis treatment, sinus surgery, allergy treatments, facial plastic surgery, head and neck surgery, laser surgery, nasal and laser endoscopic sinus surgery, voice disorders, top quality pediatric ENT care, pediatric ENT surgery, hearing disorders, digital hearing aids, rhinoplasty, vertigo treatment, and more.

To learn more about the benefits of ENT and Allergy Associates, please visit www.entandallergy.com.

About Dr. Wayne B. Eisman, president of ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP
Dr. Wayne B. Eisman graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in 1975. He completed his Internship in General Surgery at New York University including New York University Hospital, the Manhattan Veterans Administration Hospital and Bellevue Hospital Medical Center. Subsequently, he served as Resident and Chief resident in Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

He has been in the private practice of medicine in White Plains, New York since 1981. He is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology since 1981 and he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery as well as being a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is Chairman, Emeritus of the Department of Otolaryngology at White Plains Hospital in White Plains, New York. He performs most of his surgical procedures at White Plains Hospital. He has particular expertise in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Pediatric Otolaryngology and Head and Neck cancer Surgery. Other areas of expertise include snoring and problems of sleep apnea.

About The Mount Sinai Medical Center
The Mount Sinai Medical Center encompasses The Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai School of Medicine. The Mount Sinai Hospital is one of the nation’s oldest, largest and most-respected voluntary hospitals. Founded in 1852, Mount Sinai today is a 1,171-bed tertiary-care teaching facility that is internationally acclaimed for excellence in clinical care. Last year, nearly 50,000 people were treated at Mount Sinai as inpatients, and there were nearly 450,000 outpatient visits to the Medical Center.

Mount Sinai School of Medicine is internationally recognized as a leader in groundbreaking clinical and basic-science research, as well as having an innovative approach to medical education. With a faculty of more than 3,400 in 38 clinical and basic science departments and centers, Mount Sinai ranks among the top 20 medical schools in receipt of National Institute of Health (NIH) grants.

To Learn more about The Mount Sinai Medical Center’s Head and Neck Cancer Program, please click here.
 

About Dr. Eric Genden, Director of Head and Neck Cancer Program, Mount Sinai
Eric M. Genden, M.D., F.A.C.S. is the Chairman of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery and Director of the Head and Neck Cancer Center at The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. Dr. Genden is a Professor of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery and Immunobiology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed residency training in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at Washington University, Barnes Hospital. Dr. Genden then completed fellowship training in head and neck oncology and microvascular surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center.

Dr. Genden is nationally recognized as one of the country’s top head and neck cancer surgeons and is listed as one of America’s Top Head and Neck Surgeons. His expertise in management of oral cancer and reconstruction of the head and neck has contributed to the national reputation for excellence at The Mount Sinai Hospital. Additionally, Dr. Genden is an NIH funded researcher whose laboratory focuses on transplantation of the trachea and larynx. He has gained a national reputation for reconstruction of the airway after recently publishing his experience with tracheal allograft transplantation for long segment airway defects. He has published nearly one- hundred manuscripts and chapters and is the author and editor of a new book, Head and Neck Cancer- A Multidisciplinary Approach.
 

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