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11/02/2016 in press release
ENT and Allergy Associates Adds Depth, Breadth, Experience and Expertise to its Otology/Neurotology Division
Welcomes Renowned Otolaryngologist/ Neurotologist Eric Smouha, MD to the Practice
Tarrytown, NY—November 2nd, 2016: ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA) is extremely proud and delighted to announce that Dr. Eric Smouha, currently Director of Otology and Neurology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology at that academic institution, has agreed to join the Practice’s Fifth Avenue office, where he will be seeing adult and pediatric patients in need, beginning April 1, 2017. Dr. Smouha will retain privileges at Mt. Sinai Hospital.
Eric Smouha, MD, FACS is board-certified in both Otolaryngology and Neuro-Otology. With nearly thirty years of experience, his clinical and academic interests span all aspects of otology and neurotology. Dr. Smouha has performed several hundred operations for cholesteatoma and has given instructional courses on cholesteatoma and complications of otitis media at the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and in the School of Graduate Education at Mount Sinai. With expertise on hearing preservation, he has performed hundreds of successful stapedectomy operations for the treatment of otosclerosis, cochlear implants for deafness, and newer surgically-implanted hearing devices.
His publications include a textbook entitled Cholesteatoma, and articles on the management of cholesteatoma in the normal hearing ear, the treatment of CSF leaks of the skull base, and the surgical treatment of Meniere's disease. He has also conducted basic research on matrix metallo-proteinase enzymes in cholesteatoma, and on three-dimensional imaging of the temporal bone. Additionally, Dr. Smouha has done pivotal basic research in hearing preservation surgery of the inner ear.
As a neurotologic surgeon, Dr. Smouha has expertise in the treatment of acoustic neuromas and diseases of the skull base. His meta-analysis on the conservative management of acoustic neuromas was presented at the North American Skull Base Society and published in the journal Laryngoscope, and is widely cited.
He is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American College of Surgeons; and a member of the American Otological Society, the American Neurotological Society, the Triological Society, the North American Skull
Base Society; and, a recipient of the Certificate of Honor of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He has been listed as a top doctor in New York
Magazine, the New York Times Super Doctors, Castle-Connolly, and the Top Doctors of America. Voted Teacher of the Year in 2009 and 2014 by the resident staff, his devotion to training physicians has further established excellence in the otology teaching programs. His contributions to the field of Neuro-otology have established him as a leader in his field and an outstanding clinician.
Robert Glazer, CEO of ENTA, noted “Our vision, and goal, is to offer the communities we serve a superbly-trained and credentialed multidisciplinary team, so our patients are able to avail themselves of a comprehensive roster of services in a single location.” He continued, "And that is exactly what we accomplish by adding a fellowship-trained physician like Dr. Smouha to our Fifth Avenue office in April.”
At the ENTA Fifth Avenue office, he joins Otolaryngologists Jay N. Dolitsky, M.D., F.A.A.P., David A. Godin, M.D., F.A.C.S., Roheen Raithatha, M.D., Ofer Jacobowitz, M.D., P.h.D., F.A.A.S.M., F.A.A.O.A. and Allergist/Immunologist Robert Sporter, M.D.
"We are extremely pleased to welcome an accomplished colleague like Eric Smouha to our ranks,” noted otolaryngologist David Godin, MD, "and I believe the patients of Fifth Avenue will be just as pleased."
Added Dr. Robert Green, President of ENTA, “As we continue to grow throughout the five boroughs of New York City, our need to attract the best and the brightest otolaryngologists and related sub-specialists grows in concert. Dr. Smouha represents the highest standards and offers a superb combination of credentials, expertise, and experience. We are confident his benefit to the community will be immediate, and palpable.”
To learn more please visit www.entandallergy.com or call 1-855-ENTA-DOC.
About ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP:
ENT and Allergy has over 180 physicians practicing in 40+ office locations in Westchester, Putnam, Orange, Dutchess, Rockland, Nassau and Suffolk counties, New York City and northern/central New Jersey. The practice sees over 80,000 patients per month. Each ENT and Allergy Associates clinical location provides access to a full complement of services, including General Adult and Pediatric ENT and Allergy, Voice and Swallowing, Advanced Sinus and Skull Base Surgery, Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, Disorders of the Inner Ear and Dizziness, Asthma, Clinical Immunology, Diagnostic Audiology, Hearing Aid dispensing, Sleep and CT Services. ENTA has a clinical alliance with The Mount Sinai Hospital for the treatment of diseases of the head and neck and esophageal cancer, a clinical alliance with the Montefiore Medical Center for the tertiary treatment of pediatric patients in New York City and the Hudson Valley, a clinical alliance with the Northwell Health for the tertiary treatment of pediatric patients in Queens, Nassau and Suffolk Counties and a partnership with the American Cancer Society to educate and treat patients with smoking disorders and cancer. The Practice has also expanded its clinical capabilities to include advanced Immunodeficiency trials. ENT and Allergy Associates Management and Marketing teams have been recognized numerous times with awards and accolades including Health Leaders Media 2011 Top Leadership Team in Healthcare, Top Doctor Awards, ACS recognition award, AHAA Audiologist awards, The Westchester County Association Big W Awards and the Healthcare Marketing Report Healthcare Advertising Awards. Visit www.entandallergy.com for more information.