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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Department of Otolaryngology

Awards, Honors, and Special Achievements - July 2016 through June 2017

Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH

  • Ogura Lectureship, Washington University, St. Louis, MI, 2016
  • Published first-authored article in New England Journal of Medicine
  • Najoua Mlika-Cabanne Innovation Award, Guidelines International Network
  • Keynote Speaker, 19th Illness of Winter Symposium, Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • Chair, AAO-HNS ENT PAC Advisory Committee
  • Co-Chair, Evidence-based Guidelines Affecting Policy, Practice, and Stakeholders Conference, NY Academy of Medicine
  • Keynote Speaker, 10th Gaucho Conference on Updates in Pediatrics, Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • Senior Advisor for Guidelines and Measures, AAO-HNS
  • America’s Top Doctors, Castle-Connolly Medical Ltd
  • Top Doctors in America, Consumer Research Council
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc.
  • Best Doctors in NY, New York Magazine, Inc.
  • Print and electronic media: Parent’s Magazine, Prevention, New York Times, Reuters, Detroit News, Business Insider 

Sydney C. Butts, MD

  • Clarence and Mary Dennis Dedicated Service Award-SUNY Downstate Alumni Association. May 2017
  • Health Education and Relief Through Teaching (HEARTT) Mission, Monrovia Liberia-John F. Kennedy Hospital. November 2016    

Natalya Chernichenko, MD

  • KCHC Doctors Day Award
  • 2017 SUNY Department of Otolaryngology Resident Teaching Award
  • Guest Editor, International Journal of Head and Neck Surgery April-June 2017 
  • Head and Neck Symposium SUNY Downstate, Course Director
  • Frank E. Lucente Alumni and Resident Research Day SUNY Downstate, Course Director

Nira A. Goldstein, MD

  • Best Doctors in America  
  • New York Super Doctors 2017

Frank E. Lucente, MD

  • Jaypee Health Sciences Publisher Award from the International Journal of Head and Neck Surgery in appreciation and recognition for many inspirational contributions to the field of ENT Surgery
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Gold Medal for Medical Excellence

Abraham Shulman, MD

  • Cogwellin Scientific Advisory Board, 2017
  • Castle Connolly Top doctors
  • Leading Physicians of the World 2017, Intl Association of Healthcare Professionals
  • Reviewer, Handbook of Otolaryngology 2nd edition, Thieme Publishers
  • Reviewer, Tinnitus and its effect on the quality of life of sufferers: A Nigerian cohort study, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, February 2017

Krishnamurthi Sundaram, MD

  • 2016 Listing in Marquis Who’s Who in America
  • New York Times Super Doctors 2017
  • 2016 Top Doctor,