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Department of Otolaryngology

Awards, Honors, and Special Achievements - July 2014 through June 2015

Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH

  • Charles J. Krause, MD, Lectureship, Dept. Otolaryngology, University of Michigan
  • Guidelines International Network North America Outstanding Leadership Award
  • President and Founder, International Society for Otitis Media
  • Editor-in-Chief, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Journal
  • Senior Advisor for Guidelines and Quality, AAO-HNS
  • Keynote Speaker, Otolaryngology Update and Alumni Day, SUNY at Stonybrook
  • Keynote Speaker, 13th Asia-Oceania ORL-HNS Congress, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Director, 18th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Otitis Media, National Harbor, Maryland
  • Co-chair, Evidence-based Guidelines Affecting Policy, Practice, and Stakeholders Conference, NY Academy of Medicine
  • Invited external thesis examiner, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMasters University, Hamilton, Ontario
  • 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 New York, New York Magazine
  • Media Spokesperson for American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Media Spokesperson for AAO-HNS
  • Print and electronic media: Wall Street Journal, Medscape, NPR, Washington Post, WCBS Max Gomez

Krishnamurthi Sundaram, MD

  • NY Superdoctor 2015
  • Best Doctors in America
  • Consumer Research Council, 2015
  • Marquis Who’s who 2015

Nira A. Goldstein, MD

  • Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology 2014

  • Program Chair, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual  Meeting

  • Best Doctors in America 2015-2016

  • Editorial Board, International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 2014-present

Sydney C. Butts, MD

  • AO North America-Chairperson-Principles of Operative Treatment of Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction. Boston Massachusetts, August 2014

  • Kings County Hospital Center-Annual Doctor’s Day Award, May 2015

Natalya Chernichenko, MD

  • Appointed as a member of AAO-HNS Skull Base Surgery Committee

Joshua Silverman, MD, PhD

  • 2015 SUNY Department of Otolaryngology Resident Teaching Award


Ramez Habib, MD

  • Top Doctor in Brooklyn by Castle Connolly

Hamid Arjomandi, MD

  • Third-place award a the 2015 Annual Metropolitan New York Resident Research Day Symposium for presentation on "A Rat Model of Postobstructive Pulmonary Edema"

George Ferzli, MD

  • Interview titled “Medicine: A Family Tradition” was published in the April 2015 Xavier Magazine published by Xavier High School, New York NY

Sean Lewis, MD

  • John J. Conley Eastern Section Triologic Society Resident Research Award

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology- HNS Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Committee Member

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology- HNS American College of Surgery- Resident and Associate Society Delegate

  • AAO-HNS Resident Leadership Grant Fall, Academy Meeting

  • AAO-HNS Resident Leadership Grant BOG/Leadership forum