Gady Har-El, MD is a Professor of Otolaryngology and Clinical Neurosurgery at SUNY-Downstate. He is the Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital. His clinical interests include head and neck cancer, minimally invasive skull base surgery and sinus surgery. Dr. Har-El has authored and co-authored more than 260 scientific publications and book chapters and gave 400 presentations, lectures, and courses. Dr. Har-El served as the President of the American Broncho-Esophagological Association, the New York Head and Neck Society, and the New York Laryngological Society. Also, he received the Stanley M. Blaugrund Award for Excellent Teaching from the New York University, in two consecutive years. He has been listed in the “Best Doctors in America” and “Best Doctors in New York” for 18 consecutive years (1994-2012). Dr. Har-El recently published a two volume set “Head and Neck Surgery” which he co-edited. He is currently working on a five volume textbook on Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery to be published by Thieme. In 2012, Dr. Har-El was elected Secretary of the American Laryngological Association.