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Department of Otolaryngology - Faculty

Richard Rosenfeld

Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH

Professor and Chairman of Otolaryngology


Professor, Chairman, and Program Director of Otolaryngology at SUNY Downstate, editor-in-chief of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.  Dr. Rosenfeld graduated the Otolaryngology Residency Program at Mount Sinai Medical Center and completed a two-year fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh with a Master’s Degree in Public Health.  He received the AAO-HNS Distinguished Service Award (three times), the SENTAC Robert Ruben Award for Excellence in Pediatric Otolaryngology, and the IAPO Award for Worldwide Contributions to Pediatric Otolaryngology.  Dr. Rosenfeld is the Senior Advisor for Guidelines and Quality at AAO-HNS and has chaired numerous national committees in the AAO-HNS and ASPO.  He is the author, coauthor, or editor of 5 books and over 280 scientific publications and textbook chapters, including chapters in “Bailey” and “Cummings” on understanding data and medical literature.  Dr. Rosenfeld has given over 650 scientific presentations and is an international authority on guideline development, evidence-based medicine, and otitis media.  He is president of the International Society for Otitis Media, past-president of ASPO, and serves on the Board of Directors for the AAO-HNS, ASPO, Guideline International Network, ISOM, and the Auditory-Oral School of Brooklyn.  Dr. Rosenfeld has been listed in Castle Connolly’s “Best Doctors in America” since 1999 and in New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors in New York” since 1996.