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Department of Otolaryngology - Faculty

Abraham Shulman

Abraham Shulman, MD

Professor of Otolaryngology

Dr. Shulman , Prof. Emeritus Clinical Otolaryngology, SUNY/Downstate , is a graduate of the Kings County Hospital Center, Division of Otolaryngology – Residency Training Program. Following graduation, he completed a Fellowship with Julius Lempert at the Lempert Foundation and served as Lieutenant Commander in the USNR as Chief of Otolaryngology at the Portsmouth Naval Hospital. His training has been in all aspects of otolaryngology with particular emphasis since 1969 in otology-neurotology. He was recruited to serve as Acting Director of the Division of Otolaryngology in 1975. His efforts as Acting Director (1975-1980; 1990-1991) and Director (1980-1985) of the division of Otolaryngology and the Center for Communicative Sciences at the Health Science Center at Brooklyn contributed to the establishment of the Department of Otolaryngology in 1990. Dr. Shulman’s clinical interests are hearing loss, tinnitus, and vertigo. Symposia, articles and courses and a recent text have identified Dr. Shulman as an international figure for the symptom of tinnitus. In 2010 SUNY/ Downstate Medical Center included him in a celebration of achievement  of 150 years of medical education in Brooklyn; and the AAO-HNS designated  its  first named miniseminar the Martha Entenmann Tinnitus Research Center, Inc, Abraham Shulman, M.D., Barbara Goldstein PhD, International Tinnitus Miniseminar, 2010 -2014.