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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Department of Otolaryngology

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Richard W. Westreich, MD

Assistant Professor

Background and Expertise:

Dr. Westreich received his medical degree with honors in cell biology research from New York University School of Medicine. He went on to complete both a residency in otolaryngology and a fellowship in facial plastic surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital. His society affiliations include the American Academy of Otolaryngology, the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, the American College of Surgeons, the Rhinoplasty Society and the New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society. Dr. Westreich has published numerous clinical papers on sinonasal disorders, functional nasal surgery, rhinoplasty techniques, and methods for correcting the deviated nose. Dr. Westreich also serves as a reviewer for the American Journal of Rhinology and is a member of several AAFPRS committees (Multimedia, Emerging Trends and Technology, and Fellowship Compendium) and the past president of the New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society.