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Gady Har-El, MD, FACS


    Background and Expertise:

    Gady Har-El, MD is a Professor of Otolaryngology and Clinical Neurosurgery at SUNY-Downstate. He is the past Chairman of Otolaryngology and current Chief of Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology at Lenox Hill Hospital-Northwell Health System. His clinical interests include head and neck cancer, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, 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, the New York Laryngological Society, and the American Laryngological Association. Dr. Har-El also served as the Vice President of the Triological Society and he is currently a Governor of the American College of Surgeons. Also, he is a sixth time recipient of the Stanley M. Blaugrund Award for Excellent Teaching from the New York University. He has been listed in the “Best Doctors in America” and “Best Doctors in New York” for 26 consecutive years. He has been also listed in the “America’s Top Doctors for Cancer” directory for the last 10 years. Dr. Har-El published a two volume set “Head and Neck Surgery” which he co-edited. Dr. Har-El has been invited to lecture and teach in Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa and Central and South America.