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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Department of Otolaryngology

Welcome to the SUNY Downstate Department of Otolaryngology home page!

On behalf of our faculty, residents, and staff, I invite you to browse the site and learn more about our vibrant department, which is as unique and special as Brooklyn itself. We have served the Brooklyn community with pride and distinction for nearly 26 years, enriching the lives our patients and the global otolaryngology community through top-notch clinical care, research, education, and training. If you have any comments or suggestions on how to improve the site, please send your feedback to


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Breaking News

Conference on Nutrition for Disease Prevention and Reversal, Downstate, Fri 3/27/20 - CANCELED

COSM, Wed 4/22 to Sun 4/26, Atlanta, GA -CANCELED

AAO-HNS BOG and Leadership Summit, Sat 5/2 and Sun 5/3 - CANCELED

Annual Head & Neck Symposium,  PHAB Building, 1st Floor, Hall A, B & C, Thu 5/14/20 - CANCELED

Annual Frank E. Lucente Resident & Alumni Research Day, Thu 6/4, 10:00 am, Lecture Hall 1A - CANCELED

Annual Graduation Dinner

Tuesday, 6/9/20

The Water Club

Otolaryngology Annual Report 2019

Ofer Azoulay, MD and Sara Abu-Ghanem, MD, our newest faculty members.