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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Department of Otolaryngology

Awards, Honors, and Special Achievements - July 2017 through June 2018

Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH, MBA

  • Honored Invitee, IV Panamerican Association Otorhinolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Punta del Este, Uruguay
  • Presidential Guest, 68th Congress of the Spanish Society for Otolaryngology, Madrid, Spain
  • Keynote Speaker, 1st Int’l Forum on Clinical Practice Guidelines, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Appointed Vice Chair, SUNY Distinguished Academy Exec Committee
  • Chair, AAO-HNS ENT PAC Advisory Committee
  • Senior Advisor for Guidelines and Measures, AAO-HNS
  • America’s Top Doctors, Castle-Connolly Medical Ltd
  • Top Doctors in America, Consumer Research Council
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc.
  • Best Doctors in NY, New York Magazine, Inc.

Sydney C. Butts, MD

  • Interviewed for the health segment on Good Morning America (ABC)-“What parents need to know about sleep apnea in children.” September 2017 
  • Recipient of the Dr. Dale Blackstock - Women’s History Month Award-Office for Diversity, Inclusion and Research, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, March 2018
  • Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting(COSM)-American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery-Meeting Co-Chair. National Harbor, MD,April 2018   

Natalya Chernichenko, MD

  • Course Director of FEL Research Day and Head and Neck Symposium

Nira A. Goldstein, MD, MPH

  • New York Super Doctors 2017, 2018
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology Faculty Honoree 2018
  • Elected to SUNY Downstate Committee on Academic and Professional Qualifications (CAPQ), 2017-2020
  • Conference Chair - The 10th Annual New York Pediatric Airway Symposium, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, October 19, 2017

Stefan Mlot, MD

  • Faculty Honoree at the Department of Otolaryngology Resident Graduation Dinner, June 2018

Abraham Shulman, MD

  • Castle Connolly Top doctors: 5 Years Award  
  • Marquis Who’s Who, 70th Anniversary Edition
  • Albert Nelson Marquis Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award, 2017
  • Kings County Hospital 40 yrs Service, 2017     
  • Consultant, Cochleovestibular System:-Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, Vertigo  and Chiari Malformation. Chiari Neurosurgical Center at the Neurological Surgery, 2017   
  • American Tinnitus Association Leading Figures in the Field of Tinnitus: Spotlight on Dr. Abraham Shulman, Tinnitus Today, Spring 2018

Krishnamurthi Sundaram, MD

  • Marquis Who's Who in America
  • NY Times - ENT Super Doctors
  • Appointed Division Chief Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, NY Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

Michael Weiss, MD

  • Peer reviewer for Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Board of Governors of the AAO-HNS - Socioeconomic Grass Roots Committee
  • Program Committee for Triologic Meeting upcoming, 2018
  • Judge – Triological Society resident presentation competition, 2018

Anthony Alessi, MD

  • Kings County Doctor's Day Award

Rachel Irizarry, MD

  • Manuscript accepted to COSM - Osteoradionecrosis of the sternoclavicular joint after laryngopharyngeal radiation

Daniel Sukato, MD

  • Recipient - R03 Training Grant (1R03NS104796-01A1): Seizure-induced laryngospasms in mice 
  • Recipient, Frank E. Lucente Resident Research Grant: Survival Tracheostomy in Juvenile Mice

Ryan Tabtabai, MD

  • Recipient - Frank E. Lucente Research Grant