Samuel H. Selesnick, M.D.

Attending Otolaryngologist
Professor of Otolaryngology in Neurological Surgery
Professor of Otolaryngology
Professor of Otolaryngology in Neurology

Samuel H. Selesnick, M.D., F.A.C.S. is Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology and Professor of Otolaryngology in Neurological Surgery at the Weill Cornell Medical College, and is a member of the Department of NeurologicalSurgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Dr. Selesnick is a Past President of the American Neurotology Society, the largest specialty organization of neurotologists (who treat neurological disorders of the ear) in the United States. Neurotology encompasses lateral skull base surgery for tumors such as vestibular schwannomas (acoustic neuromas), meningiomas, epidermoid tumors and glomus tumors, as well as the surgical and medical treatment for patients suffering from complex ear-related problems such as hearing loss, otosclerosis, cholesteatoma, and facial nerve tumors.

Dr. Selesnick received a Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University and graduated from the New York University School of Medicine. He completed his training in Otolaryngology at The Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital - Cornell Residency Program and went on to advanced Fellowship training in Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery at The University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Selesnick has been frequently interviewed by the television, radio, and print media. He is an Honorary Police Surgeon in the New York Police Department.

It seemed so trivial that Peter Benson barely remembered to ask his doctor about it at his check-up. For the past six months he’d had a “clogged” feeling in his right ear, as if he were water-logged after swimming. Peter thought it was the remnant...

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