Eric M Genden

Eric M Genden, MD

  • PROFESSOR AND SYSTEM CHAIR | Otolaryngology
  • SENIOR ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR CLINICAL AFFAIRS
  • PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery

Specialty:

Ear, Nose, Throat / Otolaryngology

Eric M. Genden, MD, MHCA, FACS, is the Isidore Friesner Professor and Chair of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, and Professor of Neurosurgery and Immunology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is Chair of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Executive Vice President of Ambulatory Surgery, and Director of the Head and Neck Institute at the Mount Sinai Health System.

Dr. Genden is internationally recognized as a leader and innovator in the management of oropharyngeal cancers and microvascular reconstruction of the head and neck. His clinical expertise also encompasses thyroid and parathyroid surgery. In addition to his clinical endeavors, Dr. Genden oversees a National Institutes of Health-funded basic science laboratory that studies the transplantation immune biology of the trachea and larynx. He is also co-investigator on more than a dozen clinical trials.

A thought leader in his field, Dr. Genden is a prolific author of original peer-reviewed reports, textbooks, and book chapters. He is an editor and reviewer for numerous journals, lecturing nationally and internationally on his work. Dr. Genden is a founding fellow of the International Academy of Oral Oncology, and past president of the New York Head and Neck Society.

After finishing his residency training at Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Genden completed his fellowship training in head and neck oncology and microvascular surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Genden also earned a Master's Degree in Healthcare Administration at Harvard University.


Read More:

Mount Sinai's Department of Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat)-Head and Neck Surgery

Icahn School of Medicine’s Head and Neck Cancer Research Program

Curriculum Vitae

Watch Videos Featuring Dr. Genden:

About TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS)

Prominent Head and Neck Cacners  

Thyroid Cancer and Genetics

In the News

U.S. News & World Report: Too Many Unnecessary Thyroid Biopsies Performed, Experts Say.”

New York Daily News Daily Checkup feature: “How to Safeguard the Health of Your Thyroid.”

OncLive: “Personalizing Treatment for HPV-related Head and Neck Cancer.”

Certifications

Otolaryngology

Clinical Focus

  • Melanoma Removal
  • Needle Biopsy: Thyroid
  • Nose Fracture
  • Open Reduction And Internal Fixation Surgery
  • Robot-Assisted Surgery - Overview
  • Septoplasty
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Graft
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Tongue Cancer

Education

MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Residency, Surgery, Washington University

Residency, Otolaryngology, Barnes Jewish Hospital

Fellowship, Head & Neck Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital

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