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Michael Rothschild

  • CLINICAL PROFESSOR Otolaryngology
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  • Otolaryngology


  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine

  • Residency, Surgery
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Residency, Otolaryngology
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Otolaryngology
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital


    Dr. Rothschild obtained his undergraduate and medical degrees at Yale University. He trained in otolaryngology at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York, and was a fellow in pediatric otolaryngology in Cincinnati, Ohio under Dr. Robin Cotton.

    On the attending staff at Mt. Sinai since 1994, Dr. Rothschild is clinical professor and director of Pediatric Otolaryngology at the School of Medicine. He is the author of a book and more than sixty

    articles and chapters in his field. He has also edited two multi-authored textbooks.

    Dr. Rothschild is trained in all areas of pediatric otolaryngology. Common procedures include tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy and insertion of pressure-equalizing tubes. Furthermore, Dr. Rothschild manages a variety of congenital and acquired conditions of the head and neck,

    including choanal atresia, neck masses, feeding and respiratory problems, sinusitis, airway obstruction and complex ear disease.

    Dr. Rothschild has been involved with computers in medicine for many years. In addition to his book on medical Web sites, he has authored a number of articles and chapters on this subject. He has served as the Internet editor for the AMA journal Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the chairman of the Technology Infrastructure committee of the National ENT Academy (the AAO-HNS), and the chairman of the IT committee for the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology. He was also the president of the American Bronchoesophagological Association for 2010-2011. Dr. Rothschild lectures widely on such topics as the online patient-doctor relationship, Internet publishing in medicine, and the development and use of Web sites in medical practice.


  • 2000 -
    Charles F. Ferguson Clinical Research Award (Second Place)
    American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology

  • 1999 - 2000
    Faculty Teaching Award
    Mount Sinai Department of Otolaryngology

  • 1999 -
    Honor Award
    American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

  • 1998 -
    Nominee, Physician of the Year Award
    Mount Sinai Department of Nursing

  • 1994 -
    Presidential Award (First Place), Scientific Poster Session
    Annual Meeting, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery


Keyhani S, Kleinman LC, Rothschild M, Bernstein JM, Anderson R, Simon M, Chassin M. Clinical characteristics of New York City children who received tympanostomy tubes in 2002. Pediatrics 2008 Jan; 121(1): e24-33.

Zur KB, Mandell DL, Gordon RE, Holzman I, Rothschild MA. Electron microscopic analysis of biofilm on endotracheal tubes removed from intubated neonates. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2004 Apr; 130(4): 407-14.

Friedland DR, Rothschild MA, Rothschild MA, Delgado M, Isenberg H, Holzman I. Bacterial colonization of endotracheal tubes in intubated neonates. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2001 May; 127(5): 525-8.

Fliegelman L, Friedland D, Brandwein M, Rothschild M. Lymphatic malformation: predictive factors for recurrence. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2000 Dec; 123(6): 706-10.

Rothschild M, Kuppersmith R. Internet Resources in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. JAMA 1999; 281: 971-2.

Cohen M, Rothschild M, Shlasko E, Moscoso J. Perinatal Management of Congenital Laryngeal Atresia. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1998; 124: 1368-71.

Rothschild M, Kavee E. The Modified Laryngeal Mask Airway: Four Head and Neck Procedures in Children with Mild Subglottic Stenosis. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 1997 Aug 20; 41: 163-73.

Industry Relationships

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Dr. Rothschild did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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