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Michael R. Shohet

  • ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR Otolaryngology
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Certifications

  • Otolaryngology

Education

  • MD, University of Cincinnati

  • Residency, Otolaryngology
    University of Washington Medical Center

  • Residency, Otolaryngology
    Mayo Clinic

  • Fellowship, Surgery (Plastic)
    University of Bern

Biography

    Dr. Shohet runs a clinical and academic practice specializing in Cranial Base Surgery, Rhinology and Sinus Surgery, and Craniomaxillofacial, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. Along with specialized training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Dr. Shohet received additional fellowship training in craniomaxillofacial, skull base, and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Bern, Switzerland. He now applies his skills in performing minimally invasive procedures which are often essential for the successful treatment of congentital abnormalities, trauma, or benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck, sinuses, and cranial base.

    As co-director of the program for the treatment of Thyroid Associated Ophthalmopathy (Graves Ophthalmopathy), a multidisciplinary collaboration of faculty from the departments of Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, and Neurosurgery, the least invasive approaches are utilized to treat this potentially debilitating disease.

    Dr. Shohet is also the consulting Otolaryngologist for the World Trade Center Worker and Volunteer Medical Screening Program at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. This is a Center for Disease Control and Prevention/National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (CDC/NIOSH)-supported initiative.

Research

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  • \tThe World Trade Center Worker and Volounteer Medical Screening Program. A Center for Disease Control and Prevention/National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health-supported initiative. \r\n
  • Applications of demineralized allogenic bone matrix in craniomaxillofacial surgery.\r\n
  • Resorbable osteosynthesis plating systems in maxillofacial and skull base trauma.\r\n
  • Eosinophilic Fungal Rhinosinusitis.\r\n
  • Postoperative Tetanus after Endoscopic Resection of Inverted Papilloma.\r\n
  • Metastatic Hypernephroma Presenting as a Buccal Mass.\r\n
  • Technique of Cranial Base Reconstruction.
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Publications

Stack BC, Futran ND, Shohet MR, Scharf JE. Spectral Analysis of Photoplethysmograms From Radial Forearm Free Flaps. Laryngoscope 1998; 108: 1329-1333.

Cakmak HO, Shohet MR, Kern EB. Isolated Sphenoid Sinus Lesions. American Journal of Rhinology 2000 Jan;.

Shohet MR, Khosh MM. Lip Reconstruction. Emedicine.com 2001 July;.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Shohet did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2012 and/or 2013: 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.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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