Eric M Genden, MD
- PROFESSOR AND SYSTEM CHAIR | Otolaryngology
- SENIOR ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR CLINICAL AFFAIRS
- PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery
Specialties:Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) / Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
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.
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
Watch Videos Featuring Dr. Genden:
About TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS)
Prominent Head and Neck Cancers
In the News
Healthcare Administration Degree Programs: “20 Most Innovative Surgeons Alive Today”
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.”
American Board of Otolaryngology
- Esophageal Cancer
- Esophageal Stricture
- Facial Fracture
- Fine Needle Biopsy
- Laryngeal Cancer
- Lymph Node Biopsy
- Melanoma Removal
- Nose Fracture
- Open Reduction And Internal Fixation Surgery
- Robot-Assisted Surgery - Overview
- Skin Biopsy
- Skin Cancer
- Skin Graft
- Soft Tissue Sarcoma
- Throat Cancer
- Thyroid Cancer
- Tongue Cancer
MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Internship, Surgery (General Surgery), Washington University School of Medicine
Residency, Otolaryngology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, Otolaryngology, Washington University School of Medicine
Residency, Surgery (General Surgery), Washington University
Fellowship, Otolaryngology, Head And Neck Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital
Broyles- Maloney Award, Honorable Mention
Best Clinical Innovations Award
Head and Neck Surgery's Honor Award
Educator of the Year
Physician of the Year
Resident Research Program Presentation, First Place
Excellence in Teaching
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