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Salvatore M. Caruana, MD

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Biography

Dr. Salvatore Caruana is the Director of the Division of Head and Neck Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at New York-Presbyterian Hospital /Columbia University Medical Center. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Caruana is a widely respected head and neck surgeon in the forefront of the surgical treatment of tumors of the mouth pharynx, larynx and sinuses, parathyroid surgery, thyroid gland,  and salivary glands. He is a pioneer in laser microsurgery for pharyngeal and laryngeal cancers.

Dr. Caruana graduated cum laude from the University of Buffalo and completed his Doctor of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.  His general surgery training at St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center was followed by a residency in Otolaryngology at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. He then completed a two-and-a-half-year fellowship in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Caruana's peer-reviewed research has included work centering upon the biological nature of several head and neck cancers and on the role of viruses in malignancies of the paranasal sinuses.

Affiliation
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
Primary Specialty
Head and Neck Surgery (Board Certified)
Board Certification
Otolaryngology
Education And Training
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency: New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NY
Areas of Expertise
Laser Surgery
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Oral Surgery
Thyroid Disease
Microsurgery
Parathyroid Surgery
Thyroid Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]
Affinity [Medicare]
CIGNA [Columbia University Employee Plan, HMO, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [EPO, Mediblue (Senior), PPO]
GHI [PPO]
Health Net (PHS) [HMO, POS, PPO]
Medicare [Medicare]
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom HMO, Liberty HMO]
United Healthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, POS]
Gender
Male

OFFICE INFORMATION

This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-5335
Primary Office
Harkness Pavilion
180 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor: 7
New York, NY 10032
Phone: (212) 305-5335
Fax: (212) 305-3975
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Secondary Office
ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
Suite 385
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 326-8475
Fax: (212) 326-8585
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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