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Proven leaders in ear, nose and throat care
Our otolaryngologists, ENT surgeons and plastic surgeons have a long history of providing exceptional care for conditions of the ear, nose and throat. Adult and pediatric patients come to us from all over the world for specialized, minimally invasive procedures.

The Otolaryngology Department at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital (MEETH) offers specialized ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery. Our team of otolaryngologists, ENT surgeons and plastic surgeons provides exceptional care for your unique needs. We work closely with you and your primary care physician to identify treatment options that are right for you.

Expertise and innovation

MEETH has a longstanding reputation for quality care delivered by surgeons who are widely recognized for their pioneering work in otolaryngology. MEETH’s Otolaryngology Department has achieved a number of groundbreaking medical firsts:

  • First cochlear implant center in New York
  • First use of image-guided surgery in New York
  • First use of micro-fiber endoscopy on the East Coast

Otolaryngology services

  • Minimally invasive endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Surgery for disorders of the nose and sinuses
  • Surgery for sleep apnea
  • Ear surgery, including cochlear implants
  • ENT facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • General otolaryngology
  • Pediatric otolaryngology
  • Consultative services

We’ve been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the highest performers in our specialty for 2019-20. We’re proud to be recognized among the best for the exceptional care we provide every day. 

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Minimally invasive surgery

MEETH physicians perform minimally invasive surgery for adult and pediatric patients with a range of ear, nose and throat conditions. Surgical options include ear surgery for hearing loss/deafness and ear deformities; nasal and sinus surgery for chronic sinusitis; facial plastic surgery; and throat surgery for snoring/sleep apnea and tonsillitis. Specialized pediatric otolaryngologists treat children with chronic ear infections, hearing impairment and other issues.

Patients from the New York metropolitan area—and around the world—come to MEETH for state-of-the-art ENT care. MEETH has a large surgery center with 17 operating rooms and the latest equipment for CT-guided minimally invasive surgery and other procedures.


Peter David Costantino, MD

Chairman of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital

Specialties: Otolaryngology, Craniofacial Surgery, Head / Neck Surgery