NYU Langone Otolaryngology & Head & Neck Surgery 2014 Year in Review

NYU Langone Otolaryngology & Head & Neck Surgery 2014 Year in Review

Evidence-Based Insights, Innovation, and Restoration: Our 2014 Year in Review highlights the treatment and research expertise of our specialized centers.

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NYU Langone’s Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery continues to push the boundaries of research and patient care. Our Cochlear Implant Center has served as one of the world’s leading centers since it implanted one of the first multichannel cochlear prostheses in1984. Similarly, our renowned Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center continues to earn its leading-edge reputation, while a multidisciplinary team at the Voice Center is pioneering new treatments for patients with voice, swallowing, and airway disorders. The new Head and Neck Center opened its doors in September 2014, and experts at the newly established GUARD team are helping patients with complex upper aerodigestive tract problems.

Highlights of our annual report include:

  • Patients with Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders: Expanding Options and Possibilities
  • Creating Better Options for the Hearing Impaired: Fitting and Optimizing Bimodal Cochlear Implants and Minimizing Frequency Mismatch
  • The Ability to Learn at Any Age: Cochlear Implant Studies Hint at the Brain’s Plasticity
  • Voice Center: In-Office Procedures Give New Voice to Patients
  • Translational Research: Cooling Probe Maps Brain’s Speech Regions during Surgery
  • Neurofibromatosis Center at NYU Langone: Leading-Edge Care for Rare Head and Neck Tumors
  • Research Initiatives
  • Education Programs