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Michael J. Persky, MD

  • Specialties: Head & Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-731-6644
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About Me

I am committed to providing thorough and compassionate care to people who have head and neck cancer, thyroid disease, and parathyroid disease. My training and expertise in advanced head and neck surgery—especially in robotic surgery—enable me to provide effective and often minimally invasive care.

At NYU Langone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center, I work closely with my colleagues in radiation and medical oncology. Our team approach ensures the highest level of care. Together, we support our patients and their families as they learn about their diagnoses and treatment plans. I am available to answer questions, review concerns, and talk with patients before and after treatment or surgery.

I came to NYU Langone to develop and lead the expansion of head and neck robotic surgery. Robotic surgery allows patients to avoid more invasive surgery, improving their quality of life and ability to swallow post-surgery. I stay up-to-date with the newest technologies to increase the number of treatments available for my patients and provide them with the best outcomes.

I have lectured nationally and internationally about head and neck cancer. Additionally, I am a member of the American Head and Neck Society, including the endocrine surgery section, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Communication and mutual trust are vital between patient and surgeon. I cherish building relationships with and caring for my patients at NYU Langone.


Conditions and Treatments

oral cancer, laryngeal cancer, nasopharyngeal cancer, tonsil cancer, robotic assisted surgery, hemangioma, tongue cancer, maxillofacial injuries, oral and maxillofacial surgery, adenoid cystic carcinoma of the head and neck, submandibular gland tumor, oropharyngeal cancer, parathyroid disease, head and neck tumors, maxillary fracture, thyroid cancer, salivary adenocarcinoma, neck mass, pituitary gland surgery, lip cancer, thyroid surgery, vascular malformation, thyroid disease, neurofibromatosis, facial fracture, nasal sinus cancer, hypopharyngeal cancer, external ear tumor, capillary hemangioma, paraganglioma, arteriovenous malformation, human papillomavirus, head and neck cancer, hyperparathyroidism, cosmetic surgery, thyroid nodule, laser surgery, mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the head and neck, microsurgery, mandibular fracture, neck surgery, bloodless, reconstructive surgery
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Credentials

Positions
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Director, Head and Neck Robotic Surgery
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Head & Neck Surg Onc, 2017
  • Residency, New York University School of Medicine, Otolarnygology, 2016
  • MD from New York University, 2011

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NYU Otolaryngology Associates

160 East 34th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10016

NYU Langone Ambulatory Care Rego Park

97-85 Queens Boulevard
Queens, NY 11374

NYU Langone Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center
Phone

212-731-6000

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