Max M. April, MD

  • Specialties: Pediatric Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 646-501-7890
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About Me

Conditions and Treatments

paranasal sinus disease, snoring, neck mass, hoarseness, chronic ear infection, voice disorder, stridor, chronic sinusitis, tonsil inflammation, breathing disorder during sleeping, swallowing difficulty, rhinitis, sinus infection, adenoiditis, deafness, sensorineural hearing loss, partial hearing loss
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Credentials

Positions
  • Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Professor, Department of Pediatrics
  • Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship Program
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Otolaryngology, 1990
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Pediatric Otolaryngology, 1991
  • Residency, Boston University Medical Center, Otolaryngology, 1990
  • MD from Boston University, 1985

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NYU Otolaryngology Associates

240 East 38th Street, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10016

NYU Otolaryngology Associates

173 Froehlich Farm Boulevard
Woodbury, NY 11797

Research My Research

Interests

pediatric sleep apnea, chronic sinusitis in children, intracapsular tonsillectomy, sinsusitis in cystic firbrosis, pediatric neck masses, treatment of upper airway abnormalities in children

Research Summary

The evolution of surgical treatment for upper airway obstruction caused by tonsil hypertrophy in children has changed dramatically over the past 15 years. The role of intracapsular tonsillectomy, first proposed in 2000, has been studied by our group and we have been involved in the progress and validation of this procedure.  First the safety of intracapsular tonsillectomy was documented and then the efficacy and indications followed by the cost effectiveness have all been reported and published.

The care of chronic sinusitis and nasal obstruction in patients with Cystic Fibrosis has evolved with the advancement of surgical techniques of endoscopic sinus surgery and image guidance. The results of surgical intervention in these patients has been reported and published documenting prolongation of improvement after surgery and the difference between patients with and without nasal polyps.

 

Academic Contact

Academic office

240 East 38th Street

Fourteenth Floor

New York, NY 10016

Phone

646-501-7890

Fax

646-501-7888

Research Interests Timeline

These focus areas and their associated publications are derived from PubMed and the MeSH term library.
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Publications

  • Powered adenoidectomy

    April, Max M.

    Pediatric Tonsillectomy: Intracapsular Versus Extracapsular Techniques (DVD Included). [S.l.] : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2017. p.1-142. (2919632)

  • Intracapsular tonsillectomy: My surgical approach (MAX M. APRIL, MD, FAAP, FACS)

    April, Max M.

    Pediatric Tonsillectomy: Intracapsular Versus Extracapsular Techniques (DVD Included). [S.l.] : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2017. p.15-29. (2919622)

  • Preface

    April, Max M.

    Pediatric Tonsillectomy: Intracapsular Versus Extracapsular Techniques (DVD Included). [S.l.] : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2017. p.vii-ix. (2919282)

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