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Professional Statement

  • Edwin K. Chan, MD is board certified in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery and an Attending Surgeon at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary. Dr. Chan received his undergraduate degree at Duke University where he graduated magna cum laude and obtained his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, where he graduated with Special Distinction for Research in Otolaryngology. He completed a General Surgery internship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City and residency in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary. He provides general otolaryngology care for all disorders of the ear, nose, throat, and head & neck, including thyroid and sinus diseases.

Education & Training

  • Medical School - Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
  • Beth Israel Medical Center, Internship in General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology

Awards and Publications

  • Chan EK, Meiteles LZ. Otogenic tension pneumocephalus resulting from therapeutic lumbar cerebrospinal fluid drainage for post-traumatic hydrocephalus: A case report. ENT Journal. 2007 July; 86(7): 391-3, 405
  • Chan EK. ENT Imaging Clinic: Ethmoid Fibrous Dysplasia with Anterior Skull Base and Intraorbital Extension. ENT Journal 2005 Oct;84(10):554-55.
  • Schaefer SD, Li JC, Chan EK, Wu ZB, Branovan DI. Combined anterior-to-posterior and posterior-to-anterior approach to paranasal sinus surgery: an update. Laryngoscope, 2006 Apr;116(4):509-13.
  • Wang W, Chan EK, Baron S, Van de Water T, Lufkin T. Hmx2 homeobox gene control of murine vestibular morphogenesis. Development. 2001 Dec;128(24):5017-29.
  • Chan EK, Sepkovic D, Yoo Bowne H, Yu G, Schantz S. A Hormonal Association between Estrogen Metabolism and Proliferative Thyroid Disease. Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. 2006 June;134(6): 893-900.
  • Chan EK, Patel ND. ENT Imaging Clinic: Giant calculus of the submandibular salivary duct. ENT Journal 2006 May;85(5):306- 308.
  • J. Swift Hanley Award for Excellence in Resident Research 2005, New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
  • Resident Teaching Award 2005, New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
  • Austen T. Gray Memorial Scholarship for Overall Excellence during Residency Training 2005, New York Eye & Ear Infirmary

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Language Spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Spanish