Aaron N. Pearlman, M.D.

Otolaryngology
Aaron Pearlman

Dr. Aaron Pearlman is an Assistant Professor of Otorhinolaryngology at Weill Cornell Medical College.

Dr. Pearlman received his B.S. degree from the University of Maryland, graduating summa cum laude and was inducted into the prestigious honor society Phi Beta Kappa. He received his M.D. degree from New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Pearlman completed his internship in General Surgery and Residency in Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery at New York University School of Medicine. He then completed a Fellowship in Rhinology and Anterior Skull Base Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine's Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Pearlman's research interests are concerned with the pathology and treatment of chronic inflammatory disease of the nose and paranasal sinuses. He has presented his research at national conferences including those of the American Rhinological Society and the Triological Society. While in training he received the NYU Otolaryngology Resident Research award for his work involving common respiratory viruses and inflammatory nasal polyps. As a fellow he received an industry sponsored grant to examine the role of balloon sinuplasty in the office setting.

His clinical interests include the medical and surgical management of nasal and sinus disorders, stereotactic surgery, and skull base surgery. Dr. Pearlman also participates in the management of sleep apnea and sleep related disorders. As a board certified Otolaryngologist, he treats general otolaryngologic disorders including ear infections, acid reflux, hearing loss, tonsillitis, thyroid/parathyroid problems and salivary disorders.

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A summary of Dr. Pearlman's Education, Training and/or Faculty Appointments is listed as following:

B.S. - University of Maryland, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.

M.D. - New York University School of Medicine. 2002

Internship in General Surgery and Residency in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery: New York University School of Medicine.

Fellowship - Rhinology and Anterior Skull Base Surgery: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine's Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Insurances

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please feel free to contact this physician or this physician's practice as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • AETNA [PPO]
  • AETNA [HMO]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CIGNA
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Medicare [Medicare]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care

Publications

Pearlman, AN, Conley, DB. Review of Current Guidelines Related to the

Diagnosis of Rhinosinusitis. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008. Jun;16(3):226-30.

Shah, AR, Pearlman, AN, O'Grady, KM, Bhattacharyya, TK, Toriumi, DM.

Combined Use of Fibrin Tissue Adhesive and Acellular Dermis in Dural Repair. American Journal of Rhinology. 2007. 21(5): 619-21.

Pearlman, AN, Fechner, FP, Constantinides, M. Spontaneous Resolution of Total Nasal Skin Necrosis Associated with the Treatment of Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia. Ear Nose Throat J. 2006. 85(7): 431-3.

Sok, JC., Kuriakose, MA., Mahajan, VB., Pearlman, AN., DeLacure, MD.,Chen, FA. Tissue-Specific Gene Expression of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma In Vivo by Complementary DNA Microarray Analysis. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003. 129: 760-770.

Lebowitz, RA., Waltzman, MN., Jacobs, JB., Pearlman, AN., Tierno,

PM. Isolation of Fungi by Standard Laboratory Methods In Patients

with Chronic Rhinosinusitis. Laryngoscope. 2002. 112(12): 2189-91.

Honors and Awards

While in training, Dr. Pearlman received the NYU Otolaryngology Resident Research award for his work involving common respiratory viruses and inflammatory nasal polyps.

As a fellow, Dr. Pearlman received an industry sponsored grant to examine the role of balloon sinuplasty in the office setting.