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Voice Disorders
1305 York Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10021
P: (646) 962-7464 | F: (646) 962-0384
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Comprehensive General Otolaryngology
1305 York Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10021
P: (646) 962-7464 | F: (646) 962-0100
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(646) 962-7464

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Board Certifications
  • Otolaryngology
  • Laryngology
  • Voice and Vocal Cord Disorders
  • Stroboscopy
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Cancer
  • Spasmodic Dysphonia
  • Vocal Cord Cyst
  • Vocal Cord Granuloma
  • Vocal Cord Leukoplakia
  • Voice Disorder
  • Voice and Vocal Cord Surgery
  • Microlaryngoscopy
  • Laryngoplasty and Thyroplasty
  • Vocal Cord Injection, Laryngoscopic

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 contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus [CHP]
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]


  • M.D., Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1993

Honors and Awards

New York Magazine Best Doctors 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2015

Best Doctors in America 2005-2015

America's Top Physicians (Voice Disorders/Laryngology) 2006-2015

Malcolm Schvey Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching 2007

American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Honor Award 2008

Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 2009-2015, Castle Connolly Top Doctors.







Professor of Otolaryngology
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Attending Otolaryngologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Sean Parker Professor of Otolaryngology
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University


Dr. Sulica is the Sean Parker Professor of Laryngology and the Director of the Sean Parker Institute for the Voice at Weill Cornell Medical College. His clinical expertise lies in the treatment of voice disorders, including care of the performing voice. He has a special interest in both medical and surgical treatment of vocal cord problems like polyps, cysts, nodules and scar, and in neurologic voice disorders, including vocal cord (or fold) paresis and paralysis and spasmodic dysphonia. 

Dr. Sulica received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, and his MD from Georgetown University School of Medicine. Following a residency in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at Georgetown, Dr. Sulica pursued additional fellowship training in laryngology/neurolaryngology with Dr. Andrew Blitzer at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Medical Center in New York City. Before joining the faculty at Weill Medical College, Dr. Sulica served as Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and New York Medical College. He practiced at both Beth Israel Medical Center and the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary, where he established the Center of the Voice for the multidisciplinary treatment of voice disorders. He has served as consultant to several vocal arts training and teaching programs in New York City.

Dr. Sulica's research and clinical investigations have focused on the treatment and prevention of vocal cord scar; vocal cord hemorrhage, neurologic disorders of the larynx and voice, including spasmodic dysphonia, essential tremor and other movement disorders; laryngeal electromyography; therapeutic use of neurotoxins; and the evaluation of outcomes and efficacy in voice treatment.

Dr. Sulica is the author of the textbook Vocal Fold Paralysis, and editor of a volume entitled Classics in Voice and Laryngology. He has authored more than 60 journal articles and 30 book chapters covering such topics as voice physiology, clinical evaluation of voice disorders, microsurgical technique in larynx surgery, principles of evaluation and surgery for vocal fold paralysis and the use of botulinum toxin in the head & neck. He has authored, an informational site for voice disorders, and has lectured extensively in the United States and abroad.

Dr. Sulica has been selected one of the Best Doctors in America biannualy since 2005; one of America's Top Physicians in Voice Disorders/Laryngology since 2006; a Castle-Connolly Top Doctor for the NY Metro Area; and a New York Magazine Best Doctor in 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2015. He has been elected to the Council of the American Laryngological Association, and to membership in the American Bronchoesophagological Society, the American Laryngologic, Rhinologic and Otologic Society (the Triologic Society), the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, and the New York Academy of Medicine.

If you are scheduled to see Dr. Sulica as a new patient, please print and complete the Patient Packet and bring it with you on the day of your appointment. Thank you.