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Michael G. Stewart, M.D., M.P.H.

Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

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Personal Statement

Dr. Stewart is Professor and Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and Otolaryngologist-in-Chief at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He also serves as Senior Associate Dean of International Affairs and Affiliates for the Medical College, and is also Professor of Population Health Sciences. 

Dr. Stewart's clinical practice is comprehensive otolaryngology, and he has particular interest in nose and sinus disease, sleep breathing disorders, and head and neck trauma.

He is the author of 2 textbooks, as well as more than 30 book chapters and 130 peer-reviewed publications. He is named one of New York magazine's Best Doctors from 2007-2023 and is named to Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors from 2007-2023

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

Biographical Info

Dr. Stewart is Professor and Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and Otolaryngologist-in-Chief at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He also serves as Senior Associate Dean of International Affairs and Affiliates for the Medical College and is currently also the Interim Darracott Vaughan MD Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs.  He received a B.E. degree summa cum laude from Vanderbilt University, and his M.D. from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed residency training in General Surgery and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, and received his M.P.H. degree from the University of Texas School of Public Health. At Baylor College of Medicine after residency training, he served as Associate Professor and Director of Residency Education in the Department, Chief of Service at Ben Taub General Hospital, and Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs for the College, before coming to Weill Cornell.

Dr. Stewart's clinical practice is comprehensive otolaryngology, and he has particular interest in nose and sinus disease, sleep breathing disorders, and head and neck trauma. He is the author of 2 textbooks, as well as more than 30 book chapters and 130 peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Stewart is the Emeritus Editor-in-Chief of The Laryngoscope journal, and has previously served as Associate Editor or on the Editorial Board of many other journals, including the International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology, American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy, Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and ENT Today.  He currently serves as the Executive Vice President of the American Rhinologic Society.  He is also a Past-President of the American Board of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, and a past chair of the Education Council of the Board.  He is a Past-President of both the Association of Academic Departments of Oto-HNS, and the Society of University Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeons. From 2011-15 he was an elected member of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and he also served on the Board of Directors of the American Rhinologic Society.  He was appointed to the EENT Quality Measures Task Force of the National Quality Forum from 2015-18, and he served on the ACGME Otolaryngology Residency Review Committee from 2016-22.  

Dr. Stewart's research interests are in outcomes and quality of life research, and he has received research funding from the NIH, AHRQ, the AAOHNS Foundation, other foundations, and industry. 

Dr. Stewart has received many awards and honors, including the Fulbright and Jaworski Faculty Excellence Award while at Baylor College of Medicine, and he was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Educators there. In addition, he has received a Presidential Citation from the AAO-HNS, and he is a two-time recipient of the Academy's Distinguished Service Award. He received the Houston Distinguished Surgeon Award from AORN in 2005. He is listed in Best Doctors in America by Castle Connolly, Marquis Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, and Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, and also in Best Doctors in New York by Castle Connolly, and by New York Magazine.  He has been a Visiting Professor at more than 40 institutions, and has given more then 500 invited lectures, nationally and internationally.

Honors and Awards

2000, Honor Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

2001, Fulbright and Jaworski Faculty Excellence Award, Baylor College of Medicine

2001-17, listed in Marquis Who's Who in America

2002-17, listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World

2004, Distinguished Service Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

2012, Distinguished Service Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

2010, Presidential Citation, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

2005, Houston Distinguished Surgeon Award, Greater Houston Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN)

2005-10, listed in Best Doctors in America

2006-17, listed in Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors

2006-17, listed in Castle Connolly Top Doctors New York Metro Area

2007-17, listed in Best Doctors in New York by New York magazine

Visiting Professor or Named Lectureship at 39 different institutions, as of 2017.

Board Certifications
American Board of Otolaryngology
Clinical Expertise
Facial Trauma
Sinusitis
Laryngology
Voice Disorder
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Disorder of Nasal Sinus
Allergic Rhinitis
Salivary Disorder
Nasal Surgery
Allergic Rhinosinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Outcomes Research
Languages
English
Education 
  • M.P.H.
    University of Texas School of Public Health
    1996
  • M.D.
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    1988
Appointments 
  • Professor of Otolaryngology
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Otolaryngologist-in-Chief
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Chair of Otolaryngology
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Professor of Population Health Sciences
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
Videos

Team-Based Otolaryngology Care for Patients | Dr. Michael G. Stewart | Weill Cornell Medicine

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