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Weill Cornell Medicine - New York Otolaryngology Group
36A East 36th St , 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10016
(212) 686-3292
(212) 889-8575
Weill Cornell Medicine - New York Otolaryngology Group
9 West 67th Street
New York, NY 10023
(212) 724-3489
(212) 501-0500
Weill Cornell Medicine - New York Otolaryngology Group
2381 Hylan Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10306
(718) 351-2621
(718) 967-6696

Personal Statement

It is my goal to give you the best possible medical care- to find the cause of any medical problems- and together to find the best possible solutions to promote your health. University quality medical care in a caring, personalized environment.

Specialties & Expertise


  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat, Pediatric
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat


  • Ear, Nose, and Throat Problems
  • Sinusitis
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Balloon Sinuplasty, Paranasal Sinus
  • Reflux
  • Anosmia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Voice Complaint
  • Voice Impairment
  • Voice Symptom
  • Speech Abnormality
  • Speech Complaints
  • Speech Impairment
  • Speech Problem
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Pain
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Aid Consultation
  • Throat Pain

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 - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare


Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., University of Michigan Medical School, 1978
  • B.A., State University of New York at Albany, 1973

Honors & Awards

Castle Connolly Top doctors 2005-2015

New York Times Magazine SuperDoctors 2015

Physician's Recognition Award - 1986, 1989, 1993, 1997

Continuing Medical Achievement Award - 1993


Dr. Pincus earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed his training at New York’s Lenox Hill Hospital and Mount Sinai Medical Center.

In addition to his private practice work, Dr. Pincus is an Associate Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at New York Medical College and a Lecturer at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Earlier in his career, Dr. Pincus was Vice Chairman at New York Medical College, Director of the Department of Otolaryngology at New York’s Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, and Director of the Head and Neck Service at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. He has extensive teaching experience.

Dr. Pincus is a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The American Rhinologic Society, and the American Society for Head and Neck Surgery, as well as a Diplomate with the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. He is currently an active member in numerous professional associations, including the American Broncho-esophagological Association; Physicians for Social Responsibility; Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children; and Association of Physicians in AIDS Medicine.

Dr. Pincus has authored more than 40 articles and book chapters in the field of otolaryngology and shared his insights in presentations before dozens of prestigious professional organizations and medical staffs. He has frequently been recognized as one of metro New York’s leading otolaryngologists and sinus specialists by New York magazine, Castle Connolly Medical LTD, and Super Doctors.