Rita M. Roure, M.D.

Rita Roure
Dr. Roure is an Assistant Professor of Otorhinolaryngology at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is also the Chief of the Division of Otorhinolaryngology at Lincoln Medical Center in the Bronx.

Dr. Roure received her B.A. degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her M.D. degree from New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Roure completed her internship in General Surgery and Residency in Otolaryngology at the New York University Medical Center where she was awarded the Kelvin Lee Resident Teacher Award in 2007. She is published in both peer-reviewed journals as well as world-renowned Otolaryngology textbooks. Her research interests nclude sinus pathology and facial trauma.

Her clinical interests include the management of sinus and otologic diseases, as well as facial trauma. She also specializes in the medical and surgical management of sleep apnea, ear infections, acid reflux, hearing loss, dizziness, tonsillitis, thyroid/parathyroid problems and salivary disorders.

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Roure RM, Lee KC. Complete excision versus tonsila ablation for the surgical management of tonsillar disease. Current Opinions in Oto-HNS. 10(3): 184-97. June 2002.

Roure RM, Roland JT. Implantation of older adults: Speech recognition outcomes. Evidence Based Otolaryngology. Springer Science and Business Media, LLC. 2008.

Roure RM, Roland JT. Post-implant surgical site infection: Management with antibiotics, nonexplant surgery, or explantation. Evidence Based Otolaryngology. Springer Science and Business Media, LLC. 2008.

Roure RM, Roland JT. Cochlear implantation: Risk of postoperative meningitis. Evidence Based Otolaryngology. Springer Science and Business Media, LLC. 2008

Shah A, Roure RM. Le Fort Fractures. Published in Emedicine 2006.


Roure RM, Cutting C., Bernstein J. The impact of surgical pexy of the tensor veli palatini tendon on middle ear ventilation and Eustachian tube function in a cleft palate child. Presented at the Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery Annual Meeting in May 2001.

Roure RM, Lee KC. Use of Ionized field ablation for chronic tonsillar irritation. Presented at the AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting, September 2005.

Roure RM, Golfinos JG, Roland JT. Auditory Midbrain Implantation: Stereotactic Implantation of the Inferirior Colliculus With Penetrating Electrodes in Cadavers. Presented at the First Metropolitan New York Resident Research Day Symposium, May 2006.

Honors and Awards


First Metropolitan New York Resident Research Day award (2006) for the presentation on Auditory Midbrain Implantation: Stereotactic Implantation of the inferior colliculus with penetrating eletordes in cadavers.

Kelvin Lee Resident Teaching Award. New York University Residency Graduating Ceremony.  May 2007.