Eli Grunstein, MD

Expertise in: 
Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Board Certifications: 
Otolaryngology
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Overview

Eli Grunstein, M.D. is the John and De Graaf Woodman Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Assistant Attending physician at NewYork-Presbyterian/ Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. He specializes in general Pediatric Otolaryngology, with specific clinical interest in pediatric throat and airway diseases, hyper nasality, and pediatric sinonasal diseases.

Dr. Grunstein received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery residency training at Columbia University Medical Center and The Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, then a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle, Washington.

Dr. Grunstein is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and is Board Certified in Otolaryngology. He is author or co-author of a number of journal articles and textbook chapters. His current research project is focused on novel ways to prevent intubation related laryngeal injury.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Airway Disorder
  • Airway Management
  • Airway Reconstruction
  • Chronic Ear Infection
  • Cleft Lip/Palate Surgery
  • Ear Tubes
  • Hearing Loss
  • Larynx Surgery
  • Pediatric Neck Mass
  • Sinus Disease
  • Sinus Infection
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sleep Disorders In Children
  • Speech Disorder
  • Throat and Voice Problems
  • Tonsil and Adenoid Problems
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Stenosis
  • Voice & Vocal Cord Surgery
  • Voice and Vocal Cord Disorders

Administrative Titles

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
  • Chief, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
  • John and De Graaf Woodman Endowed Chair

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

51 West 51st Street
Suite 385
New York, NY 10019
Primary
3959 Broadway
Room 501N (Central)
New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: 2005 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical C
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle, WA
  • Fellowship: 2006 Children's Hospital & Regional Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
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