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Otolaryngologist, Plastic Surgeon, Psychiatrist
32 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (57)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Edelstein, Otolaryngologist, Plastic Surgeon, Psychiatrist is Excellent. Dr. Edelstein has been reviewed by 97 patients who have provided 57 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. David Edelstein, MD is board certified in Otolaryngology.

  • He has special expertise in 14 areas:
  • Allergy
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Hay Fever (Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis)
  • Nasopharyngeal Diseases
  • Oophoritis (Ovary inflammation)
  • Otology
  • Panic Disorder
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Sino-Nasal Disorders
  • Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)
  • Sleep Apnea (Sleep Apnea Syndromes)
  • Sleep Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Edelstein graduated from Boston University . He has 10 awards.

Teaching in Otolaryngology Award : 1999
Distinguished Physician Award : 2002
Boston University School of Medicine
Distinguished Alumni Award : 2005
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2014 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Upper East Side
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)


Dr. Edelstein has 15 hospital affiliations:

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 
  • Mt Sinai Hospital 


  • Arabic
  • Greek
  • Romanian
  • Spanish
  • Yiddish
  • Albanian

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Additional Information
Dr. David R Edelstein MD is a male Otolaryngologist, has 32 years of experience and practices in Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery within the Head & Neck.
Where does Dr. David R. Edelstein practice?
Dr. David Edelstein has 1 office location.
Dr. David Edelstein practices Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery within the Head & Neck near New York, NY.
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