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Dr. David R. Edelstein, an honors graduate of Princeton University, completed medical training at Boston University and his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center-New York. He is an internationally recognized expert in rhinology, diseases of the paranasal sinuses and minimally invasive CT guided endoscope surgery. He is Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, Chief of Nasal and Sinuses Disease and Sleep Disorders at Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital and Chief of Rhinology at Lenox Hill Hospital.
Dr. Edelstein is a Clinical Professor of Otorhinolaryngology at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and has appointments at the New York University School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He has received many national and local awards for his commitment to patient care.
Verified Patient Reviews
I have been going to dr Edelstein for more than 20 Years
He's a problem solver. Asks the right questions and no stone is left unturned.
A thorough examination. A compassionate and caring physician
Dr. Edelstein was thorough, patient, reassuring, and attentive. Outstanding physician!
He has an even-keeled, patient style, and is very comprehensive and thorough in his intake. I feel comfortable and safe with him .
I've only seen Dr. Edelstein once, but he listens and was very attentive to my problem. It really seemed he wanted to help me get better which is such an important thing for a doctor to convey. He also is very attuned to a patient's needs. I highly recommend.
Dr Edelstein is very knowledgeable. He asked me alot of questions to get a better understanding of the issue and then he went to take a look in my throat to find the root of the issue. And he soothe all of my worries. Ill be using him from now on as my ENT doctor. Very satisfied
Dr. Edelestein was excellent. The appointment was thorough and fast.
He was very knowledgeable and very informative and alleviated any concerns that I might have
Outstanding physician in excellent well run office with pleasant efficient staff!
Office always seems to be hectic and delayed Doctor is attentive and thorough....believe he knows his stuff
Here is extremely thorough and a great listener. Strong Recommend.
Excellent appointment. Excellent Audiologist as well. Highly recommended!
The doctor treat me very well also there were a problem with my booking with ZocDoc he still took me between 2 patients, which I appreciated. The Doctor was professional and listened to all my questions and concerns. I was been seeing so many ENT doctors before and none manage to solve my problem but he did, I feel much better now.
Fantastic doctor! Very knowledgeable, courteous, and warm
i thought the examination very thorough
He was incredibly knowledgeable, friendly, and very thorough, and just from conversing with him about my problems I felt at ease.
I think Doctor Edelstein is informative and makes his patients feel comfortable, and takes the time to talk in a manner which is clear and understanding. I feel lucky to have been recommended to him.
Clearly a world class expert. The best.
One of the best. With make questions & answers that were right on.
Very professional and informative.
Overall great experience. He was very thorough and gave me plenty of time to go over history and details.
Dr. Edelstein is a very good doctor. He explains everything thoroughly and answers all your questions.
he was very thorough and professional. his staff was very nice.
He is great.
Dr. Edelstein was very caring and thoughtful about how to go about finding the proper solution for a chronic sinus problem. I feel very hopeful for the first time that this problem can be solved & he will continue to work with me until it is resolved.
It was fine....I was looking for second opinion.
efficient, thorough--took an extended amount of time very late in the day despite a busy morning with multiple surgeries.
Extremely knowledgeable and professional.
Dr. Edelstein and his office staff are nothing but superior. After filling out forms for my first visit, I was immediately taken for an extensive hearing test with the audiologist. Once finished, I waited only 5 minutes for Dr. E. He was very personable, asked A LOT of questions, sincerely listened to my answers, and is exceptionally sensitive to musicians and their needs.
He seems very knowledgeable.
Staff was very accommodating and went above and beyond normal expectations to try to work out some confusion with my insurance company. Dr. Edelstein himself was very attentive. He actually listened to my concerns, spent significant time with me, and didn't push me to surgery. I actually came in because I believed I needed surgery, and I may still, but he said that we should address my concerns methodically to make sure we can't fix the problem another way before we go the surgical route. If I do end up needing surgery, I will feel very comfortable having him do it.
I hope he can help me!!!!
Very thorough. A bit awkward socially, he has a tendency to look away when listening. Also, he pushed for a CT Scan and mitigated the radiation risk of it. He also did not offer the most technologically advanced surgical procedure. All this being said, I DO definitely recommend him, and may actually go back to him. I believe there are better options for my specific condition but I feel very confident in his overall abilities.
Really comforting and great. Seemed very competent and expert. The complications with insurance were the only glitch I had to resolve.
Super professional and super efficent. I have seen Dr. Edelstein on several occasions and highly recommend him. He offers detailed explanations on what he prescribes for you and why.
Felt like great working atmosphere in his office. Everybody was friendly and attentative.
very pleased with how thorough he was.
Presented a viable diagnosis, answered inquiries, did not feel like a "rushed" visit and pursued follow-up. As a first appointment, excellent. Office help excellent and friendly. Will be able to make better determination on subsequent appointments.
Very nice personal service, short wait time & great diagnosis.
He was very nice, knowledgeable and thorough. I would recommend this doctor.