Dr. Mark Shikowitz is an ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor, also known as an otolaryngologist, practicing in New Hyde Park, New York. Dr. Shikowitz was the first doctor on Long Island and is the only doctor on Long Island to perform Inspire Hyperglasm Nerve Stimulation for sleep apnea. Additionally, he specializes in diseases and disorders of the ear, nose and throat as well as other parts of the head and neck. Such structures an ENT may work on include the sinuses, larynx (voice box) and mouth in addition to the ear, nose and throat. There are seven areas of expertise that an ENT might specialize in, and these are: allergies; facial reconstructive surgery; head and neck; laryngology; otology/neurotology; pediatric otolaryngology; and rhinology.
Education and Training
Universidad Central del Este (UCE) Facultad de Medicina 1981
Head and Neck
Facial Cosmetic Surgery
OtolaryngologyAmerican Board of OtolaryngologyABOto
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Vice Chairman ENT Department, North Shore LIJ -
- Professor of Otolaryngology North Shore LIJ -
- Director The Zucker Sinus Center of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at LIJ -
- Hearing Loss
- Sleep Apnea
- Sleep Disorders
- Deviated Septum
- Ear Wax
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea (osa)
- American Medical Association
- American Academy of Otolaryngology
- New York Academy of Sciences
- Island Society of Otolaryngology of Head and Neck Surgery
- Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children
- American Broncho-Esophagological Association
- Association for Research in Otolaryngology
- Long Island Jewish Medical Center Otolaryngology
- Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center Program
- Long Island Jewish Medical Center
- Maimonides Medical Center
Professional Society Memberships
- American Medical Association, the New York Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Otolaryngology, the Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children, the Long Island Society of Otolaryngology of Head and Neck Surgery, the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, and the American Broncho-Esophagological Association
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Get to know Otolaryngologist Dr. Mark J. Shikowitz, who serves patients in New Hyde Park, New York.
Dr. Shikowitz is a board-certified otolaryngologist who sees patients for a variety of surgical issues associated with the ear, norse & throat, as well as the head and neck. He also takes a special interest in pediatric otolaryngology, and treats adults and adolescents alike.
Dr. Shikowitz holds several titles, including Director of The Zucker Sinus Center of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Vice Chairman of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, as well as Vice Chairman of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders at North Shore University Hospital. Long Island Jewish Medical Center is one of the cornerstones of Northwell Health, providing the full spectrum of clinical healthcare services for patients of all ages. North Shore University Hospital is also a part of Northwell Health, offering care in all medical and surgical specialties, including cardiovascular services, cancer care, orthopedics, maternal-fetal medicine, and women’s health services.
In addition, Dr. Shikowitz serves as a Professor at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell in East Garden City, New York. Dr. Shikowitz earned his medical degree from Eastern Central University in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic in 1981. Upon relocating to the United States, he went on to complete his internship at Maimonides Medical Center, followed by his residency in otolaryngology at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
Dr. Shikowitz is board-certified in otolaryngology, facial cosmetic surgery, and head & neck surgery by the American Board of Otolaryngology. The American Board of Otolaryngology, located in Houston, Texas, is a non-profit corporation that has set the mission of ensuring professional standards with certificates and memberships, and has offered training in the fields of head neck surgery to professionals since 1924.
Dr. Shikowitz is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Otolaryngology, the New York Academy of Sciences, the Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children, the Long Island Society of Otolaryngology of Head and Neck Surgery, the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, the American Broncho-Esophagological Association, and the Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological (Triologic) Society.
Otolaryngology is the oldest medical specialty in the United States. Otolaryngologists, also known as Ear, Nose & Throat doctors, specialize in disorders of the head and neck ranging from hearing loss to cancer. Dr. Shikowitz’s areas of specialization include endoscopic skull base surgery, facial cosmetic surgery, head and neck surgery, and sinus surgery.
In addition to English, Dr. Shikowitz speaks Spanish. He attributes his success to hard work and innovative surgical procedures while he is actively involved in medical missions around the world.
Dr. Mark Shikowitz Is a Remarkable Otolaryngologist with Northwell Health in New York
Mark Shikowitz, MD, MBA, is a leading expert in otolaryngology with more than three decades of practice in his field. In his current capacity as Otolaryngologist with Northwell HealthSystem, which he joined in 1986, he reveals extraordinary expertise in sinus surgery, facial cosmetic surgery, head and neck surgery, pituitary tumor surgery, balloon sinuplasty, and endoscopic skull based surgery. Dr. Shikowitz is the Director of the The Zucker Sinus Center of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Vice Chairman of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital. To complement his clinical functions, Dr. Mark Shikowitz is also a Professor of Otolaryngology at Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. With his work revered around the globe, he is also actively involved in speaking engagements in Australia and Europe, where he travels annually to lecture on sinus surgery at Bristol University in England. Furthermore, Dr. Mark Shikowitz is the author of "Speech and swallowing rehabilitation following devastating caustic ingestion: techniques and indicators for success". In addition to his coursework, Dr. Mark Shikowitz also completed post-doctoral research on the human papillomavirus and subsequent tumors at the National Institute of Health in Maryland. For more information about Dr. Mark Shikowitz, please visit https://www.northwell.edu/find-care/find-a-doctor/otolaryngology/dr-mark-jay-shikowitz-md-mba-113154....
Mark Shikowitz, MD, MBA, started on his professional journey in 1981 when he obtained his Medical Degree from the The University of Dominica School of Medicine in Roseau, Dominica. He continued to expand his knowledge with his internship in General Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, his residency in Otolaryngology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and his residency in head and neck surgery at New Hyde Park. Dr. Mark Shikowitz is also board certified in otolaryngology, facial cosmetic surgery, and head and neck surgery. Dr. Mark Shikowitz also secured memberships with several respected societies and groups pertaining to his profession, including the American Medical Association, the New York Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Otolaryngology, the Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children, the Long Island Society of Otolaryngology of Head and Neck Surgery, the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, and the American Broncho-Esophagological Association. He attributes his success to his hard work and innovative surgery and procedures while he is actively involved in medical missions around the world. For more information about Dr. Mark Shikowitz, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/8125581-Mark-Shikowitz-Ear-Nose-and-Throat-Doctor-ENT.
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