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Eli Grunstein, MD

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology and Assistant Director, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
  • Site Director (NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia), Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Residency Training Program

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-8933

This provider sees pediatric patients

Eli Grunstein, MD

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.

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology

Areas of Expertise

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

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
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle, WA

Locations

  • ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

    51 West 51st Street
    Suite: 385
    New York, NY 10019
    Phone:
    (212) 326-8475
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-8933
    Fax:
    (212) 326-8585
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

    3959 Broadway
    Floor: 5, Room: 501N (Central)
    New York, NY 10032
    Phone:
    (212) 305-5973
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-8933
    Fax:
    (212) 305-6142

Practices and Centers

  • ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Indemnity, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Access (Exchange), Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [HMO, 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 [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]
  • PHCS [PPO]
  • POMCO [POMCO]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [SelectHealth]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]