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Joseph Haddad Jr., MD

  • Lawrence Savetsky Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery
  • Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-8933

This provider sees pediatric patients

Joseph Haddad Jr., MD

Dr. Joseph Haddad Jr. is Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, where he also serves as an Associate Dean, and Special Assistant to the Dean for International Affiliations. He is the Lawrence Savetsky Chair and Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery at New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital.

Dr. Haddad received his B.A., cum laude, from Wesleyan University and his M.D. from New York University School of Medicine. He trained in general surgery and otolaryngology at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, and completed a two-year NIH-sponsored fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Children's Hospital, University of Pittsburgh.

He is the author of over 90 peer-reviewed articles, reviews and textbook chapters, and has been the principal investigator for several significant research projects, including his present research on the genetics of cleft lip and palate. He has served as a mentor in the Doris Duke Clinical Research Program for seven medical students. Dr. Haddad received the ASPO Research Grant Award in September, 2011, and a SENTAC research grant in 2012, for his project on “Identification of Genes Associated with Familial Non-syndromic Cleft lip and Palate”. Current research includes further examination of the genetics of cleft lip and palate in Honduras and Colombia, as well as the role of folate metabolism in cleft patients.

In his work on otitis media, Dr. Haddad is particularly interested in the effects of antibiotics and the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Dr. Haddad's experience researching otitis media includes numerous research projects. A very few of these include: Study of Ciprofloxacin in the Treatment of Acute Otitis Media with Tympanostomy Tubes, 2000 Study of Azithromycin in children undergoing Tympanocentesis, 2000 Study of Augmentin in infants and children, 1998- 1999 Study of Ofloxacin in children after tympanostomy, 1996 -1997 Resistant Pneumococcus in Otitis Media, 1995 - 1996 Comparison study of Loracarbef versus Clarithromycin in Acute Otitis Media with Effusion, 1995 - 1996     

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Cleft Palate With Cleft Lip
  • Ear Tubes
  • Voice Disorder
  • 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
  • Airway Reconstruction
  • Tonsil and Adenoid Problems

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Training

  • New York University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh


  • ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

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

    3959 Broadway
    Floor: 5, Suite: 501N (Central)
    New York, NY 10032
    (212) 305-6961
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-8933
    (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, 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]
  • 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]
  • 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]

NIH Grants


    Jul 1 2011 - Jun 30 2013