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Gregory P. Tsai, MD, FACS

Otolaryngology = Ear, Nose, and Throat Care

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Dr. Gregory Tsai received an A.B. degree in molecular biology from Princeton University and obtained his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in 1996. He then went on to complete a General Surgery internship and an Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery residency at Mount Sinai Hospital and served as chief resident in his final year. After his residency, he spent seven years in private practice in Great Neck (Long Island), New York.  He is a partner of the Head & Neck Surgical Group, based in Manhattan's Upper West Side.

Dr. Tsai has achieved many academic honors and awards, such as the Triologic Society - Eastern Section First Place Award and Outstanding Basic Science Award, Mount Sinai Hospital.  He is board certified by the
American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Teaching has been important to him, and he has instructed medical students and residents from Mount Sinai Hospital, Albert Einstein School of Medicine, and St. Luke's-Roosevelt over the past eleven years.

In 2008, he completed the Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Course through the Divers Alert Network (DAN). In 2010, he attended the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery meeting in Boston, MA, taking courses in sialoendoscopy and office-based sleep procedures. In 2011, he attended the same meeting in San Francisco, CA, taking courses in balloon sinuplasty, advanced sinus surgery, and operative courses in sleep proceduresIn 2012, he became certified in ultrasound-guided needle aspiration of neck masses.

He is board certified in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Otolaryngology.

In June 2011, Dr. Tsai served as an instructor at the SLEEP meeting in Minneapolis, MN, teaching the 'Sleep Apnea Examination: A Hands-On Course'.  In November 2012, he gave a grand rounds at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospitals on: Surgical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Current Therapy and Future Directions.

In December 2012, Dr. Tsai lectured on surgical techniques for obstructive sleep apnea at the course: Sleep Disorders: Diagnosis and Management and participated in a Pro/Con debate with Atul Malhotra, MD, on the management of the CPAP-intolerant patient.  (Course brochure to the right)

He has also lectured extensively about drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE) and how it is proving to be useful to designing and planning sleep apnea surgery.

Medical Societies:

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Fellow

America College of Surgeons, Fellow

American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Member
Divers Alert Network, Referral Physician

Community Affairs
Dr. Tsai served as a community group leader and leader-coach and currently serves as an usher captain and usher coordinator at
Redeemer Presbyterian Church and is a member of the Christian Medical and Dental Associations (CMDA) and the Christian Society of Otolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgeons (CSO).

He is an avid scuba diver, having attained Rescue Diver certification and is a member of OceanBlue Divers.

Medical Missions
Dr. Tsai has served in medical missions in the past, having been in Honduras in 2008 with MedMissions. He served in Nigeria in October 2011 with CMDA GHO (Global Health Outreach) with other doctors from St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital.