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Professional Statement

  • Catherine Sinclair, MD, FRACS is an Ear, Nose and Throat surgeon with fellowship, sub-specialty training in Head and Neck Oncology and Laryngology. Dr. Sinclair is the Director of the Division of Head and Neck Surgery at Mt. Sinai St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital and an Attending Surgeon at Mt. Sinai Cancer Centers of New York. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
  • Dr Sinclair is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. She completed two years of post-residency subspecialty training in Head and Neck Oncological and Reconstructive Surgery (University of Alabama at Birmingham) and Laryngology, Voice and Swallowing (New York Center for Voice and Swallowing). Subspecialty areas of interest include head and neck malignancy; minimally invasive, endoscopic surgery of the larynx; surgical management of thyroid and parathyroid diseases; endoscopic evaluation and management of swallowing disorders; and neurological disorders of the larynx. She also performs in-office laryngeal procedures including thyroid ultrasound, thyroid fine needle biopsies, transnasal esophagoscopy, laryngeal laser procedures and vocal fold injection augmentation. In additional to the aforementioned specialty interests, Dr Sinclair treats all aspects of Ear, Nose and Throat care, from children to adults.
  • Dr Sinclair has published numerous articles in professional journals and co-authored a number of book chapters on both head and neck oncology and laryngology. She is currently a principal investigator in several clinical trials in the areas of airway reconstruction and head and neck oncology. She has won numerous clinical awards and scholarships nationally and internationally.


  • Medical School - Flinders University of South Australia School of Medicine
  • Saint Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Fellowship in Laryngology, Neurolaryngology and Voice
  • University of Alabama, Birmingham, Fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery and Microvascular Reconstruction
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Residency in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery

Awards and Publications

  • New York Laryngological Society Award for Best Oral Presentation at Annual 2012 Meeting
  • Hugh Johnson Travelling Scholarship, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Clinical Committee Prize, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons - Highest Score in FRACS Part 1 Australasian Examination
  • Gordon-Gordon Taylor Medal, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons - Highest Score in FRACS Part 1 Australasian Examination
  • Australian Medical Association Medal for Otstanding Academic Achievements and Contribution to Medical School Activities
  • Flinders Medical School Deans Prize for Highest Aggregate Mark in Medicine
  • Flinders Medical School Staff Prize for Surgery
  • Awarded Honors for Medical Degree
  • Prize for Anatomy, Faculty of Science, Monash University
  • Dean's list, Monash University
  • Research Scholarship, Department of Physiology, Monash University

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Head and Neck Society
  • American Laryngological Association
  • Golden Key National Honor Society

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish