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Professional Statement

  • Shai Shinhar is an experienced pediatric ear, nose, and throat doctor serving his patients in New York City. Dr. Shinhar is originally from Israel, and he is fluent in Hebrew and English. He is a member of the Israeli Medical Association, the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, the Israeli Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, and the Israel Medical Association Scientific Council Specialty in Ear, Nose, Throat, and Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Shinhar is currently practicing as an associate adjunct surgeon in the otolaryngology department of the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.
  • Dr. Shinhar earned his medical education at the Sackler School of Medicine. He completed his internship at the Wolfson Medical Center and his general surgery residency at the Rabin Medical Center. Dr. Shinhar then focused on his interest in otolaryngology and completed his head and neck and otolaryngology residency at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center. He completed his pediatric otolaryngology fellowship with the Children’s Hospital of Michigan.
  • Dr. Shinhar sees pediatric patients from birth to 18 years of age. His clinical interests are with tonsils and adenoids, ear disease and hearing loss, cochlear implants, congenital abnormalities, sleep apnea, airway disease and abnormalities, sinus disease and head and neck masses or tumors.


  • Medical School - Sackler School of Medicine
  • Wolfson Medical Center (Internship)
  • Rabin Medical Center, Residency in General Surgery
  • Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Residency in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
  • Children's Hospital of Michigan, Fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Sackler School of Medicine (Master’s)

Awards and Publications

  • 11/12/2000: Awarded the “Itzhak Rabin” award for outstanding clinical research by the Research and Science Committee of the Sourasky Tel-Aviv Medical Center, Israel.
  • Sclerosing Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma Of The Parotid Gland/Shinhar S.- ENT Journal, November 2009; 88(11): E 29.
  • Andenosquamous Carcinoma Of The Nasal Cavity: A Case Report/ S. Shinhar, C. Hackethorn -ENT Journal November 2008; Vol 87, No 11, pp 612-614.
  • Ultrasonic Harmonic Scalpel Tonsillectomy Versus Electrocautery And Cold Dissection – A Comparative Study Using Objective Parameters/ B. Scotch, S. Shinhar, W. Belenky, D. Madgy, M, Haupert – Published on the British National Health Service’s Economic Evaluation Database as part of the Center for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD); 12/05
  • Splenic Abscess As A Presenting Symptom Of Colonic Carcinoma/ S. Shinhar, M. Nobel/Digestive Surgery 1997, 14:426-428.

Professional Memberships

  • Israeli Medical Association
  • New York State Medical Society
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew