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Scott D. Gold, MD

Scott Gold, MD

Dr. Gold received his M.D. degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, where he is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology. He completed his residency training in General Surgery and Otolaryngology at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Gold was formerly Chief of Otolaryngology at Beth Israel Medical Center, North Division.

Dr. Gold has been recognized numerous times by New York magazine and Castle Connelly Medical LTD as one of the New York area’s leading otolaryngologists and sinus specialists. He is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.

An active lecturer, Dr. Gold has presented before many prestigious medical bodies. He has organized and taught at several postgraduate endoscopic sinus surgery courses for Otolaryngologists. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the New York Medical Society, the American Rhinological Society and The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Dr. Gold is an attending physician at major New York teaching hospitals, including Beth Israel and Lenox Hill Hospital.

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Dr. Gold has been selected as one of America’s Top Doctors by Castle Connolly

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Dr. Gold has been selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2014

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Dr. Gold has been selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2013

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Top Doctors: 2001, 2009, 2013

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Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors: Ten Years

NY Best Doctors: 1998,1999,2002-2012

Most Compassionate Doctor, Patient’s Choice: 2010, 2011

Lane D. Krevitt, MD

Lane Krevitt, MD

Dr. Lane Krevitt is a board certified Otolaryngologist – Head and Neck Surgeon, who specializes in Head and Neck Oncology Surgery, including Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. He is the director of Head & Neck Surgery, Thyroid and Parathyroid disease at the New York Otolaryngology group. He received his undergraduate degree at Tufts University in Boston and his medical degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed his Internship in General Surgery and Residency training in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Montefiore Medical Center in New York City.  Dr. Krevitt also completed a Fellowship in Head and Neck Oncology and Endocrine Surgery (Thyroid and Parathyroid) at Montefiore Medical Center, under the direction of Dr. Carl Silver, M.D., a pioneer in the field of Head & Neck Surgery and Laryngology.

Dr. Krevitt is an Attending physician at Mt Sinai/ Beth Israel Medical Center and Montefiore Medical Center. He has an academic appointment as Assistant Clinical Instructor and member in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, at Beth Israel Medical Center, Manhattan campus, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Castle Connelly Guide has recognized Dr. Krevitt as one of New York’s leading Otolaryngologists for many years. He has also consistently been included in Super Doctors, as seen in the New York Times Magazine. He was also included in the “Best Doctors” edition in New York Magazine in 2010 and 2013. He has also been consistently been included in America’s Top Physicians and recipient of Patients Choice Award. Dr. Krevitt is a participant in the Beth Israel Continuum Head and Neck Tumor Board in New York City that meets weekly, discussing treatment planning with many of the other leading Head & Neck cancer specialists in our region.

Dr. Krevitt has published and presented at numerous meetings both regionally and nationally on a wide array of topics. In addition, he co-authored the chapter, “Morpho-Physiology of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands,” in Science Review for Otolaryngology, published by Thieme. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, New York Head and Neck Society, American Rhinologic Society.

Dr. Krevitt treats many types of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck conditions. He has expertise in Minimally Invasive Surgeries of the Head & Neck and Sinuses. His area of special interest includes:

Thyroid / Parathyroid Disease
Image Guided Minimally Invasive Sinus Surgery
Comprehensive management of Sinus/Nasal Disease
Cancers of the Larynx
Cancers of the Head & Neck
Sleep Apnea

 

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Dr. Krevitt has been selected as America’s Top Physicians 2014

 

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Dr. Krevitt has been selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2014

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Named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor, and New York Magazine Best Doctor 2013

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Dr. Krevitt has been named a New York Super Doctor for 2013. Featured on May 19, 2013 in The New York Times Magazine.

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Super Doctors: 2008-2011
New York Magazine’s Best Doctors: 2010-2013

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Best Doctors®: 2008-2013
Castle Connolly New York’s Top Doctors: 2006-2013
America’s Top Physicians: 2003-2012

 

Recent Awards:
Castle Connolly Top Doctors (5 years)
Patient’s Choice 2008-2010

Robert L. Pincus, MD, FACS

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Dr. Pincus earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed his training at New York’s Lenox Hill Hospital and Mount Sinai Medical Center.

In addition to his private practice work, Dr. Pincus is an Associate Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at New York Medical College and a Lecturer at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Earlier in his career, Dr. Pincus was Vice Chairman at New York Medical College, Director of the Department of Otolaryngology at New York’s Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, and Director of the Head and Neck Service at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. He has extensive teaching experience.

Dr. Pincus is a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The American Rhinological Society, and the American Society for Head and Neck Surgery, as well as a Diplomate with the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. He is currently an active member in numerous professional associations, including the American Broncho-esophagologic Association; Physicians for Social Responsibility; Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children; and Association of Physicians in AIDS Medicine.

Dr. Pincus has authored more than 40 articles and book chapters in the field of otolaryngology and shared his insights in presentations before dozens of prestigious professional organizations and medical staffs. He has frequently been recognized as one of metro New York’s leading otolaryngologists and sinus specialists by New York magazine, Castle Connolly Medical LTD, and Super Doctors.

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NY Super Doctors 2014

Dr. Pincus has once again been named a New York Super Doctor for 2014. This will be featured on Sunday, May 18, 2014 in The New York Times Magazine.

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Dr. Pincus has been selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2014

 

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Dr. Pincus has been selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2013

 

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New York Best Doctors: 1998, 1999, 2001

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Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Ten Years

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America’s Top Physicians: 2006, 2007, 2008

Recent Awards:  Castle Connolly Top Doctors 2011, 2012, New York Best Doctors 2012

 

What could be the cause/reason for on/off nose bleeds from 1 nostril frequently?

Question:  What could be the cause/reason for on/off nose bleeds from 1 nostril frequently?

Answer:

First of all, thank you for your question.  Recurrent nose bleeds (epistaxis in medical terms) is quite a common problem.  We see this most often during the winter when the heat is on.   If we heat room air from 30 to 65 degrees, the humidity drops down to levels one sees in the desert.  The mucous membrane lining of the nose then can dry out and crack, causing a nose bleed.   It there is a prominent blood vessel on one side- or if the septum- (center wall of the nose)  is deviated (twisted)- then there can be a prominent point on the wall that the air hits and dries out faster-   Both of these will cause nose bleeds to be more common on one side.

If you are taking aspirin (even baby aspirin) or a blood thinner- then the bleeding can often become more problematic- as these medictions delay the forming of a clot- or scab-

When the lining of the nose is more swollen (from a cold, allergies or a sinus infection- among other causes)- then there is a greater blood flow to the nasal lining and that also makes people more susceptible to nose bleeds.

Lastly, and thankfully least commonly, there can be a growth- benign or malignant tumor- in the nose that causes bleeding.

Try to keep the nasal passages moist in the winter-  use topical saline sprays, ointments to the tip of the nose, humidifier if you can keep clean,-

If you have a nose bleed-  put some cotton in the nose- with afrin(oxymetazoline 0.05%) if you have- and find a clock.   Then pinch the bottom of your nose for 5 minutes (about the time it takes to form a clot in most people)- but longer if you are taking a blood thinner.

If the bleeding persists, you need to seek medical care-   And if you continue to have bleeding from one side of the nose, even if it stops- it is important to have your nasal cavities evaluated to make sure there is no worrisome cause, and to see if there is a blood vessel that needs to be cauterized.

I hope this clears things up.

Robert Pincus MD

Co-Director NY Sinus Center