J. Thomas Roland Jr.

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J. Thomas Roland Jr., M.D.

Professor; Mendik Foundation Professor of Otolaryngology; Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology; Chair & Mendik Foundation Professor of Otolaryngology and Neurosurgery
Departments of Otolaryngology (Chair) and Neurosurgery (Neurosurgery)

Clinical Addresses

550 FIRST AVENUE, SKIRBALL 7Q
SILVERSTEIN ELEVATORS
NEW YORK, NY 10016
Hours: Mon. 1 - 4; Thu. 1 - 4; Fri. 1 - 4
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 212-263-5565
Fax: 212-263-2019

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Medical Specialties

Neurotology, Otolaryngology, ENT

Medical Expertise

Hearing Loss, Cochlear Implants, Auditory Brainstem Implant, Facial Palsy and Reanimation, Acoustic Neuromas, Otosclerosis, Cholesteatoma, Neuro-Otology

Clinical Responsibilities

Dr. Roland is the chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the NYU Langone Medical Center. His clinical work is in the disciplines of Otology/Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery. He is responsible for training of fellows and residents and has a very active clinical practice. He is also Co-director of the NYU Cochlear Implant Center, one of the largest and most productive centers in the world. He clinically manages patients and conducts research in Cochlear Implants, Auditory Brainstem Implants and the management of Acoustic Neuroma and other Skull Base Lesions. He also has an interest in the management of facial paralysis and has developed a modification of a technique for nerve grafting. More recently, with the assistance of Dr. Allen in pediatric neurology and Dr. Golfinos in neurosurgery, he has initiated a Center of Excellence in Neurofibromatosis. Dr Roland was a Lt. Commander U.S. Public Health Service at the Fort Yuma PHS Indian Hospital where he was Clinical Director 1986 - 1988. He is currently the inactive reserves.

Insurance

EBCBS EPO, EBCBS HLTHY NY, EBCBS HMO, EBCBS INDEMNITY, EBCBS MEDIBLUE, EBCBS POS, EBCBS PPO, HIP ACCESS I, HIP ACCESS II, HIP CHLD HLTH, HIP EPO/PPO, HIP FAM HLTH, HIP HMO, HIP MEDICAID, HIP MEDICARE, HIP POS, MULTIPLAN/PHCS PPO, Medicare, UHC EPO, UHC HMO, UHC POS, UHC PPO, UHC TOP TIER, UPN Elite

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Board Certification

2000 — Ab Otolaryngology - Otolaryngology
2004 — Ab Otolaryngology (Neurotology)

Education

1983 — Temple University, Medical Education
1983-1985 — NYU Medical Center (General Surgery), Residency Training
1988-1992 — NYU Medical Center (Otolaryngology), Residency Training
1992-1993 — NYU Medical Center (Neurotology), Clinical Fellowships

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Research Interests

Cochlear implant and auditory brainstem implant, temporal bone anatomy and disease, Meniere's disease, computer applications to temporal bone education and evaluation, and skull base/acoustic tumor surgery, facial nerve surgery, NF2