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Eli Grunstein, MD

Board Certifications: 
Expertise in: 
Pediatric Otolaryngology
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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New and Existing Patients: 
(212) 305-8933


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Credentials & Experience

America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology

Clinical Expertise

  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Tracheal Stenosis
  • Sleep Disorders In Children
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Sinus Disease
  • Larynx Surgery
  • Airway Reconstruction
  • Airway Management
  • Chronic Ear Infection
  • Voice and Vocal Cord Surgery
  • Tonsil and Adenoid Problems
  • Speech Disorder
  • Hearing Loss
  • Ear Tubes
  • Cleft Lip/Palate Surgery
  • Sinus Infection
  • Airway Disorder
  • Throat and Voice Problems
  • Pediatric Neck Mass
  • Voice and Vocal Cord Disorders
  • Tonsillectomy

Education & Training

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle, WA

About Eli Grunstein

Eli Grunstein, M.D. is the John and De Graaf Woodman Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Assistant Attending physician at NewYork-Presbyterian/ Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. He specializes in general Pediatric Otolaryngology, with specific clinical interest in pediatric throat and airway diseases, hyper nasality, and pediatric sinonasal diseases.

Dr. Grunstein received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery residency training at Columbia University Medical Center and The Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, then a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle, Washington.

Dr. Grunstein is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and is Board Certified in Otolaryngology. He is author or co-author of a number of journal articles and textbook chapters. His current research project is focused on novel ways to prevent intubation related laryngeal injury.

Academic Titles

Administrative Positions

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology and Assistant Director, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
  • Site Director (NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia), Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Residency Training Program

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital


  • Male

Insurance Accepted


  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health


  • Access (Exchange)
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan


  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care


  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Local 1199




Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty



  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • POS
  • PPO


  • SelectHealth

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

51 West 51st Street
Suite 385
New York, New York 10019
(212) 326-8475
(212) 326-8585
3959 Broadway
Room 501N (Central)
New York, New York 10032
(212) 305-5973
(212) 305-6142