Richard V. Smith, MD, F.A.C.S.
Chairman, Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Director, Head
and Neck Service, Montefiore and Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Professor of Pathology and Surgery and Co-Director, Upper Aerodigestive Tract Research Group, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Dr. Smith's areas of expertise include Head and Neck Cancer Surgery, Robotic Head and Neck Surgery, Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery, Salivary Gland Surgery, Minimally Invasive Head and Neck Surgery. His research focus is on identifying genetic and biologic aspects of head and neck cancer which correlate with a patient’s prognosis, the goal of which is to help determine the optimal treatment for an individual patient to maximize their chance of cure and minimize treatment related side effects.
Areas of Expertise
- Surgical treatment of head and neck cancers
- Robotic head and neck surgery
- Thyroid and parathyroid surgery
- Minimally invasive head and neck surgery
Selected Media Coverage
NY Daily News