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ABU-GHANEM, SARA, MD MMedSc

Maimonides Physician
Phone: 718-283-6260
Maimonides ENT Outpatient Clinic
919 49th Street Brooklyn, New York 11219

Specialties

  • Otolaryngology - Ear, Nose & Throat/ENT

Languages

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Arabic
Biography

Sara Abu-Ghanem MD MMedSc is an otolaryngologist (ENT) with expertise in voice, airway, and swallowing disorders. She obtained Bachelor of Science, Master of Medicine in Microbiology and Immunology, and Doctor of Medicine degrees from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. She received her residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center affiliated with Tel Aviv University Sackler Medical School, Israel. She completed two years of clinical fellowship in Laryngology and Bronchoesophagology at Stanford University School of Medicine (California, USA) and New York University School of Medicine (New York, USA). Dr. Abu-Ghanem has recently joined Downstate Medical Center as an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology. She is also a faculty member in the Department of Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center. Dr. Abu-Ghanem has published numerous scientific articles and is active in research and medical education.

Areas of Expertise

Otolaryngology - Ear
Nose & Throat/ENT

Conditions Treated

Hoarseness
Benign and Malignant Lesions of the Larynx
Vocal Fold Paralysis
Subglottic Stenosis
Zenker and Upper Esophageal Sphincter Dysfunction
Vocal Tremor and Spasmodic Dysphonia
Hypersensitive Larynx- Chronic Cough
Paradoxical VF Movement

Treatments

Vocal fold injection: (1) Augmentation (2) Steroids (3) Botox
Vocal fold surgery: +/- KTP/CO2 laser treatment for benign and malignant pathologies

Education

Medical Degree

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Residency

Tel Aviv University Sackler Medical School, Israel

Fellowship

Laryngology division (Voice and Swallowing center)
Stanford University School of Medicine (California, USA)
New York University School of Medicine (New York, USA)

Locations
Maimonides ENT Outpatient Clinic

919 49th Street
Brooklyn, New York 11219
Telephone: 718-283-6260
UPB Brooklyn-ENT

185 Montague Street, 5th Floor
Brooklyn, New York 11201
Telephone: 718-780-1498
Insurance
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