Robert Lebovics, MD, FACS

Robert Lebovics

New York City, New York

Dr. Lebovics joined the VF Board of Directors in 2010. He is a nationally known otolaryngologist with expertise in infectious and inflammatory disorders for adults and children, nasal and sinus surgery, and disorders of the special senses. For almost nine years Dr. Lebovics was Chief of the Clinical Otolaryngology Service at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. It was there that he oversaw a clinical program that was on the cutting edge of medical innovation and research. Besides ministering to senators, congressmen and diplomats, he interfaced in the medical frontiers of gene therapy, immunotoxins for treating head and neck cancer, and techniques of surgical rehabilitation for laryngeal and nasal disorders.

In 1997, Dr. Lebovics joined the Head and Neck Surgical Group, affiliated with the St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center with an interest in the medical/surgical treatment of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Dr. Lebovics was Chief of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Cabrini Medical Center in New York City from 1999 through 2002. Among his accomplishments, Dr. Lebovics has authored over 25 articles and text book chapters in the field of otolaryngology head and neck surgery; most notably included are the ENT chapters in Harrison’s Textbook of Medicine and in the Critical Care Medicine textbook.