Tribeca ENT & Facial Plastic Surgery

Dr. Reitzen


Dr. Shari Reitzen

Shari Reitzen MD is an ENT/Facial Plastic Surgeon who is double board certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. She is board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. She serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at prestigious hospitals in the New York area, including Lenox Hill Hospital, New York University Langone Medical Center and Hackensack University Medical Center.

Her facial plastic surgical specialties include: non-surgical facial rejuvenation such as Botox/Xeomin and injectable fillers, skin cancer reconstruction, rhinoplasty, facelifts, eyelid surgery, brow surgery, ear surgery, neck liposuction, and all aspects of facial trauma and reconstruction. Other head and neck disorders treated include disorders of the ear (e.g., ear infections, hearing loss), nose (e.g., nasal obstruction, allergy, sinus inflammation), mouth/throat (e.g., infections, throat pain, difficulty swallowing) and neck (e.g., neck masses).

Dr. Reitzen completed her undergraduate B.A. degree with an Honors distinction at New York University. She then attended the NYU School of Medicine, where she obtained her MD degree with Honors relating to her research in neurophysiology. Dr. Reitzen completed her residency training in Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at New York University, and served as Chief Resident, with specialized training in the area of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. Following this residency, Dr. Reitzen completed a specialized and dedicated facial plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship program at the prestigious University of Miami Health System.

Dr. Reitzen has current affiliations with Lenox Hill Hospital—Northwell Health, Hackensack University Medical Center, and New York University Langone Medical Center. She currently participates in the education and training of residents and fellows at NYU.


Dr. Reitzen’s Affiliations
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Otolaryngology,Hackensack University Medical Center
Hackensack, NJ

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Otolaryngology, Division of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY

Associate Attending Surgeon
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital/North Shore-LIJ Health System, New York, NY



Ear, nose & throat journal. 2011:90(12):E12-E14.
Bilateral auricular seromas: A case report and review of the literature
Reitzen, Shari D; Rothstein, Stephen; Shah, Anil R

Ear, nose & throat journal. 2011:90(3):112-115.
Nasal septal deviation in the pediatric and adult populations
Reitzen, Shari D; Chung, Wayne; Shah, Anil R

Journal of laryngology & otology. 2010:124(3):291-296.
Three-dimensional reconstruction based on computed tomography images of the frontal sinus drainage pathway
Reitzen, S D; Wang, E Y; Butros, S R; Babb, J; Lebowitz, R A; Jacobs, J B 

Journal of neurophysiology. 2009:102(6):3310-3328.
Neural representation of hand kinematics during prehension in posterior parietal cortex of the macaque monkey
Chen, Jessie; Reitzen, Shari D; Kohlenstein, Jane B; Gardner, Esther P

Journal of laryngology & otology. 2009:123(7):817-819.
Allergic fungal sinusitis with extensive bone erosion of the clivus presenting with diplopia
Reitzen, S D; Lebowitz, R A; Jacobs, J B

Journal of laryngology & otology. 2009:123(5):541-544.
Nodular fasciitis: a case series
Reitzen, S D; Dogan, S; Har-El, G 

Annals of plastic surgery. 2009:62(4):384-389.
Reconstruction of congenital microtia-atresia: outcomes with the Medpor/bone-anchored hearing aid-approach
Romo, Thomas 3rd; Morris, Luc G T; Reitzen, Shari D; Ghossaini, Soha N; Wazen, Jack J; Kohan, Darius

Otolaryngology, head & neck surgery. 2009:140(2):154-158.
Significance and reliability of the House-Brackmann grading system for regional facial nerve function
Reitzen, Shari D; Babb, James S; Lalwani, Anil K

Otolaryngology, head & neck surgery. 2008:138(3):315-320.
Characteristics and outcomes of malpractice claims after tonsillectomy
Morris, Luc G T; Lieberman, Seth M; Reitzen, Shari D; Edelstein, David R; Ziff, David J S; Katz, Alvin; Komisar, Arnold

Facial plastic surgery. 2008:24(1):120-128.
Aesthetic microtia reconstruction with Medpor
Romo, Thomas 3rd; Reitzen, Shari D

Journal of neurophysiology. 2007:97(1):387-406.
Neurophysiology of prehension. I. Posterior parietal cortex and object-oriented hand behaviors
Gardner, Esther P; Babu, K Srinivasa; Reitzen, Shari D; Ghosh, Soumya; Brown, Alice S; Chen, Jessie; Hall, Anastasia L; Herzlinger, Michael D; Kohlenstein, Jane B; Ro, Jin Y

Otology & neurotology. 2006:27(2):159-166.
Modiolar coiling, electrical thresholds, and speech perception after cochlear implantation using the nucleus contour advance electrode with the advance off stylet technique
Huang, Tina C; Reitzen, Shari D; Marrinan, Michelle S; Waltzman, Susan B; Roland, J Thomas

Otology & neurotology. 2004:25(3):290-294.
Degree of modiolar coiling, electrical thresholds, and speech perception after cochlear implantation
Marrinan, Michelle S; Roland, J Thomas Jr; Reitzen, Shari D; Waltzman, Susan B; Cohen, Lawrence T; Cohen, Noel L

Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. IOVS. 1999:40(4):S796-S796.
Scene segmentation occurs in two stages: Experimental evidence and a model. [Meeting Abstract]
Rubin, N; Bauer, E; Reitzen, S