Dr. Bramwit was born in Colorado. He completed his undergraduate studies at the
University of Pennsylvaniawhere he graduated with highest honors. Dr. Bramwit then went to medical school at the Columbia University College of Physicians
and Surgeons. He stayed at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
to complete two years of training in General Surgery and four years of training in Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat) and Head and Neck Surgery. During his years at Columbia, Dr. Bramwit received numerous awards and honors including the Cornelius Coakley Award for outstanding work in Otolaryngology.
Dr. Bramwit has done research in nasal and paranasal sinus physiology, speech and swallowing disorders, nerve regeneration, and thyroid and salivary gland pathology. He has presented his research at numerous national and international meetings.
During his residency, he served on the staff of both the Columbia Presbyterian and Weill Cornell sites of New York Presbyterian Hospital (the University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell). He has also served at the St. Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital
and as a fellow at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
on the Head and Neck Oncology Service.
Dr. Stephen J. Salzer, MD
Dr. Salzer was born in New York. He graduated from the Johns Hopkins University with both General and Departmental Honors and went on to medical school at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His general surgery internship, Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat) - Head and Neck Surgery residency, and Chief Residency were completed at Yale University
where his training included traditional, endoscopic and laser surgical techniques. Dr. Salzer continued his studies at The Laennec Hospital in Paris, one of the world's leading centers for head and neck oncology, where he did additional training in the areas of laryngeal and thyroid surgery.
Dr. Salzer has published numerous articles and book chapters on topics including nasal and sinus surgery, head and neck oncology, phonosurgery (surgery for voice disorders), and hearing physiology. He has presented his research and lectured both in the United States and abroad. He is the recipient of numerous awards for academic achievement, research and surgical technique.
Dr. Michelle S. Marrinan, MD
Dr. Marrinan has published numerous articles and book chapters on topics including chronic ear disease, cochlear implants and acoustic neuroma surgery. She has presented her research at various meetings throughout the country.
Dr. Marrinan is board certified in Otolaryngology (Ear Nose and Throat) and Head and Neck Surgery and has received additional board certification in Neurotology (advanced ear disease). She is on the staff of Greenwich Hospital
and Stamford Hospital.
Dr. Perry Lerner, AuD, FAAA
Dr. Perry Lerner specializes in the diagnosis of hearing loss and vestibular disorders in both adult and pediatric patients. His advanced training includes: Balance Disorders, Oto-neuro diagnostics and Tinnitus therapies. Dr. Lerner is also an expert in the fitting of advanced digital hearing instruments.
(New York Presbyterian Hospital Affiliate)
(Yale University Hospital Affiliate)
Pediatric and adult conditions and treatments that fall within the realm of specialty include:
Cancer of the mouth, larynx, neck & throat
Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders
Facial fractures, trauma and congenital facial deformities
Snoring, sleep apnea and other sleep disorders
Tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
Vertigo and balance disorders