David A. Gudis, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery at CUMC
  • Chief, Division of Rhinology

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-8555

This provider sees pediatric patients

David A. Gudis, MD

Dr. David A. Gudis, M.D., is the Chief of the Division of Rhinology and Anterior Skull Base Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Columbia University Irving Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. In addition to being a board-certified otolaryngologist, Dr. Gudis is dual-fellowship trained both in Rhinology: Advanced Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery and in Pediatric Otolaryngology. Dr. Gudis was recruited to Columbia in 2015 and treats the full spectrum of sinonasal and skull base disorders in both adults and children. His practice includes the treatment of refractory and recurrent sinus disease, sinus and nasal tumors, minimally invasive endoscopic skull base surgery, and endoscopic orbital surgery. He collaborates closely with Neurosurgery, Oculoplastics Surgery, and Pulmonology in the care of complex patients.

Dr. Gudis pursued his medical education at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, where he was the recipient of the Russel J. Stumacher M.D. Award. He then completed his residency in Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). He completed a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology and Craniofacial Surgery, followed by a fellowship in Rhinology: Advanced Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina.

Dr. Gudis' clinical interests include the medical and surgical treatment of chronic sinusitis, revision sinus surgery, sinonasal polyposis, sinonasal tumors, skull base tumors, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks, endoscopic skull base surgery, and endoscopic orbital surgery. His research interests include rhinologic conditions in patients with pulmonary disease, such as cystic fibrosis and asthma, and novel surgical techniques for minimally invasive endoscopic skull base surgery for brain tumors and orbital tumors. He has authored over thirty peer-reviewed publications and textbook chapters, and he is regularly invited to present his research at national and international conferences. He is on several national committees for Rhinology, Pediatric Otolaryngology, and Humanitarian Efforts for otolaryngology societies.

Dr. Gudis is passionate about health care and education for patients home and abroad. He is the recipient of several grants funding humanitarian missions to provide surgery, clinical care and research in underserved regions around the world, including in Haiti, Rwanda, Kenya, Ghana, the Dominican Republic, and Peru.

Dr. Gudis is dual-fellowship trained both in Rhinology: Advanced Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery and in Pediatric Otolaryngology.  Dr. Gudis treats the full spectrum of sinonasal disorders in both adults and children as well as the full spectrum of pediatric otolaryngology.

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Airway Disease
  • Tonsil and Adenoid Problems
  • Pediatric Airways
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Pediatric Audiology
  • Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Palate
  • Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery
  • Velopharyngeal inadequacy (VPI)
  • Ear Disease
  • Pediatric Ear Disease
  • Velopharyngeal Insufficiency (VPI)
  • Ear Disorder
  • Pediatric Ear Infection
  • Ear Drum Perforation
  • Pediatric Ear Nose Throat Disorder
  • Ear Drum Repair
  • Pediatric ENT(earnose and throat)
  • Ear Infection
  • Pediatric Fungal Infections
  • Ear Surgery
  • Pediatric Head & Neck Surgery
  • Ear Tumors
  • Pediatric Neck Mass
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat Problems
  • Pediatric Sinus Disorders
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat, Pediatric
  • Pediatric Sinus Surgery
  • Endonasal Endoscopic Tumor Surgery
  • Pediatric Sinusitis
  • Endoscopic Chordoma Surgery
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Endoscopic Craniopharyngioma Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Endoscopic Intracranial Surgery
  • Pediatric Tumors
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery
  • Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Polyps
  • Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
  • Sinus & Allergy Treatment
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Sinus and Allergy Treatment
  • Fungal Infections
  • Sinus Disease
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Sinus Disorder
  • Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery
  • Sinus Dysfunction
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Sinus Infection
  • Nasal Airway Obstruction
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Nasal Disorder
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Rhinology
  • Nasal Disorders
  • Skull Base Tumors
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Sleep Disorders In Children
  • Nasal/Sinus Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Otolaryngology
  • Paranasal Sinus

Education & Training

  • MD, Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
  • Residency: University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
  • Fellowship: 2014 Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center
  • Fellowship: 2015 Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center

Locations

  • Harkness Pavilion

    180 Fort Washington Avenue
    Floor: 7
    New York, NY 10032
    Phone:
    (212) 305-8817
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-8555
    Fax:
    (212) 305-2249

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, NYP Employee Plan, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Access (Exchange), EPO, Gatekeeper (Exchange), HMO, Medicare Managed Care, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]
  • TRICARE [TRICARE]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Committees / Societies / Memberships

Humanitarian Efforts Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Pediatric Otolaryngology Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Rhinology and Paranasal Sinus Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Pediatric Rhinology Committee of the American Rhinologic Society
American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
American Rhinologic Society
American Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Association

Honors & Awards

2012 Resident Leadership Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
2011 Humanitarian Resident Travel Grant Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
2011 Outstanding Research Award, Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology
2011 Synthes Resident Humanitarian Award
2008 Russell J. Stumacher, M.D. Memorial Award, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
2008 Global Health Grant Award, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
2005 Global Health Grant Award, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine