Susannah E Hills, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at CUMC

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-8933

This provider sees pediatric patients

Susannah E. Hills, MD, is a Pediatric Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck surgeon and Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Hills is a fellowship-trained Pediatric Otolaryngologist with particular expertise in airway surgery and aerodigestive disorders.

Dr. Hills specializes in the management of congenital and acquired airway disorders, feeding and swallowing pathology, childhood hearing loss, and benign and malignant pediatric head and neck masses. She also has a special interest in neonatal breathing and feeding disorders.

Dr. Hills received her bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Harvard University. She completed her medical degree and surgical residency training at the University of Michigan, where she received the Commendation for Humanitarianism from the medical school. She went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Northwestern University.

Dr. Hills has authored a number of journal articles and textbook chapters and has lectured extensively, both nationally and internationally. She is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology and is Board Certified in Otolaryngology. Dr. Hills is also very committed to international healthcare, and she was a Michael C. Rockefeller Fellow in Equatorial Guinea. During her residency, she also spearheaded an ongoing partnership for surgical training between the University of Michigan Department of Otolaryngology and KATH hospital in Ghana.

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology

Areas of Expertise

  • Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat, Pediatric
  • Pediatric Ear Disease
  • Pediatric Ear Infection
  • Pediatric Ear Nose Throat Disorder
  • Pediatric ENT(earnose and throat)
  • Pediatric Sinus Disorders
  • Pediatric Sinusitis
  • Pediatric Tonsil and Adenoid Disease
  • Pediatric Voice Disorders

Education and Training

  • MD, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Internship: University of Michigan Medical Center
  • Residency: University of Michigan Health System
  • Residency: 2013 Michigan State University
  • Fellowship: Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
  • Fellowship: 2014 Northwestern University


  • CUIMC/NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

    3959 Broadway
    New York, NY 10032
    (212) 305-8933
  • ColumbiaDoctors - Riverdale

    3050 Corlear Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10463
    (646) 317-5200

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

Insurance Programs

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

  • AETNA [Aetna Signature Administrators, EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Student Health]
  • Affinity Health Plan [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs]
  • CIGNA [EPO, Great West (National), 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 [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare (National) [MagnaCare]
  • Medicare [Railroad, Traditional Medicare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • Quality Health Management [Quality Health Management]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), Empire Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth, Special Needs]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Honors and Awards

  • Making A Difference Award for commitment to patient-centered care, University of Michigan Health Systems; 4-time recipient. 2008-2011
  • Roy B. Canfield, M.D Scholarship, Dept. Otolaryngology, Univ. of Michigan. 2007
  • Commendation for outstanding humanitarianism, Assoc. Dean for Student Programs, Univ. of Michigan Medical School. 2006