Welcome New Faculty

The Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery at Columbia University is proud to welcome two new faculty members.

Justin S. Golub, MD

Justin S. Golub, MD is a fellowship-trained otologist/neurotologist, a specialist of the ear and surrounding skull base. He provides both medical and surgical treatment of hearing loss, ear disease, balance disorders, and tumors of the lateral skull base. Dr. Golub attended medical school at Emory University, followed by Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery residency at the University of Washington in Seattle. During both medical school and residency, he spent an additional year performing regenerative medicine research, including for hearing loss. After residency, Dr. Golub completed a two year accredited fellowship in otology, neurotology, and lateral skull base surgery at the University of Cincinnati. Originally from Long Island, Dr. Golub is excited to come back home after spending nearly twenty years away in school and training. 

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David A. Gudis, MD

David A. Gudis, MD is a dual fellowship-trained rhinologist (a specialist of the nose, sinuses, and the surrounding skull base) and pediatric otolaryngologist. Dr. Gudis attended both medical school and Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery residency at the University of Pennsylvania followed by fellowship training at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Gudis’s clinical focus is on sinusitis, nasal disorders, and approaches to tumors of the anterior skull base, such as pituitary tumors, and pediatric otolaryngology. He sees patients of all ages, from infants to older adults.

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"Our two newest recruits, Dr.'s Justin Golub and David Gudis, have added tremendous ability for our department to care for specialized ENT problems," said Dr. Lawrence Lustig, Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery. "Dr. Golub brings a wealth of experience in the area of ear surgery and skull base surgery, and will be anchoring the research wing of the Otology Division with a masters degree in clinical research. Dr. Gudis will be heading up the rhinology division, providing world class care in problems relating to the sinuses and diseases of the anterior skull base.  With dual training in both pediatric ENT and rhinology, Dr. Gudis is uniquely trained to handle the most complex sinus cases involving both adults and children."

Both Dr. Golub and Dr. Gudis are part of the growing skull base program at NewYork Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center. Our center includes increased collaboration between neurosurgeons, otolaryngologists, radiation oncologists, neuroradiologists, and pathologists for the best and most advanced center possible.