Mark J. Shikowitz, MD, MBD, FACS, an Otolaryngologist with Long Island Jewish Medical Center / North Shore University Hospital

Get to know Otolaryngologist Dr. Mark J. Shikowitz, who serves patients in New Hyde Park, New York. 

Dr. Shikowitz is a board-certified otolaryngologist who sees patients for a variety of surgical issues associated with the ear, nose & throat, as well as the head and neck. He also takes a special interest in pediatric otolaryngology, and treats adults and adolescents alike.

Professionally, Dr. Shikowitz holds several titles, including Director of The Zucker Sinus Center of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Vice Chairman of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, as well as Vice Chairman of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders at North Shore University Hospital. 

Long Island Jewish Medical Center is one of the cornerstones of Northwell Health, providing the full spectrum of clinical healthcare services for patients of all ages. North Shore University Hospital is also a part of Northwell Health, offering care in all medical and surgical specialties, including cardiovascular services, cancer care, orthopedics, maternal-fetal medicine, and women’s health services. 

Alongside his clinical role, Dr. Shikowitz serves as a Professor at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell in East Garden City, New York. 

He earned his medical degree from Eastern Central University in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic in 1981. Upon relocating to the United States, he went on to complete his internship at Maimonides Medical Center, followed by his residency in otolaryngology at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center. 

A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), the doctor is board-certified in otolaryngology, facial cosmetic surgery, and head and neck surgery by the American Board of Otolaryngology (ABO). The ABO is a non-profit corporation that has set the mission of ensuring professional standards with certificates and memberships, and has offered training in the fields of head neck surgery to professionals since 1924.

Among his professional affiliations, Dr. Shikowitz is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Otolaryngology, the New York Academy of Sciences, the Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children, the Long Island Society of Otolaryngology of Head and Neck Surgery, the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, the American Broncho-Esophagological Association, and the Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological (Triologic) Society.

Otolaryngology is the oldest medical specialty in the United States. Otolaryngologists, also known as Ear, Nose & Throat doctors, specialize in disorders of the head and neck ranging from hearing loss to cancer. Dr. Shikowitz’s areas of specialization include endoscopic skull base surgery, facial cosmetic surgery, head and neck surgery, and sinus surgery. 

Fluent in both English and Spanish, he attributes his success to hard work and innovative surgical procedures while he is actively involved in medical missions around the world.

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