Meet Dr. Sheykholeslami

Dr. Shey

Dr. Sheykholeslami (Dr. Shey)
Kianoush Sheykholeslami, MD, PhD, FACS, otolaryngology surgeon, is the chief of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Shey, as he is known, is triple American Board certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Sleep Medicine and is a pre-Board candidate in Otology and Neurotology.

Dr. Shey is a specialist in skull-based tumors, both malignant and non-malignant, and is certified as a console surgeon for transoral robotic procedures using the da Vinci® surgical system, a less invasive means of surgical tumor extraction which allows faster recovery times for patients. He also specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive facial deformities, including functional rhinoplasty, facial re-animation and the removal of facial tumors and cysts, in collaboration with clinicians at The Craniofacial and Neurosurgical Center at The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital.

Further, Dr. Shey is one of the very few doctors in the tri-state area who is a dual board-certified sleep surgeon with the capability to offer state-of-the-art minimally invasive surgeries for the treatment of those with obstructive sleep apnea, in cases where the patient has not responded to traditional treatment.

An international medical doctor from Iran, Dr. Shey served as chief of Emergency Medicine in Iran in 1993. He earned his doctorate in Neuroscience from Tokyo University in Japan in 2001, introducing new techniques in auditory and vestibular neuro- physiology. He has extensively published in peer-reviewed national and international journals in the field of ENT. He completed five years of internship and residency at Case Western Reserve University Medical Center in Ohio in 2009, serving as chief resident in 2009. Since then, Dr. Shey has completed skull base master courses in Pittsburgh, PA; a sleep medicine board certification in Illinois; and a facial plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship in New Jersey.

He has served in various academic positions at the University of Illinois, and at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, both in New Brunswick. He is a member of various American academies’ educational committees and is actively involved in national and international clinical medicine, surgery and basic and clinical research.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Shey, please call: 732.745.8571 or book online.

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