Andrea Vambutas, MD
Andrea Vambutas, MD, oversees otolaryngology programs and services at Northwell Health. She was instrumental in developing the Apelian Cochlear Implant Center, where she has served as its medical director since the program was established in 2001.
Dr. Vambutas is currently the director of the Center for Hearing & Balance and Basic & Clinical Research at the New York Head & Neck Institute. In addition, Dr. Vambutas is vice chair of academic affairs at the Zucker School of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology, as well as professor of otolaryngology and molecular medicine.
An investigator in the Center for Autoimmune and Musculoskeletal Disorders at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Dr. Vambutas is also a regular reviewer for the National Institutes of Health, Action on Hearing Loss and the associate editor of the Journal of Clinical Immunology.
Dr. Vambutas has been elected a member of several national societies in otolaryngology, neurotology and immunology. She received her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed her residency at LIJ Medical Center, as well as a fellowship in neurotology at Minnesota Ear, Head and Neck Clinic.