Madeleine Drusin, MD, MSc

  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, School of Medicine


Dr. Drusin specializes in pediatric otolaryngology. She received her undergraduate and medical degrees from Columbia University in New York. She also obtained a master’s in science at the K.U. Leuven in Belgium. Dr. Drusin completed her residency training at the New York Presbyterian Hospital of Columbia and Cornell University after which she completed subspecialty training in complex pediatric otolaryngology at Seattle Children’s Hospital of the University of Washington. Dr. Drusin’s clinical interests include pediatric hearing and communication, airway and swallowing disorders as well as thyroid disease.

Education and training

    • M.D., 2016, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons
    • MSc, 2012, KU Leuven
    • B.A., 2010, Columbia University
  • Residency

    • New York Presbyterian Hospitals of Columbia and Cornell Universities
  • Fellowship

    • Seattle Children's Hospital, University of Washington
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Memberships and associations:

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology

Honors and awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell medical Center Alumni Council Distinguished Housestaff Award


Selected publications

  • Chern, A; Sharma, RK; Maurrasse, SE; Drusin, MA; Ciarleglio, AJ; Golub, JS. “Educational Value of Endoscopic Versus Microscopic Ear Surgery.” Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology (2021).
  • Shavit, SS; Weinstein, EP; Drusin, MA; Elkin EB; Lustig, LR; Alexiades, G. “Comparison of Cochlear Implant Device Fixation – Well Drilling Versus Subperiosteal Pocket. A Cost Effectiveness, Case-Control Study.” Otology and Neurotology (2020).
  • Drusin, MA; Pereira, NM; Modi, VK. “Intralingual Thyroglossal Duct Cyst Excision.” The Laryngoscope (2020).
  • Drusin, MA; Lubor, B; Losenegger, T; Selesnick S. “Trends in Hearing Rehabilitation Use Among Vestibular Schwannoma Patients.” The Laryngoscope (2019).
  • Trujilo, O; Drusin, MA; Rahmati, R. “Rapid recurrent sialolithasis: altered stone composition and potential factors for recurrence.” The Laryngoscope 127.6 (2017): 1365-1368.
  • Trujilo, O; Drusin, MA; Pagano, P; Askin, G; Rahmati, R. “Monitored Anesthesia Care in Sialendoscopy.” JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery 143.8 (2017): 769-774.
  • Pereira, N. M., Drusin, M. A., & Modi, V. K. Endoscopic management of intralingual thyroglossal duct cysts: Case series and systematic review. Auris Nasus Larynx. (2022)
  • Wenger, T. L., Ganti, S., Bull, C., Lutsky, E., Bennett, J. T., Zenner, K., Jensen, D.M., Dmyterko, V., Mercan, E., Shivaram, G.M., Friedman, S.D., Bindschadler, M., Drusin, M., Perkins, J.N., Kong, A., Bly, R.A., Dahl, J.P., Bonilla-Velez, J., Perkins, J. A.. Alpelisib for the treatment of PIK3CA-related head and neck lymphatic malformations and overgrowth. Genetics in Medicine. (2022)


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