We are proud to announce that two of our doctors, Dr. Setzen and Dr. Andelson have been nominated as Top Doctors of Albany, NY by Castle Connolly!
Since 1991, Castle Connolly has been identifying the nation’s best doctors per region and specialty. A Top Doctors award is based on peer nominations and professional assessments.
Dr. Gavin Setzen
Dr. Gavin Setzen is an otolaryngologist who specializes in pediatric and adult otolaryngology, allergy and immunotherapy, head and neck inflammatory disorders, sinus disorders and surgery and thyroid and parathyroid surgery.
He attended medical school in South Africa and graduated in 1987. He completed his first residency in surgery at North Shore University Hospital and his second residency in otolaryngology at Albany Medical Center.
Dr. Setzen is a clinical associate professor of otolaryngology at Albany Medical Center. He is president of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC), CT Division; he is a past president of the New York State Society of Otolaryngology.
Dr. Robert Adelson
Dr. Robert Adelson is an otolaryngologist who specializes in sinusitis, rhinoplasty, endoscopic sinus surgery, nasal surgery and airway reconstruction.
He completed medical school in 1999 at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. His residency in otolaryngology was completed at the University of Texas. He then went on to complete a fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Miami and a second fellowship in rhinoplasty/skull base surgery at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Adelson is currently the only fellowship trained rhinologist in the greater capital region; he is one of only a few subspecialists nationally who have completed separate fellowships both in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery as well as rhinology. He combines both areas of interest in a practice limited to medical and surgical management of disorders of the nose, sinuses and skull base.
Dr. Adelson’s particular areas of interest include medical and surgical management of chronic rhinosinusitis, endoscopic sinus surgery, cosmetic and functional rhinoplasty, frontal sinus surgery and management of skull base disorders.