Albany, NY – (January 25, 2024) – Dr. Gavin Setzen, MD, FACS, FAAOA, FARS, President of Albany ENT and Allergy Services (AENT), the Capital Region’s preeminent private Otolaryngology practice, has once again been honored by his specialty’s most prestigious organization, the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS). The AAO-HNS announced that it has awarded its coveted Distinguished Service Award to Dr. Setzen for his exceptional service and outstanding contributions to the field of Otolaryngology. Dr. Setzen, past president of the AAO-HNS, has previously been accoladed by the organization and inducted into the Inaugural Class of the Hall of Distinction.
The Distinguished Service Award recognizes a physician’s volunteer service above and beyond the Honor Award level. Recipients must demonstrate a profound commitment to the AAO-HNS and its mission. Dr. Setzen’s dedication to his patients, his practice, his community, his colleagues, and the Academy have been truly exemplary. He is known throughout Otolaryngology for his unparalleled focus on advancing the field and improving patient outcomes.
“No one is more deserving of AAO-HNS’s Distinguished Service Award than Gavin Setzen”, noted Dr. Lawrence Kaufman, fellow senior partner at AENT, “His commitment to the Academy, and his dedication to the practice of Otolaryngology, his patients, and the Capital Region are exceptional. We’re delighted he has been rightfully recognized, once again, for the superlative work he does on behalf of our chosen field.”
About Albany ENT & Allergy Services
Albany ENT & Allergy Services is a comprehensive practice including an onsite surgical center and walk-in urgent care facility, devoted to the care of adults and children with disorders of the ear, nose, throat, head, and neck. The practice serves the Capital Region specializing in allergy diagnosis, immunotherapy, sinus, nasal, parathyroid, and thyroid surgeries, as well as sleep medicine.