Dr. Robert T Adelson MD ENT-Otolaryngologist

Dr. Robert Adelson is an ENT-otolaryngologist in Albany, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Albany Medical Center and Philadephia Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of South Florida College of Medicine and has been in practice for 15 years. Dr. Adelson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 19 doctors at Albany Medical Center and one of 16 at Philadephia Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Otolaryngology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

ENT-Otolaryngologist: Rhinology & Paranasal Sinus Disease, Facial Plastic Surgery

Clinical Interests: Rhinoplasty, Nose, Nasal Airway Obstruction, Rhinology, Nose Diseases, CSF Leak Repair, Pituitary Neoplasms, Epistaxis, Nose Neoplasms, Acquired Nose Deformities, Olfaction Disorders, Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms, Ethmoid Sinus, Sphenoid Sinus, Maxillary Sinus, Frontal Sinus, Inverted Papilloma, Olfactory Esthesioneuroblastoma

Hospital Affiliation

Shands at the University of Florida
High performing in Ear, Nose & Throat

Albany Medical Center
High performing in Ear, Nose & Throat

St. Peter's Hospital
High performing in Ear, Nose & Throat

Philadephia Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Residency, General Surgery, 1999 - 2001

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Residency, Otolaryngology, 2001 - 2005

University Miami Hospital & Clinic
Fellowship, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2005 - 2006

University Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Fellowship, Rhinology/Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, 2011 - 2012

University of South Florida College of Medicine
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified 5 years in N/A

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 11 years in N/A

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

NY State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Paranasal sinus exostoses: Possible correlation with cold temperature nasal irrigation after endoscopic sinus surgery.
Adelson, R. T., Kennedy, D. W. 2013 1

Analysis of flap tension in surgical rejuvenation of the midface: a cadaver study.
Herrero, N. A., Sherman, E. G., Adelson, R. T. 2011 2

Objective assessment of the accuracy of computer-simulated imaging in rhinoplasty.
Adelson, R.T., DeFatta, R.J., Bassischis, B.A. 2008 5 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Providence Health System Preferred PPO
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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