Feel Better, Look Better, Live Better

Dr. Reitzen has an extensive ENT (ear, nose, and throat) background, and is also a cosmetic surgery specialist. Whether she is performing a functional or aesthetic procedure for you, she always puts her patients first and closely listens to achieve their desired results. Her goal is to safely deliver a natural look that doesn’t appear overdone. Now with one Upper East Side location and one Tribeca location, Dr. Reitzen brings even more convenience to her patients. 


Dr. Reitzen completed her undergraduate B.A. degree with an honors distinction at New York University. She then attended the NYU School of Medicine, where she obtained her MD degree with honors relating to her research in neurophysiology. She completed her residency training in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at New York University and served as Chief Resident, with specialized training in the area of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. Following this residency, Dr. Reitzen completed a specialized and dedicated facial plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship program at the prestigious University of Miami Health System.

Clinical Assistant Professor and Trainer

Dr. Reitzen has current affiliations with multiple prestigious hospitals in the New York area, including Lenox Hill Hospital – Northwell Health, Hackensack University Medical Center, and New York University Langone Medical Center, where she serves as a clinical assistant professor. She currently participates in the education and training of residents and fellows at NYU.

Facial Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Specialties

ENT Specialties

With nasal surgery (septoplasty, rhinoplasty, sinus surgery) as primary services, Dr. Reitzen also treats other head and neck disorders of the ear (e.g., ear infections, hearing loss), nose (e.g., nasal obstruction, allergy, sinus inflammation), mouth/throat (e.g., infections, throat pain, difficulty swallowing) and neck (e.g., neck masses).

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Dr. Reitzen’s Affiliations

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Otolaryngology, Hackensack University Medical Center (Hackensack, NJ)

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Otolaryngology, Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, New York University Medical Center (New York, NY)

Associate Attending Surgeon

Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital/North Shore-LIJ Health System (New York, NY)


Ear, nose & throat journal. 2011:90(12):E12-E14.
Bilateral auricular seromas: A case report and review of the literature
Reitzen, Shari D; Rothstein, Stephen; Shah, Anil R

Ear, nose & throat journal. 2011:90(3):112-115.
Nasal septal deviation in the pediatric and adult populations
Reitzen, Shari D; Chung, Wayne; Shah, Anil R

Journal of laryngology & otology. 2010:124(3):291-296.
Three-dimensional reconstruction based on computed tomography images of the frontal sinus drainage pathway
Reitzen, S D; Wang, E Y; Butros, S R; Babb, J; Lebowitz, R A; Jacobs, J B 

Journal of neurophysiology. 2009:102(6):3310-3328.
Neural representation of hand kinematics during prehension in posterior parietal cortex of the macaque monkey
Chen, Jessie; Reitzen, Shari D; Kohlenstein, Jane B; Gardner, Esther P

Journal of laryngology & otology. 2009:123(7):817-819.
Allergic fungal sinusitis with extensive bone erosion of the clivus presenting with diplopia
Reitzen, S D; Lebowitz, R A; Jacobs, J B

Journal of laryngology & otology. 2009:123(5):541-544.
Nodular fasciitis: a case series
Reitzen, S D; Dogan, S; Har-El, G 

Annals of plastic surgery. 2009:62(4):384-389.
Reconstruction of congenital microtia-atresia: outcomes with the Medpor/bone-anchored hearing aid-approach
Romo, Thomas 3rd; Morris, Luc G T; Reitzen, Shari D; Ghossaini, Soha N; Wazen, Jack J; Kohan, Darius

Otolaryngology, head & neck surgery. 2009:140(2):154-158.
Significance and reliability of the House-Brackmann grading system for regional facial nerve function
Reitzen, Shari D; Babb, James S; Lalwani, Anil K

Otolaryngology, head & neck surgery. 2008:138(3):315-320.
Characteristics and outcomes of malpractice claims after tonsillectomy
Morris, Luc G T; Lieberman, Seth M; Reitzen, Shari D; Edelstein, David R; Ziff, David J S; Katz, Alvin; Komisar, Arnold

Facial plastic surgery. 2008:24(1):120-128.
Aesthetic microtia reconstruction with Medpor
Romo, Thomas 3rd; Reitzen, Shari D

Journal of neurophysiology. 2007:97(1):387-406.
Neurophysiology of prehension. I. Posterior parietal cortex and object-oriented hand behaviors
Gardner, Esther P; Babu, K Srinivasa; Reitzen, Shari D; Ghosh, Soumya; Brown, Alice S; Chen, Jessie; Hall, Anastasia L; Herzlinger, Michael D; Kohlenstein, Jane B; Ro, Jin Y

Otology & neurotology. 2006:27(2):159-166.
Modiolar coiling, electrical thresholds, and speech perception after cochlear implantation using the nucleus contour advance electrode with the advance off stylet technique
Huang, Tina C; Reitzen, Shari D; Marrinan, Michelle S; Waltzman, Susan B; Roland, J Thomas

Otology & neurotology. 2004:25(3):290-294.
Degree of modiolar coiling, electrical thresholds, and speech perception after cochlear implantation
Marrinan, Michelle S; Roland, J Thomas Jr; Reitzen, Shari D; Waltzman, Susan B; Cohen, Lawrence T; Cohen, Noel L

Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. IOVS. 1999:40(4):S796-S796.
Scene segmentation occurs in two stages: Experimental evidence and a model. [Meeting Abstract]
Rubin, N; Bauer, E; Reitzen, S

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