Dr. Joseph Haddad Jr. is Professor & Vice Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery at the Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons, where he also serves as Associate Dean. He is the Lawrence Savetsky Chair and Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian.
Dr. Haddad received his B.A., cum laude, from Wesleyan University and his M.D. from New York University School of Medicine. He trained in general surgery and otolaryngology at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, and completed a two-year NIH-sponsored fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Children's Hospital, University of Pittsburgh. He was certified as a Fellow by the American Board of Otolaryngology in 1998.
Dr. Haddad serves on the Editorial Board of Laryngoscope and Ear, Nose & Throat Journal. He is an Editorial Reviewer for Annals of Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, International Journal of Pediatric Otolaryngology, and Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. He is the author of numerous articles, publications and abstracts, and has been the principal investigator for several significant research projects. He has given numerous presentations at national and international conferences, and has served as a member of the Committee on Terminology and CPT Coding and the Committee on Infectious Disease of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
Dr. Haddad was inducted into The Triological Society in 1997, and his thesis received an Honorable Mention Award. He received an Honor Award from the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery in 1998. He was chosen as one of the Best Doctors in America by American Health Magazine in 1996; and one of the Best Doctors in New York by New York Magazine from 1991 to 2009; and America’s Top Doctors, 2005-2009. In 1988 he received the Wesleyan Alumni Service Award, in recognition of distinguished volunteer service to Wesleyan University. He was elected to the Board of Trustees of Wesleyan University in 2008. In 2008, he received the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award from Columbia University and the Arnold P Gold Foundation.
Dr. Haddad is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is also a member of several other professional and scientific societies, including the American Cleft-Palate-Craniofacial Association. American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology and the Association for Research in Otolaryngology.
As President of the Honduran Medical Institute, he has participated in biannual humanitarian missions to Tegucigalpa, Honduras in the past two decades to teach and perform surgeries on children with cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities.
Dr. Haddad resides with his wife and two sons in New York City.