Practice Contact Information
NYU Langone Health
160 East 34 Street
Areas of Interest in Head and Neck Surgery
Endocrine Surgery, Head and Neck Research, Head and Neck Surgeon
Mark S. Persky, MD is a recognized expert in head and neck surgery with special interest and expertise in the treatment of tumors of the head, neck skull base and thyroid gland as well as congenital vascular malformations and hemangiomas . He has published and lectured extensively on these topics. He is Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the NYU School of Medicine and Director of the Head and Neck Center at NYU Langone Medical Center.
Dr. Persky received his Bachelors degree from New York University and his medical degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical Center. He completed his otolaryngology residency at NYU Medical Center and a Head and Neck Surgical Fellowship at Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Persky was Vice-Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology at the New York University School of Medicine from 1994-1998. From 2005 through 2014, he was Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center, Otolaryngologist-in-Chief of the Continuum Otolaryngology -Head and Neck Surgery Service Line and was a Professor of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He was Associate Director of the Continuum Cancer Center and was Co-Director of the Institute for Head and Neck Cancer at Beth Israel Medical Center He is a member of the American Laryngological Association, the American Head and Neck Society, the American Bronchoesophagological Society and the North American Skull Base Society. He is Past President of the American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society (a.k.a. Triological Society), the New York Head and Neck Society and the New York Laryngological Society.
He is currently Assistant Executive Vice President of the Triological Society.
Hu K, Dhanireddy B, Likens JN, Mourad WF, Kang P, Culliney B, Li Z, Jacobson AS, Tran T, Sadoughi B, Urken ML, Persky MS, Harrison LB. Pretreatment PET metabolic tunmor volume (MTV) and maximum standardized uptake value (SUVmax) predict for organ preservation and disease-free survival in larynx cancer patients. Int J Radiat Oncol. 90(1):S538-S539, Sept. 2014
Khorsandi, AS, Su KH, Mourad WF, Urken ML, Persky MS, Lazarus CL, Jacobson AS.
Osteoradionecrosis of the Subaxial Cervical Spine Following Treatment for Head and Neck Carcinomas. Br J Radiol. 88(1045):20140436. January 2015.
Iskandar ME, Bonomo G, Avadhani V, Persky M, Lucido D, Wang B, Marti JL.
Evidence for Overestimation of the Prevalence of Malignancy in Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules Classified as Bethesda Category III. Surgery. 157(3):510-517. March 2015.
Jacobson AS, Alpert E, Persky M, Okay D, Buchbinder D, Lazarus C.
Transoral mandibulectomy and double barrel fibular flap reconstruction.
Laryngoscope. 2015 Sep;125(9):2119-22. doi: 10.1002/lary.25051. Epub 2015 Jul 7. No abstract available
Hu, K, Persky, MS
Treatment of Head and Neck Paragangliomas
Cancer Control (Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center)
July 2016: 23(3):228-241
Agrawal, N, Abbott, CE, Liu, C, Kang, S, Tipton, L, Patel, K, Persky, M, King, L, Deng, FM, Bannan, M, Olgilvie, JB, Heller, K, Hodak, SP
Noninvasive Follicular Tumor with Papillary-like Nuclear Features: Not a Tempest into Teapot.
Endocr Pract 2017 Apr 2;23(4):452-457
HU, K, Mourad, WF, Gamez, ME, Lin, W, Jacobson, AS, Persky, MS, Urken, ML, Culliney, BE, Li, Z, Tran, TN, Schantz, SP, Chadha, J, Harrison, LB
Five-Year Outcomes of an Oropharynx Directed Treatment Approach for Unknown Primary of the Head and Neck
Oral Oncol 2017 Jul;70:14-22
Hu, KS, Mourad, WF, Hamez, M, Safdieh, J, Lin, W, Jacobson, AS, Persky, MS, Urken, ML, Culliney, B, Li, Z, Tran, TN, Schantz, SP, Chadha, J, Harrison, LB
Low rates of contralateral neck failure In Unilaterally Treated Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Prospectively Defined Criteria of Lateralization
Head Neck 2017 Aug;39(8):1647-1654
Hu KS, Mourad WF, Gamez ME, Lin W, Jacobson AS, Persky MS, Urken ML, Culliney BE, Li Z, Tran TN, Schantz SP, Chadha J, Harrison LB.
Five-year outcomes of an oropharynx-directed treatment approach for unknown primary of the head and neck.
Oral Oncol. 2017 Jul;70:14-22.
Van Cleave JH, Fu MR, Bennett AV, Persky MS, Li Z, Jacobson A, Hu KS, Most A, Concert C, Kamberi M, Mojica J, Peyser A, Riccobene A, Tran A, Persky MJ, Savitski J, Liang E, Egleston BL.
Mhealth. 2019 Jul 29;5:21. doi: 10.21037/mhealth.2019.06.05. eCollection 2019.
Moses LE, Rotsides JM, Balogun FO, Persky MS, Muggia FM, Persky MJ.
Laryngoscope. 2019 Dec 4. doi: 10.1002/lary.28451. [Epub ahead of print]
Black, Margaret; Wei, Xiao-Jun; Sun, Wei; Simms, Anthony; Negron, Raquel; Hagiwara, Mari; Chidakel, Aaron R; Hodak, Steven; Persky, Mark S; Shi, Yan. ‘Adult rhabdomyoma presenting as thyroid nodule on fine-needle aspiration in patient with Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome: Case report and literature review’. Diagnostic cytopathology. 2020, June;48(6):576-580
Adult Rhabdomyoma Presenting As Thyroid Nodule On Fine-Needle Aspiration In Patient With Birt-Hogg-DubÃ© Syndrome: Case Report And Literature Review
Black, Margaret; Wei, Xiao-Jun; Sun, Wei; Simms, Anthony; Negron, Raquel; Hagiwara, Mari; Chidakel, Aaron R; Hodak, Steven; Persky, Mark S; Shi, Yan
Diagnostic Cytopathology. 2020 Jun ; 48(6):576-580
Byun, David J; Tam, Moses M; Jacobson, Adam S; Persky, Mark S; Tran, Theresa T; Givi, Babak; DeLacure, Mark D; Li, Zujun; Harrison, Louis B; Hu, Kenneth S. ‘Prognostic potential of mid-treatment nodal response in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma’. Head & Neck. 2020 ():- (# 4605742