Dr. Prajoy Kadkade

Dr. Prajoy Kadkade focuses his work in otolaryngology and communicative disorders. As an undergraduate, he earned a B.S. in Electrical Science and Engineering from MIT before moving west to study medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Prajoy Kadkade completed his M.D. in 1998, and spent the following year as a Keck Foundation Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Kadkade performed his residency at New York Presbyterian (University Hospitals of Columbia and Cornell) where he was first a resident and later Chief Resident in the Departments of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. For several months during this time, he was also a rotating fellow in Head and Neck Surgery at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Kadkade then took an Assistant Professor post at State University of New York at Stony Brook and its affiliate Northport V.A. Medical Center, where he taught for three years in the Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery division of the Department of Surgery.

Dr. Prajoy Kadkade's association with North Shore – Long Island Jewish Medical Center (NSLIJ) began in 2007 when he joined the Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders at NSLIJ – Albert Einstein College of Medicine as an Assistant Professor. In January 2009, Dr. Kadkade founded and assumed co-directorship of the Laboratory for Laryngeal Electrophysiology Clinical Testing at North Shore University Hospital, the first ever testing facility for vocal cord paralysis in Long Island. In November 2009, he established and became Director of the Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders at North Shore University Medical Center, where he supervises staff and represents the department at hospital meetings in addition to his medical work. He recently increased his teaching duties, taking on another Assistant Professorship at NSLIJ – Hofstra School of Medicine in August 2011.

Dr. Prajoy Kadkade has an extensive publication record, and frequently gives presentations at medical conferences and meetings. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery, and a member of the American Medical Association.