Sidney B. Eisig, DDS

Expertise in: 
Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial, Orthognathic Surgery
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial, Orthognathic Surgery, Impacted Wisdom Teeth, Craniofacial Deformities, Craniofacial Abnormalities, Correction Facial Deformities, Cleft Palate, Cleft Lip and Palate, Orthognathic Surgery, Jaw Surgery, Jaw Correction, Dental Surgery, Dental Oncology, Dental Implant, Dental Extractions and Bone Grafts, Oral Surgery, Craniofacial Surgery, Craniofacial Disorders, Oral Rehabilitation, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Pathology, Oral Medicine, Oral Lesions, Oral Cavity Reconstruction, Oral Cancer, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Pediatric Oral Surgery, Pediatric Cleft Surgery, Dental Implant Surgery, Jaw Anomaly, Correction of Facial Deformity, Jaw Reconstruction, Cleft Palate With Cleft Lip, Cleft Lip/Palate Surgery

Academic Appointments

  • George Gutmann Professor of Craniofacial Surgery at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Chair, Section of Hospital Dentistry
  • Director, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Interim Director, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
  • Chief of Hospital Dental Service, New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

Dr. Eisig is Chief of the Hospital Dental Service at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, the George Guttmann Professor of Clinical Craniofacial Surgery and Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the hospital, and Chair of Hospital Dentistry at Columbia University’s College of Dental Medicine. He is also the Interim Director of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

He received his dental degree from New York University and then completed his general dental internship and residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, and New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center, respectively. Dr. Eisig received additional training as the maxillofacial surgery fellow at Shock Trauma at the University of Maryland Hospital.

Dr. Eisig is the Section Editor for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of the Cleft Palate/Craniofacial Journal and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He volunteers abroad by treating patients with cleft lip and palate on Healing the Children missions to South American countries. He practices full-scope oral and maxillofacial surgery, with a particular interest in orthognathic surgery (corrective jaw surgery), craniofacial and cleft palate surgery, maxillofacial pathology and reconstruction and implant surgery, and pediatric oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Dr. Eisig's principal research interests are in stem cell cranofacial regeneration and he has numerous publications in peer reviewed journals and book chapters.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Male

Schedule an Appointment

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:
(212) 305-4552

Location(s)

CUMC/Vanderbilt Clinic
622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
Primary
ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
New Patient Appointments:
(212) 326-8520

Insurance Accepted

Affinity

  • Access (Exchange)
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care

GHI

  • PPO

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • PPO

MagnaCare

Medicare

Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

POMCO

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • POS
  • PPO
  • The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

VNSNY CHOICE

  • SelectHealth

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • New York University School of Dentistry
  • Internship: Long Island College Hospital
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical System

Honors & Awards

National Biology Honor Society

Omicron Kappa Upsilon - National Dental Honor Society

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine Edward Zegarelli Teaching Award - May 2009

Fellowship in American College of Dentistry

Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Communication Disorders, Mercy College, 2005

Research

Research Interests

  • The use of new technologies in treating patients with maxillofacial deformities.

Grants

TRACKING CELLS AND BIOMATERIAL REMODELING IN TISSUE ENGINEERED BONE GRAFTS (Private)

Jul 1 2014 - Jun 30 2016

AETNA DENTAL WEB CONTENT DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH AGREEMENT (Private)

Dec 14 2006 - Dec 31 2013

AETNA DENTAL WEB CONTENT DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH AGREEMENT (Private)

Dec 14 2004 - Dec 13 2006