Dr Genden is nationally recognized as one of the country’s top head and neck cancer surgeons and is listed as one of America’s Top Head and Neck Surgeons. His expertise in management of oral cancer and reconstruction of the head and neck has contributed to the national reputation for excellence at Mount Sinai Hospital. Additionally, Dr Genden is an NIH funded researcher whose laboratory focuses on transplantation of the trachea and larynx. He has gained a national reputation for reconstruction of the airway after recently publishing his experience with tracheal allograft transplantation for long segment airway defects. He has published nearly one- hundred manuscripts and chapters and is the author and editor of a new book, Head and Neck Cancer- A Multidisciplinary Approach.