Wasyl Szeremeta, MD

  • Professor of Surgery

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Board Certification

  • Otolaryngology

Training

Medical School
  • Jefferson Medical College (1989)
Residency Training
  • General Surgery, Medical Center of Delaware
  • Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Henry Ford Health System
Fellowship Training
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Affiliated Specialty Center

Clinical Interests/Expertise

  • Management of diseases of the ear, nose and throat in children, including airway management
  • Balloon dilation for airway stenosis
  • Balloon sinuplasty "in office" for chronic sinusitis
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Minimally invasive procedures
Wasyl Szeremeta, MD

Contact Information

Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Department of Surgery, Health Sciences Center T19-068
Stony Brook Medicine
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8191
Tel: 631-444-8410
Fax: 631-444-7635

Practice Location

Surgical Care Center
37 Research Way
East Setauket, NY 11733-3465
Tel: 631-444-4121
Fax: 631-444-4189


  • Honors
  • Publications
  • Cum Laude graduate of Harvard University
  • Amin MR, Buchinsky FJ, Gaughan JP, Szeremeta W. Predicting outcome in pediatric coin ingestion. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2001;59:201-6.
  • Basha S, Bialowas C, Ende K, Szeremeta W. Effectiveness of adenotonsillectomy in the resolution of nocturnal enuresis secondary to obstructive sleep apnea. Laryngoscope 2005;115:1101-3.
  • Bonilla JA, Szeremeta W, Yellon RF, Nazif MM. Teratoid cyst of the floor of the mouth. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 1996;38:71-5.
  • Cohen MS, Getz AE, Isaacson G, Gaughan J, Szeremeta W. Intracapsular vs. extracapsular tonsillectomy: a comparison of pain. Laryngoscope 2007;117:1855-8.
  • DiBiase P, Timmis H, Bonilla JA, Szeremeta W, Post JC. Munchausen syndrome by proxy complicating ear surgery. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1996;122:1377-80.
  • Isaacson G, Szeremeta W. Pediatric tonsillectomy with bipolar electrosurgical scissors. Am J Otolaryngol 1998;19:291-5.
  • Kim MK, Buckman R, Szeremeta W. Penetrating neck trauma in children: an urban hospital's experience. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2000;123:439-43.
  • Kumar VV, Gaughan J, Isaacson G, Szeremeta W. Oxymetazoline is equivalent to ciprofloxacin in preventing postoperative otorrhea or tympanostomy tube obstruction. Laryngoscope 2005;115:363-5.
  • Szeremeta W, Dohar JE. Dapsone-induced methemoglobinemia: an anesthetic risk. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 1995;33:75-80.
  • Szeremeta W, Monsell EM, Rock JP, Caccamo DV. Proliferation indices of vestibular schwannomas by Ki-67 and proliferating cell nuclear antigen. Am J Otol 199516:616-9.
  • Szeremeta W, Morovati SS. Isolated hyoid bone fracture: a case report and review of the literature. J Trauma 1991;31:268-71.
  • Szeremeta W, Novelly NJ, Benninger M. Postoperative bleeding in tonsillectomy patients. Ear Nose Throat J 1996;75:373-6.
  • Szeremeta W, Parameswaran MS, Isaacson G. Adenoidectomy with laser or incisional myringotomy for otitis media with effusion. Laryngoscope 2000;110(3 Pt 1):342-5.
  • Szeremeta W, Parikh TD, Widelitz JS. Congenital nasal malformations. Otolaryngol Clin North Am 2007;40:97-112, vi-vii.
  • Yellon RF, Szeremeta W, Grandis JR, Diguisseppe P, Dickman PS. Subglottic injury, gastric juice, corticosteroids, and peptide growth factors in a porcine model. Laryngoscope 1998;108:854-62.
  • Yellon RF, Szeremeta W, Grandis JR, Diguisseppe P, Dickman PS. Role of subglottic injury, gastric juice, and peptide growth factors in a porcine model. Int Anesthesiol Clin 1997;35:115-25.