Samuel T Ostrower, MD

Ostrower Samuel T
Pediatric Otolaryngology - Ear, Nose & Throat, Pediatric Cleft and Cranio-Facial

Primary Office
1150 N 35th Ave
Ste 490
Hollywood, FL 33021

Meet the Physician

Medical Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology

Dr. Samuel Ostrower is board-certified in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery with subspecialty fellowship training in pediatric otolaryngology. He completed his bachelor’s degree in biology at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, where he graduated cum laude. Subsequently, he received his MD from Texas Tech University School of Medicine where he earned membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.

Dr. Ostrower completed his otolaryngology-head and neck surgery residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. He was chosen to be Chief Resident in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery for the Albert Einstein residency program, and was subsequently awarded with the resident teaching award in his final year of residency. He then completed a one-year fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology at Children’s Hospital Boston-Harvard Medical School. Following a clinical appointment at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, he moved to South Florida to develop a comprehensive pediatric otolaryngology program at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, where he now serves as the Medical Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology. Dr. Ostrower’s clinical interests include particular expertise in minimally invasive pediatric airway surgery, cochlear implantation, and novel techniques in tonsillectomy. 

  • Spanish


Professional organizations
  • Specialty Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 
  • Associate Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • “Benign Pediatric Neck Masses: Evaluation and Management,” Connecticut Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Symposium, 2010
  • “Pediatric Airway Obstruction,” Pediatric Surgery Grand Rounds, Yale University School of Medicine, 2010
  • “Indications for Pediatric Septoplasty and FESS,” Ninth Annual New York Rhinology Update, NYU Medical Center, 2010
  • “Down Syndrome: The Otolaryngology Perspective,” Connecticut Otolaryngology Society Annual Meeting, 2010
  • “Pediatric Stridor,” Pediatrics Grand Rounds, Bridgeport Hospital, 2009
  • “Current Concepts in the Diagnosis and Management of Laryngomalacia,” Connecticut Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Symposium, 2009
  • “Genome Wide Analysis of Gene Expression Changes in the Oropharyngeal Mucosa of Children Exposed to Secondhand Smoke,” American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, 2009
  • “Subglottic Stenosis,” Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, 2008
Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts
  • “Gene Expression in the Oropharynx of Children Exposed to Secondhand Smoke,” Laryngoscope, 2010
Case Reports
  • “Treatment Failure Using Propanolol for Treatment of Focal Subglottic Hemangioma,” International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 2010
  • “Laryngotracheobronchitis Complicated by Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum,” International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 2010
  • “Child Abuse Presenting as Oral Cavity Bruising,” Journal of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 2009
Reviews, Chapters, Books
  • “Hoarseness,” Textbook of Pediatric Care, First Edition, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2009
  • “Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery,” First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship, Second Edition, 2009


  • Texas Tech University School Of Medicine, 2003
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center, 2004, Surgery
  • Albert Einstein/Montifiore College Of Medicine, 2008, Pediatric Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
  • Childrens Hospital-Boston, 2009, Pediatric Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Board of Otolaryngology-Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery