Oberhand, Robert I., MD
Cum Laude, Columbia University, Columbia College, New York, NYMD:
Cum Laude, State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NYInternship:
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NYResidencies:
Chief Resident, Otolaryngology, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY ; Assistant Resident, General Surgery, Long Island Jewish Hospital, New Hyde Park, NYBoard Certification:
American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck SurgeryHospital Affiliations: Languages:
Oberhand, Robert I., MD
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Robert I. Oberhand, MD, practices with Westfield ENT Surgical Associates at Summit Medical Group. Dr. Oberhand is Attending Physician at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, New Jersey. He also is Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in Newark. He is a member of the Overlook Medical Center Patient Advisory Board and Patient Satisfaction Committee.
Before joining the Group, Dr. Oberhand practiced with Westfield Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgical Associates, PA, in Westfield, New Jersey. He has been a member of the Overlook Medical Center staff for 37 years. He also has practiced in Red Bank, New Jersey. His affiliations have included Riverview Hospital, Monmouth Medical Center, Bayshore Community Hospital, Muhlenberg Hospital, and Saint Barnabas Hospital. Dr. Oberhand has been a member of the New Jersey Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Board of Governors. He is Past President of the combined medical staff for all Atlantic Health hospitals. He is Former President, Vice President, and Treasurer of the Overlook Medical Center Medical Staff. He has been Chief of Surgery, Chief in the Section of Otolaryngology and Chairman of the Surgical Review, Operating Room, Performance Improvement, Medical Executive, and Joint Advisory Committees at Overlook Medical Center. He has been a member of the Overlook Medical Center Advisory Board, Chairman of the Medical Staff Leadership Committee, and a member of the Strategic Planning, Joint Ventures, Nominating, Executive, Information Systems, and Service Lines Committees for Atlantic Health.
Dr. Oberhand is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, American College of Surgeons, and American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Inc. He is a member of the American Rhinologic Society, American Audiology Society, American Council of Otolaryngology, New Jersey Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Board of Governors, New Jersey Society of Cosmetic Surgery, American Medical Association, Union County Medical Association, New Jersey Medical Association, New Jersey Oncology Society, American Society of Opthalmologic and Otolaryngologic Allergy, and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
Interested in medicine at an early age, Dr. Oberhand began working at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City when he was only 14. He notes, "I was drawn to the ear, nose, and throat specialty because of its varied and challenging surgical procedures. He adds, "Although I no longer perform surgery, I enjoy the extra time I can now spend getting to know my patients. It's especially gratifying to work with them on complex problems such as balance disorders, facial pain, and allergic disorders."
When he is not working with his patients, Dr. Oberhand enjoys skiing, golfing, playing bridge, and working out. He is an art and opera enthusiast.