Lianne Marie de Serres, M.D., M.S.
A graduate from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, Dr. de Serres went on to medical school also at The University of North Carolina School of Medicine and graduated with Honors and Distinction. She was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She completed her residency at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington in 1996 and did a two year fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Seattle Children's Hospital. During her fellowship she earned a Master's degree in Epidemiology at the University of Washington School of Public Health. She then practiced at The Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York in Manhattan, NY from 1998-2005 before moving to The Maria Fareri Children's Hospital in Valhalla, New York to become the Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology.
Dr. de Serres treats pediatric patients ranging from premature babies to adolescents. Her areas of expertise include infant and pediatric airway disorders, sinus disease, craniofacial disorders, ear infections, hearing loss, adenoid and tonsil problems including sleep apnea and recurrent infection, neck masses, and the treatment of children with velopharyngeal insufficiency. She places emphasis on the delicate care of children with a fear of doctors and understands the anxieties of parents whose children require medical attention.
Dr. de Serres has extensive experience with a newer method for removing the tonsils and adenoids (the partial or intracapsular tonsillectomy) that has been shown to be a safer and less painful procedure. She is also nationally known for her work in managing children with velopharyngeal insufficiency and is the Surgical Director of the Craniofacial Speech Disorders Center in Ardsley, New York. She teaches VPI surgical techniques to other surgeons at the Academy of Otolaryngology –Head and Neck Surgery national meetings.
Dr. de Serres is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the American Cleft Palate Association, and the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology. She is a Clinical Associate Professor in Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery at New York Medical College. She has numerous presentations and publications in the field in Pediatric Otolaryngology and has received a teaching award for her excellence in teaching residents and medical students.
Dr. de Serres hospital affiliations include:
- Maria Fareri Children's Hospital
- Westchester Medical Center
- Westchester Ambulatory Surgery Center
Dr. de Serres sees patients in our offices in Ardsley, Scarsdale, Rye Brook and Hawthorne, New York.