DR. ELAINA GEORGE

Dr. Elaina George, a member of the national advisory council of the Project 21 black leadership network, is a board-certified otolaryngologist.

Dr. George graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Biology. She received her master’s degree in medical microbiology from Long Island University, and her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Dr. George completed her residency at Manhattan, Eye Ear & Throat Hospital. Her training included general surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, pediatric ENT at The NY-Presbyterian Hospital, and head and neck oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She has published in several scientific journals and presented her research at national meetings. As a solo practitioner in private practice who is also a small business owner, she has a unique perspective on the problems of health care delivery, the true costs of healthcare and viable solutions. Dr. George is a recipient of the Patients’ Choice Award in 2008 and 2009.

Dr. George’s interest in the politics of healthcare has led her to become both a powerful voice for the practicing physician and an advocate for the patient. She is a contributor to a wide variety of websites including BigGovernment.com and the New Media Journal. She has also been a medical expert on a range of shows including Liberty Talk Radio and The Chuck Wilder Show. Dr. George hosts a weekly talk radio show, “Medicine On Call,” that explores health issues and the politics of medicine. She is also a speaker for American Entertainment International.

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