"Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm." -Winston Churchill

Biography 

Sarah Kidwai grew up on Long Island in New York. She attended a 7-year physician-scientist accelerated program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Albany Medical College. Between third and fourth years of medical school, she decided to pursue a year-long research fellowship in otolaryngology at the Mount Sinai in NY. She then completed her residency at Mount Sinai Hospital. In 2020-2021 she pursued a fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Washington. In her free time, Sarah loves to do high-intensity workouts, run, hike, cook, and spend time with her family.

Dr. Kidwai is currently practicing in Northwell Health in New York.

 

Overview 

Undergraduate Education: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2011

Medical School: Albany Medical College, 2015

Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 2020

Memberships: American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American Academy of Otolaryngology

Awards and honors 

J. Swift Hanley Award For Excellence in Resident Research - 06/2020
Awarded to a chief resident who has exemplified excellence in contribution to academics 
 
Hugh Biller Resident Research Day Third Place Prize - 05/2018
Awarded to resident during Otolaryngology Resident Research Day
 
Centralized Otolaryngology Research Effort (CORE) American Rhinologic Society - 06/2015
Resident Research Grant for “The Role of Doxycycline in Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyps”
 
Samuel R. Powers Research Fellowship - 05/2014 
Awarded to a rising third-year medical student to underwrite the cost of basic science research to be conducted during their third or fourth year of study
 
New York Head and Neck Society Proffered Paper Session - 03/2014
Second Place Prize for project “Development of a Translation-Ready Combination Cancer Immunotherapy Regimen Based on Clinically-Available Drugs”
 
Albany Medical College Recognition - 05/2012
The Dean's Certificate For Recognition of External Research Endeavors                                                  
 
American College of Physicians NY Chapter Abstract & Poster Competition - 10/2011 
First Place Prize for project “A Combined Role for Urokinase Receptor, Laminin-Specific Integrins, and Serum Vitronectin in Prostate Cancer Progression”
 
Albany Medical College - 09/2011
Recognized as Top Three Posters at 8th Annual Medical Student Investigation Day
Project: “A Combined Role for Urokinase Receptor, Laminin-Specific Integrins, and Serum Vitronectin in Prostate Cancer Progression”              
 
Albany Medical College - 09/2010
Recognized as Top Three Posters at 7th Annual Medical Student Investigation Day  
Project: “A Combined Role for Urokinase Receptor, Laminin-Specific Integrins, and Serum Vitronectin in Prostate Cancer Progression”

 

Academic interests 

Sarah has a particular interest in cosmetic surgery of the head and neck, as well as reconstruction of complex defects.

Recent Publications

Ninan S, Goldrich DY, Liu K, Kidwai S, McKee S, Williams L, Del Signore A, Govindaraj S, Iloreta AM. Long Term Olfactory Outcomes Following Frontal Sinus Surgery in Chronic Rhinosinusitis., Laryngoscope 2021 10; 131(10):2173-2178

Gorbea E, Kidwai S, Rosenberg J. Nonsurgical Tear Trough Volumization: A Systematic Review of Patient Satisfaction., Aesthet Surg J 2021 07; 41(8):NP1053-NP1060

Williams LC, Kidwai SM, Mehta K, Kamel G, Tepper OM, Rosenberg JD. Nonsurgical Rhinoplasty: A Systematic Review of Technique, Outcomes, and Complications., Plast Reconstr Surg 2020 07; 146(1):41-51

Arrighi-Allisan AE, Shukla DC, Meyer AM, Kidwai SM, Barazani SH, Cosetti MK, Teng MS. Gender Trends in Authorship of Original Otolaryngology Publications: A Fifteen-Year Perspective., Laryngoscope 2020 09; 130(9):2126-2132

Kidwai SM, Yang A, Gray ML, McKee S, Iloreta AM, Shrivastava R, Govindaraj S. Hospital Charge Variability across New York State: Sociodemographic Factors in Pituitary Surgery., J Neurol Surg B Skull Base 2019 Dec; 80(6):612-619