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The Doctors


David Bortniker, MD, FACS


Eistein College of Medicine

Board Certified: Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

Specialties: Otolaryngology, Sinus Surgery, Head and Neck

Medical School:  Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Residency/Fellowship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY; Beth Israel Medical Center, NYC, NY



Rutgers Dr. Bortniker graduated with high honors from Rutgers College. He earned his medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He also completed his surgical internship and residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Albert Einstein. After being Chief Resident at Albert Einstein, he received advanced fellowship training in Head and Neck Cancer Surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City.



Dr. Bortniker has over 30 years experience in the medical and surgical management of head and neck tumors, thyroid and parathyroid disease as well as general adult and pediatric ear, nose and throat disorders, and endoscopic sinus surgery. Dr Bortniker holds faculty appointments at both New Jersey Medical School and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He has been actively involved in the ENT Residency Program at New Jersey Medical School teaching new physicians in training. He has served as Chief of Otolaryngology at Somerset Medical Center, and has served as Acting Chief of the ENT Service at the East Orange VA Medical Center, a major teaching hospital of New Jersey Medical School’sResidency training program. Dr Bortniker continues to teach medical students and resident doctors in training.



Dr Bortniker has been recognized as a Top Doctor by New York Magazine, New Jersey Monthly, New Jersey Life, and Castle Connolly’s BestCastle Connolly Doctors in NY and NJ. He has been recognized for his care of patients and excellence by Somerset Medical Center and New Jersey Medical School.



Howard Druce, MD, FACP


• B.A., M.A., First Class Honors in Physiology, University of Oxford, England.Oxford University

• M.B., B.S., University of London, Middlesex Hospital Medical School (equivalent to U.S. MD); Honors in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Obstetrics class prize; Nuffield Foundation Exchange Scholarship, University of Glasgow, Scotland; Studentship, Health Education Council of UK.



Univeristy of London Logo• Postdoctoral: U.K.: Middlesex Hospital, University of London, England (Medicine); United Manchester Teaching Hospitals, University of Manchester, England (ENT, Gynecology); U.S. Residency, NY Hospital Queens Medical Center, Flushing, NY, (Internal Medicine).

• Fogarty Fellow and Visiting Associate, Laboratory of Clinical Investigation, NIH, NIAID, Bethesda, MD; (Allergy and Clinical Immunology; Laboratory of Michael Kaliner MD).



• Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine; American Board of Allergy & Immunology.

• Fellow, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology; Committees: Upper Airway Allergy, Nasal Provocation, Annual Meeting Program, Workshops, Continuing Medical Education, Rhinitis, Sinusitis, Rhino-sinusitis, Task Force on Practice Standards.

• Fellow, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

• Fellow, American College of Physicians.

• Member, New Jersey Allergy/Immunology Society;


Faculty Appointment

• Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey