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Dr. Shaari - Ear Nose and Throat Specialist in Hackensack, NJ

Dr Christopher M. Shaari - Ear Nose and Throat Specialist in Hackensack NJDr. Christopher M. Shaari  is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and has practiced in Hackensack, NJ as an Ear Nose and Throat Specialist since 1997. He completed the exclusive Six-year Accelerated Biomedical Program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Albany Medical College in 1991 and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and graduated Cum Laude with Distinction in Research from Albany Medical College.  He was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society in his junior year and elected President the following year.  While at Albany medical College he received the Daggett Trust Prize, the Merck Manual Medical Student Award, the Sandoz medical Student Award, the John Milton Bigelow Prize, the Alumni Association Travel Grant, the Jack Spitalny Memorial Research Fellowship and the Dean's Certificate for Outstanding Research Endeavor.

He completed his internship, residency and fellowship training at Mt Sinai Medical Center in New York City in 1997 where he was honored by the New York Head and Neck Society and was an invited speaker at the First International Conference on Botulinum Toxin in Munich, Germany in 1995.  He authored nearly 20 peer-reviewed publications and gave over 20 national and international presentations.

Dr Shaari is currently on staff at the Hackensack University Medical Center and Hudson Crossing Surgical Center. He is a member of the American Rhinologic Society, the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery,  and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Dr Shaari has been selected by Physicians to receive:

  • Castle Connolly Award
  • Top Doctor New Jersey, NJ Monthly
  • NJ Top Docs
  • Most Recommended Physicians as Chosen by Peers, National Consumers Survey
  • America's Top Physicians, the Consumer Research Counsel
  • Best Physicians as chosen by their Peers

Dr. Shaari has been selected by Patients to receive:

  • Top 10 Otolaryngologist Specialist in New Jersey
  • The Arnold Gold Foundation Gold Doc Award
  • Patients Choice Award
  • Most Compassionate Physician Award
  • Top 1% Nationally for ENT Patient Satisfaction, Press-Ganey Surveys

Dr. Shaari has been selected by Nurses to receive:

  • NJ state ranking, Best Physicians as Chosen by Nurses

 

INVENTIONS

Dr. Shaari has developed several medical patents in his field over the past 20 years.  Clinical trials have been performed on his innovations and he continues to pioneer new devices and new methods of treatment in the health care field.  His inventions include:

U.S. Patent No. 5,599,304- SINONASAL SUCTION APPARATUS
- A device to be used in sinus surgery

U.S. Patent No. 7,888,049- RAPID NASAL ASSAY KIT
- An assay that allows one to determine the cause of nasal inflammation

U.S. Patent No. 8,105,794- RAPID NASAL ASSAY KIT
- An assay that allows one to determine if nasal inflammation is an allergy

European Patent No.: EP 802 339 B1- TREATING NEOPLASMS WITH BOTULINUM TOXIN

U.S. Patent No. 8,343,929- TREATING NEOPLASMS WITH BOTULINUM TOXIN

U.S. Patent  No 8,435,951- TREATING NEOPLASMS WITH NEUROTOXIN

U.S. Patent No. 7,709,440 TREATING NEOPLASMS WITH BOTULINUM TOXIN
- A method of treating a neoplasm with botulinum toxin

U.S. Patent No. 5,843,025- BANDAGE WITH EXTERNAL ANCHOR
- A bandage to be used for people with chronic wounds

U.S. Patent No. 5,766,605-
TREATMENT OF AUTONOMIC NERVE DYSFUNCTION WITH BOTULINUM TOXIN
- A method of controlling nasal inflammation (rhinitis) and excessive salivation with botulinum toxin

World Intellectual Property Organization WO/2009/073253-
METHODS FOR PREVENTING OR TREATING COMPLICATIONS OF AIRWAY CONTROL DEVICES
- A method to prevent complications from intubation