Meet The Doctor

Syracuse Ear Consultants - Dr. Hayes Wanamaker M.D.

Dr. Hayes Wanamaker

  • Dartmouth College 1981 – B.A.
  • SUNY Upstate Medical School 1985 – M.D.
  • SUNY Upstate Hospital 1990 – Otolaryngology Residency
  • Ear Research Foundation Fellowship 1991 – Otology-Neurotology

Dr. Hayes Wanamaker was born and raised in Central New York. After graduating from Fayetteville Manlius High School, he attended Dartmouth College, graduating Cum Laude as a Rufus Choate Scholar. He returned for medical school to Upstate Medical University, and stayed for his Residency in Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat). After completing his Residency, he was accepted at the prestigious Ear Research Foundation in Sarasota, Florida for a Fellowship in Otology/Neurotology. He spent a year studying diagnosis, treatment and surgery for hearing and balance disorders in adults and children.

He returned to Syracuse and joined his father Dr. Harold Wanamaker, continuing the tradition of nationally recognized Ear Surgeons in the practice. For over twenty years, he has provided expert care not only to Syracuse and Central New York, but also Binghamton and the Southern Tier, as well as Watertown and the North Country. Other Ear, Nose and Throat Doctors frequently refer their patients for diagnosis and surgery to his practice.

Dr. Wanamaker sits as Chief of Otolaryngology at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, where he performs his surgeries. He is on the teaching faculty of Upstate Medical University, and has held a research appointment in Bioengineering and Neurosciences at Syracuse University. He has frequently presented and published on a variety of topics at a National level. He currently serves on the Board of Governors for the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery as well as the Board of Directors of the New York State Society of Otolaryngology. In 2016, Dr. Wanamaker also has been named for the 13th consecutive year to the Best Doctors In America List.

Dr. Wanamaker, his wife and family live in Central New York where he is active in the community, including the Salvation Army Advisory Board and the Board of Directors of Father Champlin’s Guardian Angel Society.

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