Dr. Scott A. Siegel

State University of New York, USA
Title: Aerophagia induced reflux in breastfeeding infants with ankyloglossia and shortened maxillary labial frenula (tongue and lip tie)


Dr. Siegel is a double board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with emphasis on pediatric oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Siegel is internationally renowned as a leader and pioneer of laser surgery in treating lip and tongue tie in infants and children for varied conditions.  Dr. Siegel continues to publish on these topics and lectures internationally. Dr. Siegel is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, International College of Surgeons, and American Academy of Pediatrics. Current clinical research regarding ankyloglossia is in conjunction with the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University, and New York University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Siegel maintains a private surgical practice in New York City and Long Island New York.

Research Interest

Ankyloglossia and tethered oral tissues: Effects on aerodigestive disorders (reflux), effects on breastfeeding, effects on solid food feeding effects on speech.

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