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John P. Bent, MD

Attending Physician
Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Contact Information

P: 718.920.4646 F: 718.405.9014

Primary Location

The Children's Hospital at Montefiore3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2403
  • Specialties & Focus

    Specialties

    • Otolaryngology
    • Pediatric Otolaryngology
    Clinical Focus
    • Pediatric Otolaryngology
    Research Focus
    • Dr. Bent specializes in all aspects of pediatric otolaryngology with a particular interest in minimally invasive surgery and airway reconstruction.
  • Education & Training

    Training

    Residency Program

    Medical College of Georgia

    Fellowship

    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

  • Biography

    Personal Biography

    John Bent, MD, is Program Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery and Professor, Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery and Pediatrics at Montefiore-Einstein. His clinical focus is on all aspects of pediatric otolaryngology.

    In 1989, Dr. Bent graduated from Wake Forest School of Medicine, where he also completed an internship in general surgery in 1990. He completed his otolaryngology residency at the Medical College of Georgia in 1994, followed by a yearlong pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at the University of Iowa.

    Dr. Bent’s research focus is in minimally invasive surgery in children with ear, nose and throat disorders and innovations in resident education. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and chapters, of which recent subjects include intracapsular tonsillectomy, laryngomalacia, and resident education. In 2006, he wrote a successful thesis that led to his acceptance to the prestigious Triological Society. He has presented his work at national and regional meetings, and has won many national research awards, including from the American Broncho-Esophalogical Association and the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology. In addition to publishing his research in many peer-reviewed journals, he reviews scientific manuscripts for six different otolaryngology journals and is on the Editorial Board of the Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology.

    Dr. Bent received Einstein’s Teacher of the Year Award in the Department of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery in 2010. He has been annually named among Best Doctors in America since 2005, Castle Connolly Top Metro Area Doctors since 2009 and New York Super Doctors since 2012. He belongs to numerous professional societies including the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, the Society for Ear, Nose & Throat Advances in Children and the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology. Dr. Bent earned board certification by the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Otolaryngology.

  • Locations

    Primary Location

    The Children's Hospital at Montefiore

    3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2403

    P: 718.920.4646 F: 718.405.9014


    Additional Locations

    Montefiore Wakefield Campus
    600 East 233rd StreetBronx, NY 10466-2604 P: 718.920.4646 F: 718.405.9014 Additional Details
    Montefiore Weiler Hospital
    1825 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2301 P: 718.920.4646 F: 718.405.9014 Additional Details
    Montefiore At 1250 Waters Place
    1250 Waters PlaceBronx, NY 10461-2720 P: 718.920.4646 Additional Details
    Montefiore Medical Center
    111 East 210th StreetBronx, NY 10467-2401 P: 718.920.4321 F: 718.944.7207 Additional Details
    MEDICAL ARTS PAVILION AUDIOLOGY
    3400 Bainbridge AvenueBRONX, NY 10467-2404 Additional Details
    MEDICAL ARTS PAVILION OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
    3400 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2404 Additional Details
    HUTCH II OTOLARYNGOLOGY PEDIATRICS
    1250 Waters PlaceBronx, NY 10461-2728 Additional Details
    CHAM PRACTICE OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
    3415 Bainbridge AveBronx, NY 10467-2403 Additional Details
    INTERIM OR AMBULATORY SURGERY CHARGE ENTRY
    3 Executive PlazaYONKERS, NY 10701-6828 Additional Details
    WEBSTER AVENUE AT 1150 PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
    1150 Webster AvenueBRONX, NY 10456 Additional Details