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Derrick Wallace, MD, FACS
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  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
Accepting new patients

Appointments: Call 973-235-0090


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1 Seymour Street Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT)

1 Seymour Street
7th Floor
Montclair, NJ 07042
United States

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Berkeley Heights Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT)

1 Diamond Hill Road
Lawrence Pavilion, 2nd floor
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Abscess excision
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Adult otolaryngology
  • Benign head diseases
  • Benign neck diseases
  • Benign oral cavity diseases
  • Benign tumors of the mouth
  • Benign tumors of the throat
  • CSF leak
  • Chronic sinusitis
  • Complex sinus surgery
  • Cyst excision
  • Deviated septum
  • Disorders of the ear
  • Disorders of the nose
  • Disorders of the throat
  • Ear nose and throat conditions in children
  • Ear nose and throat conditions in infants
  • Ear nose and throat conditions in toddlers
  • Ethmoid tumors/cancer
  • Facial fractures
  • Fibrous dysplasia
  • Frontal sinus fracture
  • Frontal sinus surgery
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Inverted papilloma
  • Lacrimal obstruction
  • Lacrimal surgery
  • Lipoma excision
  • Malignant nasal tumors
  • Malignant oral cavity diseases
  • Malignant oropharynx diseases
  • Malignant/benign parotid tumors
  • Maxillary tumors/cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Mucocele
  • Nasal Cryotherapy
  • Nasal obstruction
  • Nasal polyps
  • Nasal valve disorder
  • Nasopharyngeal cancer
  • Nosebleeds
  • Orbital decompression
  • Orbital surgery
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Pituitary tumor
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma (SNUC)
  • Sinus cancer
  • Skull base tumor
  • Smell disorder
  • Sore throat
  • Swollen throat
  • Taste disorders
  • Tearing
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Thyroid eye disease
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Turbinate surgery

Accepted Insurances

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Training and Education

Board Certification

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
  • American Board of Otolaryngology


  • Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Head & Neck and Microvascular Surgery, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY


  • Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY


  • General Surgery, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Medical School

  • The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY


  • Molecular Biology, Hunter College, City University of New York, Institute for Biomolecular Structure and Function, New York, NY


  • Pathologist Asst., St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY

About Me

Derrick I. Wallace, MD, FACS, specializes in the medical and surgical care of disorders of the ear, nose, and throat in adults and children. His expertise includes salivary gland surgery, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, coblation tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy, and balloon sinuplasty. Dr. Wallace also has expertise in ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid nodules and other masses of the head and neck.

After completing a Fellowship in Microvascular, Head and Neck Surgery at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Wallace went on to teach while working as an Assistant Professor at the University of Kansas Medical Center, and for the last decade has been in private practice in the northern New Jersey area before joining Summit Health.

Dr. Wallace has co-authored numerous articles and abstracts that are published in peer-reviewed scientific journals, including Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Archives of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, and Head & Neck. He has delivered local and national presentations in his field.

Dr. Wallace is featured in New Jersey Monthly “Top Doctors” listing.

When Dr. Wallace is not working he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, and traditional Japanese martial arts.


Hospital Affiliations

  • Clara Maass Medical Center
  • Overlook Medical Center
  • Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

Awards and Honors

  • Top Doctors 2018