Dr. Zaki is currently accepting both new pediatric and adult patients.



English – Fluent

Arabic – Native

Spanish – Intermediate


Rutgers New Jersey
Otolaryngology Residency

UCLA David Geffen School
Doctor of Medicine

University of California, Riverside
Bachelor’s of Science

Instant online appointment




Born in Egypt, Dr. Michael Zaki immigrated to the United States when he was 15. He completed his undergraduate degree at University of California, Riverside in Neuroscience and graduated with cum laude honors. He then completed his medical school at the prestigious David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He then completed his internship, residency and chief residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.

Throughout his medical career Dr. Zaki has won numerous awards and honors. In medical school, he was awarded the Ernst A Noltmann award for excellence in clinic service and the Medical Scholars Scholarship for excellence in research. He continued this success in residency where he received the highest In-service score award and he was nominated to the Golden Apple Teaching Award each year of his training, for excellence in teaching.

Dr. Zaki also has a passion for teaching and research. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. He has 7 peer-reviewed scientific publications and has contributed to two book chapters in addition to the numerous presentations and posters at national meetings.

Dr. Zaki enjoys diagnosing and treating the entire spectrum of adult and pediatric ear, nose and throat issues. He is specifically passionate about treating patients with head and neck cancer, thyroid/parathyroid disease, sinus disease, sleep disorders, and hearing disorders. He is dedicated to treating his patients like his own family.

In his free time, Dr. Zaki has numerous interests that he actively pursues. He enjoys running especially on the beach, experiencing diverse cultures like a local, and cooking delicious yet healthy meals.

Dr. Zaki is a native Arabic speaker, learned English as a second language and is currently working on his Spanish.



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