About Dr. Parul Goyal

Dr. Parul Goyal is a board-certified Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgeon who focuses on nasal, sinus, and skull base surgery.

Dr. Goyal is passionate about finding the best treatment options for patients with nasal and sinus conditions. 

Dr. Goyal grew up in New Jersey.  After graduating from high school in Old Bridge, New Jersey, he attended Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA.  He then went to medical school in Philadelphia at MCP Hahnemann University School of Medicine.  In medical school, Dr. Goyal fell in love with the field of Otolaryngology (also commonly called "ENT" or "ENT Surgery").  He went on to complete his residency in Otolaryngology  in Syracuse, New York at SUNY Upstate Medical University. 

During his residency, Dr. Goyal was fascinated by surgery for nasal and sinus conditions.  He went on to complete additional training so that he could develop his expertise in evaluating and treating these conditions.  After five years of Otolaryngology residency, Dr. Goyal went to Stanford University for fellowship training in Rhinology, sinus surgery, and skull base surgery.

Dr. Goyal has been practicing in Syracuse for more than 10 years.  Over that time, he has worked to offer outstanding care to patients with nasal and sinus conditions.

Dr. Goyal started his practice in Syracuse as the Director of the Division of Rhinology and Sinus Surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical University in 2006.  Dr. Goyal developed a busy clinical practice focusing on nasal and sinus problems.  He also developed a collaborative skull base surgery program for patients with sinus tumors, skull base tumors, and pituitary tumors. 

In 2014, Dr. Goyal founded his own practice at Syracuse Otolaryngology.  At the Syracuse Otolarynology Nasal & Sinus Center, Dr. Goyal focuses on excellence in nasal surgery, sinus surgery, and skull base surgery.

Dr. Goyal has extensive experience in the treatment of sinus and nasal problems.  As a fellowship-trained nasal and sinus surgeon, he is able to offer patients the most modern and effective techniques for their conditions.  He works diligently to help patients get the best possible medical and surgical care for their problems.  Dr. Goyal performs numerous sinus surgical procedures every week, striving to help each patient improve the health of their nose and sinuses.

Dr. Goyal has been recognized by his peers and has been listed among the “Best Doctors” since 2009.  He was also recognized among the “40 under Forty” in Syracuse.

Over the course of his career, Dr. Goyal has been involved in education and research.  He has mentored many physicians training to become Otolarynologists (ENT specialists).  Dr. Goyal has lectured nationally and internationally on the management of nasal and sinus conditions.  He has also published many articles and book chapters on nasal, sinus, and skull base surgery.

Education and Training


Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA  8/1994 – 5/1996
BA, Premedical Sciences, With Highest Honors


MCP Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA  8/1996 – 5/2000
Doctor of Medicine


SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY  7/2000 – 6/2001
Internship in General Surgery
SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY  7/2001 – 6/2005
Residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery


Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA  7/2005 – 6/2006
Fellowship in Rhinology, Sinus Surgery, and Skull Base Surgery


The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA  5/2009 – 5/2011
Master of Business Administration, with Honors
Palmer Scholar (School’s highest academic honor, awarded to top 5% of graduating class)