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We found 18 ear, nose and throat specialists who accept United Healthcare near Port Jefferson Station, NY.

Dr. Prajoy P Kadkade, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
Hsc, Level 19; Room 090
Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Prajoy Kadkade is an otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist in Great Neck, NY, East Setauket, NY, and Northport, NY. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kadkade's professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, North Shore University Hospital, and NuHealth. He takes Child Health Plus, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kadkade is accepting new patients. He graduated from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Kadkade trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Columbia University. Dr. Kadkade (or staff) speaks Spanish, Hindi, and Konkani.

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Dr. Richard Steven Litman, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
251 East Oakland
Port Jefferson, NY
 

Dr. Richard Litman's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patients gave Dr. Litman an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Litman include acoustic neuroma, sleep apnea, and thyroid cancer. Amerigroup, POMCO, and HealthSmart are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Litman takes. Before performing his residency at Jacobi Medical Center and Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Dr. Litman attended Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Dr. Litman's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY), Montefiore Medical Center - Moses Division Hospital, and Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Dizziness, Larynx Cancer, Sinus Problems, Sinus Surgery, Skin Cancer, Ear Problems, Sleep Apnea, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Ajay Earl Chitkara, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
251 East Oakland Avenue
Port Jefferson, NY
 

Dr. Ajay Chitkara is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). On average, patients gave Dr. Chitkara a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. In his practice, Dr. Chitkara focuses on throat problems, ear problems, and nose problems. His professional affiliations include St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY), Stony Brook University Hospital, and ENT and Allergy Associates. He is an in-network provider for POMCO, HealthSmart, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Chitkara trained at Georgetown University Hospital for his residency. In addition to English, Dr. Chitkara speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Throat Problems, Ear Problems, Nose Problems

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Dr. Lee Merrick Shangold, MD
Specializes in Sleep Medicine, Otolaryngology
251 East Oakland Avenue
Port Jefferson, NY
 

Dr. Lee Shangold is a sleep medicine and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist in Port Jefferson Station, NY, Port Jefferson, NY, and Patchogue, NY. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Shangold's clinical interests include throat problems, ear problems, and nose problems. His professional affiliations include St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY), Montefiore Medical Center - Weiler Division Hospital, and Stony Brook University Hospital. He honors Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school, he completed his residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Problems, Throat Problems, Ear Problems, Nose Problems

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Dr. Lauren Sari Zaretsky, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
251 East Oakland Avenue
Port Jefferson, NY
 

Dr. Lauren Zaretsky is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Zaretsky graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Zaretsky trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center and Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center for residency. In Dr. Zaretsky's practice, Dr. Zaretsky is particularly interested in throat problems, ear problems, and nose problems. On average, patients gave Dr. Zaretsky a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Zaretsky takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, POMCO, and HealthSmart. In addition to English, Dr. Zaretsky speaks Spanish. Dr. Zaretsky is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center, St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY), and Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Throat Problems, Ear Problems, Nose Problems

Dr. John Paul Sugrue, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
251 East Oakland Avenue
Port Jefferson, NY
 

Dr. John Sugrue is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). After completing medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine, Dr. Sugrue performed his residency at Georgetown University Hospital. His areas of expertise consist of throat problems, ear problems, and nose problems. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Sugrue is in-network for Amerigroup, POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY), Montefiore Medical Center - Weiler Division Hospital, and Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Throat Problems, Ear Problems, Nose Problems

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Dr. William Hy Sher, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
251 Oakland Avenue
Port Jefferson, NY
 

Dr. William Sher is an otolaryngologist. Before completing his residency at Bellevue Hospital Center and Kings County Hospital Center, Dr. Sher attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. His areas of expertise consist of throat problems, ear problems, and nose problems. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Amerigroup, POMCO, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sher is professionally affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center, St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY), and Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Throat Problems, Ear Problems, Parathyroid Disease, Nose Problems, Neck Surgery

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Dr. David Arthur Schessel, PhD, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
Stony Brook Technolog Park; 37 Research Way
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. David Schessel's specialty is otology and neurotology. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and then he performed his residency at Jacobi Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Schessel include dizziness, otosclerosis, and ear infection. Dr. Schessel accepts several insurance carriers, including Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans.

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Clinical interests: Otosclerosis, Deafness, Dizziness, Ear Infection, Balance Disorders, Skull Base Surgery, Acoustic ... (Read more)

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Dr. Craig Michael Litman, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
251 E. Oakland Avenue; Suite 102
Port Jefferson, NY
 

Dr. Craig Litman's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Litman include acoustic neuroma, sleep apnea, and thyroid cancer. He is professionally affiliated with St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY), Stony Brook University Hospital, and Montefiore Medical Center - Wakefield Division Hospital. Amerigroup, POMCO, and HealthSmart are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Litman honors. He attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine for residency.

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Clinical interests: Dizziness, Larynx Cancer, Sinus Surgery, Ear Problems, Esophagus Problems, Sleep Apnea, Snoring, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Elliot Regenbogen, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
37 Research Way
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Elliot Regenbogen is an ear, nose and throat specialist in East Setauket, NY and Yorktown Heights, NY. His areas of expertise include the following: facial problems, benign soft tissue tumor, and sleep apnea. Dr. Regenbogen is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans. He is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. For his professional training, Dr. Regenbogen completed residency programs at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Regenbogen (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Sign Language, Spanish, and Chinese.

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Clinical interests: Dizziness, Larynx Cancer, Sinus Surgery, Fractures, Ear Problems, Esophagus Problems, Facial ... (Read more)

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Dr. Melissa Mary Mortensen-Welch, MD
Specializes in Sleep Medicine, Otolaryngology
37 Research Way; Stony Brook Surgical Associates
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Melissa Mortensen-Welch is an ear, nose and throat specialist in East Setauket, NY and Stony Brook, NY. Dr. Mortensen-Welch honors HealthSmart, Viant, Healthfirst, and more. She studied medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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Dr. Ghassan Joseph Samara, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
37 Research Way
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Ghassan Samara's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Samara's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: facial problems, sinusitis (sinus infection), and thyroid cancer. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Viant, and more. Dr. Samara is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Samara completed residency programs at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

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Clinical interests: Larynx Cancer, Sinus Surgery, Skin Cancer, Ear Problems, Facial Problems, Sleep Apnea, Snoring, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Abbas Ali Younes, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
37 Research Way
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Abbas Younes is a pediatric ear, nose and throat specialist. He takes Healthfirst, Vytra, Fidelis, and more. Dr. Younes is a graduate of American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of American University of Beirut Medical Center's residency program.

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Dr. Sidrah Mushtaq Ahmad, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
37 Research Way
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Sidrah Ahmad works as an otolaryngologist in Stony Brook, NY and East Setauket, NY. Dr. Ahmad's areas of expertise include cleft lip and palate, sinusitis (sinus infection), and ear infection. Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), Fidelis, and HealthSmart are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ahmad takes. She attended Drexel University College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Temple University Hospital for residency.

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Clinical interests: Cleft Lip and Palate, Sleep Apnea, Surgical Procedures, Ear Infection, Tonsil Problems, Allergies, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
5505 Nesconset Highway; Suite 100
Mt Sinai, NY
 

Dr. Denise Monte is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patients gave Dr. Monte an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Monte is an in-network provider for Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Monte studied medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Monte completed Dr. Monte's residency training at Albany Medical Center. Dr. Monte's professional affiliations include St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY), Stony Brook University Hospital, and Winthrop-University Hospital.

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Dr. Lukasz Czerwonka, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Otolaryngology
Stony Brook Technology Park; 37 Research Way
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Lukasz Czerwonka is a surgical oncologist and otolaryngologist. His clinical interests include fine needle aspiration (FNA), thyroid cancer, and sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB). Dr. Czerwonka graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and then he performed his residency at Western Reserve Care System and a hospital affiliated with Wright State University. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including HealthSmart, Viant, and Healthfirst.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Surgery, Thyroid Problems, Fine Needle Aspiration, Thyroid Cancer, Sentinel Lymph Node ... (Read more)

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What is Otolaryngology?

Otolaryngologists are also called 'ENTs' because their area of specialty is the ears, nose, and throat. Otolaryngologists treat most of the diseases and disorders that affect the head or neck. They can provide routine medical care, such as giving hearing tests or treating chronic conditions such as allergies. Otolaryngologists also perform a number of surgeries on the head and neck. Some of the illnesses and issues that otolaryngologists treat include:

  • Ear problems - hearing loss, infections, tinnitus or ringing on the ears, balance disorders, trauma or fracture of the temporal bone, prominent or large ears (using 'ear pinning' plastic surgery)
  • Nose issues - sinus infections, allergies, nasal polyps, smell disorders
  • Throat issues - voice and swallowing problems, infections or trauma to the larynx or esophagus, sleep disorders (such as sleep apnea)
  • Head and neck problems - infections, trauma, tumors, conditions requiring plastic surgery

Because they perform so many delicate surgeries of the face, otolaryngologists are often sought out as plastic surgeons when facial surgery is required. Their specialized knowledge of the anatomy of the head and face can make a real difference in the outcome of a surgery, from a brow lift to a total facial reconstruction after trauma.