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10 Best ENTs in NYC Who Accept Medicaid

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Our clients who enroll in the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP) know that they need to be on medicaid in order to qualify for the program. 

In order to help you make a more informed decision regarding your health, we put together this guide of the 10 Best ENTs (Ear, Nose, and Throat Doctors) in NYC Who Accept Medicaid

 

(Below is a list of doctors with different specialties who accept Medicaid)

NYC OBGYNs who accept Medicaid 

NYC Endocrinologists who accept Medicaid 

NYC Psychiatrists who accept Medicaid

NYC Urologists who accept Medicaid

NYC Pain Management Drs who accept Medicaid

NYC Neurologists who accept Medicaid

NYC Dentist who accept Medicaid

NYC Podiatrists who accept Medicaid

NYC Gastroenterologists who accept Medicaid


Introduction

An Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor, also known as an “ENT” or an otolaryngologist is a physician who specializes in treating disorders and diseases of the head and neck. 


The ears, nose, and throat are closely connected to each other via a system of tissues and tubes, so it makes sense to group them together medically. Otolaryngologists treat everything from hearing loss and sleep apneas to sinusitis and cancerous tumors of the head and neck.

 

ENTs typically go to 4 years of medical school and then receive at least 5 years of specialized training in their field. To become board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, they must pass a special exam. Some ENTs get additional training to subspecialize in areas such as facial and reconstructive surgery, allergies, pediatric ear, nose, and throat issues, diseases and disorders of the larynx, or diseases and disorders of the ears.

 

Below we’ve compiled a list of otolaryngologists who accept Medicaid in New York City. Some of these specialists have sub specializations or special areas of expertise. Use this list to find a high-quality ENT in your area of the city who accepts Medicaid:

 

1.   Dr. Danny Meslemani, M.D. (5.0 Stars)

Dr. Meslemani has over 14 years of experience in medicine specializing in otolaryngology and plastic surgery. He gets excellent reviews from his patients and he is famous as an excellent physician who is knowledgeable, compassionate, and attentive to his patients. He comes highly recommended and his thoroughness is legendary in explaining treatments and conditions to his patients. He has excellent communication and is able to speak English, Spanish, and Arabic fluently.

 

Dr. Meslemani often incorporates holistic treatments and approaches into his care and many of his patient appreciate that about him. His staff is rated highly as well and the office itself receives high ratings from his patients. Some of his patients have reported that they had mystery illnesses that other doctors were not able to figure out, but that Dr. Meslemani resolved and cured without issue.

 

Dr. Meslemani is affiliated with the following hospitals:

 

●       Mount Sinai Queens

●       North Shore University Hospital

●       Franklin Hospital

●       Plainview Hospital

●       New York Hospital Medical Center

 

At his practice he provides the following services:

 

●       Inner ear assessments

●       Hearing evaluations

●       Rhinoplasty

●       Myringotomies

●       Tympanotomies

●       Sinus treatment and diagnosis

●       Sinus surgery

●       Tonsillectomy

●       Adenoidectomy

 

Education:

 

●       Graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan

●       Graduated from Wayne State University with a medical degree in 2006

●       Completed a residency in otolaryngology at the Henry Ford Health System

●       Completed a fellowship in Craniomaxillofacial and Plastic Surgery at the State University of New York, Upstate Medical University

 

Board Certifications:

 

●      American Board of Otolaryngology

 

Contact Information for Dr. Meslemani:

 

Dr. Meslemani works in several locations throughout New York City that are owned and operated by ENT Associates.

 

ENT Associates, New York P. C.

146A Manetto Hill Road #200

Plainview, NY 11803

516-931-5353

 

2171 Jericho Turnpike Ste 205

Commack, NY 11725

631-493-0033

 

1550 Deer Park Ave. Ste 2

Deer Park, NY 11729

631-782-3888

(Not handicap accessible)

 

5528 Main Street

Flushing, NY 11355

718-445-5100

 

400 W Main Street Ste. 155

Babylon, NY 11702

631-893-6070

76 S. Central Ave.

Valley Stream, NY 11580

516-825-6677

2.   Dr. Aldo Londino, M.D. (5.0 Stars)

Dr. Aldo Londino is a Mount Sinai ENT who accepts Medicaid. He specializes in the treatment of children who have complex medical issues pertaining to the ear, nose, or throat and parents love him! He works hard to improve the peri-operative experiences of his patients and their parents. He has over 9 years of experience working in this field.

 

Dr. Londino is described as caring, professional, knowledgeable, and concerned by parents of the children he treats at his practice. He makes himself available to his patients when they really need him and this availability is greatly appreciated by parents. His patients (and their parents) feel that he is a trustworthy ally and he often resolves problems for patients whose other doctors were not able to find appropriate treatments to help them. Parents who want peace-of-mind that their child’s care is in good hands choose Dr. Londino.

 

As a pediatric ENT, Dr. Londino provides an important service to children who are experiencing diseases or disorders of the head or neck. He receives excellent reviews for his spectacular communication skills and his bedside manner, particularly in regard to surgical procedures. He pays attention to detail, his office is clean, and his staff is considered helpful and empathic as well.

 

In addition to practicing medicine, Dr. Londino is a part-time freelance professional pianist who is skilled at Italian and fluent in both English and Spanish. He also works as an assistant professor in Otolaryngology at Mount Sinai.

 

He is affiliated with  the following hospitals:

 

●       Mount Sinai Morningside

●       Mount Sinai West

●       Mount Sinai Beth Israel

●       The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

●       Mount Sinai Hospital.

 

 

At his practice, he provides the following services:

 

●       Audiometry

●       Treatment for deafness and hearing loss

●       Deviated nasal septum treatment

●       Treatment of allergies

●       Tinnitis treatment

●       Sinus problems

●       Sleep apnea

●       Tympanoplasty

 

Education

 

●       Graduated from Medical School at Sydney Kimmel Medical College (known formerly as the Jefferson Medical College) at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia in 2011

●       Completed a residency in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital

●       Completed his fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital

 

Board Certifications, Awards, Publications, and Presentations

 

●       Junior Member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

●       Junior Member of the Gold Medical Humanism Society

●       Multiple nation and international society presentations

●       Publication in peer reviewed Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery journals

●       Board certification in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

 

Contact Information for Dr. Londino:

 

Mount Sinai Medical Center ENT

2052 Richmond Rd.

Staten Island, NY 10306

212-257-0039

 

3.   Dr. Kamran Sadr-Azodi, M.D. (4.2 Stars)

Dr. Sadr-Azodi has excellent reviews from patients who regularly have positive experiences at his clinic. He is regarded as an honest doctor who takes the necessary time to educate his patients about the treatments he’s recommending. His patients also report that he does his best to make his treatments pain-free. He has over 20 years of experience in his field.

 

The staff at Dr. Sadr-Azodi’s clinic is also relatively highly rated, though some patients have complained that their wait-time was longer than expected. Despite this, patients choose Dr. Sadr-Azodi because he goes to great lengths to make his patients comfortable during procedures.

 

Dr. Sadr-Azodi communicates welll with his patients and takes the necessary time to educate them about procedures in either  English or Spanish.

 

Dr. Sadr-Azodi is affiliated with the following hospitals:

 

●       Mount Sinai Hospital

●       Flushing Hospital Medical Center

●       New York-Presbyterian Queens

●       Montefiore Medical Center

●       St. Joseph’s Medical Center

●       New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

●       Mount Sinai Queens

 

At his practice, he provides the following services:

 

●       Allergy diagnosis and treatment

●       Sinus treatment and diagnosis

●       Hearing loss treatment and diagnosis

●       Treatment of deviated nasal septums

●       Surgical treatment of facial trauma

●       Removal of polyps

●       Swallowing disorders

●       Tumor removal

●       Sleep and EEG testing

●       Inner ear tests

●       Myringotomy

●       Tympanotomy

●       Rhinoplasty

 

Education:

 

●       Graduated with his medical degree from University of Virginia / Main Campus Medical School in 2000

●       Completed a residency at Wayne State University-Detroit MC

 

Board Certification:

 

●       American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

 

Contact Information for Dr. Sadr-Azodi:

 

Dr. Sadr-Azodi works for ENT Associates of New York at two different  locations in the city.

 

ENT Associates of New York

5528 Main St.

Flushing, NY 11355

718-445-5100

 

3501 30th Ave. Ste 310

Astoria, NY 11103

718-971-2490

 

4.   Dr. Barak Greenfield, M.D. (3.5 Stars)

Dr. Greenfield has more than 26 years of experience in medicine specializing in general surgery and otolaryngology. He has many happy patients who have benefited greatly from his care. He is known as a thorough physician, but patients sometimes experience long wait times in his office and some patients have complained that his staff overbooks the schedule. But Dr. Greenfield comes highly recommended nonetheless.

 

Dr. Greenfield accepts Medicaid, but patients should always find out the name of the procedures they’re receiving and check to make sure they aren’t being double-billed. He uses high-tech equipment to treat and diagnose patients, which is rated highly by some patients, but considered unnecessary by others. The office is clean and though the staff is known to overbook the schedule, they are still considered friendly and helpful by patients.

 

Dr. Greenfield is affiliated with several hospitals including:

 

●       St. Joseph Hospital

●       Northwell Health Hospital

●       Plainview Hospital

●       Southside Hospital

●       Flushing Hospital Medical Center

●       Queens Hospital Center

●        Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center

 

At his practice he provides the following services:

 

●       Treatment of sinus issues

●       Sinus surgery

●       Cancer treatment

●       Vertigo treatment

●       Hearing loss treatment and evaluations

●       Inner ear assessments

●       Deviated nasal septum treatment

●       Treatment and diagnosis of allergic rhinitis

●       Immunotherapy treatment for allergies

●       Allergy testing

●       Myringotomy

●       Tympanotomy

 

Education:

 

●       Graduated with a degree in medicine from Weill Cornell Medical College in 1994

●       Completed a residency at New York University

 

Contact Information for Dr. Greenfield:

 

Dr. Greenfield works for Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialists of New York in 3 different locations throughout the city.

 

Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialists of New York

627 Broadway

Massapequa, NY 11758

516-541-4171

 

1300 Union Turnpike

New Hyde Park, NY 11040

516-354-2050

 

146A Manetto Hill Road

Plainview, NY 11803

516-931-5353

 

5.   Dr. Roni Keller, M.D. (2.9 Stars)

Dr. Keller has an excellent bedside manner according to her patients. She is passionate about what she does, very professional, and patients report that she takes excellent care of them. The staff sometimes gets poor reviews for insurance miscommunications though they are generally friendly. Wait times are of average duration.

 

Dr. Keller is currently a resident physician at the SUNY Downstate Department of Otolaryngology. She is affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital and has over 14 years of experience in medicine.

 

At her practice she provides the following services:

 

●       Cancer surgery

●       Allergy treatment and diagnosis

●       Deviated septum treatment

●       Treatment and diagnosis of hearing loss

●       Removal of polyps

●       Treatment and diagnosis of sinus issues

●       Treatment for facial trauma

 

Education:

 

●       Graduated with her medical degree from SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, NY in 2006

●       Completed an internship at SUNY Department of Surgery

 

Board Certifications and Memberships:

 

●       Board Certified with the American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

●       Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology

●       Diplomate of the Long Island Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

 

Contact Information for Dr. Keller:

 

Ear, Nose, & Throat Associates of New York, P.C.

3501 30th Ave.

Astoria, NY 11103

718-726-7000

 

6.   Dr. Boris Bentsianov, M.D. (2.4 Stars)

Dr. Boris Bentsianov is well-known for his work subspecializing as a expert on voice and swallowing disorders. He has a lot of experience with otologic care (ear treatments and diagnosis), upper respiratory health conditions, and disordered breathing during sleep. He speaks both English and Russian fluently and he has been in practice for over 23 years.

 

Dr. Bentsianov is well-known for his attention to detail and he tends to receive good reviews and high ratings from his patients. His front desk staff, on the other hand, has received a number of poor reviews. The reception is low-tech, according to patients, so it isn’t possible to send them an email or visit a website for more information. Patients must pay for their visit in cash.

 

Dr. Bensianov rejoined the faculty at SUNY Downstate in June 2003 as an assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology. He also currently functions as the Director of the Division of Laryngology, Voice and Swallowing Disorders.

 

At his practice he provides the following services:

 

●       Evaluation of diseases and disorders of the larynx

●       Treatment of diseases and disorders of the larynx

●       Endoscopic treatment

●       Stroboscopic treatment

●       Electromyographic treatments and techniques

●       Laryngeal framework surgery

 

Education

 

●       Attended Medical School at New York State University, Downstate Medical Center where he earned his Doctor of Medicine degree.

●       Completed his internship in General Surgery at New York State University.

●       Completed an internship in General Surgery at Long Island College Hospital

●       Completed a residency in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery at New York State University

●       Completed a residency in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery at Long Island College Hospital

●       Completed a fellowship in Laryngology and Neurolaryngology at Columbia University, Saint Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center

 

Board Certifications:

 

●       American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck

 

Contact Information for Dr. Bentsianov:

 

Halper Medical Services, P.C.

Dr. Boris Bentsianov

40 West Brighton Ave.

Brooklyn, NY 11224

718-996-2260

 

7.   Dr. Javid Nassiri, M.D. (2.3 Stars)

Dr. Nassiri has been in practice for over 28 years. He accepts Medicaid and specializes in treating a variety of disorders of the head and neck from sinus problems to cancer. He is affiliated with Flushing Hospital Medical Center and he speaks both English and Spanish.

 

Dr. Nassiri himself has some mixed reviews, but overall his patients report a good experience with fair waiting times and good medical treatment that resolves their issues. His staff is not highly rated however and sometimes they reportedly don’t return phone calls. And patients must sometimes be persistent to get an appointment confirmed. Potential patients who seek care with Dr. Nassiri need to be aware of the reception issues and the fact that sometimes the staff fails to follow through with referrals and communication with other treatment facilities.

 

At his practice, Dr. Nassiri provides the following services:

 

●       Treatment of upper respiratory conditions

●       Treatment of sleeping disordered breathing and snoring

●       Otologic diagnosis and treatment

●       Complete diagnostic assessments

●       Hearing and balance treatment

●       Reflux treatment

●       Treatment and diagnosis of speech and swallowing disorders

●       Endoscopic sinus surgery

 

Education:

 

●       Graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1992

●       Completed an internship at North Shore University Hospital in 1993.

●       Completed a residency at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in 1998

 

Board Certifications:

 

●       Board Certification in Otolaryngology

 

Contact Information for Dr. Javid Nassiri:

 

Dr. Nassiri works for ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP at two different locations in the city.

 

ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP

401 Franklin Ave.

Franklin Square, NY 11010

516-355-0505

 

 

3501 30th Ave. Ste 302

Astoria, NY 11103

718-726-7000

 

 

8.   Dr. Nelson Alcaraz, M.D. (1.8 Stars)

Dr. Nelson Alcaraz is an otolaryngologist who accepts Medicaid in New York. He most commonly treats upper respiratory problems, and sleep-disordered breathing. He has over 27 years of experience in his field and he speaks both English and Spanish.

 

Dr. Alcaraz is described by some of his patients as friendly and professional while other patients describe him as abrupt. Wait times are sometimes excessive and his office staff does not rate highly with patients. Some patients have described the office as untidy, though others say that it’s clean and pleasant.

 

Dr. Alcaraz is affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital, Ear, Nose, & Throat Associates of New York P.C., and the New York Hospital Medical Center in Queens.

 

At his practice he provides the following services:

 

●       Speech disorders treatment and diagnosis

●       Swallowing disorders treatment and diagnosis

●       Sleep disorders related to breathing

●       Endoscopic sinus surgery

●       Allergy diagnosis and treatment

●       Immunology diagnosis and treatment

●       Audiology

 

Education:

 

●       Graduated from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University where he earned his medical degree in 1993

●       Completed a residency at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in Otolaryngology

●       Completed a residency at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

 

Board Certifications:

 

●       American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

 

Contact Information for Dr. Alcaraz:

 

Dr. Alcaraz works for ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP  at two different locations.

 

ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP

55-28 Main Street

Flushing, NY 11355

718-445-5100

 

78-27 37th Ave.

Jackson Heights, NY 11372

718-424-6100

 

9.   Dr. Nicolas Gno, M.D. (1.7 Stars)

Dr. Gno has been practicing medicine for over 20 years treating diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, and throat. He specializes in treating and diagnosing allergies. He has over 54 years of experience in his field.

 

Dr. Gno gets mixed reviews from clients. He has a “just business” attitude toward caring for patients and he tends to be very straightforward with no frills in terms of treatments and diagnosis. Some patients describe his social interactions as “unconventional” but many say they’ve been helped by his services. While some patients respond well to Dr. Gno, others prefer a more personal bedside manner. He speaks both English and Spanish.

 

Dr. Gno is affiliated with the Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center.

 

At his practice he provides the following services:

 

●       Ear, Nose, and Throat diagnosis

●       Ear, Nose, and Throat treatment

●       Allergy diagnosis and treatment

●       Sleep medicine

 

Education:

 

●       Graduated from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery in 1966

●       Completed his residency in Otolaryngology at Kings County Hospital Center in New York

 

Board Certifications and Memberships

 

●       Member of the Bronx County Medical Society

 

Contact Information for Dr. Gno:

 

Dr. Nicolas Gno

2445 Arthur Ave.

Bronx, NY 10458

718-733-1999

 

10.  Dr. Steven C. Alexander, M.D. (1.6 Stars)

Dr. Alexander has a number of very devoted patients who have had excellent experiences with him, but unfortunately, his office staff gets poor reviews. People report that the office overbooks which can lead to long wait times. Not everyone has had this experience at Dr. Alexander’s office, however and despite the lower ratings due to poor reception experiences, Dr. Alexander himself has relatively high reviews.

 

Dr. Alexander is affiliated with Flushing Hospital Medical Center and Mount Sinai Hospital Queens. He has over 18 years of experience in the medical field.

 

At his practice he provides the following services:

 

●       Allergy diagnosis and treatment

●       Sinus treatment and diagnosis

●       Hearing loss treatment and diagnosis

●       Treatment of deviated septums

●       Removal of polyps

●       Smell disorder treatment and diagnosis

●       Treatment of swallowing disorders

●       Removal of tumors

 

Education:

 

●       Completed his bachelor’s degree at the University of North Carolina

●       Graduated with a medical degree from the University of Illinois at the Chicago College of Medicine in 2002.

●       Completed an internship at the University of Illinois, Chicago.

●       Completed a residency in otolaryngology - head and neck surgery at the University of Illinois, Chicago

 

Board Certifications and Professional Memberships:

 

●       American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

●       Professional Membership in the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

 

Contact Information for Dr. Alexander:

 

Dr. Alexander works for Ear, Nose, and Throat Associates of New York in 5 different locations in the city.

 

Ear, Nose, and Throat Associates of New York, P.C.

3501 30th Ave.

Astoria, NY 11103

718-726-7000

 

16055 Crossbay Blvd.

Howard Beach, NY 11414

718-228-1199

 

9811 Queens Blvd Ste 1D

Rego Park, NY 11374

718-228-1850

 

5528 Main St.

Flushing, NY 11355

718-445-5100

 

3520 Francis Lewis Blvd. Ste 202

Flushing, NY 11358

718-661-4866


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