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Dr. Amy D. Lazar graduated from Cornell University in 1988 and received her medical degree from University of the Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School in 1992. She completed a General Surgery internship at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. She began her training in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital and completed her residency at Boston University Medical Center, where she served as chief resident in 1997-1998. Dr. Lazar has served as Chairperson for the Division of Otolaryngology at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital-Somerset in Somerville, NJ, several times. She was named one of Castle Connolly’s New York Metro Area Top Docs in 2012-2017, Top Doc in The Star Ledger’s Inside New Jersey Top Doctors edition in 2013-2016 and New Jersey Top Doctors Healthy Living section in 2016.
Dr. Lazar is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, and she is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology –Head and Neck Surgery. She is a member of the American Rhinologic Society, the Medical Society of New Jersey, and the New Jersey Academy of Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Lazar integrates cutting edge technology into her comprehensive patient oriented Ear, Nose and Throat practice. Her scope of practice includes all medical and surgical aspects of adult and pediatric ENT with special interest in sinus disorders. She uses state-of-the-art surgical techniques including 3D Computed Tomography image guidance for functional endoscopic sinus surgery, and balloon sinuplasty and Propel sinus stents.
Published On: 12/22/2011
Published On: 10/22/2010
Dr. Lazar spends as much time with patients as she needs to get an accurate diagnosis-she doesn't throw a prescription at you and tell you to call back if you don't get better. I went to my family doctor's office 4 times for the same problem - each time seeing a different doctor and none of them did what Dr. Lazar did. Dr. Lazar took down the history of my problem and the medications I had taken for it, scoped my sinus cavity, took a culture, sent me for a sinus MRI, and referred me to see the allergist (part of her practice), and promised me she would get to the bottom of my endlessly ongoing problem. Between her and Dr. Comacho (allergist), my allergies were, are continue to be, controlled, and the infections that had taken hold were cleared…I'm happy that I found Dr. Lazar, am willing to wait if necessary, and I know I'm receiving excellent care from her.
11/17/2015 Vitals.com User
We really loved Dr. Lazar. My daughter had her adenoid removed and Dr. Lazar was great with her. She even made time for my daughter when she started having headaches a few days later - they took her right in the office. All the office staff is great and warm. We never had a problem scheduling the surgery like some other reviews that I have read. You have to leave a message, but the woman calls back the same day. Understandable because she is busy scheduling for all the doctors there and she is only one person. Definitely and highly recommended.
06/30/2014 Patient from GooglePlus
Dr. Lazar is very professional, attentive, helpful, and thorough. She makes you feel at ease and explains everything clearly to you. Informs you what options you have and what her recommendations are. I needed a medication change, and she herself called to talk to me which doctors usually never do, they get the nurses. I am usually hard to please. Very impressed by her. Thanks Dr. Lazar!!
05/28/2014 Patient from ratemds.com
Dr. Lazar is amazingly compassionate with her patients. She actually examine my child in the middle of the night when I did not receive the necessary medical attention warranted at the pediatric emergency department. Truly a one-of-a kind physician who is well-respected by peers and puts her patients' interests before all else. Thank you for taking such good care of our family!
03/06/2014 Patient from ratemds.com