Dr. Jonathan Aviv is the Clinical Director of the Voice and Swallowing Center™‚ a division of ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA) and author of the health and wellness book designed for non-medical professionals called "Killing Me Softly From Inside: The Mysteries and Dangers of Acid Reflux and Its Connection to America's Fastest Growing Cancer with a Diet That May Save Your Life". He comes to the practice from Columbia University‚ where he served as Professor of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery‚ Director‚ Division of Laryngology and Medical Director‚ Voice and Swallowing Center at the College of Physicians and Surgeons. Among his many substantive credentials‚ he is the inventor and developer of the endoscopic air-pulse laryngeal sensory testing technology known as FEESST (Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing with Sensory Testing) and a pioneer in the use of unsedated upper endoscopy known as Transnasal Esophagoscopy (TNE). He is a graduate of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and completed both internship in General Surgery and residency in Otolaryngology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and then added a Fellowship at Mount Sinai in Microvascular Head and Neck Reconstruction.
Dr. Aviv was Chairman of the Speech‚ Voice and Swallowing Disorders Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery‚ the Technical Advisor to the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research branch of the Department of Health and Human Services regarding swallowing problems in the elderly and former President of both the American Broncho-Esophagological Association (ABEA) and The New York Laryngological Society. Dr. Aviv has been in New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors” 1998-2013, Best Doctors in America 2004-2013, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare and Who’s Who in Science and Engineering. Dr. Aviv has written a blog for the Dr. Oz Show website and has been featured in press articles in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. He has also appeared on Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, CNN, Inside Edition, The Better Show, Bloomberg Television and the Discovery Channel.
ENTA's Voice and Swallowing Center provides state of the art care for voice and swallowing disorders. Like the entirety of ENTA‚ the Voice and Swallowing Center uses the latest equipment such as distal video chip Flexible Endoscopes‚ Videostroboscopes‚ Laryngeal Sensory Testing‚ and Transnasal Esophagoscopy for diagnostics and therapeutics.
To view the many voice and swallowing conditions Dr. Aviv treats‚ please click here.
Dr. Aviv was a featured guest on Good Day New York's "Good Day Cafe" on Fox 5 to discuss Acid Reflux and dishes that can help to reduce symptoms. To watch the segment, click here.
The Newsletter of Food, Nutrition & Health. Dietary Relief from GERD. Tame the flames of gastroesophageal reflux disease naturally, with dietary and lifestyle changes. To read full article, click here.
Dr. Aviv was also interviewed by radio legend Bob Salter on WFAN Sports Radio. Topics included Acid Reflux and esophageal cancer treatment and prevention. Click here to listen
Dr. Aviv was interviewed on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt regarding risks of acid reducing drugs, acid reflux disease and the Acid Watcher Diet as an alternative to medications. Click here to view.
Please watch this important YouTube video of Dr. Jonathan Aviv’s most recent presentation at Mt Sinai Hospital on "THE CHANGING FACE OF ESOPHAGEAL CANCER...THE FASTEST GROWING CANCER IN AMERICA: New Presenting Symptoms, New Ways to Diagnose. Please click here.
New self-help book called KILLING ME SOFTLY FROM INSIDE. It makes the connection between highly processed foods, acid reflux and the fastest growing cancer in America, esophageal cancer. It contains a new low acid, nutritionally balanced diet called the ACID WATCHER Diet, designed to ultimately prevent this disease. http://www.amazon.com/Killing-Softly-From-Inside-Connection/dp/1494761971
To see several Acid Watcher Diet recipes and additional videos, please go to Dr. Jonathan Aviv's Facebook business page: www.facebook.com/dr.j.aviv
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Not only is Dr. Aviv a wonder doctor, but the book is as well. My husband has had trouble keeping his meals down for a couple of years. We went to a number of doctors and he had many procedures and then to Dr. Aviv. We live in Central Jersey so going to a New York doctor is a bit of a trip for seniors, but so well worth it. At the first visit Dr. Aviv told us about his book and gave us the diet sheet. We followed the diet through the menus and recipes in the book and within ten days my husband was able to eat in comfort. Within a month he had almost no problems with meals. Since I do the cooking in the home, it just meant that I had to alter my recipes a bit, but that was no problem. Everything was written out clearly and simply. We have gone back four times now to Dr. Aviv and it is a year and a half later and my husband rarely has problems anymore with meals. He can enjoy his food once again. We did and still do follow the expected foods that are allowed. At any rate, if you are or know someone who is a sufferer from acid indigestion, GERD, or some such issues, go to Dr. Aviv, you won't be sorry. Thank you Dr. Aviv. My husband can enjoy my cooking once more.
I've been a patient of Dr. Aviv's for a few years now and I'm so happy I found him! He's a fabulous doctor! I was doctoring with several doctors prior to seeing Dr. Aviv and no one could find out what was wrong with me. My first visit with him, he knew exactly what my issue was. Not only was he able to help me, I brought my mom to see him for a spot on her sinus that was found on an x-ray from a different doctor. He then sent my mom to a sinus specialist and I can't thank him enough. He saved my mom's life as she ended up having a large tumor growing in her sinus attaching to the skull. Dr. Aviv is extremely knowledgeable, very caring and an overall fantastic doctor!
12/05/2015 Yelp User
I suffered with acid reflux and throat burn for a year until I learned about Dr. Aviv and his book, "Killing Me Gently from Inside." The book is excellent. I am much improved. Dr. Aviv is a lovely person, extremely knowledgeable, and very caring in my experience. I feel so fortunate to have found out about him. If you suffer from acid reflux and follow his recommended diet, you will get better.
11/09/2015 Patient from ratemds.com
Excellent doctor, I was pleased with his professional attitude and his kindness. I would definitely come visit again
08/11/2015 Patient from ZocDoc