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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.

He is now entering private practice after completing an impressive 18-year tenure in Academic medicine at Columbia. 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 BronchoEsophagological Association (ABEA) and The New York Laryngological Society. Dr. Aviv has been in New York Magazine's "Best Doctors" 1998-2008‚ Best Doctors in America 2004-2008‚ Who's Who in America‚ Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare and Who's Who in Science and Engineering. Dr. Aviv has been featured in press articles in the Wall Street Journal and The New York Times‚ and has appeared on Good Morning America‚ the Discovery channel and has been on several local and national radio programs.

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.

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 ulitmately prevent this disease. http://www.amazon.com/Killing-Softly-From-Inside-Connection/dp/1494761971

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

If you are interested in making an appointment with Dr.Jonathan Aviv, or would like more information from one of our staff specialists, please call our office:

East Side - 212-722-5570

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• Throat Cancer linked to Virus,
• ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP partners with the Mt. Sinai Medical Center to raise awareness of the dangers of HPV related head and neck cancer.,
• Bloomberg TV's Pimm Fox talks to Dr. Jonathan Aviv about the rise/dangers of esophageal cancer ,
• A Lifesaving Partnership,
• Cough, Hoarseness and Cancer,
• Dr. Jonathan Aviv Featured on Good Morning America in a Piece About Esophageal Cancer,
• Rare Esophageal Cancer Hides in Common Symptoms,
• Transnasal Esophagoscopy: A Viable Alternative to Conventional Procedures - SPECIAL REPORT,
• ENT and Allergy Associates, Dr Jonathan Aviv-director of the voice and swallowing division was interviewed by Sara Lee Kessler on radio station 101.9,
• Dr. DeMaio speaks to St. Lukes Hospital about HPV.,
• Dr. Jonathan Aviv appeared on the Dr. Oz television show, speaking about esophageal cancer,
• Dr. Jonathan Aviv Speaks to Fox 5 News About Michael Douglas' Claims of Oral Sex Ties to Oral Cancer ,
•  Dr. Jonathan Aviv Talks Acid Reflux on the Dr. Oz Show,
• Dr. Jonathan Aviv Speaks on the Dr. Oz Show Regarding Your Voice and what it's telling You.,
• Dr. Jonathan Aviv Comments on Katie Couric’s Controversial Episode on the HPV Vaccination,
• Dr. Aviv was interviewed by WFAN 660 AM radio about acid reflux, his book and what can be done about acid refulx disease

Press Releases: 
• ENT and Allergy Associates Physicians honored for their clinical excellence,
• ENT and Allergy Welcomes Renowned Specialist Dr. Jonathan Aviv Opens Specialized Voice and Swallowing Centers,
• ENT and Allergy Associates Intensifies Effort to Fulfill $175,000 commitment for June 10th Hope Lodge Luncheon will raise a total ENTA Philanthropic Efforts to near $500,000,
• ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP® Physicians and Administrators To Speak at The American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 2011 Annual Meeting ,
• Vision-Sciences Pioneering Technology Featured on The Doctor Oz Show ,
• ENT and Allergy Associates®, LLP Physicians Once Again Recognized as ‘Best in Class’,
• Physicians of ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP® to Contribute their Expertise, Receive Honors at The American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery 2013 Annual Meeting September 29th-October 2nd in Vancouver, BC,

• Throat,
• Hearing Aids : Treatment Overview

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