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Joel E. Portnoy, M.D.

Joel E. Portnoy, M.D.

Dr. Joel E. Portnoy, a Long Island native, attended SUNY Upstate Medical University, in Syracuse New York, where he earned his medical degree and completed his residency in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. He then completed his fellowship in Laryngology and Care of the Professional Voice at Drexel University College of Medicine.

Dr. Portnoy is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck surgery. His advanced training makes him among the only experts on Long Island specializing in the art and science of caring for the human voice.  Dr. Portnoy is affiliated with the North Shore/ Long Island Jewish Healthcare System.  Dr. Portnoy specializes in the care of the professional voice, voice restoration and the treatment of other complex adult and pediatric voice and swallowing disorders in addition to treating other general ear, nose and throat problems.

Joel E. Portnoy, M.D. accepts the following insurance plans:

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Agewell
  • BC/BS Empire NY
  • BC/BS Empire NY Pathway
  • BC/BS HealthPlus
  • Beech Street
  • CareConnect NSLIJ
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Elderplan
  • EmblemHealth/GHI HMO
  • EmblemHealth/GHI PPO
  • Empire Plan (UHC)
  • Fidelis
  • HIP
  • Health Republic of NY (Magnacare)
  • HealthSmart WTC
  • Local 1199
  • Magnacare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Oxford Freedom
  • PHCS
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • US Family Health
  • United HealthCare
  • Vytra Health Plans
  • WTC Health For Heros
  • Wellcare
Languages spoken:
  • English

Lake Success

3003 New Hyde Park Rd
Ste 409
New Hyde Park, NY, Nassau County, Long Island

Tel: 516-775-2800

Fax: 516-775-0859


Hospital Privileges:
  • NSUH LIJ Medical Center
  • North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset

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Dr. Portnoy is one of the best if not the best physician I have ever seen. He is a blessing to the field of medicine.

08/05/2015 Patient from

I have been a patient of Dr. Joel Portnoy's for about a year now and have found him to be a thorough, knowledgeable and caring ENT doctor, and I have always been pleased with the way I've been treated by his office staff and how clean and updated these offices are. In May 2014, I suddenly had a problem with my old insurance company continuing to approve a nose spray that has been a tremendous help to my condition for approximately 15 years. Dr. Portnoy wrote the necessary letter, and I was given the nose spray. As my insurance company changed on 9/1/14, I had to go through the denial of my necessary nose spray yet again. Dr. Portnoy again wrote the necessary letter and this time the new insurance denied it. Thanks to Dr. Portnoy's nurse, Crystal, his office manager, Francine, and Dr. Portnoy himself I finally got the medicine that was so important to me. My son and husband are also very pleased patients of Dr. Portnoy. I recommend Dr. Portnoy and his staff very highly. They never gave up on my problem and were always courteous, patient and helpful.

10/07/2014 Yelp User

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