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Dr. Bergstein has been seeing me for years for sinus & reflux issues. He is truly a great doctor,not only does he help improve your issue but he is caring , he listens and explains in detail,many doctors are cold and lack a smile, not Dr. Bergstein, he is 1 of the few that are compassionate, bless him, I recommend him to everyone in need of an ENT doctor.

Dr.Cece operated on me in 2009, for a deviated septum. I suffered for many years with sinus related pains and infections prior to going to see him. He is the absolute best ENT in the tri-state area. I have seen several doctors here in Manhattan and not one of them is as though as him. Not only is he very knowledgeable but his compassionate and really takes time to listen to his patients. I would recommend him to anyone that needed help. The office is currently under renovation but its clean and roomy. The office staff is friendly and very accommodating when needed.

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.

Doctor Jay Rechtweg is a truly amazing Doctor. He is compassionate and friendly during office visits and on the phone. His advice for both me and my children has always been extremely knowledgeable and true. He has a great bedside manner. He has treated by 11 year old son for complex ear infections and has help diagnosed me with sleep Apnea. I would recommend him to anyone looking for an ENT Doctor in Long Island.

Dr. P0ulos did a outstanding job of cleaning out the wax that was trapped deep in my ears and he gave me some good understanding of how to take care of my ears.

Entire staff was very courteous; I was very comfortable with the Doctor. He takes time to explain things so I can understand. I definitely would recommend him!

He was very attuned to me, listened well. Great bedside manner. Very personable. Would recommend. I felt like he was listening to me and not anticipating what I might say. He listened. Kept asking me if I had any questions. Felt very comfortable and not rushed at all.

Doctor Jay Rechtweg has been an amazing doctor to me and my family. I know that I am cared for by the way he goes beyond the call of duty. He also really helps me understand what is happening and what I can do to help participate in my recovery, rather than just order a pill.

Pleasant visit. Loved the advanced technology, especially the computer charting. Very high-tech. My first time meeting with Dr. Leventhal and he was awesome. Thanks!

My daughter's regular ENT from the practice was out of the office for the week, so we saw Dr. Portnoy. Let me tell you, this man made us feel so comfortable. He is genuinely caring and honest. I felt more relaxed after seeing him and felt my daughter's recovery from tonsillectomy was finally happening.

Dr. Poulos was very knowledgeable and attentive. He provided me with loads of information and made sure I felt comfortable with everything that was told to me. He asked lots of questions before he examined me to get a better understanding of my condition. He has a great bedside manber and would highly recommend him.

I became a patient of Dr. Hekiert’s several years ago when I was suffering from a thyroid condition. I went to many doctors over many months, but none of them could alleviate my symptoms. It wasn’t until I went to Dr. Hekiert that I was given an effective treatment plan. Dr. Hekiert was able to help me in ways that other doctors could not because she is knowledgeable, diligent, and concise in her work. It is apparent upon first meeting her that she is a highly skilled doctor, but it is something greater than that which separates her from the rest. She is empathetic and compassionate toward my concerns and she goes above and beyond to make me feel important and understood. She makes my health a priority to her by checking in on me or by patiently answering all of my questions. When seeing her engage with other patients or her staff, it is obvious that the warmth and thoughtfulness she has shown me is not unique. While medicine is a science that can be taught, the kind-heartedness and altruism that Dr. Hekiert possesses cannot. The rapport she has with her patients is rare and unmatched. Dr. Hekiert’s extraordinary capabilities as an ENT combined with her considerate nature make her the best doctor that I have ever been treated by.

I am absolutely blown away by the impact Dr. Portnoy's work has had on my quality of life. I had been to 3 doctors before him and was frantic as I could barely speak. Doctor Portnoy immediately found the problem and performed corrective surgery. I cannot express how good it feels to be normal again.

Dr. Aronzon was very pleasant and knowledgable. Very gentle with the procedure that she did. I didn't feel rushed , and she answered all of or questions.

I have been seeing Dr. Hekiert for the past couple of years and each time I go, I am treated as part of her family. Dr. Hekiert is very knowledgeable and accurate in diagnosis. She guided me through terrible sinus problems where she even called my home to see how I was feeling. In addition, she remembers everything I told her, even if it was 2 years ago. I have seen many ENTs in NJ and I usually do not recommend doctors; however, Dr. Hekiert is the best and I highly recommend her. The office staff is also extremely friendly and accommodating. For any ears, nose, and throat problems, your answers are here with Dr. Hekiert and her wonderful staff.

Dr. Anna was great, she took the appropriate amount of time with me and was very nice.

OMG....I love Dr. Hekiert. She has been a godsend for me. Started with her 2 years ago. I've been suffering since I was 4 years old from allergies, other sinus problems and recurring sinus infections, and at 59 years old, I was at my wits end. Had gone to other ENT's for treatment and even sinus surgery and got no relief. I was miserable. I saw Dr. Hekiert on my first visit. This has to be one of the best choices I ever made. She interviewed me for over 45 minutes before she even examined me. After several tests, including a CT of my skull/sinus', we met again to review all my test results. That meeting was life changing for me. I had had one of these tests going back many years ago, and surgery to "correct" the so called problem. Dr. Hekiert showed me the CT scan and showed/told me something my old ENT should have told me but didn't......that I had NO SINUS' in my forehead and had some malformations in the sinus' I have. She said she could correct the problem but first I'd have to go through a non surgical maintenance process to get the infections under control and get my sinus' healthy. The infections have decreased significantly. So far, so good. And surgery will happen when I choose. I have complete confidence in her and I highly recommend her to anyone who has sinus problems.

Dr. Messenger is a great doctor. He is very thorough, and is very compassionate. He takes his time with you and will answer as many questions you may have or are worried about. You leave his office with a sense of relief. Also his staff is very polite and you are seen on time.

The doctor did a thorough job and I am encouraged that I am now on the path to recovery!

The doctor did a thorough job and I am encouraged that I am now on the path to recovery!