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I travel quite a way to see Dr. Sacks and he's worth it! He performed sinus surgery on me about a year ago and it set off pulmonary issues for me which were no biggie -- Dr. Sacks actually called me to apologize. The surgery wasn't totally successful so Dr. Sacks did extensive research and now has me on an oral drug regimen that has kept me infection free for 6+ months!

Dr Portnoy is an amazing doctor. He is knowlegable, thourogh and took his time treating my daughter, who let's say was a difficult patient. His office is clean, the staff is friendly, and I trust Dr Portnoy 100%. If you need an ENT it doesn't get better than this.

I went to Dr.Richard Yung today (3rd visit) and he is a amazing doctor. He is highly competent and compassionate. He really listens and truly partners with you in making medical decisions. He is very patient and sensitive to your comcerns. I couldn't recommend him more highly. His assistant, Megan, is also kind and helpful. They both make going to the doctor a good experience.

Because of Dr. Vassallo, I no longer am suffering from allergies the way I have for 40 years!! He is patient and helpful. His staff is warm and kind. I never have to wait for more than a couple of minutes. I highly recommend this doctor and office.

Unlike some other doctors, he knows what is important information to give to patients. That is, you don't have to drag an explanation out of him. Dr. Sacks is knowledgeable and has good psychological sense about how to relate to his patients. It's nice dealing with a doctor who is easy to relate to. And did I mention that he knows his stuff as well? Good doc.

Dr. Aviv is highly professional, caring, and competent. He took his time listening to my concerns and answering all my questions. He also evaluated the test results that I had brought with me from other doctors, and provided me with a strong referral that was very helpful to me. He is known for FEESST, a testing technology he invented which evaluates swallowing and other throat functions. He ran this procedure, and diagnosed my problem right away. I am very impressed and happy to have found him.

Dr. Blank was very easy to talk. He is very knowledgeable and very thorough. My husband and I were very pleased with the way he treated our four year old son. He is now our family ENT. We highly recommend him.

Dr. Godin was extremely perceptive and kind the moment he walked into the room. He really cared about my symptoms and asked several detailed questions in order to get to the heart of my diagnosis. This, coupled with our genuine banter, made my experience with him extremely pleasant. It was easy to see that he really cares about his job. I would highly recommend him for his expertise and compassion. A+

Dr. Wakefield was just so courteous to my mother. She listened to her problem and then explained to my mother what she would do to remove the wax from the ear. She was gentle and put my mom, who is 87, at ease. My mother felt so much better when she left the office. I was so impressed with her, I made the six month follow up appointment before I left. Dr. Wakefield is knowledgeable and kind. The office staff was also courteous and helpful.

I had been struggling with coughing attacks for over 5 years. I had visited numerous doctors, including ENTs, Allergists and others, trying to determine what was causing my cough. I was told that Dr. Aviv was one of the top doctors in his field in the country - He did not disappoint. Within 20 minutes of discussing my situation and running a battery of tests he was able to do what no other doctor in 5 years had been able to do, he pinpointed the cause of my coughing and set me on a course to treat it. My only regret is that I didn't go see him earlier.

Dr. Tahl Colen - I couldn't have asked for a better doctor, Her knowledge,expertise, kindness and compassion is above all. I also want to thank the staff for their quality care and professionalism.

Dr. Rhee made it possible for me to enjoy disney world with my grandkids without annoying hiccups, heartburn & indigestion. THANK YOU!

I visited Dr. Mitzner and he was a pleasure to work with. Unlike most doctors these days, he was able to see me on the same day I called and did not make me wait too long when I arrived. He was very knowledgeable about the problem I had and provided a good solution. Unfortunately, I did not have insurance coverage at the time, and he was very accommodating and did his best to make the visit affordable. Overall, a pleasure to work with. I would highly recommend him for all ENT patients.

On 5/15/13 Dr Leventhal performed Septoplasty surgery for severe deviated septum and Nasal/sinus surgery, from day one Dr Leventhal and the staff at ENT & Allergy Oradell,NJ made me feel at ease, the surgery was performed at SurgiCare Surgical Associates Ridgewood NJ the doctors and staff were great, surgery went better than I expected, next day of surgery I had minimal swelling and next to no bleeding, also no need for pain medication, family and friends were surprise of the results, it's been six weeks and all is well, I don't remember the last time I was able to breath through my nose freely, but thanks to Dr. Leventahal I can, Thank you.

Dr. Markowitz' diagnoses are always spot-on, and you don't have to wait weeks to see him. He is courteous and thorough -- very professional. I would highly recommend him!

I am a big fan of Dr. Godin and his office on 5th Avenue. The location is really convenient to my office - it's either a quick subway ride from Union Square or a beautiful walk from my office on a nice day. Dr. Godin is thorough, friendly and funny, answers all of your questions, never rushes you through an office visit and has really helped with my throat problems. When I called and left a message regarding a prescription refill, he called me back from his cell phone to make sure that I was feeling OK. The office itself is bright and spacious and all the staff is really nice and helpful. No one likes going to the doctor - but Dr. Godin and his office are fantastic and make it as enjoyable as possible.

I recently had balloon sinuplasty performed by Dr. Fishman. He's been my ENT for many years and I trust his experience and skill. My results are great, I can breathe clearly and the best thing is I'm not getting frequent sinus infections like I used to. He has treated my entire family and operated on my kids. I trust Dr. Fishman and we're glad he's our doctor.

I had a sinus infection for four months. Out of desperation I went to see Dr. Mitzner. He got rid of the infection when other doctors couldn't. He ended four months of hell.

For eight years my husband had increasingly severe neurological symptoms: drooping eyelids, blepherospasm, double vision, inability to chew or swallow, inability to speak. Finally he reached the stage at which I could no longer understand him and all he was eating was mush and choking on that constantly. All this time we had been going to the top neurologists at Col. Presb. Hospital and Mt. Sinai. None of them helped him in the slightest. Not one recognized anything. Finally, in April 2012, our GP sent him to Dr. Aviv who recognized my husband's condition on the very first visit. It is an autoimmune condition called myasthenia gravis. He had all the classic symptoms but all the neurologists didn't see them for 8 years! Dr. Aviv saved my husband's life! Now, a year later, my husband is on medication and has his life back. Thank you Dr. Aviv.

From the moment I entered the waiting area I felt very comfortable. The receptionist, Desiree, was courteous and friendly. After a short wait I was taken into an exam room by Dr. Lazar's nurse. She was very nice and thorough. Dr. Lazar came in a few minutes later. She spent as much time with as needed. Her diagnosis was confirmed by CT Scan and surgery was decided upon. She is a lovely, kind Doctor, which are hard to come by. The surgery was a big success. I have had 3 followup visits and I'm feeling great. Thank you Dr. Lazar and staff.