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Dr. Messenger is a fabulous doctor! My family has been going to him for many years. He did my son's tonsils and adenoid surgery, and I will never forget the sight of Dr. Messenger holding my son's hand, walking him into the operating area. Dr. Messenger has treated my family for many ailments over the years, and he has always been kind and thorough. He always spends time answering any questions that we may have. I highly recommend Dr. Messenger!

Dr. Messenger is a wonderful doctor! He has been treating our family for many, many years. He is thorough, kind and patient, taking time to answer any questions that we may have. He did tonsils and adenoids surgery on my son, and I will never forget Dr. Messenger holding my son's hand, walking him in the surgery area. My son had complete trust in Dr. Messenger, and I do, too!

Dr. Yao is amazing and knows what she is doing! My mom and I were really impressed by her and I learned more about my allergies from her than from my allergist! She makes sure you understand everything and I will for sure be coming back and recommend her to anyone that needs an ENT.

Have been a patient of Dr. Messenger for over 22 years. Would not change Dr. He listens, cares and explains to your understanding. All Dr.'s should have his manner. He treats my family including my grand children. Complete trust in him and staff.

I saw Dr. Aviv on June 13, 2014. I have suffered from acid reflux for years. I traveled from Texas to NYC to see Dr. Aviv, who was a godsend. He was patient and informative, answering all my questions. He paid careful attention to my symptoms and explained his procedures and analysis thoroughly. He did the Laryngoscopy Fibertop w/Stroboscopy to evaluate my larynx, and then made useful recommendations for a treatment plan and referrals to other specialists. Because of his diagnosis and treatment, I made more progress in one office visit than I had made in several years of visiting other physicians.

Usually you can find a doctor with either great skills, bedside manner, a good listener, integrity and kindness but never in one package. Dr. Cece is the exception. I had a terrible problem breathing for years and unsuccessfully took all kinds of medication. I went to Dr. Cece based upon Internet reviews and was impressed. He explained all my options clearly and throughly. Finally, I decided to have an operation that I dreaded, but needed. I was reluctant because on WebMd, it mentioned that what I had could grow back. Anyway, I have a new life as a result of that successful operation and can't thank Dr. Cece enough - and years later, there is no reoccurrence. But even beyond that, I started a job in a hospital where the staff exchanges information on what doctors to see if we have health problems. Dr. Cece gets praised all the time. I'm thankful that I found him - he's not only a great doctor, but sincerely cares about his patients, no matter how much of a chicken you might be.

Today I had an appointment with Dr. Poulos at his office in Astoria. Dr. Poulos listened to my concerns about my ear problem. He examined my ears and answered all my questions. I needed a hearing test and was given one at this appointment also. I was given a thorough hearing examination by the audiologist Rachel Marcus. I was more than pleased with my visit and would recommend Dr. Poulos and his staff.

Dr. Leventhal is absolutely professional, amazing and genuine. He is extremely knowledgeable and personable as well. He handled the MRSA I had quickly and efficiently. I don't even have a scar! He also handles my cosmetic procedures which keep me looking refreshed, beautiful and not overdone. Kudos to Dr. Leventhal.. I will continue to be a loyal patient.

I recently had extensive surgery for chronic sinusitis, a deviated septum and the removal of polyps. Dr. Leventhal is the best. Right from the beginning, Dr. Leventhal explained step by step what procedures needed to be done to help me breathe again. Everything went exactly as he had told me. I had very little discomfort and recovery was very fast. Dr. Leventhal is very knowledgeable in his field and very personable. When my condition was getting unbearable, I went to an ENT group and was very unhappy with them. I then went to Dr. Leventhal and he corrected all my problems. I highly recommend Dr. Douglas Leventhal for all your ENT needs. It was the best move I ever made. Thank you Dr. Leventhal.

He was the best doctor I have ever met with. He was insightful, smart, but also extremely relatable to all ages. He made accommodations to help me and my family and I couldn't have appreciated it more.

My experience with Dr. Gordon has always been great.I have had vertigo and chronic ear problems all my life and he has corrected the vertigo in one visit. The ear issues have been controlled because he really spends extra time to explain what he is doing and what to expect. I would highly recommend him. I have been his patient for 10 years.

Almost always on time. Excellent doctor's office. Wouldn't change doctor's for the world. Dr. Wirshafter is terrific.

Straight to the point, very informative Definitely going to be a regular here.

Dr. Portnoy provided incredible care to me following a vocal fold hemorrhage scar, and helped me to treat my LPR, as well as evaluate a cist and vocal fold paresis. He also referred me for vocal therapy, in addition to a CT scan and GI Evaluation. Dr. Portnoy is not only incredibly intelligent and professional, with firm command of his medical specialty, but he is one of the very few doctors I have seen who is 100% present when speaking to me. He looks you right in the eye and listens without distraction. I highly recommend Dr. Portnoy!

I highly recommend Doctor Portnoy. I saw him for acid reflux and throat problems, and he definitely knows his stuff. Very thorough. He is also a very cool, down to earth guy.

Dr. Habib and staff are amazing! My daughter has such a fear of doctors, but Dr. Habib made her feel at ease, and she actually looks forward to visiting his office. The best part is that we are always seen at the time of our appointment. I've never had to wait! I highly recommend ENT and Allergy Associates.

He was AWESOME. The reason for my visit turned out to be a big nothing, but he was so thorough and made me feel so comfortable. I told him I'm usually AWFUL at doctors and he made jokes and explained to me what was going on and felt so much better. I'm so impressed! It's a shame I have no reason to go back to see him, I liked him that much!

Dr. Lazar is very professional, attentive, helpful, and thorough. She makes you feel at ease and explains everything clearly to you. Informs you what options you have and what her recommendations are. I needed a medication change, and she herself called to talk to me which doctors usually never do, they get the nurses. I am usually hard to please. Very impressed by her. Thanks Dr. Lazar!!

Dr Leventhal treated me for a severe nose bleed and I found him to be thorough and caring. He took the time to alleviate my fears and answer all my questions. He was approachable and did not make me feel rushed. I would highly recommend him!

Dr. Ephrat is absolutely the best! He is exceptionally competent and extremely caring. I have been his patient for about 10 years and I truly believe he saved my life. Because Dr. Ephrat identified suspicious growths on my tongue and in my neck, he strongly suggested biopsies of both. Because of his accurate vigilance, the biopsies were performed and cancer was diagnosed before it progressed further. 5 STARS +++ ALL THE WAY!