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ENT and Allergy Opens New Office in Hoboken, New Jersey...Practice achieves milestone by bringing on its 100th physician

08/03/2009 in press release

Tarrytown, NY – August 3, 2009, ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA) is proud to announce the September 1 opening of its newest office in Hoboken, New Jersey. This state-of-the-art medical office will serve the growing patient population from Hoboken, Jersey City and the Newport area and our physicians and clinical staff will provide full service Otolaryngology, Audiology and Allergy medical services. The Hoboken office is partly the result of a merger with Hoboken Allergy and Asthma, P.C. and its clinical director Muni Tahzib, MD. Dr. Tahzib is taking a leave of absence but helping to transition her allergy practice to ENTA.

Hoboken represents the 30th ENTA clinical office location in communities throughout New York and New Jersey. ENTA is the largest and most comprehensive ENT practice in the country, and now consists of 100 physicians and over 50 licensed audiologists. This is a milestone for ENT and Allergy Associates, which is among the largest private practice physician groups in the country of any specialty.

Otolaryngologists Drs. Aylon Glaser, Raj Tandon and Allergist Justin M. Skripak, MD will be practicing at the Hoboken location. The physicians will have privileges at the Hoboken University Medical Center and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary (NYEE).

Dr. Aylon GlaserDr. Aylon Glaser graduated from Yeshiva University in New York City and attended the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed both an internship in General Surgery and a residency in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey in Newark. He specializes in adult and pediatric ENT, obstructive sleep apnea, and head and neck surgery, and has a special interest in evaluating and treating sinus and ear/otolgic disorders. Dr. Glaser has been involved in several research studies and has been principal author in numerous papers published in peer reviewed journals. Dr. Glaser moves from our Bayside location to Hoboken as he is a New Jersey resident.

Dr. Raj TandonDr. Raj Tandon is a seasoned ENT and joins ENTA from a private practice in NJ where he has had over five years' experience in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and is board certified. He is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology, and he completed his medical education at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Tandon completed his residency in otolaryngology at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital and the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters in Virginia. He is a fellow of the International College of Surgeons and is affiliated with the American Association of Otolaryngologists of Indian Heritage. Dr. Tandon practices comprehensive otolaryngology. His special interests include minimally invasive approaches to thyroid/parathyroid surgery, sinus surgery (including balloon sinuplasty), and snoring and sleep apnea. He treats both adult and pediatric patients.

Dr. Justin M. SkripakDr. Justin M. Skripak, Allergist, comes to ENT and Allergy Associates from the Mount Sinai Medical Center where he was assistant professor of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Skripak earned his medical degree from the University of Medicine & Dentistry-New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ). He completed his residency and internship in the Department of Pediatrics at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. Dr. Skripak completed his fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at Johns Hopkins University Medical Center. He is American Board certified in Allergy and Immunology as well as Pediatrics. His areas of expertise include comprehensive allergic and immunologic disease, food allergies, atopic dermatitis, and exercise-induced asthma.

Wayne Eisman, MD the President for ENTA said, “We are very pleased to further grow our footprint in Northeast New Jersey, and will continue to grow into contiguous counties as long as we can maintain economies of scope and scale. We are disappointed that Dr Tahzib will not be able to continue to practice in Hoboken, but we are strongly committed to offer the highest level of care to both Allergy and ENT patients.”

The Hoboken office is located near the entrance to the Holland tunnel and also has a PATH train station around the corner. This wonderful area is now served by light rail that runs North-South from Weehawken down to Newport. Hoboken is home to terrific restaurants, pubs and Cultural venues. From Newport you can get to Liberty State Park that overlooks the Statue of Liberty and has access to Ellis Island. This 3000 square foot suite will be located at 79 Hudson Street, the newly renovated office will feature four full service ENT exam rooms, three allergy exam rooms and two rooms for diagnostic Audiology.

ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP has a clinical alliance with the Mount Sinai Medical Center for the treatment of diseases of the head and neck.

Contact: Drew Franklin
Senior Manager, Marketing and Physician Relations
(914) 984-2530
dfranklin@entandallergy.com

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