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ENT and Allergy Associates expands its Voice & Swallowing division in New Jersey - Dr. Farhad Reza Chowdhury joins in Edison and Old Bridge

02/11/2010 in press release

Farhad R. ChowdhuryTarrytown, NY –February 11, 2010,ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA), the largest and most comprehensive ENT practice in the nation, is pleased to announce that Dr. Farhad Reza Chowdhury, DO will join its ranks on August 1, 2010, as Associate Director of ENTA's Voice & Swallowing Center, further expanding the group’s laryngology subspecialty practice . With the addition of Dr. Chowdhury, ENTA will now consist of 105 physicians (88 otolaryngologists, 17 allergists) and 56 licensed audiologists in 32 office locations throughout New York and New Jersey. The Practice also employs an additional 425 full time clinical and support staff.

Dr. Chowdhury attended the Honors program at Rutgers College, where he graduated with a Bachelors of Arts. He received his medical degree from University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey. He completed his General Surgery internship and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck residency at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in affiliation with Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia , PA, where he was chief resident from 2008 to 2009. He then completed an internationally renowned fellowship in Laryngology and Care of the Professional Voice at the prestigious American Institute for Voice and Ear Research in Philadelphia, PA, in affiliation with Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Chowdhury has authored numerous research papers and has presented at national meetings. He is a co-author of an intra-operative surgical atlas of larngology that is in-press. He is an Instructor at Drexel University College of Medicine and serves on the interview committee for the medical school. Dr. Chowdhury specializes in treatment of adult and pediatric voice and swallowing disorders, in addition to caring for patients with general ear, nose and throat disease. Practicing in Edison and Old Bridge will be something of a homecoming for Dr. Chowhury, who grew up in Edison (Edison High School Class of 1995).

When asked about Dr. Chowdhury joining the Practice, Dr. Jonathan Aviv, Director of the Voice & Swallowing Center at ENTA, commented, “Our Practice at large, and our division specifically, is delighted to welcome a physician of Dr. Chowdhury's superior training and qualifications. Combining his skills and credentials with those of our veterans yields the perfect mixture of the highest quality physicians, each committed to providing the best medical care possible to all our patients. "

Added Wayne Eisman, MD, President of ENTA, “We are very pleased to continue to grow our footprint in Edison and Old Bridge, NJ, and serve the needs of even more patients. Dr. Chowdhury is not only a fine physician, but also someone who grew up in the area, and knows the neighborhoods well.”

The 32 offices of ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP have a clinical alliance with the Mount Sinai Medical Center for the treatment of diseases of the head and neck, and maintain a corporate partnership with the American Cancer Society for the education and care of patients with smoking disorders and cancer.

Contact: Drew Franklin
Senior Manager, Marketing and Physician Relations
(914) 984-2530

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