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ENT and Allergy Associates opens offices in Edison and Old Bridge, further expanding its commitment to New Jersey patients

11/20/2009 in press release

Tarrytown, NY –, ENT and Allergy Associates LLP (ENTA) is pleased to announce a significant expansion of their practice, with the opening of 2 new locations-in Edison and Old Bridge, New Jersey. These State-of-the-art medical offices will serve the growing population of Middlesex County, with physicians and clinical staff providing full service Otolaryngology, Audiology and Allergy medical services. This expansion includes the merging of Dr. Gerald Scott’s existing Edison and Old Bridge practice into ENTA, effective immediately.

ENTA is in the process of identifying and placing physicians in these locations on a permanent basis, and expects to complete this shortly, but in the interim:

ENTA physicians, Drs. Gerald Fenster, Adrianna Hekiert and Kenneth Kunzman who currently practice at the ENTA office in Somerville, NJ will provide ENT services in Edison and Old Bridge temporarily. Dr. Smruti Parikh, for the time being will provide Allergy services at the Somerville, NJ office for all patients. ENTA is actively recruiting two full time ENT physicians and an Allergist to better serve these two comminutes.

These new offices represent the 31st and 32nd 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 over 100 physicians and more than 50 licensed audiologists.

Gerald Fenster, M.D.Dr. Gerald Fenster, currently practicing at the ENTA office in Somerville, NJ (where he will also remain in practice), received his medical degree at New York Medical College, completed his surgical internship and residency at Mount Sinai Hospital, and completed his residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital. His scope of practice includes endoscopic sinus surgery, snoring and obstructive sleep disorders, pediatric otolaryngology, and head and neck surgery. His special area of interest is in sinus surgery and the treatment of patients with sleep disorders. Dr. Fenster will be seeing patients also in Edison, NJ on Wednesday from 1:30pm- 4:30pm and Thursday 8:30am-11:30am.

Adrianna Hekiert, M.D.Dr. Adrianna Hekiert treats adult and pediatric patients (also in the Somerville, NJ office). She graduated from the College of Saint Rose in Albany with highest honors and received her medical degree from the Albany Medical College. She completed both internship in General Surgery and residency in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Hekiert will be seeing patients also in Old Bridge on Tuesdays, from 10:00am-2:00pm.

Kenneth Kunzman, M.D.Dr. Kenneth Kunzman, also practicing in the Somerville office, graduated from Colgate University and attended New Jersey College of Medicine. He completed an internship at Philadelphia General Hospital and a residency in Otolaryngology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Service in the US Army Medical Corp followed, where he was Chief of Otolaryngology at Ft. Monmouth. He treats sinus disorders in adults as well as pediatric patients, as well as other ENT related conditions, such as recurrent middle ear infections and nasal, sinus, and throat problems in children. The treatment of sleep disorders is a part of his spectrum of interest. Dr. Kunzman will be seeing patients on Tuesdays from 8:30am-11:30am, Thursday’s from 1:30pm-4:30pm and Friday’s from 9:00am-12:30pm in Edison, NJ.

Smruti Parikh, M.D.Dr. Smruti Parikh completed her doctorate at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in Farmington, Connecticut. She went on to complete her internship and residency in Pediatrics at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Parikh completed her fellowship in Allergy & Immunology at Harbor-UCLA, UCLA Center for Health Sciences in Los Angeles, California. She is board certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Parikh will be seeing all Allergy patients at the Somerville, NJ office, but ENTA is in the process of recruiting a full time allergist to service these two new locations.

Wayne Eisman, MD the President for ENTA said, “We are very pleased to further grow our footprint in New Jersey. And while we are disappointed that Dr. Scott will not be able to continue to practice in Edison and Old Bridge, we are completely committed to ensuring that his current patients, as well as everyone else in need of the highest level of Allergy and/or ENT care, will receive at both of these offices. We (ENTA) are actively recruiting candidates from top tier programs to meet the needs of both communities on a permanent basis, and are confident we will do so.”

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, and a partnership with the American Cancer Society.

Contact:
ENT and Allergy Associates
Jason Campbell
914-984-2531
jcampbell@entandallergy.com

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