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I had an ear problem and was looking for an ear specialist online. I checked on Yelp and saw that Dr. Portnoy has a couple of five stars reviews, I was very happy that I was able to make an appointment in the same day. Dr. Portnoy is very professional and also very compassionate which is very important to me. He took his time and answer every question that I had. His staff was nice as well. I was very happy with the treatment and would highly recommend him.

Dr. Portnoy is one of the finest doctors I have ever seen. He is not only very knowledgeable but a caring, patient doctor as well. I never felt rushed or unimportant...he takes the time to sit and listen to all of the issues and explains everything completely. The office staff is very courteous and helpful, one of the best doctor's offices I have experienced ever...would recommend to all!

Dr. Portnoy is an outstanding physician! Would recommend him very highly for any voice problems!

Dr. Portnoy is one of the best if not the best physician I have ever seen. He is a blessing to the field of medicine.

I have been a patient of Dr. Joel Portnoy's for about a year now and have found him to be a thorough, knowledgeable and caring ENT doctor, and I have always been pleased with the way I've been treated by his office staff and how clean and updated these offices are. In May 2014, I suddenly had a problem with my old insurance company continuing to approve a nose spray that has been a tremendous help to my condition for approximately 15 years. Dr. Portnoy wrote the necessary letter, and I was given the nose spray. As my insurance company changed on 9/1/14, I had to go through the denial of my necessary nose spray yet again. Dr. Portnoy again wrote the necessary letter and this time the new insurance denied it. Thanks to Dr. Portnoy's nurse, Crystal, his office manager, Francine, and Dr. Portnoy himself I finally got the medicine that was so important to me. My son and husband are also very pleased patients of Dr. Portnoy. I recommend Dr. Portnoy and his staff very highly. They never gave up on my problem and were always courteous, patient and helpful.

My daughter's regular ENT from the practice was out of the office for the week, so we saw Dr. Portnoy. Let me tell you, this man made us feel so comfortable. He is genuinely caring and honest. I felt more relaxed after seeing him and felt my daughter's recovery from tonsillectomy was finally happening.

I am absolutely blown away by the impact Dr. Portnoy's work has had on my quality of life. I had been to 3 doctors before him and was frantic as I could barely speak. Doctor Portnoy immediately found the problem and performed corrective surgery. I cannot express how good it feels to be normal again.

Dr. Portnoy accurately diagnosed my voice issue after I saw numerous professionals who were unable to do so. He performed a successful surgery that essentially saved my teaching career and way of life. Throughout the entire process, he was very personable, encouraging, and professional. In addition, his practice has seems to have the most current and productive technology for diagnosis and treatment. I will recommend Dr. Portnoy to any person who is seeking ENT services in the future!

This is my second time through vocal surgery and first time with Dr. Portnoy. I drove over an hour for appointments and two hours for my surgery and it was WORTH IT!! I hope that I don't need a 3rd time through vocal chord surgery, but if do, I call Dr. Portnoy without hesitation!

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.

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.

Knowing Dr. Joel Portnoy was one of a select few doctors inducted into the prestigious American Laryngological Society, I decided to bring my wife and mother-in-law to him for throat problems they were both having. He examined, diagnosed and treated both of them quickly, correctly, professionally and confidently. He patiently answered all of our questions and made us feel comfortable at his office. I would recommend only Dr. Portnoy for ear nose or throat problems.

Dr. Portnoy is a very professional doctor and is very knowledgeable. He is very kind and caring person, he made me feel as if I was his only patient . Dr. Portnoy made sure he had special equipment to preformed vocal cord surgery on me and when things got difficult during the surgery, he did not give up!! After surgery my recovery went very well and the follow up care at ENT and Allergy was a very good experience, a very professional and pleasant staff.

Meeting with Dr. Joel Portnoy the last 7months has been a great experience. I went for a visit because I was having hoarseness for months and finally made an appointment to see an ENT doctor. Since our initially appointment, Dr. Portnoy has been professional, detailed in explaining all procedures and necessary treatment, patient and empathic to all concerns I expressed and very thorough with every appointment. The staff greets you by name and are overall very welcoming. I have been pleased with all of my appointments thus far and would definitely recommend Dr. Portnoy if you are in need of an ENT specialist.

Meeting with Dr. Joel Portnoy the last 7months has been a great experience. I went for a visit because I was having hoarseness for months and finally made an appointment to see an ENT doctor. Since our initially appointment, Dr. Portnoy has been professional, detailed in explaining all procedures and necessary treatment, patient and empathic to all concerns I expressed and very thorough with every appointment. The staff greets you by name and are overall very welcoming. I have been pleased with all of my appointments thus far and would definitely recommend Dr. Portnoy if you are in need of an ENT specialist.

Dr. Portnoy is an ENT, and without a doubt, one of the finest, and most exceptional members of his profession. The hallmark of his work is his compassion, patience, reliability, and kindness. He is conscientious, poised and diligent, always giving 100% when it comes to meeting the needs of his patients. For example, there's never been a time when I needed an immediate appointment that I couldn't see him either that same day or the next. And he not only knows how to make his patients feel at ease; he's also an excellent problem solver. Dr. Portnoy is as passionate about his profession as he is compassionate about his patients. He personifies everything that a doctor should be, and his integrity is of the highest order. He is an asset to the field of medicine, and has my highest recommendation.

Dr. Portnoy is one of the best medical professionals I have ever been treated by or known. He is brilliant, caring, considerate, and insightful. I originally visited Dr. Portnoy due to a voice issue, which he helped resolve. I now use him as my general ENT and have recommended him to friends and family as such. I have since been thanked for doing so, as they have also had excellent experiences. The office is very well-run and immaculate. Wait times are minimal and the staff is courteous. Nobody enjoys 'going to the doctor', but my experiences with Dr. Portnoy have been nothing but positive.

I saw Dr. Portnoy once, but I was very impressed by his care. He was very caring, thorough, and willing to take the extra time needed to ensure that I understood everything. EXCELLENT physician!!

I cannot rave enough about Dr. Portnoy. At 46 years old, I needed vocal cord surgery, and was unsure and frightened when I visited his office for the first time. Those feelings ended the moment Dr. Portnoy walked into the room. He was amazing every step of the way and took as much time as needed to explain everything in a professional yet understandable manner. He was warm and empathetic, and held incredibly high standards for himself and his staff during the procedure and few months of after-care. I am now speaking and singing better than I ever have! Dr. Portnoy is the best!

Dr Portnoy is an amazing doctor. He is knowlegable, thoroigh 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.

Dr. Joel Portnoy was my 8th opinion for chronic laryngitis, that has lasted 10 years. Every doctor that I went to could NOT help me. He was truly my last chance, as I was so very tired of hearing the same thing over and over again. Dr. Portnoy listened, was very gentle and concerned with my comfort during the exam and gave me real hope, without false expectations. He is very honest, thorough and walked me through my issues with both verbal and visual aids, to explain the plan of treatment. Dr. Portnoy gave me an expected 20 to 30 % better quality in my voice and in a very short period of time, he has given me 80% better quality. When my children hear me speak and for the first time in years,sing,I see them smiling, which in turn brings a tear to my eyes. Dr. Portnoy has given me back a part of my life that I thought was gone forever. Thank you could NEVER be enough! This is the doctor to see the FIRST time!!!

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.

Dr. Joel Portnoy treated a large hemorrhagic polyp that I had on my vocal cord. While I still am recovering because I had surgery a few days ago, Dr. Portnoy has been extremely helpful in using his knowledge to resolve my issue. He had the up-to-date equipment to discover my problems and to show me exactly what was wrong, along with the cause for my issue. In addition, he was very professional and realistic toward me as his patient. I would recommend Dr. Portnoy to any future patient and I am very grateful that I went to him!

Dr. Portnoy was a very knowledgeable, kind, pleasant doctor who I saw for the first time. I would definitely recommend him to family and friends.

I recently called the practice and the usual ENT i have seen for many years was not available so i made an appointment with Dr Portnoy. Having an immune deficiency its hard to find the proper care and he was amazing! He is very caring - takes the time to understand your problems and makes sure you understand your situation and communicates well! He is very down to earth and i have seen him 3 times this week and really cares about his patients and their well being! Thanks for the amazing care - it means alot!