Ensuring the safety of our patients is our utmost priority. We want you to know that we are closely monitoring the COVID- 19 situation and taking steps to keep everyone as safe as possible. At this time, in order to protect the safety of our patients and preserve our ability to staff our sites with our talented specialty doctors and teams, ENTA will be limiting patient access at several clinical locations. For a complete list, click here.

Many of our locations will be open for allergy shots and biologic therapies during this time, but also on a limited schedule. Please contact your office for the availability of these hours. For complete information on the latest restrictions and screening process, please click here.

In response to the current emergency situation all our locations will be offering Virtual Office Visits with your local ENTA doctors. For more information, please click here.

Our Physicians

Ajay E. Chitkara, MD, FACS

Ajay E. Chitkara, MD, FACS

 Ajay E. Chitkara, MD*  graduated from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1998 and completed his residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the Georgetown University Medical Center.  He then trained in a Laryngology / Neurolaryngology Fellowship at the New York Center for Voice and Swallowing Disorders under the guidance of Dr. Andrew Blitzer.

When he came to Long Island in 2004, he was the first fellowship trained laryngologist in the area.  Since then, Dr. Chitkara has been offering advanced voice and swallowing care to people across this region. He also has experience in the use of botulinum toxin for treating movement disorders of the head and neck such as spasmodic dysphonia, hemifacial spasm and blepharospasm. Dr. Chitkara treats problems relating to general adult and pediatric otolaryngology.  He remains active in specialty organizations and is currently the President of the Long Island Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

 

Ajay E. Chitkara, MD, FACS accepts the following insurance plans:

Port Jefferson Office:
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Agewell
  • BC/BS Empire NY
  • BC/BS Empire NY Pathway
  • BC/BS HealthPlus
  • Bright Health
  • Cigna
  • Clover
  • Elderplan
  • Empire Plan (UHC)
  • Fidelis
  • Hamaspik
  • WTC Health For Heros
  • HealthCare Partners IPA
  • HealthSmart WTC
  • HIP
  • Humana Medicare
  • Island Group
  • Local 1199
  • Longevity
  • Magnacare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • OSCAR
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Partners Health Plan
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UHC Oxf Liberty
  • United Healthcare Northwell Health
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • US Family Health
  • VNSNY
  • Wellcare