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

Francisca Yao, MD

Francisca Yao, MD

Dr. Francisca Yao received her B.A. in Biology from Cornell University and her M.D. from Drexel University where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.  She subsequently completed her residency in Otolaryngology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY and is board certified by The American Board of Otolaryngology as well as a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. 

Dr. Yao practices general otolaryngology for both pediatric and adult patients with a comprehensive background in all aspects of ear, nose and throat disorders. She focuses on helping patients understand their conditions as well as the medical and surgical treatment options available for their individual situation.  Dr. Yao has particular interests in age associated hearing loss, vertigo, nasal polyps and allergy.

Francisca Yao, MD accepts the following insurance plans:

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