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Our Physicians

Lauren S. Zaretsky, MD, FACS

Lauren S. Zaretsky, MD, FACS

Dr. Lauren Zaretsky, is Board-Certified in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery as well as a partner at ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA).  She is also a member of the American college of surgeons. Dr. Zaretsky has dedicated over 20 years of her career caring for the health and well-being of thousands of patients.

After completing medical school at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, she completed 2 years of general surgery at the Mount Sinai Hospital, New York and then her Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery residency at the University of Southern California, in 1994. Dr. Zaretsky recently finished a 6-year term on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. She is also the Immediate Past Chair of the Ethics Committee for AAO-HNS as well as the past Chair of the Women in Otolaryngology Section/AAO-HNS Program's Committee. In addition, she is the Immediate Past President of the Long Island Society of Otolaryngology and still serves on that organization’s Executive committee. She holds a position of Assistant Clinical Professor at Stony Brook University.

Dr. Zaretsky has been recognized for ‘excellence in medicine’ by Castle Connolly's Top Doctors of 2019 and 2020, as well as by numerous local and national news publications. 

Dr. Zaretsky sees patients covering all aspects of Otolaryngology including Pediatrics, Rhinology, Head and Neck Surgery, Laryngology, Otology, Sinus Disease, Allergy, and Sleep Disorders. Surgical procedures are currently performed by Dr. Zaretsky at John T. Mather Hospital and St. Charles Hospital.

Dr. Zaretsky sees patients at ENTA’s Port Jefferson clinical location on Long Island. She performs a multitude of office surgical procedures that include 3D Computed Tomography image guidance office-based sinus surgery as well as balloon sinuplasty.

Lauren S. Zaretsky, 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
  • EmblemHealth/GHI PPO
  • 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
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Partners Health Plan
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UHC Oxf Liberty
  • United Healthcare Northwell Health
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • US Family Health
  • Wellcare