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

Matthew J. Kates, MD, FACS

Matthew J. Kates, MD, FACS

Dr. Matthew J. Kates, MD, FACS is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. After receiving his Medical Degree from Cornell University Medical College in 1986, Dr. Kates completed 2 years of general surgical training at St Vincent's Hospital and 3 years of otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery training through the Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital Residency program.

Dr. Kates has enjoyed private practice in New Rochelle since 1991. He was named Chief of the Division of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery at Sound Shore Medical Center in 1997. He is also a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, and the American Rhinological Society. He has been recognized for several years by Castle Connolly as a "New York Metro Top Doctor" and by Westchester Magazine as a "Westchester Top Doctor". He has also appeared on many local TV and radio programs.

Dr. Kates treats a wide spectrum of ear, nose and throat disorders and sees both adults and pediatric patients of all ages. He is performing the new technique of Balloon Sinuplasty and is affiliated with Sound Shore Medical Center, Lawrence Hospital and St. John's Hospital.

Matthew J. Kates, MD, FACS accepts the following insurance plans:

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