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

Neil L. Prufer, MD

Neil L. Prufer, MD

Neil Prufer, MD, a native of New York City, studied music at New York University, where he graduated cum laude with honors in music, before beginning his medical training. He then received his MA and MD from the Boston University School of Medicine where he became a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honors society. After completing his general surgery internship and residency in otolaryngology at SUNY Downstate and Long Island College Hospital, he earned his fellowship in laryngology, training with Drs. Kenneth Altman and Peak Woo, internationally recognized laryngologists. Dr. Prufer has held voluntary positions at Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens and at Flushing Hospital. He has authored numerous publications and presentations on the evaluation and treatment of the professional voice and has conducted research in the field of laryngology.

Dr. Prufer, who is fluent in Spanish, is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, the Massachusetts Medical Society, the Medical Society of the State of New York, the New York Laryngological Society, and the American Laryngological Association.

 

Neil L. Prufer, MD accepts the following insurance plans:

Williamsburg Office:
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • BC/BS Empire NY
  • BC/BS HealthPlus
  • Bright Health
  • Cigna
  • Clover
  • Elderplan
  • Empire Plan (UHC)
  • Fidelis
  • Hamaspik
  • WTC Health For Heros
  • HealthCare Partners IPA
  • HealthFirst
  • 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
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health
  • Wellcare