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

Paul A. Bell, MD

Paul A. Bell, MD

Paul Arnold Bell, M.D. received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the State University of New York at Binghamton. He then went on to Albany Medical College for his medical training where he earned the prestigious McGraw-Hill Award for academic excellence, given to the top 2 students in the class. He was also inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society with the extra distinction of being inducted one year earlier than usual.

Dr. Bell did his general surgery internship and sub-specialty training in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Stonybrook University Hospital where he consistently ranked in the top 1% in the Nation on the annual in-service training exam. During his training he became an expert in the full spectrum of contemporary otolaryngology. He is fluent in many pediatric ENT ailments including sino-nasal disorders, the care of the special needs child, and the surgical management of chronic sinusitis in children with Cystic fibrosis. His other areas of interest include laryngology, the management of snoring and sleep apnea, and the medical/surgical management of chronic sinusitis utilizing CT guidance and is certified in balloon sinuplasty.

Dr. Bell is a member of numerous organizations including the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Long Island Society of Otolaryngology, New York Medical society, and the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, and he is now a part of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He is Board Certified in Otolaryngology and cares for pediatric and adult patients. When he is not in the office or operating room, he enjoys, quality time with his wife and three young children, music, cooking and chess.

Paul A. Bell, MD accepts the following insurance plans:

Garden City Office:
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Agewell
  • BC/BS Empire NY
  • BC/BS Empire NY Pathway
  • Bright Health
  • Cigna
  • Clover
  • 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
  • Wellcare